here and now (1999) 08.24.1999
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The aggravation of the armed conflict in Dagestan.
The federal troops liberated several border with Chechnya Dagestan villages from the gangs that had penetrated there.
Some of the territories are still being held by Chechen fighters.
V.Mikhailov informs about the meeting with the President of the Russian Federation Yeltsin.
He notes the high level of organization of joint actions of militias and federal forces.
Indicates the danger of a precedent: the possible penetration of militants on the borders of other regions of Russia, notes their good preparation.
V.Mikhailov speaks about the support of the Dagestan militiamen and giving them the necessary weapons to resist, about trusting the Dagestan people, gives examples of history, and focuses on the geopolitical location of the region.
Telephone line with Sergey Loginov - head of the administration of the Kursk district in Stavropol.
S.Loginov informs about the events on the border with Chechnya territory.
V.Mikhailov voiced the plan for the settlement of the situation in Chechnya and the border zones.
PersonnelMikhailov Vyacheslav - Minister of the Russian Federation for Federation and Nationality Affairs.