here and now (2000) 04/17/2000
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Guest of the program: Valery Manilov, First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces, Colonel-General.
The main topics and issues discussed in the studio:
1.Началась стадия проведения специальной операции.
How is this different from what it was before?
2. Today it can be stated that the gang system in Chechnya has been eliminated.
The gradual reduction of the military contingent.
3.On the features of the transition from the general to the special part.
4.On the number of state bodies, that it is 80 thousand people.
5. How the civilians will feel the end of the combined-arms operation.
6.About Basayev and Khatab groups and scattered militant groups.
7. About the resignation of B. Gantamirov.
8.About the number of militants "extruded" in Georgia.
9. About strengthening of borders from Georgia.