Russian Armed Forces General Staff Chief Anatoly Kvashnin told reporters Thursday there are no large gangs left in Chechnya, except separate ones. Bandit groups under the command of Maskhadov and Basayev have practically stopped operating. Khattab's foreign mercenaries financed from abroad are the only ones that remain, said the General Staff Chief.
They did not initially want democracy in Iraq or Afghanistan. The Americans wanted to take those countries under their control