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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or CaptionBear Baiting
Extent1 item
Published byThe Daily Telegraph
Date02 Jan 1995
FormatArtwork
Size53 x 37cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptChechnya
Person DepictedYeltsin; Boris
NotesArtwork not dated : date estimated from news. News : Russians and Chechens were still fighting in the burning ruins of Grozny last night after Moscow claimed its troops had surrounded the Presidential Palace in the Chechen capital and taken control of the city centre. Some reports said President Dudayev, the Chechen leader was still in a cellar beneath the palace, but Russia siad he was in a bunker on the city outskirts. Pavel Grachev, the Russian Defence Minister, said Russian forces had gained ground yesterday but had yet to seize complete control of the city. A governemnt press services communique quoted the Minister as saying, "The entire city centre and districts of the city and its outskirts are under complete control of the Russian forces". [Anatol Lieven, The Times, 2nd January 1995]
SubjectsChechnya
invasion
dogs
war
bears
Russia
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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