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  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Feb 2, 2000

    Second Chechen War

    Russian army seized the city

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Feb 2, 2000

    The Russian assault on Grozny began in early December, accompanied by a struggle for neighboring settlements. The battle ended when the Russian army seized the city on 2 February 2000.




  • Düsseldorf, Germany
    Thursday Feb 3, 2000

    Vodafone

    The Merge Agreement

    Düsseldorf, Germany
    Thursday Feb 3, 2000

    On 3 February 2000, the Mannesmann board agreed to merge with Vodafone with an increased offer of £112 billion, then the largest corporate merger ever.




  • Shali, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Feb 9, 2000

    Second Chechen War

    Russian tactical missile hit a crowd of people who had come to the local administration building in Shali

    Shali, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Feb 9, 2000

    On 9 February 2000, a Russian tactical missile hit a crowd of people who had come to the local administration building in Shali, a town previously declared as one of the "safe areas", to collect their pensions.




  • Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Feb 18, 2000

    Second Chechen War

    Russian army transport helicopter was shot down in the south

    Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Feb 18, 2000

    On 18 February 2000, a Russian army transport helicopter was shot down in the south, killing 15 men aboard, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Rushailo announced in a rare admission by Moscow of losses in the war.




  • Russia
    Tuesday Feb 29, 2000

    Second Chechen War

    The counter-terrorism operation in Chechnya is over

    Russia
    Tuesday Feb 29, 2000

    On 29 February 2000, United Army Group commander Gennady Troshev said that "the counter-terrorism operation in Chechnya is over. It will take a couple of weeks longer to pick up splinter groups now".




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