A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities.

Although this article is about eastern and western Aleppo, it reminds me of another city, Grozny. The total destruction of eastern Aleppo is intended by Russian and Syrian forces, especially with their ongoing aerial bombing atrocities: the non-stop bombardment of its medical facilities and the slaughter of civilians. This is reminiscent of Russia’s brutal invasion and destruction of Grozny, the Chechen capital, and other cities and villages, in Chechen’s two wars in the 1990s, where hundreds of thousands were killed and displaced while the rest of the world turned a blind eye (Photos below).

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/06/a-tale-of-two-cities-satellite-images-show-contrasting-fortunes-of-aleppos-citizens