Gudermes, Russian Federation
DEAD BODY OF CHECHEN GUERILLA TAIMASKHANOV, KILLED DURING AN OPERATION IN GUDERMES.
Picture shows Chechen guerrilla commander Rizvan Taimaskhanov, killed during an operation near the town of Gudermes in Chechnya, late May 6, 2004. Forces loyal to pro-Moscow Chechen leader Akhmad Kadyrov have launched a series of successful operations in the past few months hunting down mid-tier and senior rebel commanders. Picture taken May 6, 2004. REUTERS/Adlan Khasanov REUTERS CVI/AA