RUSSIAN SPECIAL FORCE OFFICERS CHAT WITH A LORRY DRIVER NEAR HIJACKED
THEATRE IN MOSCOW.
Russian special force officers chat with a lorry driver near a hijacked
theatre in Moscow on October 24, 2002. Russian President Vladimir Putin
said on Thursday that the safety of hundreds of hostages in a Moscow
theatre was his main goal, and blamed the attack on "the same criminals
who have sown death and destruction" in Chechnya. REUTERS/Gleb