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the Voice of Beslan has started talking to the president

Relatives ask to give out Aslan Maskhadov`s body
the Family of the former president of Ichkeria Aslan Maskhadov killed on March, 8th, 2005, has addressed to to leaders of world faiths and people of good will . The widow and children of the former president ask to urge the Russian authorities to give out a body of mister Maskhadov for a burial place. About it it is told on one of sites of the Chechen separatists www. chechenpress. org. The emissary of the Chechen separatists Ahmed Zakaev is assured that the management of Russia will not give out Maskhadov`s body . On air of radio station Echo Moscow mister Zakaev has underlined that the action directed against a family of Maskhadov does not correspond to the law About counteraction to terrorism referring on which Russian authorities refuse to give out its body. No judgement concerning Maskhadov`s actions which would be qualified as terrorism, existed - mister Zakaev has told. At Aslan Maskhadov`s family there are no chances to receive remains for a burial place, the deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Michael Grishankov believes, in turn. Desire of a family of Maskhadov clearly, - the deputy has told. - but it is necessary to read more attentively the law ` About counteraction to terrorism ` in which the restrictions connected with burial places of terrorists " are in details enough registered;. Deputy Grishankov has underlined that Maskhadov`s participation in acts of terrorism gives the grounds to the Russian authorities not to give out its remains. Maskhadov`s All antecedents have led to that for today the place of its burial place is known only to a narrow group of persons - the deputy has noted.