"For almost twelve years fighting in the Chechen Republic role in military operations have taken hundreds of tysyah armed forces and the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Some fighters come back from this long and bloody war, have become outcasts in Russian society. These people suffer from the so-called "Chechen syndrome" (similar to the "Afghan syndrome" and "Vietnam syndrome"). Chechen syndrome characterized by inner rage, ready to break out at any moment, the inability adjusted in civilian life. They receive no rehabilitation programs for returning soldier with fighting, no mental health care. After returning from a zone of lawlessness where dirty war turned torture into everyday duty, thousands of Russian veterans were "killing machine." Many of them came to the police or private security companies that would "feel in their own ease." Every month, there are announcements about Chechen veterans — someone took a gun and killed someone at random.
We visited the Urals, and met with some of the veterans of the Chechen trying to live after experiencing … "
Chechnya, Afghanistan and other regions of the Caucasus