Dan Williams, 50, is one of three Washington Post correspondents in
currently is covering the Russian offensive into Chechnya, a remote and
southern region from which Russian troops retreated in 1996. He spent part
crouched in a ditch while Russian planes made bombing runs nearby.
Washingtonpost.com's Chet Rhodes talked with Williams about the current situation in Chechnya, Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999.
battle-scarred year for Williams, who was diverted from Moscow to cover the
bombardment of Yugoslavia that began in late March. Williams came to The
Post as a State
Department reporter and went from there to the Rome bureau. Before joining
the paper in
1992, he worked in El Salvador, Mexico and Jerusalem for the Los Angeles
speaks Spanish, Italian, Russian and Chinese.
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