The Budyonnovsk hospital hostage crisis took place from 14 June to 19 June 1995, when a group of 80 to 200 Chechen separatists led by Shamil Basayev attacked the southern Russian city of Budyonnovsk (pop. 60,000, often spelled Budennovsk), some 70 m…
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Budyonnovsk (Russian: Будённовск), also spelled Budennovsk, is a town in Stavropol Krai, Russia. Previously, it was named Svyatoy Krest (Свято́й Крест, lit. "holy cross") and Prikumsk (Прику́мск).