Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, noted improvements in the situation in Chechnya after a visit to the Russian internal republic. Reconstruction efforts have begun bearing fruit, Hammarberg said at a press conference at Interfax in Moscow on March 2. Many new buildings in the region have been built and others renovated, and people have the opportunity to return to the homes they were once forced to leave. Many people have been able to begin working, he said....

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