Photo Gallery: Germany Sees Spike in Chechen Asylum Seekers
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Photo Gallery: Germany Sees Spike in Chechen Asylum Seekers

Welcome Money? Rumor Lures Chechen Refugees to Germany

In recent months, a huge number of Russians have applied for asylum in Germany -- most of them from Chechnya. German authorities are baffled, but insiders in Russia say it all started with a rumor.