Reuters quote of the day, September 3
London, Sept 3 (Reuters) Following is a notable quote from history.
''We failed to react appropriately to them and, instead, displayed weakness. And the weak are always beaten.'' Russian President Vladimir Putin after the Beslan school tragedy. Special forces stormed the school gymnasium on Sept 3, 2004 where Chechen separatists were holding some 1,000 people hostage. Up to 330 people were killed, nearly half of them children.
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