FC: The Onion deletes parody article about Chechen rebels

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Wed Nov 20 2002 - 12:39:53 PST

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    The Onion has deleted a parody article about the Chechen rebels and the 
    Moscow theater siege. It was pretty tame by Onion standards. Last week, it 
    appeared here:
    Now it's quietly disappeared. The URL no longer works, and the article does 
    not show up on a search of the site. Google has archived it 
    I've mirrored an excerpt here:
    I don't know the reason for the deletion. I invite The Onion to reply.
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