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Synonyms for Chechnya

an autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia

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Everywhere he sees Muslim communities persecuted, sometimes by Muslim regimes acting in the defence of civilisation not their own, in Kashgar, in Chechnia, in Serbia, in India, in Turkey, in Europe, in South East Asia and in the cities of the West.
Agnes Brown seems to be a universal figure - through reading the books The Mammy, The Chiselers and The Granny, people have got to know her and I've had fan letters from Chechnia, Bosnia, America - there's something about Mrs Brown that makes her an international woman.
He has taught the followers of armed extremist groups that have spread terror in the Punjab, the Middle East, Chechnia and Kashmir.
Even Switzerland, where UEFA is based, has advised its nationals not to travel to the area since three Britons were kidnapped and murdered in Chechnia in 1998.
There are several acts going on in the world right now, for example the destruction of Grozny in Chechnia by the Russians which are anything but civilised - yet the British government is being careful in "the moderation of its criticism".