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

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Published in the 1995 edition of Golitsyn's book The Perestroika Deception, the memo marshaled important evidence and observations supporting the contention that the Chechnyan War was being "deliberately staged largely for Western consumption by the Kremlin strategists in the pursuit of their objectives.
Her place in Chechnyan society seems clear: she is a generalist providing food, sex, children, warmth, emotional comfort, and mourning in the background while the boys provide specialized skills in the foreground.
This is largely the result of the way the Kremlin handled the Chechnyan crisis.
Following the Georgian decision to join the CIS in 1993 and the emergence of the Chechnyan situation in December 1994 (with its obvious implications for Russian policy toward separatist movements), the objectives of Georgia and Russia have become more compatible, and the coordination of programs and policy has improved.
Three years ago, when then--Vice President Aleksandr Rutskoi wanted to crush the Chechnyan independence movement, Yeltsin first backed him and then, under pressure, changed his mind.
In addition to its international work with Nigeria and Senegal, Sorenson Forensics' Advanced DNA laboratory helped the Chechnyan government identify victims of the September 2004 terrorist attack on an elementary school, assisted the Thai government in identifying victims from 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and helped identify victims of a deadly plane crash in Libya in 2010.
In the message - subsequently posted by Chechnyan Raduyev on a Russian social media site - she thanked those who donated more than PS3,000 for her son.
In a speech in Grozny, the Chechnyan leader has asked Mr Putin to consider his offer of a special regiment to "defend Russia, its stability and borders," Channel News Asia reported.
Following a Fatwa (religious decree) by the Wahhabi muftis on Jihad al-Nikah, 90 Chechnyan women went to Hatai border city from Istanbul and entered Syria via the land borders and joined the Salafi groups," the sources told FNA on Sunday.
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Hillary Swank has expressed regrets over being a part of Ramzan Kadyrov's birthday party in Chechen capital Grozny, and professed she was unaware of the Chechnyan Kremlin-backed strongman's appalling past human rights record.
Last week he declined an opportunity to talk to Chechnyan club Terek Grozny, who have appointed Ruud Gullit as coach.
I has emerged that Ms Zatuliveter, a Russian originating from Dagestan, had to flee her home as a child in the mid-1990s during the Chechnyan conflict.
She was particularly known for her opposition to the policies of President Vladimir Putin, her coverage of the Chechnyan conflict and her virulent criticisms of the current authorities of the Caucasus republic.
2004: Chechnyan president Akhmad Kadyrov was assassinated.
He decided to travel there, again ostensibly to deliver aid but with the real intention of fighting shoulder to shoulder with the Chechnyan rebels.