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

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As a warlord's son is offered to the Tzar as a gesture of peace, Jamal Eddin grows into a proper gentlemen within the court, maintaining his faith and place as a Chechnyan Muslim.
It is a matter of record, for instance, that Mahmud Abbas' wife was banned in March 2010 from accompanying the Chechnyan President's mother to Jerusalem under the pretext that this might be construed as recognition of Palestinian sovereignty over Al- Aqsa mosque.
This perspective changed when the Russian Federation-the successor to the Soviet Union--had to counter Chechnyan insurgents.
For example, "Russia has been unsympathetic to calls for recognition because recognition of Somaliland would have direct implications on Russia's position on Chechnyan independence.
The two-time Oscar winner has "deeply regretted" her taking part in a birthday celebration for Ramzan Kadyrov, the Chechnyan President, who is accused of orchestrating human rights violations.
23) Worthy of mention are the Chechnyan separatists led by Shamil Basayev, who have attacked Russian targets since 1994.
There were a lot of enquiries, though the "best offer" was the one from Chechnyan side Terek Grozny.
Yesterday, it emerged Ms Zatuliveter, a Russian who originates from Dagestan, was forced to flee her home as a child in the mid-1990s during the Chechnyan conflict.
She originates from Dagestan and was forced to flee her home as a child during the Chechnyan conflict in the mid-1990s.
Yesterday it emerged Ms Zatuliveter, a Russian who originates from Dagestan, was forced to flee her home as a child in the mid-1990s during the Chechnyan conflict.
Yesterday, it emerged that the Russian citizen, who originates from Dagestan, was forced to flee her home as a child in the mid-1990s during the Chechnyan conflict.
The prosecution presented documents from the defendant's computer relating to the plight of Chechnyan rebels in an attempt to show Sedaghaty was sympathetic to radical Islamic groups.
The puffer machines were rushed into airports in the wake of two airplane bombings in Russia attributed to Chechnyan terrorists called the "Black Widows.
For fentanyl (a calmative probably used by the Russians to subdue Chechnyan rebels in Moscow in 2002) the index is 300--that is, a fatal dose is 300 times the dose required for incapacitation.
Unfortunately, as the Chechnyan pogrom amply proves, this progressive image is a hoax.