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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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The most common place for kidnapping or transferring kidnapped people is the lawless Pankisi Gorge on the border with Russia's breakaway Chechya state, where thousands of Chechen refugees and fighters are settled.
As well as increasing services to members, doctors, engineers and lawyers they have run high profile campaigns to help in natural disasters at home - the earthquake in 1992 and the floods of 1994 - and have fought for political causes abroad - relief aid to Bosnia, Chechya, Yemen and Somalia.
Had they not declared war against Chechya, others might have followed the suit.