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

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* The Chechnyan events also "enabled the Russians to play especially on European fears of destabilization in Russia" and "injected a further boost to the European desire for partnership with the 'democratic forces' in Russia."
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 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.
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.
He decided to travel there, again ostensibly to deliver aid but with the real intention of fighting shoulder to shoulder with the Chechnyan rebels.
The remaining (and perhaps most far-fetched) strand centers on Adam (Cliff Curtis), a Chechnyan cab driver also living in Seattle, whose wife and child die mysteriously while being brought into the country via a ring with which Ronny is associated.
If Liverpool is to be considered among the front runners then why not widen the parameters and include the Chechnyan city of Grozny - or perhaps even Chernobyl.
The official warning pinpoints all areas on the Chechnyan border as no-go areas for Brits, stating: "We strongly advise against travel to Dagestan.