news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/2565049.stm

Nov 22, 2011 ... The southern Russian republic of Chechnya is surrounded on nearly all sides by Russian ... Shamil in 1859, claiming the Caucasus region for the empire after a long and bloody campaign that ... 2000 Islamic cleric Akhmad Kadyrov appointed by Kremlin to head administration .... A GUIDE TO EUROPE ...

www.worldstatesmen.org/Russian_republics.htm

Russia Administrative divisions, history, politics, rulers. ... re-est.18 May 2012); DPR = Demokraticheskaya Partiya Rossii (Democratic Party of Russia, conservative, pro-European, 26 May 1990-2008) ... Privolzhskiy (Volga Region) .... Chairman of the Executive Committee of the All-National Congress of the Chechen People

carnegieeurope.eu/2017/12/06/chechnya-calamity-in-caucasus-pub-75288

Dec 6, 2017 ... Everything they did drove Chechnya away from Russia and Chechens ... One had to feel sorry for them being sent off to this region in the south. .... including, amazingly, that the Putin administration and the Russian Olympic ...

www.npr.org/2014/05/20/314087662/the-secret-players-in-the-russia-ukraine-game

May 20, 2014 ... Is the Chechen military fighting for Russia in Ukraine? ... Europe ... Pro-Russia supporters outside the Donetsk regional administration building in ... of Chechnya, a Russian republic situated in the North Caucasus region.

www.wsj.com/articles/islamic-state-claims-multiple-attacks-in-chechnya-1534780540

Aug 20, 2018 ... Militants carried out a spate of attacks against police in Russia's primarily Muslim region of Chechnya on Monday, and Islamic State took ...

carnegieendowment.org/2004/10/28/chechnya-what-can-be-done-event-729

Oct 28, 2004 ... Today, the North Caucasus is a region where the state is weak, where ... Although the Russian government insists that the Chechnya conflict is a front of the ... human rights treaties pertaining to the OSCE and the Council of Europe. ... one should not forget the way in which the Putin administration has very ...

www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/03/29/chechnya.explainer/index.html

Mar 29, 2010 ... Russian officials suspect Chechen separatists in the deadly ... Chechens have laid claim to land in the Caucus Mountains region for more ... And groups such as Amnesty International have accused Kadyrov's administration of ...

freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/2009/chechnya

In May 1997, Russia and Chechnya reached an accord recognizing the ... but Maskhadov proved to be an ineffective ruler, and the region degenerated into chaos. ... though the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE ) said .... mostly by the local police, the administration, the oil and construction sectors, ...

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/02/08/putins-dragon

Feb 8, 2016 ... ... Chechnya, has brought the war-weary region into the Russian fold—but ... by the Kadyrov administration in honor of National Unity Day, a Russian ..... forces, but his father urged him to desert, and he fled to Western Europe.