Chechen Republic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chechen Republic an autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim republic
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Usage


In news:

Opponents and critics of Ramzan Kadyrov — the pro-Kremlin president of the Chechen Republic, pictured here with gold-plated pistol — have a habit of meeting violent, unexpected ends.
Russian troops entered Chechnya in September after an invasion by Chechen -based militants into the neighboring Russian republic of Dagestan, and deadly apartment bombings elsewhere in Russia that were blamed on Chechens .
A statement from the Chechen government said the account is official, and "has nothing to do with other accounts in social networks attributed to the head of the Chechen Republic.".
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In science:

By far the highest peak in both cases is located at 99.5% and originates solely from a single region of Chechen Republic.
Statistical anomalies in 2011-2012 Russian elections revealed by 2D correlation analysis
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