• WordNet 3.6
    • n Chechnya 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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In literature:

In Congo, in Sierra Leone, in Chechnya, in Kashmir - wars are as much about diamonds, oil and opium poppies as about national aspirations.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin

In news:

Russia: Referendum In Chechnya .
The head of the pro-Moscow government in Chechnya , Akhman Kadyrov, said a referendum would be held next spring on a new constitution that reaffirms the republic's membership in the Russian Federation.
An Explosive Mix In Chechnya 's War.
Re "Russia Reacts Angrily Over Western Criticism on Chechnya " (news article, Dec 8).
Re "Russia Would Gain by Losing Chechnya " (Op-Ed, Nov 19).
In 1995, Muslim rebels from Chechnya directed a TV reporter to a park in central Moscow.
Veteran Norwegian journalist ├ůsne Seierstad writes about mending the broken heart of Chechnya.
According to Human Rights Watch, Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov has launched a 'virtue campaign' that includes punishing women for ' immodest ' dress.
An Activist's Struggle: They Don't Want to Know Read a report about Oksana Chelysheva's work in Chechnya and watch a short video interview with her.
Soon after he became prime minister, Vladimir V Putin summoned his predecessors to a September meeting to discuss Chechnya.
Yury Budanov served six years in prison for war crimes in Chechnya before his parole in 2009.
Hilary Swank Fires Staff for Flap Over Chechnya Event: Report.
To Smother Rebels, Arson Campaign in Chechnya.
An Explosive Mix In Chechnya's War.
Re "Russia Reacts Angrily Over Western Criticism on Chechnya" (news article, Dec 8).

In science:

This theme contains various national (opposition, corruption and Russia), international (Chechnya, NATO, Poland and Ukraine) and general (socialism, democracy and anti-communism) political topics.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation