Chechen Republic


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Chechen Republic

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(Placename) a constituent republic of S Russia, on the N slopes of the Caucasus Mountains: major oil and natural gas resources; formed an Autonomous Republic with Ingushetia from 1936 until 1944 and from 1957 until 1991; declared independence from Ingushetia in 1992; fighting between Chechen separatists and Russian forces (1994–96) led to de facto independence: reoccupied by Russia in 1999–2000. Capital: Grozny. Pop: 1 100 300 (2002). Area: 15 700 sq km (6010 sq miles). Also called: Chechenia or Chechnya
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Noun1.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
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, held a meeting with the leadership of the FSBM of the RF for the Chechen Republic, the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Chechen Republic, commanders of special forces and chiefs of district police departments.
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Kadyrov is known to be a strong ally of Russian president Vladimir Putin, maintaining a strongman image in the Chechen Republic, where rebellions against Moscow are common.
Chechen Republic President Ramzan Kadvrov read a written statement by the Russian President Vladimir Putin to open the competition.