Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Republic

Che•chen′-In•gush′

(or Che•chen′o-In•gush′) Auton′omous Repub′lic

(tʃəˈtʃɛn ɪnˈguʃ or tʃəˈtʃɛn oʊ-)
n.
a former autonomous republic of the Russian Federation, in Caucasia: now divided into Chechnya and Ingushetia.
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But according to the Moscow rumour mill, he was actually born to a Chechen father in the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Republic of the Soviet Union.
Other ethnic groups were resettled on the vacated lands, including the forcible resettlement of North Ossetians in the Prigorodniy district of the former Chechen-Ingush autonomous republic.
One notable exception to this Soviet-Muslim symbiosis was the Chechen-Ingush autonomous republic, where the authorities did not allow a single mosque to register until 1978, while permitting two Russian Orthodox churches and a Baptist prayer-house (p.