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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You personally and your officers acted in a prompt and professional way, so [I express] a separate gratitude to you and all law enforcement officers of the Chechen Republic," Putin said at a meeting with Kadyrov who informed the president that the operation to kill gunmen was completed.
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The VVIPs attending the forum from the Russian side included Vladimir Evtushenkov, Chairman of Sistema; Valery Shantsev, Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region; Ms Tatiana Gvilava, Director of the Russian-Arab Business Council; and a number of key ministers of Chechen Republic.
The VVIPs attending the forum from the Russian side include Vladimir Evtushenkov, Chairman of Sistema; Valery Shantsev, Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region; Ms Tatiana Gvilava, Director of the Russian-Arab Business Council; and a number of key ministers of Chechen Republic.