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 (ĭn′go͞o-shē′tē-ə, ĭng′-)
A region of southwest Russia in the northern Caucasus west of Chechnya. Conquered by Russia in the 1800s, Ingushetia and Chechnya later formed a semiautonomous republic within the USSR. Ingushetia approved separation from Chechnya in a referendum (1991) and became a constituent republic of the Russian Federation the following year.


(ˌɪn gʊˈʃi ʃə)
an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation, in Caucasia. Cap.: Nazran.
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The Minister of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus, Lev Kuznetsov, took part in the opening of a number of educational institutions as part of his working visit to the Republic of Ingushetia.
Russia's Ingushetia is discussing possible ways of transporting drinking water to Qatar, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, head of Ingushetia, who is on a working visit to St.
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani receiving the President of the Russian Republic of Ingushetia, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, yesterday at the Emiri Diwan.
Moscow, Dhu-AlQa'dah 13, 1438, August 05, 2017, SPA -- President of the Republic of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov met in the capital Magas yesterday the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the Russian Federation Abdulrahman bin Ibrahim Al-Rassi, who is visiting the Republic of Ingushetia.
The Arabic language desk of Sputnik news agency quoted President of Ingushetia Federal Republic Ynis Beik Yafkorov as saying that a battalion of military policemen was dispatched from Ingushetia to Syrian to reinvigorate security of the Russian Air Force and the country's Reconciliation Center for Syria.
Located in the North Caucasus region on the border with Chechnya, the predominantly Muslim republic of Ingushetia is one of Russia's poorest regions, destabilized by political violence and killings on a near daily basis.
North Caucasia's Ingushetia district can export $20m-worth of products to Egypt if economic rapprochement was agreed between Egypt and Ingushetia, Ingushetian President Yunus-Bek Yevkurov told Daily News Egypt Tuesday.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Gunmen who shot dead a top security official in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia Tuesday have been identified, investigators said Wednesday morning.
They all are affiliated with the religious and extremist movement of Jihadists, one of prominent leaders was Said Buriatskiy, who was killed in Ingushetia.
Kuwait Finance House (KFH) - Bahrain received a high-level delegation from the Republic of Ingushetia, which was part of the old Soviet Union, and discussed co-operation on Islamic finance.
Russia's southern mainly Muslim republic of Ingushetia.
In one attack on Friday in the village of Sagapshi, in the southern province of Ingushetia, unknown assailants shot and killed a teller at a grocery shop, Madina Khadziveva, a regional police spokesperson, said.