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Kabardino-Balkar Republic

(ˌkæbəˈdiːnəʊˌbælkə)
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(Placename) a constituent republic of S Russia, on the N side of the Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Nalchik. Pop: 900 500 (2002). Area: 12 500 sq km (4825 sq miles). Also called: Kabardino-Balkaria
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A group of Kyrgyz alpinists climbed the nameless summit of Kabardino-Balkaria where they installed a memorial tablet with the name of the Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov, said alpinists at the press conference in Bishkek.
The North Caucasian region includes the districts of Krasnodar Krai and Stavropol Krai, as well as the republics of Adygea, Karachay-Cherkessia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Ossetia-Alania, Ingushetia, Chechnya and Dagestan.
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In Russia's south, there were protests in the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, Astrakhan, Rostov-on-Don and in the capitals of the Caucasus republics of Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, according to Interfax.
Official sources state 100 Ingush are believed to have entered Syria as militants, with another 175 from the republic of Kabardino-Balkaria. Although not strictly North Caucasian, it makes sense to include Georgia's Kists, a subethnos of Chechens, in this group: more than 50 of them (including Umar Shishani) left for Syria.
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* Mount Elbrus, the greatest peak of the Caucasus Mountains, located in the Kabardino-Balkaria region;
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Unidentified gunmen shot dead a lawmaker of the Russian Kabardino-Balkaria region's parliament in his home, a law enforcement source said.
It is also a matter of great concern that numerous "Mujahedeen of the Caucasus" from Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia and Kabardino-Balkaria have reportedly pledged allegiance to Daesh.
MOSCOW, Shawwal 18, 1436, August 03, 2015, SPA -- Russian law enforcers killed six people suspected of involvement in "international terrorism" in the city of Nalchik, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria, the national Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAK) said on Monday, according to Reuters.