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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.
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.
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.
The Russian counterterrorism committee said they apprehended the suspects during a raid by an FSB Special Forces unit operating in the republic of Ingushetia, Georgia Today reported.
On Saturday, over 20,000 people rallied in Magas, capital of the Russian republic of Ingushetia, to protest against the desecration of the Prophet Muhammad by western publications.
Government buildings in the Russian republic of Ingushetia targeted in raids; 90 killed.
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.
At least two police officers have been killed in the Russian republic of Ingushetia after a suicide bomb went off near a police headquarters, officials have said.
He divided Chechnya, creating the republic of Ingushetia.
Murders of human rights activists in Russia have been happening with such frequency that some will be tempted to shrug at the brutal slaying on Sunday of Maksharip Aushev, who campaigned against abuses by the security forces in the Caucasian republic of Ingushetia.