Chechen Independence

Twenty-five years ago today, Chechnya declared independence from the USSR. Since then, the Chechens defeated the Russian army in one war, achieved an accord with Moscow that might have led to the realization of their dreams, saw that agreement betrayed by Moscow, and suffered the brutality of Putin’s invasion and Kadyrov’s repression. Nonetheless, many Chechens…

via Russian crisis will give Chechnya another chance at independence, Bukovsky says — Euromaidan Press

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