of Rizvan Elbiev (Elbiyev), a local Chechen rebel counterintelligence commander. "Who killed Fred Cury", ''Frontline'', Sherry Jones It is suspected that the Russians, antagonised by Cuny's published criticism of the war, disseminated propaganda that Cuny and his team were Russian spies (spy). "Russian Role Seen in Aid Worker's Death", ''The New York Times'', ALESSANDRA STANLEY, August 18, 1995 "Spy or Savior?", ''The Nation'', George Kenney, July 8, 1999 Their remains were never found. Benchellali, was convicted, along with 24 others, on June 14, 2006 for their roles in planning a terrorist attack that was to have taken place in France to support Chechen (Chechnya) independence. French court convicts 25 for planning attack, ''Globe and Mail'', June 14, 2006 Benchellali was described as the group's leader, and received a 10 year sentence. Benchellali's father, Chellali Benchellali, The largest peoples speaking languages which belong to the Caucasian language families and who are currently resident in the Caucasus are the Georgians (4,000,000), the Chechens (1,330,000 (according to 2002 Russian Census (Russian Census (2002)))), the Lezgins (about 700,000 (source Lezgins)), the Kabardins (600,000) and the Avars (500,000), while outside the Caucasus, the largest people of Caucasian origin, in diaspora in more than 40 countries (such as Jordan, Turkey, the countries of Europe, Syria, United States) are the Circassians with about 3,000,000-4,000,000 speakers. Georgians are the only Caucasian people that have their own undisputedly independent state—Georgia (Georgia (country)). Abkhazia's status is disputed. Other Caucasian peoples have republics within the Russian Federation: Adyghe (Adygea (Republic of Adygea)), Cherkess (Karachay–Cherkessia), Kabardins (Kabardino-Balkaria), Ingush (Ingushetia), Chechens (Chechnya), while other Northeast Caucasian peoples mostly live in Dagestan. Vityaz was assigned specifically to counter-terrorism duties. Vityaz unit regularly conducts counter-terrorism patrols in Chechnya and along the Caucasus border. Vityaz troops are also trained to stop rebellions in prisons and regular army units, should they occur. Approximately 75 members of Vityaz have been awarded the title Hero of the Russian Federation for their bravery. As a member of the European Network of Civil Peace Services, PWUK also works closely with partner organisations sharing similar aims in ten other European countries. We have partnerships with organisations working directly on their own situations of violent conflict or its aftermath in Chechnya, Moldova, Turkey, Croatia, and Georgia (Georgia (country)). Outside Europe, PWUK has a special link with the 93 member organisations of the Nonviolent Peaceforce as well as with a few specific organisations with which we have worked in Nepal, Palestine, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Zimbabwe. After studies in Algiers, Algeria; Angers, France; and Cairo, Egypt, Giannou went on to begin a surgical career which has taken him to many of the contemporary world's most mediatized conflict zones, including Afghanistan, Chechnya, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia and Somalia. Although he had trained as a cancer surgeon in Egypt, Giannou began to develop a specialized expertise in war surgery. Giannou is reportedly known among humanitarian workers for his efficiency. He is reputed to be one of the few non-Palestinians to have sat as a member of the Palestine National Council, and is noted for his work as the only surgeon, alongside thousands of Palestinians, during the Lebanese Shiite militia Amal's siege of the Palestinian refugee camp Shatila in 1985-1986, documented in his ''Besieged: A Doctor's Story of Life and Death in Beirut'' (1991). commons:Category:Chechnya wikipedia:Chechnya
-Hungary bleeds from (amongst others) Serb, Bosnian, and Romanian rebels, with people bombs killing several prominent military leaders. Since early 2000s, Kitovani has lived in Moscow from where he harshly criticized the Shevardnadze government on several occasions. In February 2002, he responded scandalously to the mysterious suicide of Nugzar Sajaia, Shevardnadze’s close ally and an influential Chairman of Georgia’s National Security Council (National Security Council of Georgia), making
combatants. Following the Moscow theatre hostage crisis in 2002 Nile asked whether the then state minister of police would consider banning full body coverings like those worn by the Chechen (Chechnya) terrorists, from parliament and places of public gathering to prevent the carriage of weapons or explosive devices. On 23 June 2010 Nile introduced a bill into the Legislative Council to criminalise the public wearing of any face covering which prevents
of jihad (examples include Dagestan, and Chechnya, and the Algerian War of Independence against France). Story ''Black'' takes place in Chechnya (Southern Russia). The protagonist is a black ops soldier named Sergeant First Class Jack Kellar (portrayed by Marty Papazian). Kellar tells most of the story in first-person (First-person narrative) at an interrogation four days after the events in the story begin. Terry Thorne (Russell Crowe), an ex- Australian
the thirst. In December 2003 the aviation assets of the Army—mostly helicopters—were transferred to the VVS, following the shooting down of a Mi-26 helicopter in Chechnya on 19 August 2002, that claimed 19 lives. The former Army Aviation was in its previous form intended for the direct support of the Ground Forces, by providing their tactical air support, conducting tactical aerial reconnaissance, transporting airborne troops, providing fire support of their actions, electronic warfare
Chechen opposition. Decorated with the Hero of the Russian Federation title, he was involved in coordinating the government responses to various violent actions in Chechnya . Kazanstev was also involved in coordinating the rescue attempt during the Moscow theatre hostage situation, which took place in October 2002.
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of honor and hospitality to accepted guests; unyielding hostility and violence towards enemies. All this could make Chechnya an intoxicating destination for the truly adventurous, but the present security situation should rule out this destination to all but the hardiest of travellers. The present situation is taking an improvement, however on a light scale. The region is headed by the autocratic Kadyrov family. More recently, the government has allowed foreign companies to develop, if neglected
him of involvement in the kidnap and murder of another rights activist. '''Chechnya''' ( Russian phrasebook
'' on July 28, 2006 contained seventeen terror groups. It included al-Qaeda, Taliban, Lashkar-e-Tayyaba and Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood, as well as groups linked to separatist militants in Chechnya and Islamic radicals in Central Asia but omitted both Hamas and Hezbollah. Yury Sapunov, the top official of Russian Federal Security Service in charge of fighting international terrorism, said that the list "Includes only those organizations which represent
The '''Chechen Republic''' ( , ''Noxçiyçö''), also spelled ''Chechnia'' or ''Chechenia'', sometimes referred to as '''Ichkeria''' (lit ''land of minerals''), is a federal subject (federal subjects of Russia) (a republic (republics of Russia)) of Russia.
It is located in the North Caucasus, situated in the southernmost part of Eastern Europe, and within 100 kilometers of the Caspian Sea. Chechnya: The World Atlas Retrieved on April 24, 2013 The capital (capital city) of the republic is the city (types of inhabited localities in Russia) of Grozny. As of the 2010 Russian Census (Russian Census (2010)), the republic was reported to have a population of 1,268,989 people;
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Chechen-Ingush ASSR (Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic) was split into two parts: the Republic of Ingushetia (Ingushetia) and the Chechen Republic. The latter proclaimed the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, which sought independence. Following the First Chechen War with Russia, Chechnya gained ''de facto'' independence as the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. Russian federal control was restored during the Second Chechen War. Since then there has been a systematic reconstruction and rebuilding process, though sporadic fighting (Insurgency in the North Caucasus) continues in the mountains and southern regions of the republic.