What is Ingushetia known for?

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In 1994–96 Ingush volunteers fought alongside Chechens in the First Chechen War. Aside from a few incidents (including the killings of Ingush civilians by Russian soldiers), Ingushetia

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the long Caucasian war of 1817-1864 (Caucasian War). According to police records, Vladimir had already joined the "Taliban" training camp in Galashki (Ingushetia), and returned to it after his release. On February 3, 2004 an exploding 122mm artillery shell (artillery) in Vladikavkaz killed an army cadet and a nearby female. By February 21 Vladimir had been declared the prime suspect, after being caught on videotape. Suspect behind Feb 3 bombing in Vladikavkaz named Ingushetia In the nearby republic of Ingushetia, at the peak of the refugee crisis after the start of the Second Chechen War in 2000, estimated 240,000 refugees almost doubled the Ingushetia's pre-war population of 300,000 (350,000 including the refugees from the Ingush-Ossetian conflict) and resulting in an epidemy of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis sweeps Ingushetia with influx of Chechen refugees, AFP (Agence France-Presse) ReliefWeb, 09 May 2001 Estimated 325,000 was the total number of people that have entered Ingushetia as refugees in the first year of the Second Chechen War. Some 185,000 were in the republic already by November 1999 World: Europe UN envoy meets Chechen refugees, BBC News, November 18, 1999 and 215,000 lived in Ingushetia by June 2000. Information on the Chechen refugee situation in Ingushetia in the late 2000, University of California, September 10, 2000 In October 1999 the border with Ingushetia was closed down by the Russian military and a refugee convoy bombed (Baku-Rostov highway bombing) after being turned away. The '''Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus''' ('''MRNC'''; also known as the '''Mountain Republic''' or the '''Republic of the Mountaineers''') (1917–1920) was a short-lived state situated in the Northern Caucasus. It included most of the territory of the former Terek Oblast and Dagestan Oblast of the Russian Empire, commons:Ингушетия

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Urgent Need for Vigorous Monitoring in the North Caucasus . Human Rights Watch Reuters, April 15, 2008. Etymology The Ingush, a nationality group indigenous to the Caucasus, mostly inhabit Ingushetia. They refer to themselves as Ghalghai (from Ingush: ''Ghala'' ("fortress" or "town") and ''ghai'' ("

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that gave rise to Western civilization". Dr. Henry Harpending, University of Utah supports her claims in the article. ;Bernice Wuethrich, "Science" 2000: Vol. 288 no. 5469 p. 1158 Genetics of Ingushetia's population The Ingush have 89% of J2 (Haplogroup J2 (Y-DNA)) Y-DNA which is the highest known

. border thumb Ingush male warrior helmet (File:Ingush Male Warrior Helmet.jpg) border thumb Typical Ingush medieval castle. Majority of towers and walls were destroyed by Russian army in 19th and 20th centuries (File:Typical Ingush Castle.jpg) ;10,000–8000 BC: Migration of Nakh people to the slopes of the Caucasus from the Fertile Crescent. Invention of agriculture, irrigation, and the domestication of animals.

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. By 1991, the first Ingush president, Ruslan Aushev attempted to help the already weak economy, and when the first Chechen war started, this created a tremendous problem for the economy. It collapsed after Aushev's success. However, he was forced to leave office when the second Chechen war started. Aushev also founded the city of Magas. By 2002, Murat Zyazikov came into office, and since then the political and economic situation has worsened, and Zyazikov received harsh criticism for his

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* 5 April 2010: A suicide bomber injured three police officers in the town of Karabulak (Karabulak, Republic of Ingushetia). Two officers died at the hospital as a result of their injuries. While investigators arrived on scene, another car bomb was set off by remote. Nobody was hurt in the second blast.

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birth_place Dyshne-Vedeno (Vedeno), Chechen–Ingush ASSR (Chechen–Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic), USSR (Soviet Union) death_place Ali-Yurt, Ingushetia, Russian Federation image Basayev was accused of commanding the June 21 raid (2004 Nazran raid) on Nazran in the Russian republic of Ingushetia. In fact, he was shown in a video made of the raid, in which he led a large group of militants. Around 90 people died in this attack, mostly local servicemen and officials of the Russian security forces including the republic's acting Interior Minister. The Ministry building was burned down. DATE OF DEATH July 10, 2006 PLACE OF DEATH Ekazhevo, Ingushetia, Russian SFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) Circassia was located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. It was bounded by the Kuban River and Russia to the North, the land of the Alans, or the Ossetians, today’s Republic of North Ossetia–Alania, the Vainakh lands, today’s Republics of Ingushetia and Chechnya and the Caspian Sea to the East, Abkhazia and Georgia (Georgia (country)) to the South and the Black Sea to the West. Circassia, before the Russian conquest of the Caucasus (1763–1864) covered the entire and the whole fertile plateau and the steppe of the Northwestern region of the Caucasus, and its estimated population was between 3-4 million. * Denis Saitakov (an ethnic Tatar from Uzbekistan), commons:Ингушетия

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allowed the Chechens to return and the Chechen republic was reinstated in 1958, the authority of the Soviet government gradually eroded. Most of the more prominent past Chechen separatist leaders have died or have been killed, including former president Aslan Maskhadov and leading warlord and terrorist attack mastermind Shamil Basayev. Meanwhile, the fortunes of the Chechen independence movement sagged, plagued by the internal disunity between Chechen moderates and Islamist

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radicals and the changing global political climate after 11 September 2001, as well as the general war weariness of the Chechen population. Large-scale fighting has been replaced by guerrilla warfare and bombings targeting federal troops and forces of the regional government, with the violence often spilling over into adjacent regions. Since 2005, the insurgency has largely shifted out of Chechnya proper and into the nearby Russian territories, such as Ingushetia and Dagestan

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, gravel, granite, clay, thermal (geothermal energy) medical water, rare metals, mineral water, oil (Petroleum) (over 60 billion tons), and natural gas reserves. Climate Ingushetia's climate is mostly continental. *''Average January temperature'': . *''Average annual temperature'':


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Ingushetia is one of Russia's poorest and most restive regions. The military conflict (insurgency in the North Caucasus) in the neighboring Chechen Republic has occasionally spilled into Ingushetia, and the republic has been destabilized by corruption, a number of high-profile crimes (including kidnapping and murder of civilians by government security forces

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