The Muslims of Chechnya: Struggle for Independence

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PB 31pp
Author:
Muhammad Iqbal Khan
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A brief introduction to the political and geographical situation of this small Muslim state of Northern Caucasus. The present Russian-Chechnyan conflict is studied in conjunction with the historical, traditional and religious background of the Chechan people. The 500-year conflict of Russia and Caucasia, the present conflict, Russian strategy, the invasion of Chechnya and the Chechen people's struggle for independence are discussed. >The motives behind Moscow's actions against Chechnya, the possible outcome of the war and the impact on Russian socio-economic conditions is also covered. >The booklet, which provides a wealth of information about the prevailing situation in this region, will be useful for students of history, researchers, and laymen interested in the trans-Caucasian region.