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  • Chechnya In Russia's Southern Periphery

    The Chechens fiercely opposed the Russian conquest of Transcaucasia during the nineteenth century (Shah). Following the Russian Revolution in 1917, Chechnya’s first attempt at declaring its independence was met with Russian occupation (Shah). Upon the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Chechen interest in independence was renewed, and eventually erupted into bloodshed in 1994 with the Russian invasion of Chechnya. The Chechen people have been struggling for independence for centuries, and for a number of reasons, they deserve it. Similar to many of the republics in Russia’s Southern Periphery, Chechnya is vastly different ethnically and culturally from its Core neighbors to the north (de Blij 142). In addition, Moscow has shown little interest in Chechnya, with the exception of oil assets including the major pipeline Chechnya toward the Ukraine. Finally, Russia has shown a history of brutal domination of the area, causing perpetual dissent and instability within the entire region of Transcaucasia as a result.…

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  • The Ethnic-National Chechen Conflict

    ethnic-nationalist Chechen conflict was made more complicated and deadly with the introduction of Arab mujahideen. Emboldened by the Soviet-Afghan War, mujahideen flocked to Chechnya; bringing with them Wahhabism as well as criminal and terroristic behavior like drug smuggling, kidnapping and suicide bombing. The modern conflict has spanned from 1994 to the present, covering two official wars and numerous terror attacks against military, political and civilian targets. Driven by a desire for…

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  • War In Chechnya Essay

    Russians and Chechens vulnerable to intimidation. Ruslan Khasbulatov’s increasing popularity as a powerful leader of anti-Dudayev opposition also played a role in destroying the opportunity for Yeltsin and Dudayev to reach a peaceful resolution. From Dudayev’s side, Dudayev failed to negotiate a peaceful resolution with Moscow or effectively run a government due to the fact that he did not know how. In addition, Dudayev’s national defense strategy, which allowed all Chechens to buy guns…

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  • Ethnic Conflict In Chechnya

    years. After the extreme violence experienced during the two Russo-Chechen wars in the 1990s and early 2000s, recent news of increased stability in the North Caucasus are quite welcome. Ethnic conflict in Chechnya goes back much longer than the start of the first Russo-Chechen war in 1994, and tensions in the region were not soothed when the second war ended in 2009. However, with the advent of Vladimir Putin’s strategy of “chechenization,” or giving payments and power to Chechen elites in…

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  • Research Paper On Chechnya

    so adamant upon refusing Chechen independence? In this essay, I will try to identify the foremost reason for this intervention, primarily in regards to the First and Second Chechen War. Scholars have disputing…

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  • The Bosnian Conflict Analysis

    Bosnia/Former Yugoslavia The Bosnian Conflict is a conflict with two parts, one included an armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina; another is the Bosnian Genocide of the Bosniak people. The Conflict was caused in part by the splitting of Yugoslavia, during the early 1990s near the end of the cold war. The Bosnian Genocide coincided with Bosnian War, the genocide was a mass killing or ethnic cleansing of the Bosniak people and their culture, which occurred shortly after the…

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  • The Role Of Puritans In New England

    didn’t like the Protestant church is back home. When I was in England I heard about a group of people who called themselves the Puritans. They were a group who also believed that the Protestant Church was not complete and was corrupt just like the Catholics. The Puritans wanted to clean up the church and society, and believed that they could make a change within the community by modeling the right way to live life. I decided to join them, but I still didn’t like living in such a corrupt society.…

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  • Workplace Diversity Paper

    gay or transgender can be target consumer specific product that can helps businesses increase their market share. Business will have a competitive advantage to adapt to diversity as Census data suggest by 2050 there will be no racial or ethnic majority in the United States. Diversity is a key aspect of entrepreneurialism in the United States. According to Census Bureau, 22.1% people of color and 28.8% women own U.S. business. The economy will foster if businesses commit to meeting the needs…

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  • Having A Good Life Analysis

    Good physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health can contribute to feeling great and having a wonderful outlook on life. People routinely take these aspects of health for granted. For example social health is important, having a group of friends to talk with and support each other makes for a strong foundation. Since moving out here in 2013 and not knowing a lot of people my wife and I have found it increasingly difficult to engage in a healthy social life, plus with having a…

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  • Examples Of Low Expectations

    The phrase “low expectations” usually has a negative connotation. This makes sense, because people have associated low expectations with unhappiness and failure. This is not always the case, however; sometimes having low expectations can be viewed as pleasant and helpful, whereas having high expectations can cause disappointment. Even William Shakespeare once said that expectations are the root of heartache. Lowering expectations can positively impact happiness by changing one’s outlook on life,…

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