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    ability of social media to aid communication. Growing Up The parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar, Zubeidat and Anzor Tsarnaev, influenced the violence and jihadist beliefs of their children. Zubeidat Tsarnaev was born in Dagestan in 1967, in a village largely involved with Salafism, but she identifies as Avar. Salafism is a strain of Islam where they believe in jihad and the physical struggle against nonbelievers. “She was like a gypsy, she had no identity,” said Ruslan Tsarni, her brother-in-law, when describing Zubeidat. Zubeidat was very controlling over the family as she went through phases of being a dedicated Muslim and wearing a hijab, to paying no attention to religion. Anzor Tsarnaev identified as Chechen, was raised as a traditional Muslim, and did not believe in extremism. Anzor and Zubeidat met in the early 1980s, while Anzor was serving a mandatory military term. The couple married in 1986 and then gave birth to Tamerlan in Kalmykia. When living in Kyrgyzstan, their daughter, Bella, was born in 1988, and their second daughter, Ailina, was born in 1990. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, along with his two sisters and his parents, fled to Kyrgyzstan, where Dzhokhar was born in 1993. After living in in Kyrgyzstan, the Tsarnaev family moved to the Republic of Dagestan in 2001 because of unsafe living conditions and violence in Kyrgyzstan. In 2002, Tamerlan moved to Kazakhstan, a country in central Asia, with his two sisters and uncle. While Tamerlan was in Kazakhstan, Dzhokhar and…

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    Safavids Research Paper

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    He was later assassinated while preparing a second expedition against Georgia in 1797. The Russians finally entered Tiblisi in 1799 and made it part of Russia in 1801. This led to prolonged wars between Iran and Russia from 1804-1813 and 1826-1828. Iran lost territories to the Russian Empire, comprising modern day Georgia, Dagestan, Azerbaijan and Armenia during the Russo-Persian Wars. As a result, large migrations took place from the Caucasian regions to Iran. In 1864 until the early 20th…

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    region. We strongly believe that our region has all the proper conditions for developing cultural tourism. Advantages of our region are: unique Caucasian nature with lakes and mountains, rich Caucasian culture with its old customs and traditions, a lot of places of interests which have cultural meaning for Russia. Pyatigorsk as a center of North Caucasus is an attractive place of interest in our region. The influence of the Caucasian culture is felt here most noticeably. It is also well known in…

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    of fighters who support the cause. Also terrorist groups really do not want to capture territory or defeat armies, instead their goal is to cause a few big surprise attacks that can trigger a revolution. This hope of revolution can be seen as the case for the terrorist group Al-Qaeda following their attacks on September 11, 2001. Max Boot provides the reader with a great description of both groups along with the objectives of each especially following World War II. The conflicts that Max Boot…

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    - watchers - exploded within seconds of each other near the finish line along Boylston street . After the brothers planted the bombs the two suspects fled the scene . The two suspects wrote a note to the FBI aphorism “Boston bombing were committed in retaliation for U.S wars in muslim country “ . ( ¨Boston Marathon Bombing ) Bombers The two brothers were accused for the crime because they were seen on video , dropping their bags with their explosives on May 2013. Tamerlan was an inspired…

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    Chechen Language

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    1. What is the demography of the language? The Chechen language, or Tsjetsjeens, is a branch of Vainakh of the Northeast Caucasian language family (Nakh-Daghestanian) and has an approximate number of 1.2 – 1.5 million speakers. According to Thompson (2013), the language can be found in the Republic of Chechnya (Russia), Dagestan, Georgia, and can also be found in Central Asian countries like Turkey and Jordan as a result of the Chechen diaspora. 2. What historical events led to the physical…

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    began long before the 1990s. During the rule of the Russian tsars, the Russian empire attempted to colonize the mountain region of the Caucasus. Upon their arrival however, they were met by a force of local ethnic fighters led by the Dagestani, Imam Shamil. From 1834-1859, the peoples of the Caucasus fought against the invading Russian forces, not being subdued until 1864 (Barrett, 1994). During the Crimean War, Imam Shamil and his forces slowed Russia’s movement into Turkey through the use of…

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    wanted independence and control over their land, and this led to the Balkanization, or breakdown of a state into many smaller states, of the area. A similar feeling of detachment is prevalent in places distant from Moscow, the Russian heartland, but the differences have not led to Balkanization as of late. In places “outside of the Russian heartland, much of the population in the Russian Federation is not ethnically Russian and pays little allegiance to Moscow, which results in an aggressive…

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    Research Paper On Chechnya

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    between the two wars, from initially preventing Chechen secession in the First Chechen War to combatting terror from the region. By engaging in an anti-terror campaign, Putin was able to consolidate power, increasing his domestic support. The unclear motives of Aslan Maskhadov, the elected president of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria at the start of the Second Chechen War, made Russian leaders uncertain of his ability to govern the area, especially when he imposed Sharia law in 1999. “Maskhadov…

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    Boston Marathon Report

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    have been radicalized and trained by these Chechen rebels”. In addition, Army Lt. Gen. Mike Barbero, the former director of the joint IED Defeat Organization disclosed to ABC that “for them (IEDs) to work as they did, to be effective… they (Tsarnaev brothers) received some sort of training from somewhere” (ABC News interview). It is clear that it is a real possibility that he was trained in bomb construction, while abroad. Tamerlan SocialMedia Once back in the US Tamerlan creates a YouTube…

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