Imam Shamil

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  • Death And Violence In Tolstoy's Hadji Murat

    use of violence in general. However, Tolstoy also criticizes the Islamic leader Imam Shamil, even drawing some comparisons between Shamil and the tsar. In this sense, Tolstoy condemns the Russians but in doing so does not condone the leaders of the Islamic people; rather his criticism focuses on violence and cruelty as traits that can be seen in different forms of authority. This is exemplified in the character of Hadji Murat, torn between these two sides and ultimately destroyed because of them. From the novel’s introduction, there is clear evidence…

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  • The Ethnic-National Chechen Conflict

    forced resettlement program of the Chechen and Ingush people. Over 500,000 people were rounded up with thousands dying during the transportation and the initial years in exile (“Execute everyone,” 2009). Eventually, they would be allowed to return to their native lands in 1957, however, the stage was already set for the First Russian-Chechen War. The First Russian-Chechen War started in 1994, but the events that put the conflict in motion started in 1991. Inspired by the start of the crumble of…

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  • Haji Russia Character Analysis

    villain among the Russian people due to his relations with Imam Shamil, the Muslim leader of Northern Caucus tribes and enemy…

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