Second Chechen War

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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 independence from Russia, the Chechen people were willing to accept the aid of foreign fighters despite all the problems it would incite down the road. The conflict in Chechnya began long before the 1990s. During the rule of the Russian tsars,…

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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

    discontent with central governments in Moscow. Given the low number of Russians in the region (less than 2% in the 2010 census), high opposition to federal rule, and rise of Islamic radicalism within the republic, it is puzzling as to why Russia has had extensive military intervention in Chechnya as to deny its secession. Why was Russia 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…

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  • The Bosnian Conflict Analysis

    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 dividing the of Yugoslavia. The Conflict began in mid-1992 and ended in late-1995, The conflict lasted a little over 3 years.In that time period, more than 38,200 civilians…

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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,…

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  • Personal Reflection: The Strengths Of Time Management

    Time management is a problem that everyone experiences, some people are better at it than others, but we all struggle with it. Life is a busy thing and we often fall behind. This project gives some insight as to how time is being spent by tracking every action made for twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, for an entire week. The data collected provides an opportunity to look at where time is being spent throughout the week and can be helpful in showing where time is be wasted the most.…

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  • Causes Of The Second Punic War

    The second Punic war was the result of the growing rivalry between the two great powers that were now struggling for supremacy in the western Mediterranean (Rome and Carthage), with the trigger of the war being the rapid growth of the Carthaginian dominion in Spain, with Carthage building up a great empire in the Spanish peninsula, expecting to raise new armies to invade Italy. The second Punic war was a conflict of a military Carthaginian genius called Hannibal against Rome, and later…

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  • Essay On Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Uprising of 1898-1900 , is a peasant movement which was doomed to fail from its conception primarily due to its divided and leaderless structure, was a reaction to a series of factors, most of the factors were caused by western imperialsm and Japanese imperialism and the weak and again also caused by divided Qing government. One of the most important factors for this rebellion was arguably the western religious influence in china. The rebells as the western called the rebels the…

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  • Battle Of Cannae Research Paper

    used as a military harbor (Bradford 22). The city was first built for trading alone, but as the Carthaginians started to discover the land to the west, they saw that it was fertile and good for crops (Bradford 22). As Carthage found more and more land, it found the perfect place to build a new city, Sicily. However, Greece also wanted Sicily. Both wanted the island, and a war…

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  • Polybius Describes The Romans Worship Of Their Ancestors Case Study

    Roman woman would remain loyal to her husband, and she would be under the control and rule of her husband. On the other hand, Cleopatra had almost complete control over Antony; she was the opposite of what a Roman woman was supposed to be. 2. In Plutarch’s description Cleopatra had significant control over Antony. Plutarch states that Cleopatra had such hold over Antony that he was in Alexandria with her, while his wife was at war on his behalf. Moreover, Antony was wandering around peoples’…

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