Post Tagged with: "Chechnya"

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Female Combatants: Same goals, different motivations?

Female fighters in Chechnya and Kurdistan are drawn upon as case studies to outline alternative motivations for female combatants, aside from traditional gender roles.

Recent Events in Russia May Encourage Separatism

Recent Events in Russia May Encourage Separatism

As the West struggles to formulate the next steps in response to the Ukraine crisis, it should also think about the possible development of separatism within Russia.

Review – Putin’s Wars: The Rise of Russia’s New Imperialism

Review – Putin’s Wars: The Rise of Russia’s New Imperialism

Van Herpen expertly details the complicated legacy that empire has on the modern Russian state – and offers an important background to on-going events in Ukraine.

Review – Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus

Review – Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus

Schaefer delves into the breadth and depth of the Chechen-Russian conflict using his military expertise to offer a detailed examination of the conflict.

China and Russia: Common Themes in Counter-Terrorism

China and Russia: Common Themes in Counter-Terrorism

Xinjiang’s place within the global war on terrorism is interesting. China’s narrative on the issue has fascinating similarities with the Russian narrative on the conflict in Chechnya.

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