Ichkeriya


Ichkeriya

Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation. . 2010.

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  • Dudayev, Jokhar Musayevich — (1944–1996)    Born during the forced deportation of the Chechen nation to Soviet Central Asia, Jokhar Dudayev returned to Chechnya in 1957. He defied the odds by rising to the rank of Major General in the Soviet air force. After participating in …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

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  • Khasav-Yurt Accord —    Signed on 30 August 1996, the Khasav Yurt Accord produced a cease fire marking the end of the first Chechen War. During the meeting in the Dagestan town of Khasavyurt, the federal representative, General Aleksandr Lebed, and Aslan Maskhadov,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

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  • Chechen wars — (1994–1996 and 1999–2005)    In the midst of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the leadership of Chechnya declared their independence of Moscow. Rather than confronting Jokhar Dudayev’s secessionist regime directly, Boris Yeltsin generally… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

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