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Russian Federation - Postcrossing (2016)

Before I start today’s account of the Russian Federation’s history and the stamp pictured above, I’d like to mention a few things on the personal side. 2,219 more words

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Laudaev Part IX, "The Acceptance of Islam by the Chechens"

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The Acceptance of Islam by the Chechens

The Chechens say that their forefathers were kerestan. Based on the assonance of this word, undoubtedly, 5,155 more words

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Laudaev, "The Chechen Tribe," Part VIII, The Public Life of the Chechens

VIII

The Public life of the Chechens

The public life of the Chechens has always presented a mournful spectacle.  It was not secure in any sense. 2,942 more words

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Laudaev "The Chechen Tribe" Part VI, Relics, legends and stories

VI. Relics, legends and stories

Found at a lower level of development, the Chechens were not able to build significant relics to their history. Knowing a life of herding, they could not build anything lasting. 4,448 more words

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Laudaev "The Chechen Tribe" part III

III.

Concerning the peoples who inhabited the flatland of Chechnya until the establishment of the Chechens there.

Earlier the Chechens lived in the mountains and only at the beginning of the last century did they settle in the flatland. 2,965 more words

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Laudaev "The Chechen Tribe" Part II

II.

The names of communities of the Chechen tribes and their meaning

In former times, the primacy over all the communities of the Chechen tribes was always held by the inhabitants of the old Chechen territory, both in terms of numbers and social development, by audacity and courage. 904 more words

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