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From the beginning of the XX century the Georgian officers from the Czar’s army successfully participated in various competitions held in Russia and Europe. In 1912, Count Chavchavadze took part in the Olympic Games held in Stockholm, Sweden. 276 more words


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


Laudaev "The Chechen Tribe" part 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


Laudaev "The Chechen Tribe" Part 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


Laudaev, "The Chechen Tribe" Part I

The Chechen Tribe

I. The territory occupied by Chechen tribes

            The area lying between Ossetia and the Kumyk plain is settled by numerous tribes of Caucasus mountain people, speaking one language called Chechen. 990 more words


Umalat Laudaev and "The Chechen Nation"


Umalat Laudaev (1827-1890) was a Chechen who served as an officer in the Russian Army. He wrote ethnographic and historical studies of the Chechens and other Caucasus peoples. 298 more words


100 years ago: The last day of the Russian Empire

The Imperial Russian State Colour is a splendid flag symbolizing that which came to an end on 15 March 1917 when Nicholas II abdicated: More than twenty million square kilometres of empire and a thousand years of monarchy. 528 more words