Exercise 3

Exercise 3 - civil conflicts involving separatist movements...

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Anthony Cavallaro GEOG 1700.003 February 9, 2009 Exercise 3: Chechnya Russian control over Chechnya provides the region with great benefits that it would not be able to obtain if it were independent. The inhabitants of this region have long struggled against Russia and the Soviet Union before it. They have desired their own independence from Russian control and have used forceful methods to demonstrate their desires. “Chechen rebellion would characteristically flare up whenever the Russian state faced a period of internal uncertainty.” This rebellion has led to two Chechen wars over the years, in addition to numerous other attacks on civilian areas that have caused many casualties. “Since 1990, the Chechen Republic has had many legal, military, and
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Unformatted text preview: civil conflicts involving separatist movements and pro-Russian authorities. Today, Chechnya is a relatively stable federal republic, although there is still some separatist movement.” By settling their differences, it is evident that Russia could provide more for the region than it could provide itself. With the established relationship Russia has in the global network, it allows the people of Chechnya the same opportunities as would other larger nations, instead of allowing the region to struggle to succeed among other nations. List of References "Chechnya.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . 8 Feb 2009, 09:02 UTC. 9 Feb 2009 < http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chechnya&oldid=269295437 >....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course GEOG 1700 taught by Professor Hanik during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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