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Chechnya: Republic of contrasts

April 12, 2013 11:13

The Heart of Chechnya Central Mosque named after Akhmad Kadyrov in Grozny (RIA Novosti / Ramil Sitdikov)

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Russia’s Republic of Chechnya has undergone a revival after two military operations in its recent post-Soviet history. Today, the region is home one of the largest mosques in Europe, hosts international celebrities and even is trying its hand at high fashion. RT explores this republic of contrasts to look at how the Chechen people have struck a balance between tradition and modernity.

Comments (20)


vendetta 26.02.2014 12:09

it was a genocide


vendetta 26.02.2014 12:08

this is not true

Anonymous user 18.07.2013 06:54

awesome documentary

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