Moscow Plays the Chechen Card in Ukraine

Vatchagaev, Mairbek
February 2014
Eurasia Daily Monitor;2/7/2014, Vol. 11 Issue 25, p1
The article reports on the rumors alleging the presence of Chechens in the protests of Ukrainians against President Viktor Yanukovich in Kyiv, Ukraine. The negative emotions shown by Chechens to those who oppose the Ukrainian uprising, which is considered to be of geostrategic importance that will have an impact on the chechens, is mentioned. The move of Ukrainian authorities to close the border to Chechens is also cited.


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