Checheno-Ingush Republic
geographical name former autonomous republic Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on N slopes of Caucasus Mountains; split into republics of Chechnya and Ingushetia within Russia 1992

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  • Operation Lentil (Caucasus) — Operation Lentil (Russian: Чечевица, Chechevitsa; Chechen: Aardax, Ardakh) was the Soviet expulsion of the whole of the native Chechen and Ingush populations of the North Caucasus to Siberia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan during World War II. The… …   Wikipedia

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