Archive Documents

You may find here the old articles, presentations, lectures and speeches related with Chechnya.

Bookshelf

Information about the books that are related to Chechnya and the Chechens

Chechen Culture

Articles, materials and more about Chechen culture.

Lyrics

You may read the lyrics of the most famous Chechen songs, listen and also download them.

Poems

You may find here the poems that are written on Chechen people and also the poems by the very well known Chechen poets

“Ragged Dreams” by Zura Itsmeolord
Sat, 11/12/10 – 14:53 | No Comment
“Ragged Dreams” by Zura Itsmeolord

Dreams will stimulate my mind, and I’m trying to understand the state of internal and external peace, they find a direct reference to past and future. I do not have Present Time. I stayed …

Abuyeva and Others v. Russia
Fri, 3/12/10 – 16:31 | No Comment
Abuyeva and Others v. Russia

The ECHR case of Abuyeva and Others v. Russia (application no. 27065/05).

Dzhabirailova and Dzhabrailova v. Russia
Fri, 3/12/10 – 16:02 | No Comment
Dzhabirailova and Dzhabrailova v. Russia

The ECHR case of Dzhabirailova and Dzhabrailova v. Russia (application no. 15563/06).

Chechen Prisoners Call for Protection from Torture and Mockery
Thu, 2/12/10 – 1:15 | No Comment
Chechen Prisoners Call for Protection from Torture and Mockery

The relatives of prisoners in Omsk Penal Colony-2, from Ingushetia and the occupied Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, have appealed to the editorial staff of the Free Speech (Svoboda Slova) website with a call for help. …

The Indictment of Umar Israilov Murder
Mon, 29/11/10 – 20:06 | No Comment
The Indictment of Umar Israilov Murder

We present you the non-official English translation of Austrian Public Prosecutor’s indictment in the murder of Chechen refugee Umar Israilov that occured on 13 January 2009.

Amuyeva and Others v. Russia
Thu, 25/11/10 – 15:35 | No Comment
Amuyeva and Others v. Russia

The ECHR case of Amuyeva and Others v. Russia (application no. 17321/06).

Big Game
Thu, 25/11/10 – 12:02 | No Comment
Big Game

Our dependency on natural gas and oil imported from the East is increasing dramatically. It significantly breached the energy safety margin. It is not in line with suitable EU directives. This is a reason why …

Chechen Exile Murder Trial Begins in Vienna
Wed, 17/11/10 – 0:26 | No Comment
Chechen Exile Murder Trial Begins in Vienna

A trial involving the spectacular murder of a Chechen exile begins Tuesday in Vienna. Austrian investigators believe it was a contract killing which may be linked to Chechen [puppet] president Ramzan Kadyrov, who is alleged …

The Formation of Collective Identity
Wed, 10/11/10 – 21:14 | 2 Comments
The Formation of Collective Identity

In this age of information technology and artificial intelligence problem of the formation of collective and national identity came to the fore and became the subject of current research worldwide. It employed anthropologists, historians, philosophers, …

The war in Chechnya: Diary of a Killer
Thu, 4/11/10 – 15:33 | One Comment
The war in Chechnya: Diary of  a Killer

An account written over 10 years, this is a chilling record of executions, torture, revenge and despair during 20 tours of duty in Chechnya.

The City which is not Present on the Earth
Wed, 3/11/10 – 16:57 | One Comment
The City which is not Present on the Earth

The city which is not present on Earth! Did you hear of such? But I was there. The city of my love died. I went for a walk on the stranger for me streets of …

Censorship in the Caucasus: Mikael Storsjo Hosts the Kavkaz Center
Sat, 30/10/10 – 1:05 | 2 Comments
Censorship in the Caucasus: Mikael Storsjo Hosts the Kavkaz Center

Mikael Storsjo, a prominent Swedish journalist who currently lives in Finland, is the founder of the Finnish-Chechen Association, a human rights organization that advocates for refugees and asylum-seekers from the North Caucasus.

Sasita Israilova and Others v. Russia
Thu, 28/10/10 – 17:33 | No Comment
Sasita Israilova and Others v. Russia

The ECHR case of Sasita Israilova and Others v. Russia (application no. 35079/04).

Sirla Seda – Movsar Mintsaev
Sun, 24/10/10 – 2:28 | 3 Comments
Sirla Seda – Movsar Mintsaev
Chentiev and Ibragimov v. Slovakia
Sat, 23/10/10 – 23:27 | No Comment
Chentiev and Ibragimov v. Slovakia

The disgraceful decision of the ECHR on Chentiev and Ibragimov v. Slovakia (application no. 21022/08 and 519464/5).

Zurab Markhiev: Undercover Journalist in Ingushetia
Sat, 23/10/10 – 13:55 | No Comment
Zurab Markhiev: Undercover Journalist in Ingushetia

When the Second Russian-Chechen War started in 1999, Zurab Markhiev was living in Grozny. Like many others he fled to neighboring Ingushetia where he lived for a while in a refugee camp and often helped …

Sadykov v. Russia
Sat, 23/10/10 – 1:09 | One Comment
Sadykov v. Russia

The ECHR case of Sadykov v. Russia (application no. 41840/02).

Merzhuyeva and Others v. Russia
Fri, 8/10/10 – 14:41 | One Comment
Merzhuyeva and Others v. Russia

The ECHR cases of Merzhuyeva and Others v. Russia (application no. 27315/06 and 27449/06).

The Cost of Truth: Russian Journalist Elena Maglevannaya’s Story
Fri, 3/09/10 – 12:02 | No Comment
The Cost of Truth: Russian Journalist Elena Maglevannaya’s Story

For her reporting, Elena Maglevannaya was accused of libel, found guilty by a court, sentenced to publish a refutation and pay an approximately $6,5000 penalty. Maglevannaya had never seen that much money in her entire …

Chechnya: The Assassination of Journalist Natalya Estemirova
Fri, 3/09/10 – 11:40 | No Comment
Chechnya: The Assassination of Journalist Natalya Estemirova

Extremely brave is the first characteristic you hear when interviewing people who had known Natalya Estemirova as a colleague, friend, journalist and human rights advocate.