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

Wojny za miedzą (Chechen-Polish Song) (Music Video)
Sun, 27/01/13 – 23:17 | No Comment
Wojny za miedzą (Chechen-Polish Song) (Music Video)

A joint performance from the Polish singers Junior Stress (Marcel Galiński) and Barnaba Kozdraj, Chechen singers Zhandar Zakaev and Kemran Szachidov, as well as Chechen teenagers from the Lublin Refugee Center.

Suleymanov v. Russia
Tue, 22/01/13 – 19:09 | No Comment
Suleymanov v. Russia

The ECHR case of Suleymanov v. Russia (applications no. 32501/11).

Sorrow in the Eyes of Children
Mon, 14/01/13 – 16:52 | No Comment
Sorrow in the Eyes of Children

Every person has their motherland. Small Motherland, the place which is of high value for the person. My Homeland is the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. I was born here, in Grozny. I was educated here. …

Nur Zovkhar (Music Video)
Sun, 13/01/13 – 23:09 | No Comment
Nur Zovkhar (Music Video)

A nice potpourri from the Chechen female band “Nur Zovkhar”.

Liberty’s Conscience Anthem
Wed, 9/01/13 – 1:40 | No Comment
Liberty’s Conscience Anthem

We present you a poem from the Chechen litterateur Zura Itsmeolord.

Aslakhanova and Others v. Russia
Tue, 18/12/12 – 17:00 | One Comment
Aslakhanova and Others v. Russia

The ECHR case of Aslakhanova and Others v. Russia (applications nos. 2944/06 and 8300/07, 50184/07, 332/08, 42509/10).

Baisuev and Anzorov v. Georgia
Tue, 18/12/12 – 16:47 | No Comment
Baisuev and Anzorov v. Georgia

The ECHR case of Baisuev and Anzorov v. Georgia (applications no. 39804/04).

Georgian Folk Group Gogochurebi Sings in Chechen (Music Video)
Sun, 16/12/12 – 21:18 | No Comment
Georgian Folk Group Gogochurebi Sings in Chechen (Music Video)

Georgian Folk Group Gogochurebi (Gogochuri Sisters) sings two beautiful Chechen songs: Xaza K1ant (Handsome Boy) and Malika.

Chechen Painter – Rustam Sardalov
Sat, 8/12/12 – 17:08 | No Comment
Chechen Painter – Rustam Sardalov

Some examples from the Chechen painter Rustam Sardalov’s art works.

Maskhadov’s Open Letter to the Leaders of G-7 Nations (2002)
Fri, 7/12/12 – 0:55 | No Comment
Maskhadov’s Open Letter to the Leaders of G-7 Nations (2002)

Dear Excellencies,
I, Aslan Maskhadov, the democratically elected President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, write this desperate appeal in the name of my people, the victims of a genocidal war whose daily murder has yet …

Valerik – Mikhail Lermontov
Wed, 5/12/12 – 18:10 | No Comment
Valerik – Mikhail Lermontov

We present you with part of one of Lermontov’s poems, titled “Valerik”.

Malika Utsayeva – Kirara Sa Sanna Xho Yeza Suna (Music Video)
Sun, 18/11/12 – 14:48 | No Comment
Malika Utsayeva – Kirara Sa Sanna Xho Yeza Suna (Music Video)

A lovely song from the Chechen singer Malika Utsayeva, “Kirara Sa Sanna Xho Yeza Suna”.

Women, Children and War
Sat, 17/11/12 – 13:29 | No Comment
Women, Children and War

Woman and war and especially children and war; these word pairings, in my opinion, should not exist at all. I, as a woman, as a person, who experienced this war first hand, from the inside, …

Birlant Ramzaeva – Si Dalo Noxcho (Video)
Sat, 27/10/12 – 14:17 | No Comment
Birlant Ramzaeva – Si Dalo Noxcho (Video)

The Voice of Chechen people, Birlant Ramzaeva, performs her song “Si Dalo Noxcho” at a concert in London in 2002.

Sad Thoughts by Ilman Yusupov
Wed, 26/09/12 – 21:02 | No Comment
Sad Thoughts by Ilman Yusupov

We present you a poem from the well known Chechen poet Ilman Yusupov.

Zara Murtazaliyeva: “They Beat Me, Others were Also Beaten!”
Fri, 21/09/12 – 10:52 | No Comment
Zara Murtazaliyeva: “They Beat Me, Others were Also Beaten!”

Zara Murtazaliyeva, a Chechen woman convicted of terrorism, has just been released from the colony Mordovia IK-13 where she spent 9 years. She was released from the colony on September 3 and gave an interview …

Musa: A Victim of Russian Brutality (Documentary Movie)
Tue, 11/09/12 – 13:44 | No Comment
Musa: A Victim of Russian Brutality (Documentary Movie)

In her latest project, “0.8 Square Metres“, Estonian director Kristina Norman worked with the physical and emotional dimension of the concept of imprisonment.

Gakayev, The Enemy Kadyrov Needs
Fri, 31/08/12 – 16:37 | 9 Comments
Gakayev, The Enemy Kadyrov Needs

Over the years, almost all historical leaders of the Chechen independence movement have been killed. In the movement there are no more figures known to the general public, but attacks continue. For the pro-Russian Chechen …

From Mechelen with Love (Bezamca Mekhelenera) (Documentary Movie)
Wed, 22/08/12 – 17:43 | No Comment
From Mechelen with Love (Bezamca Mekhelenera) (Documentary Movie)

It’s a short documentary movie about a Chechen family in Belgium.

Chechen Painter – Seda Gubacheva
Tue, 14/08/12 – 14:59 | No Comment
Chechen Painter – Seda Gubacheva

Some examples of the well-known Chechen painter Seda Gubacheva’s art works.

Seda Gubacheva
Tue, 14/08/12 – 14:32 | No Comment
Seda Gubacheva

Chechen painter Seda Gubacheva was born in June of 1971 in Chechnya. She has lived and worked in Belgium since 2005.

What Should I Say to My Children?
Fri, 10/08/12 – 10:27 | No Comment
What Should I Say to My Children?

At the end of 1999 and beginning of 2000, when the Russian army’s second invasion began, I was in Grozny.