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

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.

Waynakh Online: ‘Join the Movement and Be Part of the Resistance!..’
Thu, 9/08/12 – 11:18 | No Comment
Waynakh Online: ‘Join the Movement and Be Part of the Resistance!..’

The Turkey based civic organization “Caucasus Forum” has conducted an interview with the board members of Waynakh Online.

Where We Belong
Wed, 8/08/12 – 9:47 | No Comment
Where We Belong

We present you a poem from Rosa Bino, a member of old Chechen diaspora in Jordan.

Makhashevy v. Russia
Tue, 31/07/12 – 23:22 | No Comment
Makhashevy v. Russia

The ECHR case of Makhashevy v. Russia (applications no. 20546/07).

Umarova and Others v. Russia
Tue, 31/07/12 – 23:16 | No Comment
Umarova and Others v. Russia

The ECHR case of Umarova and Others v. Russia (applications no. 25654/08).

Letter to Anna (Documentary Movie)
Wed, 25/07/12 – 10:29 | One Comment
Letter to Anna (Documentary Movie)

“LETTER TO ANNA”: a personal quest, but also a political. It’s the story of journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s death. A film by Eric Bergkraut, 83 minutes.

Chechnya, Power is Sacred
Tue, 24/07/12 – 16:29 | No Comment
Chechnya, Power is Sacred

Two weeks ago, 16 items allegedly belonging to Prophet Muhammad arrived in Grozny. It is not the first time that alleged relics of the Prophet have arrived in the Chechen capital – it has become …

Young Chechen Pianist (Video)
Tue, 24/07/12 – 1:18 | No Comment
Young Chechen Pianist (Video)

We present you a video of young Chechen pianist Aset Sabdulaeva, a member of the Union of Chechen Youth organization.

Chechnya’s Fashion Dictator
Thu, 19/07/12 – 11:36 | No Comment
Chechnya’s Fashion Dictator

In Chechnya, the warfare has been turned against the Russian occupied country’s women. The most public aspect of this campaign is the progressive imposition of a so-called ‘Islamic’ dress code. Lisa Kazbekova, a journalist based …

Islam in Chechnya Becomes Kremlin Propaganda Tool to Rebuild Image in Muslim World
Fri, 13/07/12 – 11:22 | No Comment
Islam in Chechnya Becomes Kremlin Propaganda Tool to Rebuild Image in Muslim World

As the [Russian occupied] Chechen Republic has been gradually rebuilt following the destruction of two wars, the Islamization of the region has become increasingly evident. While the federal center is not involved in Islamizing Chechnya, …

Little Soldier
Fri, 29/06/12 – 22:04 | One Comment
Little Soldier

We present you a poem from Rosa Bino, a member of old Chechen diaspora in Jordan.

Ahmed – Almost 13 (Documentary Movie)
Fri, 22/06/12 – 21:58 | One Comment
Ahmed – Almost 13 (Documentary Movie)

“Ahmed – Almost 13” (Ahmed – Snart 13) is a short documentary movie. The story is a unique glimpse inside the four walls of a Chechen family living in Norway, seen through the eyes …

Hot Interview With the Director of Film: Ahmed – Almost 13
Fri, 22/06/12 – 17:38 | One Comment
Hot Interview With the Director of Film: Ahmed – Almost 13

We conducted an interview with the director of film “Ahmed – Almost 13“, Ritchie Cavander-Cole. We spoke about his movie and Chechens.

The Life Choices of Chechen Youth
Tue, 12/06/12 – 22:21 | No Comment
The Life Choices of Chechen Youth

There are young people in Chechnya who live in prosperity and rapidly pursue their careers. If they sing the praises of Putin and Kadyrov, that is. For all the others, life can be very difficult.

Umayevy v. Russia
Tue, 12/06/12 – 18:24 | No Comment
Umayevy v. Russia

The ECHR case of Umayevy v. Russia (applications no. 47354/07).

Making Jijig Galnish at a Wedding (Video)
Mon, 11/06/12 – 22:32 | One Comment
Making Jijig Galnish at a Wedding (Video)

Russian cinematographer Lev Chesnov visited a wedding in the village of Kurchaloy in the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, and during his visit he prepared a short movie: “Making Jijig Galnish in the village of Kurchaloy …

M.Nowak: “There is a Direct Link to Kadyrov on Israilov Case”
Sun, 3/06/12 – 23:43 | No Comment
M.Nowak: “There is a Direct Link to Kadyrov on Israilov Case”

Manfred Nowak, the Scientific Director of the “Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights” at the University of Vienna and the UN’s former Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or …

Mamed Khalidov: “All of Our Plans were Destroyed by the War”
Thu, 31/05/12 – 8:25 | No Comment
Mamed Khalidov: “All of Our Plans were Destroyed by the War”

On May 30, the Polish lifestyle television channel “Polsat Play” held an interview with the famous Chechen MMA fighter Mamed Khalidov.

Damayev v. Russia
Tue, 29/05/12 – 17:15 | No Comment
Damayev v. Russia

The ECHR case of Damayev v. Russia (applications no. 36150/04).

No one is Answering for the Murders in Chechnya!
Wed, 23/05/12 – 23:52 | No Comment
No one is Answering for the Murders in Chechnya!

In 1995, during the ‘First Russian-Chechen War’, after an air force attack, I lost two of my daughters, one was seven years old and the other was 14 years old. This tragedy occurred in May …

Chechen Lullaby
Wed, 23/05/12 – 1:18 | 3 Comments
Chechen Lullaby
Energy Security and Regional Conflicts in Caucasus
Sun, 13/05/12 – 22:59 | No Comment
Energy Security and Regional Conflicts in Caucasus

Thank you very much for an honor and a chance to give you my presentation at the University of a country which is very close to my heart and to which my family had a …