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Who are the Chechens

Chechen Literature and Culture:

This appears to be the most comprehensive history of Chechen literature in English on the web. However, it is somewhat partial and one-sided.
chechnyafree.ru

In this May 2004 interview Aslan Doukhaev, director of RFERL's North Caucasian service, speaks of what Chechens read.
Chechnya's Literary Pyre in The Chechen Times

Harsha Ram, professor of Russian Literature at UC Berkeley, writes about literary representations of Chechens and other North Caucasian peoples in Russian literature. This is a fascinating, well-written article. However, it deals mostly with Russian perceptions.
Prisoners of the Caucasus: Literary Myths and Media Representations of the Chechen Conflict

Ethnography, sociology and customs:

Chechen ethnographer Zalpa Bersanova on traditional values, Islam and changes in Chechen society after a decade of war.
Values Stronger than War: Islam and the Struggle for Meaning in Chechnya

Humanitarian crisis in Chechnya:

Hunger, desperate poverty, people living in bombed-out ruins and squalid camps, landmines causing daily casualties, widespread health problems and a whole generation growing up without adequate schooling...
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