Chechnya's Exclusion from Military Conscription Shows Moscow's Weak Hold over Region

Vatchagaev, Mairbek
October 2013
Eurasia Daily Monitor;10/ 4/2013, Vol. 10 Issue 177, p3
The article reports on issues related to the exclusion of Chechnya from Russian military conscription. It is commented that Russia has not allowed young people for compulsory service in the armed forces because the government does not have a strong hold in Chechnya. It is stated that Russia does not have good relations with the indigenous populations of the North Caucasus, Chechens and Dagestanis.


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