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  Ingushetia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ingushetia is situated on the northern slopes of the Caucasus.
The Ingush Autonomous Oblast was established in 1924.
While the Ingush were rehabilitated in the 1950s, they were not allowed to return to their homes, Prigorodny District remained part of North Ossetia, and the returning Ingush faced considerable animosity from the Ossetian population that has been settled there.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ingushetia   (1192 words)

The Ingush people are closely related to the Chechens and speak a similar language, belonging to the Caucasian family of languages.
While the Ingush were rehabilitated in the 1950s and allowed to return to their homes, Prigorodni remained part of North Ossetia, and the returning Ingush faced considerable animosity from the Ossetian population that has since settled there.
In late October 1992, tens of thousands of Ingush were forced from their homes in the Prigorodni District of North Ossetia[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/in/Ingushetia.html   (345 words)

 Caucasus Foundation
Ingush territory in the plains of the rivers Terek and Sunzha was relatively easy to conquer.
It was during this period that Ingush were finally divided from Chechen and gradually resettled from the mountains into the lower lands.
From 1957 onwards the Ingush were permitted to return but resettlement was slow due to tensions with the new settlers.
www.kafkas.org.tr /english/bgkafkas/Ethnicgeography_Ingush.htm   (390 words)

 The Ingush People
The clans of the Chechen and the Ingush, the ties of those clans to their own land, and the biological ancestry of those clans on that land, are patterns that almost certainly go back for many millennia and are affected little if at all by shifts of language.
Ingush in particular, though fluently spoken by a sizable speech community, is endangered by a combination of mass bilingualism in Russian, functional restrictions imposed by Soviet language policy up until 1991, and lack of opportunities for professional employment and higher education in or near Ingushetia.
Ingush and Chechen ethnic identity and social structure rest on principles of respect and deference to one's elders, formal and dignified relations between clans, and courteous and formal public behavior.
ingush.berkeley.edu:7012 /ingush_people.html   (3730 words)

 Ingush language, alphabet and pronunciation
Ingush is part of the small family of Nakh-Daghestanian or Northeast Caucasian languages spoken by about 230,000 people in Ingushetia and Uzbekistan.
Ingush was originally written with a version of the Arabic alphabet.
The Ingush Language / Ghalghaai mott, by Johanna Nichols of the University of California, Berkeley: http://ingush.berkeley.edu:7012/
www.omniglot.com /writing/ingush.htm   (172 words)

 Minorities At Risk (MAR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Ingush have thus far been able to avoid the disaster that has befallen their ethnic brethren to the east.
If the North Ossetians, whose population is shrinking (while the Ingush are experiencing the highest birthrate in Russia), begin to feel insecure and try to reassert their authority in the region, another bloody armed conflict is especially likely.
The Ingush were not allowed to return to all of their traditional lands after the deportation.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/data/rusing.htm   (1026 words)

During the Stalinist puges of the 1930s, Ingush intellectual leaders were slaughtered, the language outlawed, and attempts were made to suppress Muslim traditions.
Because of this lack of loyalty to Soviet power, the Chechens and Ingush (totalling 319,000 and 74,000 respectively) were deported to Siberia and Central Asia and removed from official statistics.
The root of the conflict is made up of the problems that followed when the Ingush returned from their exile from 1957 onwards, and found that Ossetians had occupied former Ingush land.
www.hunmagyar.org /turan/caucasus/ingush.html   (840 words)

 2004 IPF Template-12
The main focus of the study is the return of Ingush forced migrants, who fled the war zone in 1992 to the place of their permanent residence in Prigorodny district.
October 24, a mourning protest demonstration of the Ingush residents of Prigorodny District declared the sovereignty of Prigorodny Rayon and its unification with the Republic Ingushetia.
Lots of Ingush houses were destroyed by members of this armed formation, with furniture and all the valuables taken and driven away from the house before it was blown up.
www.policy.hu /sokirianskaia/research.html   (6713 words)

 Worldandnation: Revenge may follow mourning time in Russia
The Ingush are predominantly Muslims and are closely related to the Chechens; Ossetians are overwhelmingly Christian and historically have had close ties with Russia.
In 1992, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, thousands of Ingush who had returned from exile were evicted from their homes in towns around the North Ossetian capital, their belongings looted and houses burned.
Ingush parents are afraid to let their children go to school with Ossetian children.
www.sptimes.com /2004/10/11/Worldandnation/Revenge_may_follow_mo.shtml   (525 words)

 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
The ancestors of the Ingushes were the native North Caucasian tribes known as the Nakhcho, who are first mentioned in Armenian sources dating from the 7th century A.D. They originally lived the mountains and began migrating onto the plains to the Terek and Sunzha river valleys only in the 15th and 16th centuries.
The Ingush Autonomous Region within Russia was subsequently formed on July 7, 1924, with the administration located in the city of Ordzhonikidze (now Vladikavkaz).
The culture of the Ingushes is noted for its distinctive character, which is reflected in the rare and unique historical and cultural monuments located in the republic.
www.kommersant.com /t-95/r_5/n_439/Republic_of_Ingushetia   (1967 words)

 Ingush-Ossetian Dispute Worsens
In June, the Ingush parliament adopted a motion calling on Moscow to return the disputed territories, which belonged to Ingushetia until 1944, and Ingush president Murad Zyazikov said that federal rule should be established in them.
Ingush residents of Kartsa said Khamkhoyev was killed after he threw himself on a grenade thrown by the Ossetian policemen, saving his mother’s life.
Last month, a group of Ingush refugees in the settlement of Maisky on the border between the two republics began a hunger strike that lasted 24 days, demanding they be allowed to return to their former homes.
www.iwpr.net /?p=crs&s=f&o=322853&apc_state=henh   (1306 words)

 Ingushetia - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Ingush are Sunni Muslims and speak a Caucasian language.
Long grouped with the Chechens, they were granted autonomy as the Ingush Region in 1924 but joined in the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Region in 1934.
Many Ingush, along with Chechens, were deported into Central Asia in 1944 after collaborating with invading German forces during World War II; in 1956 the deportees were repatriated.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-ingushet.html   (491 words)

 CCCRTE: Dignity among the ruins of the North Caucasus
People like this Ingush are examples of dignity and self-respect that have not been destroyed, even though the humiliations they have gone through in their lifetime are beyond my imagination.
Djanetta, an Ingush student who for the first time met Ossetians, shared her feelings of surprise and wonder with me. Amiran, an Ossetian, and Tamerlan, an Ingush, entertained us at the evening party with an hilariously funny act.
It is still dangerous for Ingush and Ossetians to travel freely across their border, but I believe that the small steps we take will gradually break the hostile myths that abound and may open up and prepare the way for a coming together.
www.c-r.org /ccts/ccts5/jarman5.htm   (2586 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Ingush
Ingushetia or Ingush Republic, republic, c.1,240 sq mi (3,210 sq km), within the Russian Federation, in the N Caucasus.
In Ossetian town with Ingush population, children know something is amiss
Chechens and Ingush brawl in southern Russian town, at least two seriously wounded
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Ingush   (292 words)

 Wide Angle . Beslan: Siege of School #1 . Interactive Map: What is the North Caucasus? | PBS
The Ingush people contend with extremely high unemployment statistics (as high as 50%), very few resources, and a government exhausted by the strain of managing the concerns of a very poor country located in an area riddled with interethnic violence.
Although many Ingush who lived in the Prigorodny District were allowed to return home after their deportation they were not well received by the North Ossetians who harbor a lot of resentment against the Ingush and who enjoy the power that comes with having Moscow on their side.
As a result there is essentially a never-ending refugee problem in Ingushetia as Ingush are forced out of their homes in the Prigorodny region or feel they must leave as a result of intimidation by the North Ossetians.
www.pbs.org /wnet/wideangle/shows/beslan/map_ing.html   (495 words)

 ISN Security Watch - Light shed on Ingush militants' motives
The second group includes young men from "normal" Ingush families who, frustrated by poverty and the lack of employment and alienated by widespread official corruption, turned to Islam as a vehicle for "the moral salvation of the nation".
As a result, some of them were abducted and killed by the Ingush authorities on the mistaken assumption that they were "Wahhabis", even though, as Bagaudinov stressed, "they had no ties with the militants and did not try to split [Ingush] society".
He claimed that early this year the Chechens sent emissaries into Ingushetia - Ingush who had fought in the Chechen ranks - to recruit such disaffected young men, who during April and May were trained in basic military skills in camps on Ingush territory that the FSB somehow failed to detect.
www.isn.ethz.ch /news/sw/details_print.cfm?id=9298   (882 words)

 Ingushetia: Ingush Refugees Protest Resettlement
Ethnic Ingush people forced to flee their homes in North Ossetia more than a decade ago are protesting against plans by the Russian government to resettle them in what they call a “reservation”, saying it has reneged on a commitment to let them go home.
Last week, the Ingush parliament passed a toughly-worded resolution accusing both North Ossetian and Russian officials of undermining President Vladimir Putin’s pledge to resolve the refugee issue by the end of 2006.
Ingush authorities say at least ten returnees have been abducted and have disappeared without trace over the past few months.
www.unpo.org /article.php?id=4148   (647 words)

 ISN Security Watch - Chechen-Ingush battle shocks North Caucasus
According to the Chechen version of events, officers from an OMON special police unit were fired on without warning from an Ingush traffic police post as they were returning home after carrying out a special operation to detain a local Ingush.
He said the attackers were Ingush policemen and civilians wearing masks, who later left by bus for Ordzhonikidzevskaya.
They said the armed men inside the car refused to present their documents, and after the Ingush officers discovered two men inside the vehicles wearing handcuffs and with sacks over their heads, the Chechens began shooting.
www.isn.ethz.ch /news/sw/details.cfm?ID=16700   (1137 words)

Ingush President Murat Zyazikov sent a clear message to the Kremlin, saying that the stabilization of the situation in Ingushetia depended on the Ingush issue.
While the Ingush authorities were ready to sign, the Ossetian president refused, saying that resolution could only come when "the terrorist bases [in the North Caucasus] are destroyed" (Kommersant, April 8).
Their priority was to get rid of all Ingush, and they considered letting the Ingush live in the Novy reservation, in Ossetia, to be a significant concession.
jamestown.org /edm/article.php?article_id=2370174   (868 words)

 Chechan and Ingush Muslims under the Soviets
The work of the secular schools where children were taught in winter was countered by the Muslim schools where the young Ingush would learn in summer holidays all that the Soviet authorities wished them to disregard [81].
A number of Ingush party members and Communist Youth League members, instead of working against the influence of religion, themselves used to go to mosques to pray [82].
In the Grozny oil well region about 9 percent of the population were the Chechans and the Ingush in 1936 and the rest were the Russians.
salam.muslimsonline.com /babri/chechan1917.htm   (676 words)

 News: Russian Fed. - Chechnya, Chechen-Ingush battle shocks North Caucasus
Ingush president Murat Zyazikov and Chechnya's prime minister and de facto leader Ramzan Kadyrov called the shootout a "tragic accident" and called for calm.
For several years now, hundreds of law enforcement officers from the Ingush republic have been dying as a result of unsanctioned and uncoordinated sorties both from Ossetia and Chechnya.
The authorities in both republics have promised to assist the wounded and the families of the dead.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/YAOI-6TU9TY?OpenDocument   (1088 words)

 Ossetians Blame Ingush And Authorities For Beslan - Eurasia Daily Monitor
The Ingush who have already returned are in great danger now, and they are preparing for a new flight to Ingushetia.
The Ingush factor was immediately used by political forces opposed to the North Ossetian President, Alexander Dzasokhov.
On September 17, Vladimir Kolesnikov, an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General, identified an Ingush, Ruslan Khutchbarov, as the commander of the terrorist group (Interfax, September 17).
www.jamestown.org /edm/article.php?article_id=2368538   (748 words)

 Chechen Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Chechens and their western neighbors the Ingush are distinct ethnic groups with distinct languages, but so closely related and so similar that it is convenient to describe them together.
In 1944 the Chechens and Ingush, together with the Karachay-Balkar, Crimean Tatars, and other nationalities were deported en masse to Kazakhstan and Siberia, losing at least one-quarter and perhaps half of their population in transit.
The Chechens and Ingush are Sunni Muslims of the Hanafi school, having converted in the late 17th to early 19th centuries.
www.naqshbandi.net /haqqani/sufi/chechen_socity.html   (1486 words)

 Russia: Beslan Hostage Crisis Rekindles Tensions Between Ossetians And Ingush - RADIO FREE EUROPE / RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prague, 8 September 2004 (RFE/RL) -- Incensed by the alleged presence of ethnic Ingush among the 32 Beslan hostage takers, many North Ossetians are demanding vengeance and threatening to retaliate for the slaughter of their children -- even though it remains unclear whether the captors alone should be blamed for the staggering death toll.
Following the breakup of the Soviet Union, North Ossetia's Ingush population reiterated demands that ethnic Ossetians return lands and houses acquired during the war.
But North Ossetians are focusing most of their anger on their Ingush neighbors -- something Bayev said is a result of still-vivid memories of the unrest 12 years ago.
www.rferl.org /featuresarticle/2004/09/67ae802c-02ea-4355-ae81-61b056401483.html   (1180 words)

 Ingush Flee Russia’s Ossetia Region After School Siege - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Residents of Ingushetia say thousands of their fellow Ingush who live in North Ossetia have fled the region in the two weeks since the school attack, blamed on radical Islamist Chechens and Ingush, the Reuters news agency reports.
Anger against the Ingush was widespread in North Ossetia after the three-day siege in Beslan, where militants seized some 1,100 hostages and demanded independence for Chechnya.
Some 19,000 Ingush are still refugees from that conflict, their plight overshadowed by the larger number of refugees from the decade-long war further east in Chechnya.
www.mosnews.com /news/2004/09/15/ingushflee.shtml   (1038 words)

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