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First of all, I'm not recommending visiting Chechnya either. It can be really dangerous. But the real danger is in the other republics in the region, especially Ingushetia. If you're serious in your decision to visit Chechnya - I have "good news" for you - Ramzan Kadyrov (chief of the Republic) is doing his best to attract new tourists to the reconstructed ...


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There was a triple suicide bombing as recently as August. You can get more travel advice from the various foreign offices of world countries, but they all say pretty much the same thing: This advice has been reviewed and reissued with an amendment to the Safety and Security – Political Situation section (politically motivated demonstrations). The ...


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It's complicated. As for the "good buddies" thing, the relationship got better in a certain way, due to Kadyrov allowing his countrymen to go fight in Ukraine. On the other hand, certain tensions arise: e.g. several weeks ago some cops from another region killed a suspect in Chechnya, after which Kadyrov declared that any non-Chechen policeman may be fired ...


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In April/May 2012 I hitchhiked from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea through all the republics, and then again on the way back. I liked Ingushetia the most where I stayed for a week. The only republic in which I did not really stay was Chechnya, I only hitchhiked through it. I am going back this year, hopefully, with a border-zone permit to visit the ...


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I am not affiliated with Untamed Borders. I am a journalist based in Afghanistan who met one of their groups who were skiing in Afghanistan last winter. One of their guides told me that they also ran trips to the Russian Caucasus. I was searching for further information on Chechnya when I came across this site and thought I'd give some info. I thought I'd ...



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