Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Islamisation of the Chechen Separatist Movement

  title={Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Islamisation of the Chechen Separatist Movement},
  author={Julie Wilhelmsen},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={35 - 59}
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    Koran ili dollary', Trud
      89 For example, apart from Walid, Abdul-Halim ibn Adbus-Salam and Abu Omar Muhammad As-Seif took part; see 'An Interview with the Mujahideen Command in Chechnya
      • Paratroop Regiment and the downing of a Russian MI-26 helicopter carrying 132 passengers in
      Ichkeria is the Chechen word for Chechnya
        The Last Ghazawat: The 1920 -1921 Uprising
        • 1992
        Already in the raid on Kislyar in 1996 eight Arabs were observed among Raduev's fighters; see 'Syuzhet nedeli marshrut zalozhnika