The ‘Chechen Problem’: Handling an Awkward Legacy, 1918–1958

@article{Werth2006TheP,
  title={The ‘Chechen Problem’: Handling an Awkward Legacy, 1918–1958},
  author={Nicolas Werth},
  journal={Contemporary European History},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={347 - 366}
}
  • Nicolas Werth
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Contemporary European History
The study of the ‘Chechen problem’ from the civil war period to the aftermath of the 20th Congress of the CPSU highlights a major topic in recent historiography of the Soviet period: the resistance to the regime. The various ways in which the Chechens resisted sovietisation over several decades provide a fine illustration of the highly complex notion of ‘social resistance’ in the Soviet Union. In the Chechen case, the manifestation and expression of resistance were rooted either in deeply… Expand
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