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When Russians started moving into the Caucuses in the mid-1800s some Nakh people resisted, some didn’t. Those who did came to be known as Chechens; they have essentially fought Russia ever since. The Russians called the others Ingush. After World War II Stalin falsely accused the Ingush of collaborating with the Nazis and deported them to Kazakhstan and Siberia. By the time they returned in 1957 most of their territory had become Osset-ruled North Ossetia. That didn’t make them happy.

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