The Slavic Connexion

Bravehearts: The Real Story of the Chechens' Unending Fight for Independence (#Connexions speaker series)

November 15th, 2023  •  55 mins 26 secs  •  Download (63.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On this episode, Dr. Michael Dennis, a leading expert on the Chechen Republic, tells the multifaceted story of the Chechen fight for independence, including the consequences of the Chechen Wars, the rise of the Kadyrov family, lessons learned by the Russian Army, impacts on the Putin regime's decision-making in crises, and Chechnya's role in Ukraine. Dr. Dennis also talks about the future of the North Caucasus and the different actors' stakes in this fraught region. Thanks for listening!