Lezgin

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  • (proper-noun): A member of an ethnic group who live in southern Dagestan and northern Azerbaijan.

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  • Sadval, Lezgin movement; self-proclaimed Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh

  • Political pressure groups and leaders: Sadval, Lezgin movement; self-proclaimed Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh Republic; Talysh independence movement

  • When Vladimir Radchenko, the appointee, was able to show up for work, he was abducted - briefly, but long enough to convince decision makers in Moscow that the best candidate for the job was a Lezgin, after all.

  • Nabi Nabiev, a Lezgin from Azerbaijan, was the right hand of Rappani Khalilov, who was the leader of the rebels in Dagestan.

  • Movement was responsible for a number of terrorist strikes in the 1990s and 2001 but has been relatively inactive since, never having gained popular support in the Lezgin community.

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