Chechnya and Ingushetia exchanged lands

Chechnya and Ingushetia exchanged lands

The heads of districts of Chechnya and Ingushetia met to give each other land designated in the agreement to determine the border between the two regions. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to an informed source.


“On the border of Chechnya and Ingushetia took place the meeting of head of administration of the Nadterechny district of the Chechen Republic Shamil Kuzaeva and Deputy head of the Sunzha district of Ingushetia, Yevloyev Osman. During the meeting, Kutsaev announced the decision to transfer the Sunzha district of the lands designated in the agreement to establish the border between the two entities and signed by the Governor Yunus-Bek Yevkurov and Ramzan Kadyrov”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

Responsibility for the further economic development of the territory Kutsaev charged with the administration of the Sunzha district. Yevloyev said that the post of the security forces on the land be demolished.

The Minister of agriculture of Ingushetia Khizir Galaev explained that under the agreement, Ingushetia gave Chechnya 1290 hectares of arable land, and received in return an equivalent area in the Nadterechny district of Chechnya.

“We are talking about areas close to the rural settlement Aki-Yurt in Malgobek district of Ingushetia. The remaining 600 acres of pastures, foothills — we took this Nadterechny district of Chechnya. Accordingly, some gave our territory in the Sunzha district of Ingushetia. There we lined the wedge,” said the gala.

The Chairman of the government of Ingushetia, Yevloyev Zelimkhan said that the authorities are not going to change borders to the detriment of the particular region. According to him, it is only about deciding on boundaries, not on the exchange of settlements. The Prime Minister lamented the fact that not enough knowledgeable people with “low level of consciousness” trying to lead people astray, incorrectly interpreting what was going on. Yevloyev reiterated that the decision of this question will resolve a host of problems and both people in the end will benefit.

None of the village Ingushetia is not Chechnya reports. There is no doubt that the started will be brought to its logical end. We don’t need foreign land, they too. Most importantly — ordinary people sympathetic to this truly historic event for both countries.Zelimkhan Yevloyev, the Prime Minister of Ingushetia

The edition “Caucasian knot” received from the adviser to the head of Ingushetia, the text of the agreement on borders between the two republics. The document says that during the month the parliaments of Chechnya and Ingushetia needs to enact appropriate legislation, then the agreement will come into force. Three months later, the borders should be set in accordance with the agreement. An integral part of the document is a map depicting the boundaries and their geodesic descriptions, however, these materials adviser is not provided.

After the conclusion of the agreement, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov ordered to disclose the document and carry out explanatory work with local residents. On the evening of 27 September, the Prime Minister of Ingushetia, spoke on local TV with a story about the Treaty, but the agreement is still not published on the websites of the governments of the republics.

Ingush activists criticized the secrecy of the document and expressed doubt that the text specifies, in fact, equal territory.

Agreement on the exchange of non-residential land between Chechnya and Ingushetia was signed by the heads of the republics Ramzan Kadyrov and Yunus-Bek Yevkurov on September 26. Authorities have not reported population details of the contract, with the result that on the eve of the signing of the document began to protest. 25 Sep unauthorized rally was held at the administration building in Sunzha, and September 26 at the entrance to Magas. The city blocked the road, the locals had problems with mobile Internet access. Magas entered in the column of Regardie which restrained the protesters. Four activists received fines for violating the order of holding mass actions.

Disagreements about the border between Ingushetia and Chechnya emerged from the heads of subjects in 2012. Then the parties are unable to divide the Sunzha and Malgobek districts. Each Republic created the Commission for the definition of territorial-administrative borders with a neighbor.