The Republic of Georgia: the Chechen Refugees from the Pankisi Valley (1 images)

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“The Chechen refugees in the Pankisi Valley”
by Gianni Giosue

About 200 years ago some people of Chechen descent came to Georgia and started to leave in the Pankisi valley. They are called the Kists in the local language. Although they speak a language similar to Chechen, over the years, they have modified their customs and traditions.
In the same valley live the Chechen refugees who came to the Republic of Georgia from Russia to escape the wars that...
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