Because Chechnya isn't a country, but a division of Russia. So if Chechnya has a right to leave Russia, by force, than any small region has a right to dissolve national borders, by force.
Chechnya would not make a successful nation. There was a point where Russia willingly allowed them nearly autonomous rule, and what was the first thing Chechnya did? Exported their "revolution" to neighboring areas, by allowing organized militia bands of murderers and killers to attack out of their territory without punishment. One of the most basic responsibilities a country has is to maintain the safety of its neighbors, otherwise it cedes the right to restore order in their own country to those neighbors.
Since then Chechnya has spawned a never ending stream of ruthless terrorists. The types who kill school children as they did in the Beslan massacre.
· 9 years ago