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  • proper n. 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

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

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

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • 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.

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

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  • 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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  • Lezgins form the vast majority in the region, where the Lezgin community was split from its Dagestani Lezgin counterparts by the creation of an international border between Dagestan and Azerbaijan in 1991.

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  • AzerbaijanSadval, Lezgin movement; self-proclaimed Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh Republic; Talysh independence movement; Union of Pro-Azerbaijani Forces (UPAF); Karabakh Liberation Organization

    Political pressure groups and leaders

  • Political pressure groups and leaders: Sadval, Lezgin movement; self-proclaimed Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh Republic; Talysh independence movement; Union of Pro-Azerbaijani Forces (UPAF); Karabakh Liberation Organization

    Azerbaijan

  • Though Azeri authorities have refrained from associating the "Forest Brothers" with Lezgin separatists in public statements, a statement from the Northern Region Department of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Religious Associations made an indirect reference to Lezgin associations with cross-border militants seeking a Lezgin state; "Ethnics living in the

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