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Chechnya anti russian demo in vedeno
Vedeno (Russian: Ведено; Chechen: Ведана, Vedana) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Vedensky District of the Chechen Republic, Russia, located 756 meters (2,480 ft) above sea level on the northern slope of the Andi range, 55 kilometers (34 mi) southeast of Grozny. Population: 3,186 (2010 Census); 1,469 (2002 Census); 2,504 (1989 Census).
Map of Vedeno, Chechnya, Russia
The Vedeno Gorge is considered one of the most dangerous regions in Chechnya. In the mid-19th century Imam Shamil led his guerrilla army in a twenty-year war against the Imperial Russian army and fought a last stand in the anonymous mountain village of Vedeno. Shamil Basayev was born in the village of Dyshne-Vedeno, near Vedeno, in south-eastern Chechnya.