Category: Ingushetia

The medieval necropolis of Dargavs in the foggy mountains of North Ossetia Alania in the North Caucasus of Russia

Your ultimate North Caucasus travel guide

Many people know about the South Caucasus and/or have visited Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan – But what about the North Caucasus ? If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking for…

Ancient Vainakh stone towers in the green mountains of Ingushetia in the North Caucasus

The towers of Ingushetia, Russia’s best kept secret

Better than Svaneti in Georgia, here is the Republic of Ingushetia! The mountains of Russia’s smallest republic in the heart of the Great Caucasus hide a huge cultural treasure :…

Lower body of an armed russian soldier at a military post in the mountains of Ingushetia in the North Caucasus

Border zone permit

After your challenging visa application, here’s the second round of pain in the neck Russian bureaucracy : the border zone permit ! I’m explaning you here all the details to…

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A travel guide to Ingushetia

Ingushetia (Ингушетия in Russian) is the smallest republic of the Russia Federation, and it keeps getting smaller even nowadays, its territory being given away to the neighboring republics. For decades…

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A brief summary of the Ossetian – Ingush conflict

The Ossetian – Ingush conflict is one of the many Caucasian conflict opposing North Ossetia – Alania to Ingushetia for decades. Here is a short explanation of it so you…