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  •  Most Soviet republics were split on ethnic lines. (0+ / 0-)

    In fact, I can't think about any that were created on religious lines. I agree with your larger point.

    •  The Soviet republics split on ethnic lines (0+ / 0-)

      are predominantly Muslim. Several of the independent successor states are quite explicitly Muslim. See also Chechnya.

      Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

      by Mokurai on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 12:42:20 PM PDT

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      •  Yeah, in many cases ethnic and religious lines (0+ / 0-)

        overlapped. And Chechnya is a good example of an important role of religion. But there were no purely religious splits like the one in India/Pakistan.

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