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Dudayevs ultimate objective was not just the secession of Chechnya from Russia. He sought to transform the entire North Caucasus into an Islamic republic, in which Chechnya would play a preeminent role. Dudayevs imperial cravings could have resulted in the secession of the entire Russian North Caucasus with a population of some twenty-five million, including Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, and North Ossetiya.  

Moreover, the implementation of these messianic ambitions could have led to a major conflagration in the Transcaucasian region as a whole, where Islam is by no means the dominant religion.

Yeltsin was swayed by the arguments of his advisers that it was preferable to nip the contagion in the bud in the territory of Chechnya before it spread to the whole of the area.

Moreover, Russias consent to Chechnyas secession could have sparked a separatist chain reaction, threatening to engulf not just North Caucasus, but numerous ethnic territories in other parts of the Russian Federation, including the ethnic-national republics of Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Kalmykiya, Buryatiya, Tuva, and Yakutiya.

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