It does explode occassionally.
Yes, there was a suicidal attack a few days ago.
The Russians simply don't consider them Russian and that says it all.
But Chechens don`t want to be considered Russians.
he government cared to invest into military annexation but it didn't spend a copeck on bringing their cultural level up.
Well, the destroyed city of Grozny has been rebuilt. It cost Russia a few billions of dollars, half embezzled by Russian generals and local Chechen collaborators. :):):)
This situation has continued in this cyclical way for so many decades. When one reads Tolstoy's tale Hadji Murad, and compares it to the situation today, one is amazed at how little has changed in the last two centuries.