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Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan


Russian troops established control of Chechnya in large-scale fighting in 2000; from 2000 to 2009 an insurgency was active. The insurgency continues at a small scale.
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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 79.7 Warning (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 4
WFP Hunger Map: 2 % undernourished (overall for Russia)
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating BBB
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged
News up to: Chechnya: relatives of combatant in Syria hope for lenient sentence 10/24 Three Alleged Militants Killed In Russia's North Caucasus 10/24 Moscow commemorates "Nord-Ost" victims on anniversary of hostage-taking 10/24 Grozny Suicide Bombing: A ‘Lone Wolf’ or Signs of a New Militant Group Operating in Chechnya? 10/23 Ottawa Shooting Proves Failure of Double-Standard Anti-Terrorism Policies: Kremlin 10/23 New report further exposes Turkey links to ISIL militants 10/21 Did Riyadh, Grozny Fear Chechen Hajj Pilgrims Would Join IS? 10/20 MIA reports killing of organizer of terror act in Grozny 10/18 Shamil Gazaliev from Chechnya suspected of involvement in warfare in Syria 10/18 Russia rights group says it is targeted by Kremlin to control history 10/17 Experts are skeptical about allegations on JAMWA's involvement in explosion in Grozny 10/17 Three Alleged Militants Killed In Daghestan 10/16 In Grozny, law enforcers search for suspected suicide bomber 10/16 Russian intelligence can help against Islamic State: Former CIA analyst 10/16 Russian Intelligence Can Help Against Islamic State: Former CIA Analyst 10/15 Are Nogais Fighting With IS In Kobani? 10/15 Chechen investigators establish organizers of terror act in Grozny 10/15 In Chechnya, law enforcers detain family members of Apti Mudarov's friend, said local resident 10/14 Should Georgia Fear IS Threat To Its Pankisi Gorge? 10/14 In pictures: Life in Chechnya 10/13 In Ingushetia, law enforcers detain suspected attacker of policemen in Karabulak 10/10 Chechen Isis fighters under Omar al-Shishani threaten to take fight to Putin 10/10 Chechen IS Leader Threatens to Invade Russia: Reports 10/10 Russia Says Three Suspected Militants Killed In Daghestan 10/08 Murdered Russian Journalist Politkovskaya Remembered With Flowers 10/07 Iraqi Yazidi Legislator Awarded Politkovskaya Prize 10/07 Suicide Bombing in the Chechen Repulic's Capital of Grozny 10/06 Explosion in Grozny: Police officers prevent large terrorist act 10/06 Deadly suicide bombing in Chechnya targeted holiday celebrations 10/06 Russia Claims To Have Foiled Terrorist Attacks 10/06 Chechen leader vows tough response to suicide bombing 10/06 Police officers killed in suicide bomb attack in Chechnya 10/05 Chechnya suicide bomber kills 5 police, wounds 12 10/05 Chechnya's IDIC Reveals Surnames of Grozny Suicide Bombing Victims 10/05 Four die in Chechnya suicide blast 10/05 Bomb Explosion In Chechnya 10/05 Suicide Bomber Kills Four Police in Russia's Chechnya: Agencies 10/05 Suicide bombing hits Chechen capital 10/05 Chechnya bombing kills 5 officers 10/05 Suicide Bomber of Grozny Attack Left Home 6 Months Ago 10/05 Chechnya Capital Bombing Kills 4 Police 10/05 Chechen Health Ministry Says Able to Help Grozny Bombing Victims Without Additional Help 10/05 Suicide bomber kills five police in Russia's Chechnya: agencies 10/05 Bombing in Chechnya leaves 5 policemen dead 10/05 Chechnya suicide bomber kills 5 police, wounds 12 10/04 Suicide bomber in Chechnya kills 4 policemen 10/04 Planned Road From Dagestan to Georgia—Road of Friendship, or of War? 10/02 Chechen military commissariats to recruit higher school graduates first 10/01 Russian Army Drafting Men From Chechnya For First Time In 20 Years 10/01 US releases list of 'most wanted' IS terrorists 09/29 SITE: al-Qaida member confirms death of Khorasan leader on Twitter 09/28 Drinking Beer While Under Fire - Journalists' Work In Eastern Ukraine 09/27 Behind Islamic State's Battlefield Gains, Battle-Hardened Chechens 09/26 Kadyov Succeeds in Pressuring Moscow to Renew the Military Draft in Chechnya 09/25 U.S. Designates Georgian Man As 'Global Terrorist' 09/24 Casualty of shootout in Ingushetia identified as Arthur Murzabekov 09/23 Entrepreneur's house in Makhachkala shelled from grenade launcher 09/20 Russian MoD intends to recruit 500 soldiers from Chechnya 09/18 Under Two Flags: Chechen Fighters in Eastern Ukraine 09/18 US Prosecutor's Office demands Tsarnaev's presence at trial 09/18 Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it 09/16 3 killed, 5 wounded in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine 09/16 China Voice: Growing terror threats require enhanced SCO cooperation 09/14 As leaders talk peace, some Ukrainians contemplate guerrilla war 09/13 North Caucasians’ Sad, Paradoxical Fight in Eastern Ukraine 09/12 The North Caucasus Insurgency: One Year Without Doku Umarov 09/12 Special Report: Moscow stifles dissent as soldiers return in coffins 09/12 Kerry to VOA: IS Represents Threat to Russia 09/12 Leaders talk peace, some Ukrainians contemplate guerrilla war 09/12 One Year After Leader’s Death, North Caucasus Insurgency Soldiers On 09/07 Dagestan Remains the Epicenter of the North Caucasus Insurgency 09/05 Sex, Torture, And Chechnya: New Depardieu Movie Hits Russian Theaters 09/05 Recruits From Chechnya and Central Asia Bolster Ranks of Islamic State 09/04 Police Seek Militants In Russia's Daghestan After Five Bodies Found 09/03 IS Militants Reportedly Threaten War In Russia's Caucasus 09/03 IS militants vow to ‘de-throne’ Putin over Syria support 09/03 Mother of soldier of motorized rifle division deployed in Chechnya reports death of her son and his colleagues near Donetsk 09/03 We are coming for you Putin: IS militants 09/03 "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" disseminates video with threat to expand combat operations to Caucasus 09/02 Thousands Gather 10 Years After Beslan School Attack In Russia 09/01 Captured IS Suicide Bomber Talks To Sky News 09/01 Inside the mind of a suicide bomber 09/01 NAC: militants' summer camps found in vicinity of two Ingush villages 09/01 3 days in hell: Russia mourns Beslan school siege victims 10 years on 08/31 We must confront the enemy in our midst 08/21 Ethnic conflict in China’s Xinjiang: Reasons behind it and proposals for solution 08/20 Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen 08/20 Islamic State 'has 50,000 fighters in Syria' 08/19 Chechen Prosecutor's Office demands to reopen investigation into kidnapping of MIA's employee in 2004 08/16 Rights defenders call on Ingush authorities not to duplicate public organizations by creating Committee of Soldiers' Fathers 08/14 Igor Strelkov: Mysterious Russian Who Led Ukraine Rebels Quits 08/14 Can China Legitimate Its Would-Be Hegemony? 08/14 In China, Climate Change Is Already Here 08/13 Is this william a Good Schabas or a bad schabas? 08/13 In Ingushetia, investigators combine cases on shelling of soldiers and on local resident's murder 08/11 Rebels in Chechnya Regroup in Rare Meeting of Field Commanders 08/08 Today is fifteen years after attack of Basaev and Khattab militants on Dagestan 08/07 COUNTER-TERRORISM: Morocco Had A Plan And It Worked 08/05 During week of July 28-August 3, 2014, 9 persons fell victim to armed conflict in Northern Caucasus 08/04 Father of sentenced KChR resident complains about falsifications in his son's case 08/03