Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

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rferl.org 'We Were Conned,' Chechens Who Fought With IS Tell Russian Media 01/27
bbc.co.uk The twins of Auschwitz 01/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Teen wounded in Chechnya from policeman's pistol 01/24
independent.co.uk 'Je suis Muslim': Hundreds rally in Australia over portrayal of Islam and Prophet Mohamed 01/24
turkishpress.com Iraq: 123 ISIL militants’ corpses in Mosul hospital 01/23
reuters.com Austria's first trial of alleged Islamic State fighter starts 01/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Chechnya is ahead of Dagestan by number of victims in Quarter 4 of 2014 01/22
aina.org CNN's War Against Truth 01/22
cnn.com Korean teen fled to join ISIS? 01/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Relatives of Alikhan Tochiev, killed in Nalchik, report he was kidnapped before special operation 01/22
edition.cnn.com 10 killed in Charlie Hebdo protests 01/21
mypetjawa.mu.nu Sandcrawler PSA: The Group Who Wants to Retire the A-10 The Mostest 01/21
cnn.com 10 die in Charlie Hebdo protests 01/20
globalsecurity.org German police launch sting operation on terror suspects 01/20
timeslive.co.za EU call for anti-terror alliance 01/20
scmp.com EU ministers call for alliance with Muslim countries to fight terrorism 01/19
rferl.org Leaders Hail Muslim Prophet, Assail West At Huge Chechnya Rally 01/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 12-18 01/19
stripes.com Thousands gather to protest caricatures in Russia's Caucasus 01/19
sputniknews.com Russia's Ingushetia Joins Protests Against Prophet Mohammed Cartoons 01/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru One hundred conscripts from Chechnya start their service in Russia's Interior Troops 01/17
telegraph.co.uk Chechen leader targets families as insurgents swear loyalty to leader of Islamic State 01/17
sputniknews.com Massive Police Raid Nets Two Suspected Islamist Militants in Berlin 01/16
rferl.org Two Arrested In Berlin On Suspicion Of Supporting Terrorism 01/16
timeslive.co.za Two arrested as German police raid Islamists in Berlin 01/16
jamestown.org Will the Islamic State Overplay Its Hand in the North Caucasus? 01/15
iwpr.net How Russia Fights its Information War 01/14
today.az Georgia to imprison citizens for illegal fighting abroad 01/14
rferl.org Russian Duma To Consider Criminal Accountability For Militant Families 01/13
foxnews.com Austrian police detain 2 teenage girls allegedly looking to take Islamic militant husbands 01/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Foreign passport to Diana Ramazova was not issued in Chechnya, said MIA source 01/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru After Khodorkovsky's reaction to terror attack in Paris, Kadyrov declares former Yukos boss his personal enemy 01/08
realclearworld.com Coming Soon: The Russian Foreign Legion 01/06
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Experts treat situation in Northern Caucasus as dangerous and predict escalation of conflict 01/06
voanews.com Jury Selection Begins for Boston Marathon Bombing Trial 01/05
rferl.org Chechen Leader Kadyrov Doesn't Consider IS A Threat To Russia 01/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 29, 2014, to January 4, 2015 01/05
stripes.com Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon bombing trial 01/05
turkishweekly.net Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin monday 01/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Defenders of Johar Tsarnaev fail to conclude plea agreement with prosecutors in case of Boston terror act 01/05
voanews.com Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin Monday 01/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru On December 29-January 4, at least 6 persons fell victim to armed conflict in Northern Caucasus 01/04
rferl.org Kadyrov Says IS Militants Pose Little Threat To Caucasus 01/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Maikop residents paid tribute to victims of local conflicts 01/03
rferl.org Veteran Chechen IS Militant Reported Killed In Kobani 01/02
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Four power agents wounded in special operation in Naur District of Chechnya 01/02
rferl.org Chechen Commanders Tasked With Tracking Specific Suspects 01/02
sputniknews.com Notorious Bandit Group Leader Killed in Chechnya: Republic's Head 01/01
nzherald.co.nz Chronology of news events in 2014 12/31
sputniknews.com Russia Sees 15 Years Since Yeltsin's Handover of Power to Putin 12/31
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Militants killed in Ingushetia had been preparing terror act, said Security Council 12/30
panorama.am Two militants, gang leader killed in Ingushetia 12/29
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru NAC reported murder in Ingushetia of alleged leader of "Sunzha" grouping 12/29
rferl.org Chechnya Sentences Georgian 'IS Recruiter' To Six Years 12/29
rferl.org Special Operation In Ingushetia Leaves 3 Militants Dead 12/28
sputniknews.com Two Militants, Gang Leader Killed in Ingushetia:Russian Anti-Terrorism Body 12/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Chechen court sentences Tsintsalashvili, accused of recruiting militants, to six years in prison 12/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Illegal methods cannot be used against militants' families, said head of Ingushetia 12/27
telegraph.co.uk Secret dead of Russia's undeclared war 12/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Condition of policeman wounded in special operation in Chechnya is stable 12/26
rferl.org Chechen Leader Blames Law Enforcement Agencies For Grozny Attack 12/26
nzherald.co.nz Chronology of news events in 2014 12/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Suspected militant killed and policeman wounded during CTO in Chechnya 12/25
thestar.com Islamic State shoots down coalition plane, captures pilot 12/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Chechnya, house of Aslambek Vadalov family ruined by bulldozers 12/24
stripes.com Islamic State shoots down warplane in Syria, captures Jordanian pilot 12/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Number of houses of militants' families demolished in Chechnya reached 15, rights defenders report 12/23
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Ingushetia, head of Psedakh village administration reports robbery of his house 12/23
rferl.org Activists Say Another Home Destroyed In Chechnya 12/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Nobody lived in the house demolished by power agents in Chechen village of Koshkeldy 12/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 15-21 12/22
nzherald.co.nz Ordinary Russians secret to Putin survival 12/19
rferl.org Martial Artist Or Militant? Chechen On Trial Denies Fighting In Syria 12/18
rferl.org Russia Says Three Militants Killed In North Caucasus Region 12/18
bbc.co.uk Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence? 12/18
scoop.co.nz CIA report warned assassination programme might backfire 12/18
rferl.org Putin Warns Kadyrov In Connection With Reprisals Against Militants’ Families 12/18
rferl.org Kremlin-backed Chechen Leader Says Wants To Fight In Ukraine 12/17
rferl.org Alleged Co-Organizer Of 2002 Moscow Theater Attack Arrested 12/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Chechnya, case of Khasan Edilkhanov accused of involvement in war in Syria sent to court 12/17
nationalpost.com Pakistan school attack: In a world inured to terrorism, killing children is a rare evil 12/16
sputniknews.com Growing Threat From Russians Fighting for IS: Russia’s Anti-Terrorism Body 12/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 8-14 12/15
rferl.org Russia Urged To Stop 'Persecution' Of Activists Over Chechnya 12/15
globalvoicesonline.org After Grozny Gun Battle, Human Rights Defenders in Chechnya Under Attack 12/15
rferl.org Lawyer Slams 'Flimsy' Case Against Georgian Accused Of Recruiting Chechens To IS 12/15
panorama.am Chechnya human rights office set on fire 12/15
independent.co.uk Sydney siege: ‘Lone wolf’ attackers like Man Haron Monis will always remain a security nightmare 12/15
bbc.co.uk Chechnya human rights office burnt 12/14
aljazeera.com Chechnya rights defenders face intimidation 12/14
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Residents of Chechnya report detentions of young people by power agents after militants' attack on Grozny 12/13
euronews.com [WATCH] Human rights activists pelted with eggs over Chechnya claims 12/12
reuters.com Rights groups condemn 'collective justice' after Chechnya attack 12/11
rferl.org Chechen Republic Head Implicates Human Rights Defender In Grozny Attack 12/11
aljazeera.com Chechnya, Russia and 20 years of conflict 12/11
rferl.org Chechen Leader's Supporters Throw Eggs At Russian Rights Activists 12/11
rferl.org Russia Says Four Dead In Fighting In Kabardino-Balkaria 12/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru All militants killed in attack on Grozny identified as residents of Chechnya 12/11
jamestown.org Was the December 4 Rebel Attack in Grozny Aimed at Tarnishing the Images of Putin and Kadyrov? 12/11
rferl.org Revisiting the First Chechen War 12/10

Summary

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.