Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

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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.