Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

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nzherald.co.nz Official: 1,500 North Caucasus people fight in Iraq, Syria 03/27
foxnews.com Russian official says about 1,500 residents of North Caucasus region have joined Islamic State 03/27
foxnews.com Kremlin refutes Chechen parliament speaker's threat to foment separatism in US 03/27
nzherald.co.nz Kremlin dismisses Chechen threat to incite separatism in US 03/27
rferl.org Russian Police Probe Death Threat Against Ekho Moskvy Radio Host 03/26
upi.com Chechnya offers arms to Mexico to fight United States 03/26
news.com.au Boston bomber’s excuse for bad grades 03/25
rferl.org Interior Ministry Names Nine Chechens Allegedly Fighting In Syria 03/25
sputniknews.com US Puts Key Militant in Russia's North Caucasus on Terrorism Sanctions List 03/25
globalsecurity.org Motorized infantry military drills kick off in Russia's Southern Military District 03/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru HRC "Memorial": five detained residents of Chechnya disappear after explosion on dam 03/24
rferl.org Kremlin Envoy Warns IS 'Recruiting North Caucasus Students' 03/23
rferl.org Seven Suspected Militants Killed In Daghestan 03/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Heroes of film about kidnappings and killings in Chechnya are under threat 03/21
globalsecurity.org Kyrgyz Mercenary Details Alleged Russian Military Role In Ukraine 03/20
stripes.com Kremlin murder trail leads to Chechnya as Putin said to fume 03/20
rferl.org Chechen Man Faces Trial For Feeding Alleged Militant 03/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "Kommersant": ICRF orders to find Ruslan Geremeev for questioning about Nemtsov's murder 03/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Grozny Vice-Mayor dismissed after inspection of school destroyed in militants' attack 03/18
dnaindia.com 'Mother kidnaps two Dutch children and joins Islamic State' 03/16
globalsecurity.org Army tactical exercises with live firing launched in North Caucasus foothills 03/16
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Mother kidnaps two Dutch kids and joins IS 03/16
bbc.co.uk Brothers' family fights Nemtsov charges 03/16
dw.de Chechen woman abducts her Dutch children to join IS 03/16
independent.co.uk The superpowers are battling to be the biggest hypocrite 03/15
rferl.org 'Absolute Schizophrenia' Reigns In Kadyrov's Chechnya, Says Filmmaker 03/15
jamestown.org Increased Insurgent Activity Reported in Chechnya 03/12
rferl.org Nemtsov Slaying Suspect Reportedly Retracts Confession; May Have Been Tortured 03/11
bbc.co.uk Nemtsov murder confession 'forced' 03/11
jamestown.org Chechens Take on Image of Putin’s Henchmen in Russia 03/11
turkishweekly.net Suspect left Russian Int. Min. force before Nemtsov murder 03/11
foxnews.com Chechnya's leader pledges loyalty to Putin amid controversy surrounding Nemtsov murder probe 03/10
timeslive.co.za Boston Marathon trial moves into days after deadly blasts, Twitter talk 03/10
reuters.com Two charged with Nemtsov killing include former Chechen policeman 03/09
independent.co.uk Boris Nemtsov: Friend dismisses 'nonsensical' theory he was murdered over Charlie Hebdo 03/09
dnaindia.com Nemtsov friend says Islamist motive for Moscow killing is nonsensical 03/09
cnn.com 5 things to know for your New Day 03/09
upi.com Suspects in Nemstov murder charged, spark skepticism 03/09
sky.com Islamist Link To Kremlin Critic Murder 'Absurd' 03/09
rferl.org Putin Awards Kadyrov With The Order Of Honor 03/09
telegraph.co.uk Putin gives state medal to Chechnya leader who praised Nemtsov suspect 03/09
bbc.co.uk Ramzan Kadyrov: Putin's key Chechen ally 03/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Grozny, suspected militant, put on federal wanted list five years ago, surrenders 03/09
dawn.com Chechen confesses to involvement in murder of Russian leader 03/09
chinadaily.com.cn Russian court charges 2, detains 3 others in Nemtsov killing 03/09
tolonews.com Chechen Confesses Involvement in Murder of Russia's Nemtsov 03/09
sky.com Two More Arrests Over Kremlin Critic's Murder 03/08
telegraph.co.uk Nemstov murder suspect blows himself up as more arrests made 03/08
dailymail.co.uk Five suspects in court over assassination of Vladimir Putin critic Boris Nemtsov as one is revealed to be a policeman who served in Chechnya  03/08
scmp.com Two men charged over killing of Russian opposition politician 03/08
rferl.org New Wave Of Detentions Reported In Chechnya 03/08
scmp.com 5 Nemtsov killing suspects arraigned; 1 said to admit guilt 03/08
grnlive.com Boris Nemtsov death: Suspect in Russian politician's murder 'worked in police unit in Chechnya' 03/08
telegraph.co.uk Two men charged with Nemtsov murder as another suspect dies in grenade explosion 03/08
vancouversun.com Russia charges two Chechen men over assassination of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov 03/08
reuters.com One of Nemtsov killing suspects served in police: report 03/08
worldpoliticsreview.com Renzi’s Blunder: Libya Role for Putin Risks Dividing West on Ukraine 03/08
dnaindia.com Two charged with Nemtsov killing include former Chechen policeman 03/08
independent.co.uk Boris Nemtsov murder: Two men held over shooting of outspoken Putin critic 03/07
telegraph.co.uk Boris Nemtsov murder: two held, says Russian state security 03/07
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru HRC "Memorial": Chechen police detain at least 100 after dam explosion 03/06
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru FSB announces capture of member of Dubrovka hostage-taking 03/05
telegraph.co.uk Boston bombings: timeline of marathon attack and trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 03/05
rferl.org Councilman Gunned Down In Russia's Daghestan 03/05
peruviantimes.com International Analysis : Expanding Its Reach— Isis And The Caucasus 03/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Casualties of explosion in Grozny were not militants 03/05
realcleardefense.com Russia's Devastating Rocket Tanks 03/04
globalsecurity.org Russian Army Liberates Town Using Drones, Mi-28 Night Hunters in Exercise 03/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Ibragim Todashev's family to sue FBI in connection with his death 03/03
csmonitor.com At core of Boston Marathon bombing trial, brothers' complex relationship (+video) 03/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Two men detained in Elin-Yurt after dam explosion at reservoir, local reports 03/02
sputniknews.com Dagestan Police Come Under Fire, One Attacker Killed – Interior Ministry 03/02
nzherald.co.nz Russian rebels pay with their lives 03/01
huffingtonpost.com 5 Killings That Show How Dangerous It Is To Be A Kremlin Critic 02/28
dw.de 'Nemtsov was an outspoken critic of Russia's involvement in Ukraine' 02/27
jamestown.org Russian Government Tries to Bolster Cossack Groups in the North Caucasus 02/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Case of Migaev, a native of Chechnya, sent to SC 02/27
nzherald.co.nz Outrage as MI5 and Britain blamed for radicalising Jihadi John 02/26
rferl.org Six Suspected Militants Reportedly Killed in Daghestan 02/26
rferl.org Chechen Man Convicted Of Fighting In Syria Has Sentence Slashed 02/24
rferl.org Ingushetia Commemorates Deportation Victims, Chechnya Does Not 02/23
rferl.org Opposition Politician Assaulted, Beaten in Daghestan 02/22
telegraph.co.uk Thousands take part in 'Anti-Maidan' protest in Moscow against uprising in Ukraine 02/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Resident of Grozny Said Mazhaev released after reconsideration of his case 02/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Grozny residents report detentions of young people during Melikov's visit 02/21
rferl.org Pakistan Military Says Five Militants, One Soldier Killed In Clash 02/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Court in Chechnya restricts access to websites with instructions on making explosives 02/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru ECtHR's decision obliging to pay 24,000 euros to relatives of woman lost in Chechnya comes into force 02/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Melikov praises Chechen authorities for prompt restoration of Grozny objects destroyed during militants' attacks 02/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Court in Grozny restricts access to 85 "VKontakte" web pages 02/18
sputniknews.com Russia’s Chechnya to Host Unique Training Complex for Special Forces 02/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Police names four residents of Chechnya participating in warfare in Syria 02/15
stripes.com War history is littered with civilian deaths 02/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Chechen power agents detain three young men on suspicion of drawing militants' symbols 02/13
stripes.com History of war is littered with civilian deaths 02/13
realclearworld.com Putin Is Finished 02/13
jamestown.org Fate of Ingush Opposition Leader Sparks Struggle Between Kadyrov and Yevkurov 02/12
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru HRC "Memorial" reports detentions of young people in marketplace in Grozny 02/12
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Moscow court upholds ban to Dzhemilev to enter Russia 02/12
panorama.am British Journal: Nagorno Karabakh populated with Armenians could become the new wonder of world 02/11

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.