Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

Recent articles: Terrorism has nothing to do with religion or ethnicity, Iran says 05/25 Russian-Syrian Operations Killed 28,000 Terrorists From Daesh, Nusra Front 05/25 "Rosbalt": Boris Nemtsov's killers three times contacted each other via phones at moment of crime 05/24 Chechen Prosecutor Asks For Long Prison Sentences For Two Ukrainians 05/24 Five persons detained under case on attack on Grozny checkpoint 05/23 Russia arrests 4 people suspected of ties to Islamic State 05/21 Militant Cell Linked to Daesh Jihadists Raided in Russia Ingushetia 05/21 Chechen Strongman Takes To Instagram To Search For His Lost Cat 05/21 Chechen Strongman Takes To Instagram To Search For His Lost Cat 05/21 Suspected ISIS-linked cell foiled in southern Russia, large weapons cache destroyed 05/21 Russian Security Forces Arrest Four Suspected IS Militants In Ingushetia 05/21 Chechnya Convicts Two Ukrainians Of Fighting With Separatists 05/19 Detainees after mass brawl in cemetery refuse to plead guilty 05/17 Cheap Shot: Handgun Drawn After Losing Wrestler Launches Melee 05/16 Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 9-15 05/16 Chechen Leader Denies Whistle-Blower’s Home Intentionally Destroyed 05/15 Three killed in mass melee at Moscow cemetery 05/14 Russia: 2 police killed, 14 wounded in clash with militants 05/14 Serviceman from Chechnya, who disappeared in Maikop, gets in touch with his family 05/14 Chechen MIA announces detention of four helpers to attack on checkpoint 05/13 Whereabouts of soldier from Chechnya disappeared in Adygea still unknown 05/13 Insurgents in Chechnya Down, but Not Out 05/13 Experts: Kadyrov ignores Putin's ban on burning down houses in Chechnya 05/13 IS reports execution of North-Caucasian woman 05/13 As War Dangers Multiply, Doctors Without Borders Struggles To Adapt 05/10 Three men injured in terror act in Chechnya stay in grave condition 05/10 Residents of Chechnya do not agree to treat May 10 as mourning date 05/10 Six Police Wounded In Militant Attack In Russia's Chechnya 05/09 Report: 6 police wounded in clash with armed men in Chechnya 05/09 Russian Investigators Launch Criminal Case After Suicide Blast in Chechnya 05/09 Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 2-8 05/09 Parade in Grozny was accompanied by heightened security measures 05/09 Power agents name attackers of checkpoint near Grozny 05/09 'Devil's Pipe': Russian National Guardsmen to Tote Rocket Flamethrowers 05/06 Daghestani Police Employee Shot Dead 05/06 Ingush MIA refutes information about Belkharoev’s car blast 05/05 Police Kill Three Suspected Militants In Russia's Daghestan 05/04 Serviceman from Chechnya goes missing in Adygea 04/30 Boris Nemtsov's daughter appeals to ICRF with a request to question Ramzan Kadyrov 04/29 Nemtsov's Daughter Requests Questioning Of Kadyrov 04/28 Nemtsov's daughter asks to reopen inquiry into her father's murder 04/27 Snubbed by US, Afghan Warlord Looked to Russia 04/26 Resident of Grozny accused of armed support of Syrian militants 04/20 Creation of Russian National Guard Could Affect Kremlin Policies in the North Caucasus 04/18 Experts link attack on ROVD with activation of "sleeping" IS units 04/11 Panama Papers: Inside the shady world of tax havens 04/10 UK's Cameron publishes tax details as pressure grows 04/10 MIA: two militants' helpers detained in Chechnya 04/09 Is the migrants' deportation from Greece legal? 04/09 Ingushetia’s Authorities Face Double Threat of Militants Returning From Syria and Salafis at Home 04/07 How to go to Europe and receive an "escapee" status there 04/05 Nagorno-Karabakh: This ‘frozen’ post-Soviet conflict is heating up and fits right in with current global chaos 04/04 WATCH: First Ever Footage of Russia's Ka-52 Helicopters in Action in Syria 04/04 Kadyrov: Afghan Vice President Teared Up Over Peace Progress in Chechnya 04/03 Military Training Center in Chechnya Sponsored Entirely by Russia - Kadyrov 04/03 Ramzan Kadyrov Refutes Claims Democracy 'Non-Existent' in Chechnya 04/01 'Islamic State' claims Dagestan car bomb 03/30 Targeting Terrorists' Families the Norm in Russia 03/30 Another Car Explodes In Russia's Daghestan, Killing Police Officer 03/30 Barinov: harassment of militants' relatives will not help to conquer terrorism 03/29 Two Police Vehicles 'Explode' In Russia's Daghestan 03/29 The Daily Vertical: Kadyrov's Big Bluff Pays Off (Transcript) 03/29 With Putin’s Blessing, Kadyrov Continues to Expand Roles and Missions of Chechen Special Forces 03/25 SC finds no grounds for criminal proceedings on complaints filed by Klykh and Karpyuk about torture 03/25 Verdict in Trial of Ex-Republika Srpska Leader Karadzic Expected Today 03/24 Sufi-Salafist Tension Deepens After Attack on Salafist Cleric in Ingushetia 03/18 Islamic State Influence Grows in Russia's North Caucasus Region 03/18 Dagestani Insurgents Include Former Policemen and Other Officials 03/17 Russia Detains Three Suspected IS Militants In Daghestan 03/17 Author of report on jihad export offers Kremlin to strengthen counter-IS propaganda 03/16 ICG issues report on export of jihad from Caucasus to Syria 03/16 Kadyrov's Spokesman Wants Russian Opposition Leader Prosecuted 03/14 Was Ramzan Kadyrov Behind Attempt To Kill Ingush Cleric? 03/14 Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 7-13 03/14 Car Explodes Near Mosque In Russia's North Caucasus 03/11 CTO in Andi preceded introduction of CTO regime in mountain districts of Dagestan 03/11 Two Gunmen Killed In Russia's Daghestan 03/11 Powerful blast near mosque in Nazran, Caucasus Region, casualties feared (VIDEO) 03/11 1 injured in blast near mosque in Russia's Ingushetia 03/11 Chechnya’s Planned New Oil Refinery Marks a Victory Over Rosneft 03/10 Masked men beat up journalists for reporting in Chechnya 03/10 ISIS 'minister of war' likely killed in US airstrike in Syria, defense official says 03/09 Islamic State war minister 'Omar the Chechen' likely killed in U.S. airstrike 03/09 U.S. military: Airstrike may have killed leader known as 'the Chechen' 03/08 ISIS 'minister of war' likely killed in US airstrike in Syria, defense official says 03/08 Over 500 Intelligence Troops Conduct Drone Exercises in North Ossetia 03/06 Experts: reasons of brawl in Borzoi are concealed by Chechen authorities 03/05 Chechnya's Leader Aspires to More 03/03 Arrest of figurants in Nemtsov murder case extended until May 28 03/01 Don’t Cry For Me, Chechnya: Colorful Campaign Begs Kadyrov To Stay 03/01 Resident of Chechnya convicted for helping militants 02/29 Moscow: participants of rally in memory of Nemtsov called Kadyrov Russia's disgrace 02/27 Chechen Commandant's Office: mass fight among soldiers caused by domestic reason 02/26 Kadyrov a ‘threat’ - Russia opposition 02/23 Kremlin opponent says Chechen leader is a threat to Russia 02/23 Putin ally is threat to Russian national security, says Kremlin critic 02/23 Ingush residents pay tribute to victims of deportation 02/23 Despite Harassment, Russian Opposition Leader Presents Scathing Kadyrov Report 02/23 Yashin's Kadyrov Report: '20 Unanswered Questions' For The Chechen Leader 02/23 Kremlin opponent says Chechen leader is a threat to Russia 02/23


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.