Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

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rferl.org Kadyrov Ready To Be Questioned Over Nemtsov Killing 11/28
rferl.org Four Killed In Gunbattle In Russia's North Caucasus 11/24
rt.com Explosives, cache of weapons & ISIS flag found during anti-terrorist op in Russia (VIDEO) 11/24
nzherald.co.nz 2 gunmen, 2 security officers killed in gunbattle in Russia 11/24
pulitzercenter.org Scott Anderson and Ben Solomon Discuss 'Fractured Lands' at Yale 11/21
usatoday.com Patch Adams on Trump, Putin and why he loves Russia 11/16
foxnews.com 5 arrested for plotting attacks in Moscow, Russia's Caucasus 11/15
pravdareport.com Russia detains IS fighters, planned to bomb out Moscow 11/15
rferl.org Chechen Whistle-Blower Who Complained About Corruption Disappears Again 11/07
rt.com Russia’s goal in Syria is to ensure national security – PM Medvedev 11/05
nzherald.co.nz 4 killed in shootout with police in Russia's Caucasus 11/04
rferl.org Four Suspected Militants Killed In Daghestan 11/04
rferl.org Rewards Offered For Capture Of North Caucasus Insurgency Leaders 11/02
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 24-30 10/31
rferl.org Four Chechens Face Terrorism Charges In Poland 10/27
rferl.org Russia's Supreme Court Upholds Sentences For Two Ukrainians 10/26
foxnews.com 4 gunmen killed in clashes with police in Russia's Caucasus 10/22
csmonitor.com Russia's only presidential library keeps the fires burning for Boris Yeltsin 10/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu In Chechnya, 70 relatives of missing persons get DNA passports 10/13
pravdareport.com Children's MMA fights in Chechnya: Immoral behaviour that only Chechens understand 10/12
reuters.com Russian police shoot dead eight militants in Chechnya clashes: Ifax 10/09
dnaindia.com Russian police reportedly shoot dead eight militants in Chechnya clashes 10/09
rt.com 8 militants killed in shootout with police in Chechnya, Russia 10/09
voanews.com Supporters Memorialize Murdered Russian Reporter of Chechnya Abuse 10/09
rferl.org Eight Killed In Chechnya Shoot-Out 10/09
rt.com ISIS-linked terror cell foiled in southern Russia, 3 terror plots thwarted 10/07
rferl.org Russia Says IS Fighter, Other Militants Killed In North Caucasus 10/07
monitor.co.ug Russian special forces kill six Islamists 10/07
cnn.com Why Anna Politkovskaya still inspires 10/06
bbc.co.uk Chechens cheer leader Kadyrov's fighting young sons 10/06
rferl.org Anna Politkovskaya: A Journalist Silenced 10/05
rferl.org Boris Nemtsov Murder Trial Begins In Moscow  10/03
dw.com Key facts as Nemtsov murder goes to trial in Moscow 10/02
rt.com ‘Shoot them dead!’ Chechen leader Kadyrov teaches security services how to deal with drug abusers 10/01
voanews.com Chechnya Museums Mum on Republic's Independence Wars 10/01
rferl.org Analysis: 'Barbarous' Syria Bombings, MH17 Blame: What Consequences Could Russia Face? 09/30
reuters.com Famine killing tens of thousands in Boko Haram region: U.N. 09/30
voanews.com Chechnya's Failed Independence Wars Ignored 09/30
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu HRC "Memorial" reports wave of kidnappings of North-Caucasian residents 09/30
voanews.com Chechen Leader’s Crackdowns Threaten Russia, Risk Radicalizing Population 09/29
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Varvara Karaulova's case sent to court 09/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Reporters Without Borders: Young independent journalist jailed arbitrarily in Chechnya 09/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Head of Kadyrov's security service was hospitalized after road accident with Torshin 09/13
foxnews.com 6 suspected militants killed in Russia's Dagestan 09/07
thelocal.de German Islamist preacher on trial over Syria terror links 09/06
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Chechens do not want to go home after being refused entry to Poland 09/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Reuters: Usman Murdalov's fellow villagers report about his plans to go to Germany 09/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Power agents report prevention of attempt on Imam Tsechoev 08/30
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Combat engineers deactivate bomb in a car in Ingush village 08/30
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Policeman wounded in attack on DPS checkpoint in Moscow Region dies 08/29
rferl.org Is Kabardino-Balkaria The Caucasus Emirate’s Last Bastion? 08/27
rferl.org Georgian Man Reportedly Killed Fighting Alongside IS Militants In Syria 08/25
csmonitor.com In Russia, how one mainly Muslim region beat back radicalism 08/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Leyla Chemurzieva’s mother pickets off Putin’s administration 08/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Murdalov and Israilov left Chechnya two days before attack on policemen 08/19
bbc.co.uk Islamic State group claims responsibility for Moscow police attack 08/18
huffingtonpost.com Another Problem With Trump's ISIS Claim: It's A Russian Talking Point 08/12
rferl.org Georgian Man Jailed For Fighting Alongside IS Militants In Syria 08/10
rferl.org Gas-Explosion Death Toll In Daghestan Rises To Five 08/08
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Tamerlan Eskerkhanov's advocates suggest version of SBU's involvement in Boris Nemtsov's murder 08/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Experts do not support Kadyrov's optimism as to IS' potentials 08/03
cnn.com Russian aid helicoper shot out of the sky 08/01
huffingtonpost.com Putin, Assad Do a Chechnya Number on Aleppo 07/31
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Policeman shot dead in Ingushetia 07/26
pravdareport.com Russian army put on war footing in the South 07/22
pravdareport.com Battle in the Mountains held in Ingushetia 07/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu MCC extends Zakaev's arrest by three months 07/18
en.people.cn FLASH: 17 POLICE OFFICERS KILLED AT ANKARA SPECIAL FORCES HQ: STATE-RUN NEWS AGENCY 07/15
rferl.org U.S. Names Two Russians As 'Terrorists' With Links To IS 07/13
tolonews.com Pakistanis Fight Under Daesh Flag in Koot, say Local Officials 07/13
jamestown.org Cossacks and Moscow Still Disagree Over What It Means to Be a Cossack 07/13
globalsecurity.org US Classifies Two Russians as Global Terrorists 07/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 4-10 07/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru ECtHR recognizes violation of Chechen native's rights in attempt to deport him from France 07/07
stripes.com Russia: 7 militants, 1 officer killed in clashes in Dagestan 07/07
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "Rosbalt": Nemtsov's murder case arrives in court 07/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Secret services take DNA samples from Vadim Osmanov's mother 07/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Number of suspects arrested in case of terror act in Istanbul reaches 30 07/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Kadyrov demands from Turkey to extradite Udugov and Vadalov 07/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Relatives of Ilez and Djovkhar Tsechoev claim violations of their rights in Belgorod and Magas 07/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Azerbaijani citizen arrested after Istanbul terror act 07/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 27-July 3 07/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Sozar Subari sees basis for new case against Mikhail Saakashvili after terror act in Istanbul 07/04
telegraph.co.uk Chechen hardman Ramzan Kadyrov seeks 'apprentice' in new television show 07/01
turkishweekly.net Chechen suspected in Istanbul attack, but questions remain 07/01
pbs.org News Wrap: Islamic State claims attack on Bangladesh cafe 07/01
aaj.tv Turkey sees possible foreign IS link in Istanbul airport attack 06/30
voanews.com Chechen Suspected in Istanbul Attack, but Questions Remain 06/30
france24.com Istanbul airport bombers identified as Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz 06/30
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Resident of Pankisi Gorge killed in Syria 06/29
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Dagestan: local woman killed in house collapse 06/27
telegraph.co.uk Isil releases images from mobile phones of three Russian soldiers it claims to have killed in Syria 06/23
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Ukraine requests to extradite Klykh and Karpyuk 06/23
turkishweekly.net Russian warplanes attack Aleppo areas with chemicals 06/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru FSB: Boris Nemtsov shot dead from hand-assembled pistol 06/20
foxnews.com 10 killed in clashes in Russia's restive North Caucasus 06/17
dnaindia.com Four servicemen, six militants killed in clashes in southern Russia: Report 06/17
globalsecurity.org Russian forces kill 6 militants in restive Dagestan 06/17
rferl.org St. Petersburg Names Bridge After Kadyrov's Dad Despite Protests 06/16
jamestown.org Rebels in Ingushetia Step up Their Activities 06/16

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.