Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

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eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu "RBC": attackers on National Guard in Chechnya take advantage of violations of military discipline 03/29
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Power agents fail to confirm escape of two militants after attack in Chechnya 03/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Experts claim inconsistency of official version of attack in Naurskaya 03/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 20-26 03/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Geidar Djemal’s commemoration party believes his works need further study 03/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Relatives of militants killed in Naurskaya detained in Chechnya 03/25
dnaindia.com Russia: 6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefight 03/24
bbc.co.uk Chechnya: Russian soldiers killed in clash with insurgents 03/24
sputniknews.com Six Militants Killed in Attack on Russian National Guard Outpost in Chechnya 03/24
rt.com 6 servicemen killed, several injured in militants’ attack on base in Chechnya 03/24
reuters.com Russia says six of its soldiers killed in Chechnya base attack 03/24
af.reuters.com Russia says six of its soldiers killed in Chechnya base attack 03/24
pravdareport.com ISIL militants attack Russian National Guards in Chechnya 03/24
pravdareport.com ISIS attacks Russian Guards in Chechnya 03/24
rt.com Russia reserves right to meet any French politician it wants to – Putin to Le Pen 03/24
globalsecurity.org Six Russian soldiers killed in gun battle with Chechnya militants 03/24
globalsecurity.org Six Russian Troops, Six Militants Killed In Chechnya Fighting 03/24
dw.com Russian soldiers killed in 'Islamic State'-claimed attack in Chechnya 03/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Date for return of Ingush battalion from Syria announced 03/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu In case of Boris Nemtsov's murder, prosecutor demands to prolong arrest of defendants 03/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu In Chechnya, attack on National Guard becomes third armed incident since beginning of year 03/24
sputniknews.com N Caucasus Military Police Battalion to Be in Syria Until May 10 03/23
huffingtonpost.com How ISIS Sells The Militant Dream: ‘You Come Here To Live, Not To Die’ 03/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Militants killed in January in Chechnya buried in nameless graves 03/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on March 13-19 03/20
rferl.org European Court Says Russian State Behind 2007 Attack On Rights Defender 03/14
aljazeera.com Turkey-Netherlands war of words escalates 03/13
aljazeera.com Northeast US braced for late winter blast 03/12
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Children of Chechen woman killed in Germany return home 03/10
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Prosecutor's Office link assault of "Nord-Ost" with death of hostages 03/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Prosecutor asks court to sentence Khasan Zakaev to 23 years of imprisonment 03/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Sum of claims in case on Dubrovka terror act reaches 100 million roubles 03/06
stripes.com Russia: 1 dead, 3 detained in operation against IS cell 03/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Native of Chechnya sentenced in Austria for involvement in IS 02/28
globalsecurity.org Thousands March In Moscow To Commemorate Slain Kremlin Critic Nemtsov 02/26
telegraph.co.uk Thousands march in Moscow two years after murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov 02/26
nationmultimedia.com Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels 02/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu In Chechnya, law enforcers release detained Magomed Rashidov’s father 02/24
aaj.tv Russian film revives memory of slain Putin foe Nemtsov 02/22
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Abu Bakr al-Shishani, native of Chechnya, declared killed in Iraq 02/21
globalsecurity.org Vitaly Churkin, Russia's Combative 'Diplomatic Maestro' At UN, Dead At 64 02/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on February 13-19 02/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Chechen soldiers and officers to stay in Syria for several other months 02/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Evkurov announces women's council of killed militants’ widows 02/17
sputniknews.com Less People Leave N.Caucasus to Join Daesh – Ingushetia Head 02/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Militant's hiding found in Ingushetia 02/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Court finds Caucasian natives guilty of plotting terror act in Moscow 02/14
aina.org Russia Sends More Military Police to Syria 02/14
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Chechen Prosecutor's Office removes report about case against author of humorous video about Koran 02/14
globalsecurity.org Russia Sends Military Police Battalion to Syria to Boost Security of Personnel 02/13
dnaindia.com Russia sends military police battalion to Syria, RIA reports 02/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Military police battalion sent from Ingushetia to Syria 02/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Zelimkhan Bakharchiev's father evicted from Chechnya buried in Ingushetia 02/12
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu In Shelkovsky District of Chechnya, suspected members of IS released 02/07
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Chechnya reopens investigation into suspected militants' case 02/06
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu HRC "Memorial": hostage of Chechen law enforcers set free 02/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Relatives of detained Makhma Muskiev evicted from Tsotsi-Yurt, residents of Chechnya report 02/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Power agents got mixed up in their versions about armed skirmish in Shali 02/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Law enforcers report on prevention of killings of policemen in northern Chechnya 02/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu HRC "Memorial": Chechen power agents take Ingush resident hostage 02/02
wsj.com Russia Sends Chechens to Win Hearts and Minds in Aleppo 02/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Seven residents of Chechnya detained on suspicion of trying to join IS 02/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Case on attempt on head of Chechnya raises questions about Kadyrov's reconciliation with Yamadaevs 01/31
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu During 1.5 months, militants eight times clash with law enforcers in Chechnya 01/30
globalsecurity.org Three militants, two police officers killed in attack on Chechen police post 01/30
rferl.org Two Police Officers, Three Alleged Militants Killed In Chechnya 01/30
nzherald.co.nz Russian police kill 3 suspected militants in North Caucasus 01/29
rt.com Chechen soldiers among Russian military police in Aleppo to ‘ease interaction with locals’ 01/29
globalsecurity.org At Least 2 Policemen, 3 Militants Killed During Operation in Russia's Chechnya 01/29
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Residents of Chechnya state no conflicts over school dress code 01/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu HRC stands for solving hijab issue at schools at regional level 01/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 4 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot 01/26
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu 19 Chechen residents joining Syrian militants detected by MIA in 2016 01/26
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Chechen soldiers to stay longer in Syria 01/26
hrw.org Human Rights Watch submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in advance of its 60th pre-sessional review of the Russian Federation 01/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Relatives cannot find out fate of militants detained in Grozny 01/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu In KBR, rights defenders ask Russian General Prosecutor to treat Syrian Circassians as compatriots 01/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Video from Syria: Chechens tell about links with Kadyrov 01/24
rferl.org Kadyrov Says Chechens In Russian Military Police In Syria 01/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 16-22 01/23
nzherald.co.nz Russian police kills 2 suspected militants in North Caucasus 01/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Residents of Chechen town of Shali decide to evict militants' family members 01/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu At rally, residents of Chechen village of Kurchaloi decide to evict militants' families 01/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Three suspected militants detained in Chechnya 01/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu "Interfax": 60 suspects of links with IS detained in Chechnya 01/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Resident of Ingushetia suspected of killing his son 01/15
rt.com Dangerous terrorist from group with ISIS links detained in Chechnya – Kadyrov 01/15
reuters.com Russia's Chechnya chief says over 50 suspected militants detained 01/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu On January 9-15, 2016, seven persons killed in armed conflict in Northern Caucasus 01/15
scmp.com Is a Trump-Putin bromance enough for a miracle in US-Russia ties? 01/14
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Power agents report detention of militant who escaped after shootout in Chechnya 01/14
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Power agents expand search area for militant in Chechnya 01/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu HRC "Memorial": information about murder of Madina Shakhbieva, detained in Chechnya, confirmed 01/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Ramzan Kadyrov replaces heads of four Chechen District within two days 01/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Source: one Tsotsi-Yurt casualty was earlier convicted militant 01/12
reuters.com Russia's Chechnya chief says dozens of militants captured: reports 01/11
rferl.org Chechnya's Kadyrov Says Police Killed Four Militants, Detained Dozens 01/11
foxnews.com Russia steps up military presence in Syria, despite Putin promise 01/11
rt.com Chechens burn photos of ISIS chief Baghdadi in capital Grozny to denounce terrorist group 01/10
rferl.org Suspected Militant Extradited From Czech Republic To Russia 01/10

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.