Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

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eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Three suspected militants detained in Chechnya 01/16
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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
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eng.kavkaz-uzel.eu Source: one Tsotsi-Yurt casualty was earlier convicted militant 01/12
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dnaindia.com Algerian terror suspect wins 21-year-long legal battle to stay in UK 01/03
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af.reuters.com Russian police shoot dead seven militants in Chechnya 12/18
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dailytimes.com.pk Four attackers killed in Chechen capital: region's leader 12/18
globalsecurity.org 11 gunmen killed in clashes with police in Russia's Chechnya 12/18
globalsecurity.org Chechen Leader: 11 Militants Killed In Clashes Near Grozny 12/18
dnaindia.com Chechnya: 9 gunmen killed by police, says regional leader 12/18
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stripes.com Chechnya's leader says troops would fight happily in Syria 12/09
pravdareport.com Chechen special forces dispatched to fight against ISIS 12/09
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foxnews.com Suspected warlord killed in Russia's Dagestan 12/04
voanews.com Russia: Islamic State Leader, 4 Other Jihadists Killed in North Caucasus 12/03
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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
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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
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rferl.org Four Chechens Face Terrorism Charges In Poland 10/27
rferl.org Russia's Supreme Court Upholds Sentences For Two Ukrainians 10/26
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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
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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
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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
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voanews.com Chechnya's Failed Independence Wars Ignored 09/30
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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

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.