Russia - Caucasus

Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan See summary

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globalsecurity.org Defiant And Mercurial, Chechnya's Kadyrov Flexes His Muscles 05/25
rferl.org Defiant And Mercurial, Chechnya's Kadyrov Flexes His Muscles 05/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Women of Northern Caucasus mention unemployment and low wages as their main problems 05/18
realclearworld.com Putin Wants U.S. to Arm Ukraine 05/16
jamestown.org Counter-Terrorism Operations Take Place in Dagestan Virtually Non-Stop 05/15
nzherald.co.nz Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing 05/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Jury votes for death sentence to Tsarnaev 05/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Alibek Delimkhanov, commander of Chechen battalion "Sever", gets promotion 05/14
strategypage.com RUSSIA: Rehabilitating Imperial Ambitions 05/12
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 4-10 05/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Tsarnaev's trial completes questioning defence witnesses 05/11
huffingtonpost.com A Global Victory Day in Moscow 05/10
rferl.org Afghan Officials: IS Militants Helping Taliban In Kunduz 05/10
stripes.com Afghan officials: Foreign fighters involved in Kunduz attack 05/09
sputniknews.com Chechens 'Storm Reichstag' in Victory Day Reenactment 05/09
sputniknews.com Chechnya Sends Humanitarian Aid to Donbass as Part of Victory Day Program 05/08
globalsecurity.org ISIL training Taliban militants in Afghanistan's north 05/08
telegraph.co.uk Afghan troops fight Taliban to hold on to key city 05/07
telegraph.co.uk Fifteen years of Vladimir Putin: in quotes 05/07
sputniknews.com Russia's Airborne Troops to Receive Tanks 05/06
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Court pardons second ex-juror in case of Yuri Budanov's murder 05/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Three mines defused in territory allocated for ski resort in Chechnya 05/05
strategypage.com COUNTER-TERRORISM: The Blameless Look For Someone To Blame 05/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Defence witness in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case denied entry into USA 05/02
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "Alforat": Umar al-Shishani killed in Iraq 05/02
jamestown.org Dagestani Militants Experience Series of Setbacks 05/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Kadyrov is ready to testify in Nemtsov's murder case 04/30
tolonews.com Russia Worried About Insecurity in Northern Afghanistan 04/29
voanews.com Russia Defends Plan to House World Cup Teams in Chechnya 04/29
tolonews.com Taliban Defeated In Many Parts of Kunduz: Governor 04/28
tolonews.com Influx of Foreign Militants Blamed for Uptick in Violence 04/28
ynetnews.com Islamist rebels capture army base in Syria's Idlib province 04/27
jamestown.org Grozny-Moscow Dispute May Have Grave Consequences for Chechnya 04/27
rferl.org Russia Says Militant Loyal To IS Killed In Daghestan 04/27
bbc.co.uk Putin says US spies helped Chechens 04/27
rferl.org Criminal Case Opened Against Two Chechens Suspected Of Fighting In Syria 04/27
nzherald.co.nz Putin accuses US of supporting separatists in Russia 04/26
sify.com Putin accuses US of helping separatists in Russia 04/26
dw.de Putin accuses US of supporting North Caucasus separatists 04/26
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "Kommersant": ICRF to inspect Chechen Investigating Department 04/25
reuters.com Moscow to investigate amid struggle over Chechen authority 04/25
rferl.org Chechen Interior Ministry Probes Killing By Stavropol Police 04/24
rferl.org Kadyrov Warns Federal Interior Ministry 04/23
usatoday.com Chechen leader allows forces to fire on federal troops 04/23
csmonitor.com 'Pro-Russia' Chechen leader threatens to kill Russian cops on his turf 04/23
bbc.co.uk Chechen leader warns Russian forces 04/23
reuters.com Chechen leader tells security forces to shoot if Russian police intrude 04/23
jamestown.org Ukraine’s Ineffectual Information Ministry: Underfunded or Misconceived? 04/22
voanews.com Islamic State Recruiting Stokes Fears for Parents in Georgia 04/21
upi.com Caucasus insurgent leader Kebekov killed in Russia 04/21
aljazeera.com Russian special forces kill North Caucasus rebel leader 04/20
nzherald.co.nz Leader of al-Qaida-linked group in Russia's Caucasus killed 04/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In France, four natives of Chechnya sentenced for aiding Syrian militants 04/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Zaur Dadaev: investigators demand to testify against Ruslan Geremeev 04/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "Kommersant": in case of Boris Nemtsov's murder, defendants to be tested for drug addiction 04/13
jamestown.org Russian Investigators Have Difficulty Accessing Nemtsov Murder Suspects in Chechnya 04/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Court upholds investigators' refusal to investigate Kadyrov's statements 04/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Residents of Chechnya report document checks of bearded men 04/13
hosted.ap.org Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue 04/12
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Experts: residents of Northern Caucasus try to justify "honour killings" 04/11
nzherald.co.nz Fire engulfs mosque in Russia's Dagestan, no one hurt 04/10
globalsecurity.org North Caucasus drills involve over 1,000 troops, 200 pieces of military equipment 04/10
telegraph.co.uk Relatives of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev believe he is innocent 04/09
huffingtonpost.com Relative Believes Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Is Innocent Of Boston Marathon Bombing 04/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Yakub Khashagulgov taken into custody for one month 04/09
nzherald.co.nz Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing 04/08
telegraph.co.uk Boston bombs: Chechyna, the war-raved region that fell under the spell of jihadists 04/08
voanews.com Georgians Push for Law Against Joining Militant Groups 04/08
rferl.org Georgian Elders Call For Help To Prevent Teenagers From Joining IS 04/07
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Court leaves Khamzat Bakhaev under arrest 04/06
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Advocate files complaint about use of illegal methods against Zaur Dadaev 04/03
jamestown.org Pro–Islamic State Militants Carry out Attacks in Dagestan 04/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Explosion occurs in car park in Nalchik 04/02
rferl.org Ex-KGB Agent Kalugin: Putin Was 'Only A Major' 03/31
english.pravda.ru US plans military operations inside USA in response to statement from Chechnya Parliament speaker 03/31
rferl.org Two Sentenced For Journalist's Killing In Daghestan 03/30
foxnews.com Russian official says about 1,500 residents of North Caucasus region have joined Islamic State 03/27
jamestown.org Kadyrov Takes Chechen Special Forces Training to New Heights 03/27
foxnews.com Kremlin refutes Chechen parliament speaker's threat to foment separatism in US 03/27
stripes.com Kremlin dismisses Chechen threat to incite separatism in US 03/27
nzherald.co.nz Official: 1,500 North Caucasus people fight in Iraq, Syria 03/27
upi.com Chechnya offers arms to Mexico to fight United States 03/26
rferl.org Russian Police Probe Death Threat Against Ekho Moskvy Radio Host 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

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.