All articles tagged "Chechnya"

Chechen boys born on Mohammed’s birthday to receive $1,500 Chechen boys born on Mohammed’s birthday to receive $1,500

6 Mar, 01:20 PM

The President of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, will give $1,500 to the parents of each Chechen boy born on the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed

Tags: Kadyrov, Chechnya,

Chechen leader’s opponent shot in Dubai Chechen leader’s opponent shot in Dubai

30 Mar, 11:20 PM 24 comments

Sulim Yamadayev, a bitter opponent of the Moscow-backed leader of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov, has been badly wounded in an assassination attempt in the United Arab Emirates

Tags: Sulim Yamadayev, Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, crime

Brother refutes reports of Sulim Yamadayev's death Brother refutes reports of Sulim  Yamadayev's death

31 Mar, 02:01 PM 45 comments

Sulim Yamadayev’s younger brother and his wife have refuted reports that the former commander of the Chechen Vostok battalion is dead.

Tags: Sulim Yamadayev, Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya

Russians detained in Dubai over Chechen strongman assassination Russians detained in Dubai over Chechen strongman assassination

31 Mar, 06:08 PM 2 comments

Around seven Russians have been detained in Dubai in connection with the killing of Sulim Yamadayev, an ex-rebel Chechen leader.

Tags: Chechnya, crime, Sulim Yamadayev

200 Chechen and Afghani refugees clash in Austria 200 Chechen and Afghani refugees clash in Austria

1 Apr, 03:38 PM 9 comments

Over 200 refugees from Afghanistan and Checnhya started a brawl that the police have described as an "ethnic conflict" at a refugee camp in Austria.

Tags: Chechnya

Pro-Moscow Chechen leader calls for legalization of polygamy Pro-Moscow Chechen leader calls for legalization of polygamy

7 Apr, 12:26 PM 2 comments

Chechnya needs no sovereignty, what it needs is legalization of polygamy, the republic’s president Ramzan Kadyrov has told a Moscow daily newspaper.

Tags: Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, polygamy

Russian soldier kills three comrades-in-arms in Chechnya Russian soldier kills three comrades-in-arms in Chechnya

13 Apr, 10:38 PM 70 comments

A Russian soldier in Chechnya killed three fellow servicemen before attempting to kill himself, the Interfax news agency reported Monday, citing a law-enforcement source in the war-ravaged region.

Tags: Chechnya, Russian Army, suicide

Chechens acquitted in Politkovskaya case offer reward for information about killers Chechens acquitted in Politkovskaya case offer reward for information about killers

22 Apr, 02:40 PM

Relatives of two Chechens acquitted by a Russian court of killing liberal journalist Anna Politkovskaya have offered a $100,000 reward for any information about the real killers.

Tags: Chechnya, journalists, Politkovskaya, assassination

Russia to reduce, reform, military contingent in Chechnya Russia to reduce, reform, military contingent in Chechnya

6 May, 03:29 PM 20 comments

An operational group of Russian security forces is to replace the combined federal forces in Chechnya.

Tags: Chechnya, Russia, military,

3 killed in Chechnya bomb explosion 3 killed in Chechnya bomb explosion

13 May, 12:02 PM 15 comments

Two police officers and a civilian were killed when the car they were driving triggered an explosive device planted by rebels.

Tags: Chechnya, terrorism

4 killed in Chechen militant attacks 4 killed in Chechen militant attacks

18 May, 10:43 PM 5 comments

Over the weekend, three police officers and one civilian were killed in two separate attacks in Chechnya, the North Caucasus region that Russia last month said was stable enough to finish a counter-terrorist operation there.

Tags: Chechnya, crime, police

5 reported killed in militant attacks in Russia’s Chechnya 5 reported killed in militant attacks in Russia’s Chechnya

26 May, 11:02 PM 5 comments

A Russian soldier, a policeman and three rebels have been killed in clashes between police forces and militants in the North Caucasus region of Chechnya.

Tags: Chechnya, police, crime

HRW denounces new Russian Airborne Troops commander HRW denounces new Russian Airborne Troops commander

29 May, 12:12 PM 10 comments

The newly appointed leader of Russia’s elite combat forces should be investigated over massacres of civilians during the war in Chechnya, claims a human rights organization.

Tags: Army, human rights, Chechnya

Russian forces kill rebel Chechen leader Russian forces kill rebel Chechen leader

9 Jun, 10:46 PM 5 comments

Russian forces have killed the leader of the Chechen separatist movement, Doku Umarov, Interfax news agency cited an unidentified source in Russian law enforcement agencies as saying today.

Tags: Russia, Chechnya, Doku Umarov, Ramzan Kadyrov,

Chechen leader’s son faces torture if deported to Russia – Amnesty International Chechen leader’s son faces torture if deported to Russia – Amnesty International

20 Jun, 12:25 PM 3 comments

Maskhud Abdullaev, allegedly the son of a Chechen armed group's leader, risks "torture or other-ill-treatment" if deported to Russia

Tags: Chechnya, Russia, Egypt, deportation, Amnesty International,

President of Russian Ingushetia wounded in bomb attack President of Russian Ingushetia wounded in bomb attack

22 Jun, 09:33 PM 22 comments

Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, the president of the Russian internal republic of Ingushetia, has been wounded in a bomb attack.

Tags: terrorism, Ingushetia, Chechnya, Caucasus,

Medvedev denounces bomb attack on south Russian republic's president Medvedev denounces bomb attack on south Russian republic's president

22 Jun, 01:45 PM 6 comments

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has called the Monday bomb attack on the president of Russia’s southern Ingushetia region an "act of terror".

Tags: Ingushetia, terrorism, crime, Chechnya, Dmitry Medvedev, Ramzan Kadyrov

5 killed in militant attacks in South Russia 5 killed in militant attacks in South Russia

25 Jun, 12:17 PM 5 comments

Roadside bombs and gunfire have killed six people and wounded five in Russia's North Caucasus region, while a provincial leader remains in a critical condition from an earlier suicide-bomb attack.

Tags: Chechnya, Ingushetia, Ramzan Kadyrov, terrorism

Canadian model creates new image for Chechnya on TV Canadian model creates new image for Chechnya on TV

25 Jun, 06:10 PM 20 comments

English-speaking viewers of Chechen state television can now get watch cheerful news stories and features in a program hosted by Canadian model Crystal Callahan.

Tags: Chechnya, propaganda

Death toll rises by 5 after renewed clashes in Russia's North Caucasus Death toll rises by 5 after renewed clashes in Russia's North Caucasus

28 Jun, 05:58 PM

Four militants and one police officer are reported to have been killed in an overnight gunbattle in southern Dagestan, a province east of Chechnya - the latest evidence that the violence along Russia's southern borders is persisting and possibly intensifying

Tags: Dagestan, Chechnya, gunbattle, militants,



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