All articles tagged "Dagestan"

Sapper dies demining pipeline in Russian south Sapper dies demining pipeline in Russian south

10 Apr, 01:03 PM 1 comment

A bomb explosion has killed a field engineer working to remove explosive mines from a major gas pipeline in the republic of Dagestan in Russia’s south.

Tags: gas, Dagestan, ecplosions, accidents

Russian Muslims issue fatwa forbidding marriages with Christians and Jews Russian Muslims issue fatwa forbidding marriages with Christians and Jews

2 Jun, 05:25 PM 30 comments

Muslim scholars from the Russian internal republic of Dagestan have found present-day Christian and Jewish women radically different from “the people of the Book” and strongly advised Muslim men against marrying them.

Tags: Dagestan, Muslim, religion, mixed marriages

Sniper kills interior minister in southern Russian republic Sniper kills interior minister in southern Russian republic

5 Jun, 02:56 PM 8 comments

The interior minister of the predomianantly Muslim southern Russian republic of Dagestan has been killed by a direct sniper shot in the heart. Several more people who were with the minister during the attack, including a high-rank police official, were hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

Tags: Dagestan, militants, crime

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,

1 killed as gunfight breaks out on Russian-Azerbaijani border 1 killed as gunfight breaks out on Russian-Azerbaijani border

16 Jul, 03:50 PM 10 comments

An unidentified man was killed and an Azerbaijani frontier guard wounded when shooting broke out on the border with Russia.

Tags: Azerbaijan, Dagestan

Police kill 9 militants in Russia's North Caucasus Police kill 9 militants in Russia's North Caucasus

29 Jul, 10:27 PM 184 comments

Russian security forces killed eight rebels in the volatile Dagestan region Tuesday, after another militant was killed in neighboring Chechnya.

Tags: Chechnya, Dagestan, terrorism



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