All articles tagged "militants"

14 militants killed in Russia 14 militants killed in Russia

23 Mar, 02:26 PM 13 comments

Forces of Federal Security Service (FSB) have killed a total of around 14 militants in the course of special operations in Russia’s Daghestan Republic

Tags: Forces of Federal Security Service, militants, terrorism,

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

5 Jun, 05:56 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, 08:58 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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