All articles tagged "terrorism"

14 militants killed in Russia 14 militants killed in Russia

23 Mar, 10:26 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,

US efforts to fight terrorism in Afghanistan counter-productive, FSB officers says US efforts to fight terrorism in Afghanistan counter-productive, FSB officers says

15 Apr, 05:20 PM 9 comments

The Al Qaeda terrorist network has restored its potential in Afghanistan in spite of the United States’ and NATO’s efforts, a top Russian FSB officer has said.

Tags: terrorism, Afghanistan, US, FSB

Russia wraps up counter-terrorist operation in Chechnya Russia wraps up counter-terrorist operation in Chechnya

16 Apr, 12:34 PM 13 comments

On Thursday, Russian authorities announced that the counter-terrorist operation in Chechnya was finished, 15 years after the fighting started.

Tags: Checnhya, Ramzan Kadyrov, terrorism

Arab students arrested in Sochi bomb factory Arab students arrested in Sochi bomb factory

17 Apr, 01:12 PM 8 comments

Several Arab university students were detained in Sochi on Wednesday when police uncovered an underground workshop for the production of explosives. This comes after a string of bombings that killed five people in that city.

Tags: terrorism, bombings, Sochi, Arabs

Russia forced to reconsider ending Chechnya operations Russia forced to reconsider ending Chechnya operations

24 Apr, 01:05 PM 14 comments

Russia has been forced to re-launch its counter-terrorist activities in Chechnya just eight days after it proudly announced an end to the ten years’ military operation.

Tags: Checnhya, military, terrorism

Russian official complains rebels financed through Georgia, Azerbaijan Russian official complains rebels financed through Georgia, Azerbaijan

30 Apr, 05:13 PM 16 comments

Rebel groups in the North Caucasus get their money delivered by courier, Russian Prosecutor General Yury Chaika says. He wants to step up efforts to prevent the funding of terrorism.

Tags: terrorism, North Caucasus

10 killed by bomb blast in Ukrainian gambling arcade 10 killed by bomb blast in Ukrainian gambling arcade

7 May, 09:34 PM 1 comment

Ten people were killed and ten more were hospitalized with injuries after an explosion in a gambling arcade in the Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk.

Tags: Ukraine, explosion, terrorism, crime, gambling

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

2 officers die as suicide bomber targets Chechen Interior Ministry 2 officers die as suicide bomber targets Chechen Interior Ministry

15 May, 12:28 PM 14 comments

An explosion caused by a suicide bomber near the Interior Ministry building in Grozny, capital of Chechnya, has killed two police officers.

Tags: Checnhya, police, terrorism, explosions

Death toll in Chechnya suicide bombing reaches 4 Death toll in Chechnya suicide bombing reaches 4

15 May, 04:37 PM 2 comments

The death toll in the Friday suicide bombing attack in Grozny, Checnhya, has risen to four. At least five people have been wounded.

Tags: Checnhya, police, terrorism, explosions

Russia, allies fear terrorists may get hold of Pakistani nuclear weapons Russia, allies fear terrorists may get hold of Pakistani nuclear weapons

20 May, 04:55 PM 44 comments

Russia and other member-countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization have serious worries that terrorists will get access to nuclear weapons in Pakistan.

Tags: Pakistan, nuclear weapons, terrorism, proliferation

16 reported killed in Uzbekistan bombings 16 reported killed in Uzbekistan bombings

27 May, 12:46 PM 14 comments

Local media have reported at least 16 casualties in several bombings that hit Uzbekistan on Tuesday, contradicting the official report of a single attack and a single victim.

Tags: Uzbekistan, explosions, terrorism

Russian national reported among 16 killed in Pakistan hotel bombing Russian national reported among 16 killed in Pakistan hotel bombing

10 Jun, 10:49 PM 8 comments

A Russian national has been killed in a suicide bomb by Pakistani militants on a luxury hotel, the blast occurred late on Tuesday.

Tags: Pakistan, terrorism

Three blasts hit Georgian town near breakaway Abkhazia Three blasts hit Georgian town near breakaway Abkhazia

11 Jun, 12:37 PM 2 comments

Three bomb blasts have hit the Georgian town of Zugdidi, near the border with the breakaway region of Abkhazia, injuring one man and drawing comments from the Georgian authorities about the threat of terrorism.

Tags: Georgia, Abkhazia, terrorism, bombing

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

Female suicide bomber blamed for Ingush president's motorcade blast Female suicide bomber blamed for Ingush president's motorcade blast

23 Jun, 03:28 PM 4 comments

The president of the south Russian republic of Ingushetia has been attacked by a suicide bomber, possibly the sister of a militant killed by the police, sources in law-enforcement agencies say.

Tags: Ingushetia, terrorism

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

Russia retries Politkovskaya’s alleged murderers Russia retries Politkovskaya’s alleged murderers

25 Jun, 02:12 PM 17 comments

The Supreme Court of Russia has repealed the not-guilty verdict of the alleged murderers of war reporter and human rights campaigner, Anna Politkovskaya. It has ordered a retrial

Tags: Anna Politkovskaya. crime, terrorism, reporters



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