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Chechnya

Russophobia trumps terrorism: Media stir over arrest of Chechens in France
The arrest in France of Chechens is being used to stoke up hatred of Russia, and showcase the hypocrisy of the West on terrorism.

22.01.2015 09:58

‘Love to Prophet Mohammed’: Crowds protest Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Chechnya
Hundreds of thousands have flooded the streets of Chechen capital of Grozny in a rally against the publication of the Prophet Muhammad by Charlie Hebdo magazine. The demo, dubbed “Love to Prophet Mohammed,” was organized by region’s clerics.

19.01.2015 11:23

​Chechen leader condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, announces massive rally
The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has called on Chechens to join him in a rally protesting depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in the wake of Charlie Hebdo’s newest issue which features the prophet on its cover.

14.01.2015 19:11

Parliamentary majority party supports bill on confiscation of terrorists’ property
A senior United Russia MP has said the parliamentary party is ready to support legislative changes introducing the confiscation of property as punishment for terrorism.

12.01.2015 13:38

Chechen leader blasts Europe over double standards on terrorism
The unprecedented public response to the Charlie Hebdo shootings in France could be organized by those who want to stir anti-Islamic sentiment and distract people from other problems, claims the leader of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.

12.01.2015 08:12

‘Terrorists can’t be cured, only destroyed’ – Chechen leader
Ramzan Kadyrov has promised to step up security in the Chechen Republic and vowed the toughest punishment for those “who turn against Islam and their own people” by committing terrorist attacks.

22.12.2014 08:21

‘Terror has no religion’: MP urges ban on phrase ‘Islamic terrorist’ in mass media
A Russian lawmaker proposes a ban on expressions such as ‘Islamic terrorist’ and ‘Islamist militant’ in the mass media, claiming they give people the wrong impression about Islam and put ordinary believers at risk.

17.12.2014 08:36

Chechen attack: ‘terrorists get weapons from abroad, linked to Mideast groups’
The weapons used in Thursday’s terrorist attack in Chechnya came from abroad. The terrorists are linked to radical groups in the Middle East and are creating an extremely dangerous situation in the region, Alexander Nekrassov, political analyst, told RT.

05.12.2014 11:31

Defense ministry holds first conscription in 20 years in Chechnya
A first group of conscripts from Chechnya has recently started service in Russia’s Southern Federal District, making it the first time in decades that the troubled region has started sending its young men to the federal military forces.

17.11.2014 08:32

ISIS commander 'Omar the Chechen' allegedly killed
The Islamic State military commander "Omar the Chechen,” who threatened Russia with a jihadist onslaught, has been eliminated, said Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov. He posted a photo on Instagram which he says is proof.

13.11.2014 14:42

Crazy horse! Chechen leader asks Germany to say sorry to his nags
The head of the Chechen Republic has ironically called the refusal to pay prize money to his horses “a disgraceful page in Germany’s history” and added that German authorities will have to pay “multi-million compensation” over the scandal.

20.10.2014 08:01

170 kg of explosives destroyed in Russia's Dagestan
Russian security forces have prevented a series of potentially “resonant” terrorist attacks, destroying almost 170 kg of explosives in the southern Republic of Dagestan. Two policemen and a militant were killed in the operation.

06.10.2014 17:51