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Uproar after LibDem leader suggests curfew, birth control to tackle terrorism in N. Caucasus
The leader of Russia’s nationalist LDPR party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, may face criminal charges for “inciting ethnic and religious hatred” following his proposal to implement birth control in the North Caucasus as an anti-terrorist measure.

26.10.2013 16:21

3 police dead, 6 wounded in suicide bombing, attempted attacks in Russia’s south
A suicide attacker set off a powerful bomb near a police station in Russia’s Chechen Republic, killing three officers. His possible accomplice injured two policemen in neighboring Ingushetia while a third one wearing a suicide vest was detained.

16.09.2013 09:20

FBI investigates exiled Chechen militant in connection with Boston bombing
A former Chechen militant who moved to the United States in 2004 admitted this week to meeting with accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev only weeks before the grizzly terrorist attack.

17.05.2013 16:44

Moscow perplexed by UK ‘terror warning’ for visiting Russia
Russia is bewildered by a British Foreign Office warning against its citizens visiting the Russian North Caucus republics, including Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan, due to a “high threat from terrorism”.

06.05.2013 17:38

Tsarnaev support leaflets spring up in Chechnya, Kyrgyzstan, stir controversy
As the probe into the Boston Marathon bombing continues, leaflets voicing support for the attack's surviving suspect have appeared in the capital of Russia’s Republic of Chechnya, in Kyrgyzstan, where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was born, and in Kazakhstan.

03.05.2013 18:18

Putin on Boston bombings: World faces terrorists never referred to as such by West
The deadly bombing of the Boston Marathon lends credence to Russia’s position that terrorism is a shared global threat that must never be exploited for political gain, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

25.04.2013 09:08

Hear no evil see no evil: Boston awakens sleeping US to Chechen danger
It took nearly two decades and an attack in the shape of the Boston bombings for many Americans to discover that Chechen militants – those, who are attacking innocent civilians, can be something other than “rebels” or “freedom fighters”.

22.04.2013 14:05

From freedom fighters to terrorists: Identity of Boston bombers shifts US attitudes to Chechnya
The revelation that the two brothers suspected to be behind the Boston Marathon attack are ethnic Chechens has led the US establishment to perform a rapid volte-face towards the previously sympathetically-viewed region and cause.

19.04.2013 21:48

‘Russia warned US of Chechen immigrants’
The US may be shocked that the terrorist suspects behind the Boston bombings are Chechen natives, but Russia has long cautioned Washington about giving asylum to Islamists from the North Caucasus, political analyst Dmitry Babich told RT.

19.04.2013 15:35

Chechnya builds ‘2nd-largest mosque’ in Israel after Al-Aqsa
Russia’s Chechen Republic is funding the construction of a mosque which it claims will be the second-largest in Israel after the famous Al-Aqsa. It will be located just 10 km from Jerusalem and hold several thousands of worshippers at a time.

09.03.2013 11:28

Depardieu eyes making ‘big film’ in Russia’s Chechen Republic
French film star Gerard Depardieu – who fled his country over a tax scandal and was offered citizenship in Russia - announced he plans to make a movie in Chechnya after dancing and feasting with the republic’s leader.

February 25, 2013 15:33

Witch hunt: Chechen leader calls to eliminate quacks
Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov has urged law enforcers and religious and public activists to increase their efforts in fight against charlatans who cash in on people’s troubles in Russia’s North Caucasian republic.

11.02.2013 14:32

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