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Chechnya

Nationalist icon killed in central Moscow
Yury Budanov, a disgraced Russian colonel sentenced for kidnapping and killing a Chechen teenager, has been killed in central Moscow. Some Russian nationalists believe him to be a hero unjustly jailed to pacify Chechens.

June 10, 2011 16:45

Former colonel convicted of killing girl in Chechnya shot dead in Moscow
A former Russian army colonel convicted of kidnapping and killing a young Chechen girl in 2003, was shot dead in Moscow on Friday.

10.06.2011 09:07

Politkovskaya murder suspect arrest – only one step towards solving crime
The man suspected of killing Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya has been brought to Moscow for interrogation. Prosecutors believe they are a little closer to solving the murder, one of the most high-profile slayings in recent Russian memory.

01.06.2011 05:17

Suspected killer of journalist Politkovskaya detained in Chechnya
The suspected killer of famous journalist Anna Politkovskaya has been detained in Chechnya and has now arrived in Moscow, Russian media reported.

31.05.2011 11:06

Chechen leader Kadyrov praises US for putting top terrorist on wanted list
The head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov said that he welcomes the US authorities’ decision to put Doku Umarov and his accomplices on the list of most wanted international terrorists.

27.05.2011 07:33

Maradona opens stadium in Grozny
A whole bunch of football celebrities, including arguably the best footballer in history, Diego Maradona, arrived in Grozny on Wednesday evening for the opening ceremony of a brand new stadium in the Chechen capital.

11.05.2011 21:14

Top Al-Qaeda envoy killed in Chechnya
A chief Al-Qaeda operative, Doger Sevdet, known under the alias Abdulla Kurd, has been killed in the North Caucasus by Russian law enforcement. A Turkish national, he is credited with being the international co-ordinator of the region's terror cells.

04.05.2011 12:35

Two militants killed in Chechen mountains
Two militants have been killed in the Russian republic of Chechnya. This comes as a special operation to neutralize a militant group is unfolding in the mountainous area in the south of the republic.

02.05.2011 21:57

Al-Qaeda terrorist commander killed in Chechnya
Chechen police have killed a prominent militant leader from Saudi Arabia, who co-ordinated the supply of Al-Qaeda money to gangs in southern Russia.

22.04.2011 09:54

Terrorists low on support these days - head of Chechen republic
The North Caucasus still remains the main terrorist hub in Russia. RT spoke with Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen republic to find out what is being done to combat the problem.

19.04.2011 07:54

Finnish pastor defrocked for speaking out against terrorists
A Finnish Priest has been defrocked for openly speaking out against a terrorist website hosted in the country.

14.04.2011 14:40

Kadyrov sworn in as leader of Chechen Republic
Ramzan Kadyrov, who secured a second five-year term as the leader of the Chechen Republic, was sworn into office in front of some 800 Russian and foreign guests.

05.04.2011 11:41

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