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Masked men set fire to Russian rights group office in Caucasus

Jan 17, 2018 - 11:50 PM

Computers and documents are destroyed in the attack, according to a statement on rights group Memorial's website

Russian security service kills North Caucasus ISIS 'emir'

Dec 04, 2016 - 10:14 AM

Russia s FSB kills Rustam Aselderov also known as Sheikh Abu Mohammad al Qadari and 4 of his close associates

KILLED. Rustam Aselderov pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in December 2014. Illustration by Nico Villarete/Rappler

One killed in shooting at UNESCO site in Russia's Caucasus

Dec 30, 2015 - 6:09 PM

The incident occurs on Tuesday night near the fortress in Derbent which claims to be Russia s oldest city

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Nov 23, 2015 - 12:58 PM

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Russia kills 10 ISIS-linked fighters in North Caucasus

Nov 22, 2015 - 5:56 PM

All of them were participants in an armed gang whose members swore loyalty to ISIS says Russian officials

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Russian court jails Olympic critic for three years

Feb 12, 2014 - 7:27 PM

A Russian environmentalist who campaigned against damage caused by Olympic development was sentenced to three years in a penal colony

OLYMPICS AT SOCHI. The Olympic Rings are seen at the Adler airport, outside of Sochi, Russia, 25 February 2013. The 22nd Olympic Winter Games will take place in Sochi from 07 February until 23 February 2014. Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

From Chechnya to Boston: How the threat spreads

Apr 23, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Gone are the days of direct links and centralized commands It s a bottom up peer networked world – each small cell coming together under the strategic goal of a global jihad

North Caucasus rebels deny link to Boston attack: website

Apr 21, 2013 - 9:55 PM

A website used by Russia s North Caucasus rebels denied any link to the deadly Boston Marathon bombings that have been blamed on two ethnic Chechen suspects

INJURED. A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square. AFP Photo