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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... Read more...

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Chechen leader denies having hit-list


September 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia's Chechen republic, has denied having prepared "hit lists" of his critics.During a BBC interview, Kadyrov said: "The person who makes ... Read more...

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Muslim woman sentenced in Russia over extremist article


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim woman journalist in Russia was given a suspended jail term by a Moscow court Thursday for distributing material that prosecutors said contained "calls ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Chechnya car bombing


September 7th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One police officer was killed when a bomb planted under his car detonated in the Chechen capital of Grozny, an official said.A spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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Six policemen killed in Russia attack


September 6th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) At least six police officers were killed and several injured when unidentified assailants fired at a convoy in southwestern Russia's Ingushetia region, RIA Novosti reported.The attack ... Read more...

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Chechens not fighting in Syria: Kadyrov


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leader of Russia's Chechnya region Ramzan Kadyrov has rejected media reports about Chechens allegedly taking part in the Syrian conflict.Syrian opposition forces seized two crossings ... Read more...

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Bethlehem names street in Putin’s honour


June 27th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was surprised when told that a street in Bethlehem was named in his honour.Mahmoud Abbas, head of the ... Read more...

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Russian jailed for 14 years for 2010 bombing


May 31st, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian man has been sentenced to 14 years in jail for organising a terror attack in September 2010 that killed 19 people in a ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in Russia


May 13th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS) Six militants, including a senior member of the Kizlyar militant group who was on a wanted list since 2011, have been killed in a special operation ... Read more...

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Russian jailed for bombing that killed 19


April 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian was Friday sentenced by a court to 19 years in jail over a market bombing in 2010 that killed 19 people.Magomed Latyrov was ... Read more...

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Russia’s Chechnya to help reconcile split couples


March 21st, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A special commission has been created in Russia's Chechnya republic to help resolve conflicts between divorced couples.The commission has been created under instructions from Chechen ... Read more...

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Cop, two militants killed in Russia


March 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer and two militants were killed in an operation Sunday in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region.Two policemen were injured in the special operation ... Read more...

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Russian terror crimes down by 50 percent


February 15th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of terrorism-related crimes in Russia went down by half in 2011 from the previous year's figures, a top official said Wednesday.The number of ... Read more...

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Woman suicide bomber held in Russia


February 5th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman suicide bomber from Moscow has been arrested in Grozny, capital of Russia's Chechnya region, an official said.The unidentified 20-year-old woman, a resident of ... Read more...

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Russian army buys cutting-edge mine detectors


January 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry has begun buying a new mine-detection device able to spot inactivated mines, hidden underground or inside buildings, a military spokesman said.The ... Read more...

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Osama top aide not to be deported from Britain


January 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) The right-hand man of slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Europe may be released after a court ruled he could not be deported from ... Read more...

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Russian Muslim region MPs seek alcohol ban


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a move to prevent traffic accidents and alcohol poisoning, MPs in Russia's predominantly Muslim region Ingushetia have drafted a bill which, if passed, would ... Read more...

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Russia killed 300 militants in North Caucasus in 2011


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS) Russian interior forces have eliminated over 300 militants in the Northern Caucasus regions in 2011, the government said Friday.As per a report presented by ministry official ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank criticized for going to Chechnya


October 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar-winning stars Hilary Swank and Jan Claude Van Damme were in Chechnya last week for the birthday bash of the country’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov. The two ... Read more...

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Car bomb kills four in Russia


September 28th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four people, including a policeman, were killed Wednesday when a car bomb exploded in Russia's Dagestan republic, the interior ministry said.The car blew up in ... Read more...

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Three dead in North Caucasus blast


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three people were killed Wednesday when a car exploded in Makhachkala, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, police said.Investigators have not yet ... Read more...

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Five policemen among seven killed in Chechnya suicide blasts


August 31st, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Grozny (Chechnya), Aug 31 (IANS) Seven people, including five policemen, were killed and 18 others were injured in two suicide bombings in the capital of Russian North Caucasus republic of ... Read more...

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UAE Quran centre opened in Chechnya


August 27th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Grozny, Aug 26 (IANS/WAM) A centre for the study of the Quran - under the assistance of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - has been opened in the Chechen capital ... Read more...

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Boys born on late Chechen president’s birthday get cash


August 26th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Grozny, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The families of boys born on the 60th birthday of Chechnya's late president Akhmat Kadyrov have received 50,000 rubles (around $1,700) each as a gift, ... Read more...

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Ex-Russian colonel, guilty of Chechen war crime, buried


June 14th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yury Budanov, the former Russian army colonel who served nine years for the murder of a Chechen woman during the second war in Chechnya, was ... Read more...

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Three militants killed in Dagestan


June 11th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Makhachkala (Dagestan), June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three militants were killed in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan in a shootout after they refused to stop at a police checkpost, ... Read more...

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Russians building bomb-proof toilets


June 10th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian authorities are constructing bomb-proof toilets in the country’s capital. The toilets are expected to be unveiled later this year. The officials say the mode of the ... Read more...

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Case filed against mom caught selling toddlers


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal case has been opened against a 22-year-old woman who was attempting to sell her two babies for 200,000 rubles (over $7,100) in Chechnya's ... Read more...

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Two terrorists held over deadly attack in Russia


May 31st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two members of a militant group, which launched a deadly attack in the southern Russian city of Vladikavkaz in September 2010 that killed 17 people, ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda militant killed in Chechnya


May 5th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/AKI) A top Al Qaeda militant in Chechnya has been killed by Russian security forces, officials said.Doger Sevdet - also known as Abdulla Kurd - was a ... Read more...

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Hate preacher Anjem Choudary warns UK of another 7/7 type attack after Laden’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London. May 3 (ANI): Radical preacher Anjem Choudary has warned of another 7/7-style terror attack in Britain following the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.Choudary, the former UK leader of ... Read more...

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Four militants killed in Russia’s North Caucasus


April 19th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
DAGESTAN, RUSSIA -- Russian security forces on Monday killed four suspected Islamist militants in Dagestan, in the troubled Russia's North Caucasus, Itar-Tass news agency reported.On early Monday, two vehicles were ordered to ... Read more...

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Chechnya leader supports polygamy, wants second wife


February 25th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the southern Russian republic of Chechnya, fully supports the idea of polygamy and says he is looking for a beautiful woman to become ... Read more...

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Chechnya President Kadyrov plans friendly football match against Brazil’s WC heroes


February 19th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19(ANI): Chechnya President Ramzan Kadyrov is about to take to the football field and lead a select XI against the stars of Brazil's 2002 World Cup winning squad, according to ... Read more...

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Two killed in Russia blasts


February 15th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two police officers were killed and about 20 injured in two successive blasts in Russia's restive North Caucasus region, an official said Tuesday.A female suicide ... Read more...

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