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Four killed in combat chopper crash in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed when a Mi-35 combat helicopter crashed in a mountain in southwestern Russia's Dagestan region.The four were found dead at ... Read more...

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11 militants killed on Georgia-Russia border


August 30th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 11 militants and three special forces personnel have been killed near the Georgia-Russia border, the Georgian interior ministry said.Interior Ministry units Wednesday sealed ... Read more...

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Eto’o slams fans after Europa League racism incident


August 29th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o hit out at fans who racially abused supporters of his Anzhi team at a Europa League game last week.Fans of Lokomotiv ... Read more...

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Russian spiritual leader killed in blast


August 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Muslim spiritual leader in southwest Russia's Dagestan region was killed in a blast carried out by a female suicide bomber, RIA Novosti reported.The investigation committee ... Read more...

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Woman suicide bomber kills six in Russia


August 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS) A woman suicide bomber killed six people in Russia's southwestern Dagestan region Tuesday, according to local officials.The attack was carried out in the village of Chirkey, ... Read more...

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Police investigate Anzhi terrorism claims


August 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police are investigating reports that a terrorist attack has been planned for a football match between Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg and big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala, ... Read more...

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Hiddink slams UEFA ban for Anzhi home arena


July 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi coach Guus Hiddink has hit out at UEFA for banning his team from playing Europa League football in their Caucasus home town of Makhachkala ... Read more...

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Hiddink hints at Anzhi exit


July 13th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Guus Hiddink suggested Friday that he does not plan to stay as coach of big spending Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in the long term.Hiddink, 65, ... Read more...

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One killed in Russian gas station blast


July 8th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS) At least one man has been killed and six others were injured Sunday in an explosion that rocked a gasoline station in southwest Russia's Dagestan region, ... Read more...

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Anzhi fans to protest UEFA ban: Spokesman


July 5th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala supporters are to hold a demonstration on Saturday to protest UEFA's decision to strip the club of hosting rights for Europa League games, ... Read more...

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Boxing may replace European football in volatile Dagestan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian boxing promoter Vladimir Hrunov has vowed to give sports fans in the southern region of Dagestan something to shout about after the local football ... Read more...

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Anzhi unfit to host Europa League games: UEFA


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European football's governing body UEFA has proclaimed the Russian province of Dagestan is unfit to hold Europa League football matches for Russian Premier League side ... 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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Russian bombers’ helper jailed


May 30th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Moscow court that found him guilty of assisting suicide bombers who had planned 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 interior ministry orders new drones


April 5th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's interior ministry plans to spend up to 120 million rubles (around $4 million) on eight unmanned aerial vehicles.The ministry said it would also require ... Read more...

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Hiddink named head coach of Russia’s Anzhi


February 18th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS) Dutch coach Guus Hiddink signed an 18-month contract to manage ambitious Russian top flight side Anzhi Makhachkala."Friday Guus Hiddink signed the contract. As well as the ... 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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Ethnic tensions could destroy Russia, warns Putin


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned rising nationalism posed a threat to the country's future and called for a clampdown on "disrespectful" internal migrants."Attempts to ... Read more...

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Hiddink to coach Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Dec 21 (IANS) Guus Hiddink will take over as coach of Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala in January, Dutch football magazine Voetbal International reported Wednesday.Hiddink, who is ... 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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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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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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Amnesty slams Russia for human rights violation


May 13th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has criticised Russia for continuing violation of human rights and freedom in the country."Freedom of assembly and expression continued to ... 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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Russian suicide attacker dies as bomb explodes prematurely


April 11th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man, wearing a suicide bomber vest, died in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan after his bomb apparently exploded prematurely, said police Sunday, adding ... 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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Five police officers killed in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
NALCHIK, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Five police officers on Wednesday were killed in a shooting attack in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region, RIA Novosti reported.The attack took place at a cafe in ... Read more...

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Moscow blast terrorists warned woman to turn ‘Black Widow’ suicide bomber or see baby girl die


February 1st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Feb 1 (ANI): A Russian woman has claimed that she was threatened by the terrorists, who unleashed last week's airport bomb in Moscow, that they would kill her baby girl if ... Read more...

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Putin says Chechens not behind deadly Moscow airport bombing


January 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan.27 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said Chechen terrorists were not behind the deadly suicide attack on a Moscow airport.Putin said: "This terrorist act, according to preliminary data, has ... Read more...

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Russia needs university to teach about Islam: official


December 7th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia should open a secular university to train teachers and experts on Islam, a top official has said.Alexander Khloponin, Kremlin's envoy to the North Caucasus region, Monday ... Read more...

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Two killed in plane’s emergency landing in Moscow


December 4th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two people were killed Saturday when a Dagestan Airlines plane with 155 people on board skidded off the runway during an emergency landing at Moscow's ... Read more...

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Blast rocks Russia’s North Caucasus


November 26th, 2010 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A powerful blast was heard in Nalchik, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, but no casualties were reported, a police source said Friday.The explosion ... Read more...

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Five injured in Russia blast


October 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four policemen and one woman were injured Sunday in an explosion in the Russia's North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia, an official said."An explosive device exploded around 11.20 ... Read more...

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Two militants killed in Russia


October 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two militants were killed in a shootout in Russia's volatile southern republic of Dagestan Saturday, police said."The incident occurred in the Kizilyurtovsk region of Dagestan. Police were ... Read more...

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