Ingushetia president injured in assassination attempt

June 22nd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (RIA Novosti) The president of Russia's volatile southern republic of Ingushetia has been hospitalised after he was seriously injured in an assassination attempt, the republic's interior ministry said Monday. "Ingush ... Read more...

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Russian minister shot dead

June 5th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Makhachkala (Russia), June 5 (RIA Novosti) The interior minister of the southern Russian republic of Daghestan was shot dead Friday afternoon at a wedding reception here. "Daghestani Interior Minister Adilgerei Magomedtagirov died of ... Read more...

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Russia to end counter-terrorist operations in Chechnya

March 31st, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (RIA Novosti) Russia's National Anti-Terrorist Committee Tuesday decided to end its operations in Chechnya, the North Caucasus republic's president said. The committee, at a meeting here, decided to formally ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda has gained strength, active in North Caucasus: diplomat

February 17th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (RIA Novosti) The Al Qaeda terrorist organisation has not become weaker but gained in strength, a Russian diplomat said Tuesday. "We said Al Qaeda had been weakened financially, but ... Read more...

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Three civilians killed in Chechnya militant attack

June 13th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Grozny (Russia), June 13 (RIA Novosti) Three civilians were killed, one injured and several others abducted when a group of Chechnya militants attacked a village in Russia's North Caucasus region, a ... Read more...

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