31 March 2017, 21:39

Native of Chechnya detained in Poland for involvement in IS

A refugee from Chechnya, living in Poland, has been accused of participating in military operations for a terrorist grouping in Syria.

The detainee has Russian citizenship, Stanislav Zharin, the press secretary of the minister-coordinator of special services of Poland, has stated today.

According to law enforcers, the native of Chechnya fought in Syria for two years as a mercenary of the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS), banned in Russia by the court.

He is charged with belonging to a foreign military organization, as well as with illegal storage of weapons and ammunition, the RIA “Novosti” reports referring to Polish special services.

So far, no comments of the detainee or his representatives regarding the charges are available.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

All news

October 13, 2019 11:12

  • Pogorov's detention not confirmed

    Akhmed Pogorov, one of the leaders of the Ingush opposition, whose detention was reported on October 11 by anonymous sources, is at large, an advocate, Magomed Bekov, and an activist, Izabella Evloeva, have informed.

October 13, 2019 11:01

  • Advocate not admitted to Sautieva at Nalchik SIZO

    On October 10 and 11, the administration of the Nalchik SIZO (pre-trial prison) did not let the advocate, Fatima Urusova, to visit Zarifa Sautieva, Bilan Dzugaev, Urusova's colleague, has informed. According to his story, complaints are being prepared in this connection.

October 13, 2019 10:50

October 12, 2019 17:19

October 12, 2019 16:36

  • Forum of NKR's friends bring together over 150 people

    The participants of the international forum in Stepanakert have announced the creation of an international network of friends of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR). The forum was attended by over 150 people from nearly 30 countries and regions of the world.

News archive