Law enforcers conduct special operation in Ingushetia mountains. Photo: NAC press service, http://nac.gov.ru

12 March 2018, 05:27

On March 5-11, there were no victims of armed conflict in Northern Caucasus

During the week of March 5-11, 2018, there were no casualties or wounded persons in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. These are the results of the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.

Detentions

On March 5, five alleged supporters of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court, were detained in Makhachkala. According to the FSB, the detainees were recruiting radical residents of Dagestan and delivering them to Syria for participating in hostilities on militants' side. They had "incited at least four citizens to leave Russia," who, after leaving, underwent training in militants' field camps and became active participants of their armed formations. At detention of the IS' alleged supporters, firearms, ammunition and "a significant amount of explosives" were confiscated.

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  • "Legal Initiative" receives threats after "honour killings" report

    Saida Sirazhudinova, a co-author of the "Legal Initiative" report on "honour killings" in Northern Caucasus, decided not to go to the police in connection with the fact that she was openly watched in the Moscow metro. The activist has stated she continues to work as usual. Meanwhile, a leader of the "Legal Initiative" receives messages that can be regarded as threats, reports the press secretary of the "Legal Initiative".

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  • US Department of State and EU accept results of elections in Armenia

    Today, the European Union has announced its willingness to work with the newly elected parliament of Armenia, since the principles of democracy had been observed during the elections. The US Department of State has noted that the parliamentary elections in Armenia were held in a free and competitive environment.

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