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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  • CTO in Derbent District becomes the first one within 1.5 years

    Today, law enforcers have killed two suspected militants in the Derbent District. This counterterrorist operation (CTO) has become the fifth one held in Dagestan in 2018. Meanwhile, in Derbent and its area, the CTO legal regime was recently introduced in October 2016.

April 24, 2018 14:17

  • West and Russia approve change of power in Armenia

    Today, the US Ambassador to Armenia has praised both actions of supporters of the opposition and of resigned Serzh Sargsyan. The European Union has expressed its readiness to help strengthen democracy in the country, while the press secretary of the Russian President stated the successful outcome of the protests in Armenia.

April 24, 2018 12:18

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