30 September 2019, 16:42

Week of September 23-29 passed with no victims of North-Caucasian armed conflict

On September 23-29, 2019, there were no casualties or victims of the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. These are the results of calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from open sources.

Detentions in KBR and Dagestan

On September 27, the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) reported that nine persons were detained in the Moscow Region, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) and Dagestan on charges of financing a terrorist organization. Investigators believe that the detainees are members of a grouping organized by Alim Begiev, a KBR native, to raise money for militants in Syria and Iraq. About 30 people took part in the grouping, law enforcers assert.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 30, 2019 at 11:38 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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