Сaucasus held at gunpoint by caliphate

June 11, 2018 12:43

June 08, 2018 06:49

  • Ukrainian court releases Albert Bogatyryov

    The Zhovtnevy Court of the Zaporozhye city has released Albert Bogatyryov, a 50-year-old resident of Karachay-Cherkessia, wanted by Russian investigators on the charge of taking part in training in a militant camp in Syria.

June 05, 2018 06:53

  • Rights defenders treat Islam Gugov's case as unprecedented

    A case of Islam Gugov, involved in the third trial after his voluntary return from Syria, is a precedent when the law enforcement bodies ignore the guarantees given by the authorities, believes Oleg Orlov, a member of the Council for the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial". Depreciation of the authorities' promises inflicts great damage to the prevention of extremism and terrorism, believes Valery Khatazhukov, head of the movement "For Human Rights" in Kabardino-Balkaria.

June 04, 2018 18:42

June 01, 2018 02:49

May 31, 2018 16:20

  • Ingush woman suspected of ties with Syrian militants

    A 25-year-old resident of Ingushetia is suspected of joining the ranks of a terrorist organization in Syria and providing medical assistance to its members; she is also making the laundry, cooking and cleaning up for them.

May 26, 2018 05:48

  • Islam Gugov rejects charge of involvement in "Imarat Kavkaz"*

    On May 25, the North-Caucasian District Military Court proceeded to consider the second case against Islam Gugov, accused of involvement in illegal armed formations (IAFs). This is the third trial in the case against Islam of Gugov. However, this time he faces the charge of a different version.

May 25, 2018 21:16

  • FSB confirms detention of 11 people in KChR

    A unit of the "At-Takfir Wal-Hijra", an extremist organization, banned in Russia by the court, had operated in two districts of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) and planned to create a Sharia state in Northern Caucasus, the Russia's FSB (Federal Security Bureau) has announced today.

May 25, 2018 01:05

May 23, 2018 01:45

  • Analysts report goals and motives of attack in Grozny

    Incitement of a conflict between Muslims and Orthodox believers could hardly be a goal of an attack on a church in Grozny, but the attack can be regarded as a symbolic challenge to the Russian presence in Chechnya, believes Ekaterina Sokiryanskaya, the director at the Conflict Analysis and Prevention Centre.

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