North Caucasus

April 23, 2018 08:01

April 19, 2018 16:20

  • Four natives of Caucasus in Forbes' top 20

    According to Forbes, Dagestani natives Leonid Mikhelson and Suleiman Kerimov, as well as Vagit Alekperov and Gennady Timchenko, natives of Southern Caucasus, entered the top 20 of the richest Russian businessmen in Russia in 2018.

April 19, 2018 04:58

April 18, 2018 05:46

  • Political analysts report expansion of ISIL beyond Northern Caucasus

    The majority of special operations and detentions of suspected supporters of the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS) banned in Russia began to take place outside Northern Caucasus, states political analyst Akhmet Yarlykapov. Meanwhile, experts do not expect a significant increase in the activities of IS supporters in Russia.

April 16, 2018 11:22

April 14, 2018 07:26

  • Murder of a Chechen young woman refreshes problem of domestic violence in Southern Russia

    In Northern Caucasus, violence of a spouse remains the main source of threat for women. The problem of domestic violence in the region is aggravated by the situation of women in society and in families when victims traditionally avoid seeking outside help. This was stated by rights defenders interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" in connection with a brutal murder of a Chechen young woman in Khasavyurt.

April 11, 2018 15:14

  • Russian special services stopped 100 Caucasians from leaving to Middle East

    Today, Nikolai Patrushev, the Secretary of the Russian Security Council, has reported that in 2017 law enforcers prevented over 100 natives of Northern Caucasus from leaving to fight abroad for terrorists. He has also stressed the need for closely monitor those who have returned to Russia from the conflict zone.

April 10, 2018 12:38

  • FSB reports prevention of a terror act in Ingushetia

    Today, at a meeting of the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC), FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov has reported that in Ingushetia, the special services prevented a terror act at a polling station on the day of presidential election.

April 09, 2018 07:20

April 07, 2018 01:09

  • Russian political emigrant Salman Sever arrested in Armenia

    A Yerevan court has arrested for two months Maxim Baidak, a Muslim activist, the press secretary of the Association of Russian Muhajirs of Turkey, a blogger and political analyst, also known as Salman Sever. He is suspected of forging documents and illegally crossing the Armenian border.

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