Сaucasus held at gunpoint by caliphate

July 09, 2020 14:33

  • Analysts explain successes of IS* recruiters in Southern Russia

    The increased level of violence in the society and absence of social elevators contribute to young people's radicalization and push them to join terrorist organizations, which is now quite easy, the analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" have noted in their comments on the prevention of the terror act in Astrakhan.

July 07, 2020 22:05

July 07, 2020 18:55

  • Chechen resident accused of trying to join militants in Syria

    A resident of Chechnya, detained in the summer of 2019 on the border with Syria, was accused of trying to join the ranks of militants of the "Islamic State" (IS)*. The man pleaded guilty, the Investigating Department for Chechnya of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) reported.

July 06, 2020 13:54

July 06, 2020 13:15

  • Niece of Psyzh villager recognizes him among detainees

    Inna Musaeva, a resident of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic, said that she has recognized her uncle and several other Psyzh villagers in the detention footage posted by special services. The detainees are accused of extremism, and, according to Musaeva, they were under physical pressure.

July 03, 2020 18:32

  • FSB reports detention of extremist unit members in KChR

    Five members of an extremist organization in the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) have advocated the creation of a caliphate in Northern Caucasus; they stored weapons and banned literature, the Russian FSB (Federal Security Bureau) said.

July 03, 2020 11:32

  • KBR resident accused of having links with terrorists

    The criminal case of Mikhail Zhigunov, a resident of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), accused of involvement in the terrorist community in the Kalmyk colony, the organizer of which is considered by investigators to be Shakhban Gasanov, who was killed in 2015 in Khasavyurt, has been sent to court.

June 30, 2020 17:46

  • FSB reports prevention of terror act in Vladikavkaz

    A militant of the "Islamic State" (IS, a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court) had been preparing an explosion in Vladikavkaz, after which he was planning to leave for the warfare in the Middle East, the press service of the FSB (Russian Federal Security Bureau) has reported.

June 20, 2020 23:57

June 19, 2020 16:47

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