Special Reports

Novaya Gazeta on Threats of Retribution Against Journalists from Chechen Clergy over Articles on Persecution of LGBT

April 14, 2017

Chechen clergy led an assembly in the Central Mosque of Grozny on April 3, calling for retribution against Novaya Gazeta’s journalists for their reporting on persecution of LGBT in the republic.

Novaya Gazeta Reports Point-Blank Execution of Chechen ‘Attackers’ at Odds with Official Account of ‘Clash’ with National Guards

March 25, 2017

When Russian media reported March 24 that 6 National Guardsmen and 6 militants were killed in a “shoot-out” in Chechnya, it was a typical story with scant details. Now Novaya Gazeta has evidence the Chechens were executed point-blank, contradicting the official report.

Leaders of Ingushetia and Chechnya Provide Details on Police Battalions From Their Republics Sent to Syria

February 15, 2017

Both the leaders of Ingushetia and Chechnya have provided details on the military police battalions that have been sent from their republics to serve in Syria.

Don’t Forget The 4,000,000 Ukrainians Living Through Russia’s War In The Donbass

January 5, 2017

Winter nights in Donbass are cold, and bitter. Snow on the front lines turns to mud, making movement a chore or,  when deadly combat breaks out, a chaotic mad dash. It has been nearly three years since conflict swept through Ukraine’s east, and after numerous failed political agreements, the war continues to rage. But further […]