Russia This Week: 5 Chechen Policemen Killed Detaining Suicide Bomber in Grozny (September 27-October 2)

October 5, 2014
Chechen policeman with van from the Explosives Laboratory at the scene of the suicide bombing in Grozny on 5 October 2014. Photo by Said Tsarnaev/RIA Novosti

Updated Daily. This week’s issue:

5 Policeman Killed Detaining Suicide Bomber in Grozny; Terrorist Identified
Russian Ultranationalist Web Site Owner Summoned to Police in ‘Extremism’ Investigation
Despite Further Refutations Even From Separatist Leaders, Mass Graves, ‘Organ-Trafficking’ Disinformation Still Circulates
OSCE Representative on Human Trafficking Purveys Russian Propaganda Story of ‘Organ-Trafficking’ in Ukraine
Veteran Russian Human Rights Group to Curtail Operations
Putin’s Girlfriend to Head Russian Media Group
Russian State Media Continues to Distort News of Mass Graves in Ukraine
RT Plagiarizes Breitbart Story On Obama’s Intelligence Briefings
Russian Ruble Hits All-Time Low
The Mystery Surrounding the Death of Russian Journalist Andrei Stenin
Pro-Government Russian Groups Rally at War Memorial to Denounce Ukrainian ‘Fascists’
Russia Accuses Ukraine of Atrocities; Media Distorts OSCE Report

Last week’s issue:

Ruble Falls To Record Low After Prosecutors Confirm Lawsuit to Nationalize Bashneft
What is Yevtushenkov’s Relationship to Support for Russian-Backed Separatists in Ukraine?
Prosecutor Demands Return of Bashneft Shares to State; Yevtushenkov To Remain Under House Arrest
Russians Polled Find Putin ‘Most Moral’ Figure; But Some Find Navalny, Khakamada, Sakharov
Russian Environmentalist Vitishko Loses Appeal of Prison Term
How Many Russian Soldiers Have Been Killed, Wounded or Captured in Ukraine?

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