Tag: Chechnya

Russian Foreign Ministry Say Russian Hackers ‘Hacked Obama’s Brain’; Caucasian Knot Editor Threatened

January 9, 2017

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zakharov scorns US intelligence report on Moscow’s breach of US cybersecurity, says Russian hackers ‘hacked Obama’s brain’. Caucasian Knot editor Grigory Shvedov threatened by Chechen parliamentary speaker.

Man Detained at Sheremeytovo Airport with Explosive; 6 Killed, 4 Wounded in North Caucasus Conflicts

January 2, 2017

In year-end clashes between police and militants in the North Caucasus, 6 people killed and 4 wounded. A man with an explosive was stopped at Sheremeytovo Airport.

Savchenko Returns To Moscow For Karpyuk And Klykh Hearing; Maryinka Shelled

October 26, 2016

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld the 22.5 and 20 year sentences imposed on the two Ukrainians despite testimony extracted under torture being retracted.

ISIS Takes Responsibility for Attack on Traffic Police Post Outside of Moscow; 2 Chechens Shot Dead

August 19, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: ISIS has taken responsibility for the attack on a traffic police in the Moscow suburb of Balashikha on August 17. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: […]

Russia Offers ‘Humanitarian Corridors’ Out Of Besieged Aleppo. History Warns Of A Trap

July 28, 2016

The Russian defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, announced the creation of 4 corridors out of the city his air force has spent months pulverizing.

Masked Men Torch Home Of Man Who Publicly Complained About Chechen Authorities

May 13, 2016

After making a video appeal, condemning the Chechen authorities for misappropriating funds and failing to rebuild his war-torn village, Ramazan Dzhalaldinov was forced to flee the republic and his home has now been torched.

Opposition Activist Natalia Pelevine Taken For Questioning By Investigative Committee

March 10, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: – Aurangzeb, Putin, Realism and a Lesson from History – – Why the World Should Care About the Assassination of […]