Tag: Shamil Basayev

Chechen Residents: Dozens of Those Killed in Battle in Ukraine Have Been Delivered to the Republic.

May 30, 2014

Local residents say that several dozen residents of Chechnya, who took part in the fighting in Ukraine and died in the Donetsk region, have been brought back to their homeland in the last few days, giving numbers from 35 to 40-45 dead. The Republic’s security agencies declined to comment on these reports, writes a correspondent […]

Sochi 2014: The Terrorist Threat

August 16, 2013

There‚Äôs been no shortage of political controversy surrounding the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympic Games. But the tensions are obscuring a potentially vitally important security issue: Could the Sochi 2014 Games become another Olympics where terrorists exploit it to propagate their political views? In 1972, the Olympic spirit of peace and international cooperation was shattered with […]