Tag: anti-terrorist operations in Russia

Russia Update: FSB Kills Three Militants in Kabardino-Balkaria; One Said To Have Trained in Syria

December 24, 2015

Live Updates: Three armed militants who reportedly resisted law-enforcement officers were shot dead in the North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria this morning, including one said to have trained in Syria. 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 […]

Ten Years after Nalchik, ‘Nowhere in the North Caucasus has the Problem of Terrorism been Resolved’

October 21, 2015

Staunton, October 14 – Ten years ago, a clash between radicals and the authorities in Nalchik claimed 141 lives, but massive repression has not solved the problems that gave rise to terrorism but rather led to “a significant outflow of potential and real militants to the Middle East” from which they may return, according to […]