Tag: counter-terrorism in Russia

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 […]

Russia Update: At FSB Meeting, Putin Portrays Russia as Innocent Victim of Hostile World

March 26, 2015

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. After President Vladimir Putin attended the annual meeting of the Prosecutor General, the Prosecutor requested immunity be removed from MP Ilya Ponomarev, and that Jen Psaki […]