Tag: Dagestan

Daghestan’s Long-Haul Truckers Detail Their Grievances in Appeal to Putin

April 27, 2017

Dagestan’s Long-Haul Truckers Detail Their Grievances in Appeal to Putin 2017-04-27 14:30:27 Staunton, VA, April 26, 2017 – While some drivers are going home briefly to plant their gardens and while officials are claiming that the strike is collapsing, striking drivers in Dagestan issued an appeal to Vladimir Putin on April 26 detailing their grievances. Arguing that […]

Kremlin Tells Media Not to Report Truckers’ Strike – But It is Still Happening and Spreading

April 11, 2017

The long-haul truckers’ strike, the largest and most consequential labor action in Russia since the end of the USSR, is a development few Russians and even fewer people abroad know about because the Kremlin has given an order to the central and regional media outlets to understate the size of the action and the motives behind it.

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.

2 Police Killed, 17 Wounded; 4 Militants Shot Dead in Counter-Terrorist Operation in Dagestan; ISIS Claims Responsibility

May 15, 2016

For the third time this year, ISIS has declared responsibility for an attack in Dagestan, Caucasian Knot, a regional news service reported. Police pursuing the murderers of the father of the former mayor of Derbent were attacked by a grenade, then shot 4 militants dead; 2 police were killed and 17 wounded in the operation.

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.

Putin’s Effort to Prevent Terrorism at Sochi Games Backfiring Now in Middle East and Caucasus

March 21, 2016

Moscow Wants to Block Those Suspected of Extremism from Leaving the Country 2016-03-22 19:58:24 Staunton, VA, March 21, 2016 – For five centuries, Russian leaders have been obsessed about emigres, defectors and others who have gone abroad and broken with the Russian regime, fearful of the ability of such people to influence Russians within Russia and […]

Law-Enforcers Shoot Dead Wanted Militant in Dagestan

January 11, 2016

Law-enforcers have shot dead another suspected Islamist militant in Dagestan. 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 Translations: –The Non-Hybrid War –Kashin Explains His ‘Letter to Leaders’ on ‘Fontanka Office’ –TV Rain […]