Tag: Stavropol Territory

New ‘Mass Grave’ of Infants in Stavropol Found and Explained

November 9, 2015

Staunton, November 6 – Given the bloody history of the USSR, few in either Russia or the West are surprised by the discovery of mass graves from the Soviet period. But the appearance of new mass graves in a Russian region, in this case of infants who were stillborn or died shortly after birth, is […]

Russia Update: Interior Ministry Denounces Kadyrov’s Call to Shoot Unauthorized Police

April 24, 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. The Russian Interior Ministry has denounced the order of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to shoot on unauthorized police from outside his republic, but Kadyrov has denied […]