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Russia's Policies In Ingushetia Condemned


Ingush women hold photos of their kidnapped relatives (file photo)

Ingush women hold photos of their kidnapped relatives (file photo)

In a new report, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Russian security forces are responsible for widespread human rights abuses in Ingushetia.

The New-York based group says it has documented dozens of arbitrary detentions, acts of torture, disappearances, and extrajudicial executions committed by security forces combating militants in the southern region, which neighbors Chechnya.

The group warns that the "dirty war" tactics would likely further destabilize the North Caucasus.

Ingush lawmaker Shamsudin Mogushkov calls the report "90 percent biased."

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