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Latest North Caucasus News

Tsarnaev's Friend Convicted Of Lying

A friend of Chechen Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of lying to U.S. authorities during a terrorism investigation into the 2013 attack. More

Alleged Militants Killed In North Caucasus

Three alleged militants have been killed by security forces in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region. More

Three Alleged Militants Killed In Daghestan

Security forces have killed three suspected militants Russia's volatile North Caucasus province of Daghestan. More

Georgian 'Jihadist' Dies In Syria

Another man from Georgia's Pankisi Gorge has been killed while fighting in Syria alongside Islamic State militants. More

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Might Testify Against Him

A Kazakh friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could testify for the prosecution in the death penalty case against the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect in January. More

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Latest Blog Posts

'Kill An American, Kill A Frenchman,' Chechen IS Militant In Kobani Tells Compatriots In Europe

Chechen Islamic State (IS) militants in the Syrian town of Kobani have urged Chechens in Europe to either join in the fighting in Syria, or commit acts of terror in Europe. More

Report: Chechens 'Negative' About IS In Syria

A survey of Chechens by a Caucasus-based news outlet found that most respondents had a negative reaction to the idea of fighting in Syria with extremist factions like the Islamic State (IS) group. More
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Features & Commentary

Chechen Exile's Claims Evoke Bloody Trail Traced To Russia

A former Chechen separatist official claims he was abducted and tortured by Russian security agents in France, the latest in series of incidents in recent years of Chechen exiles allegedly being targeted abroad.
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In Beslan, Struggle For A 'New Life' Decade After Tragedy

Nadezhda Guriyeva watched two of her children die in the 2004 Beslan school terrorist attack. Ten years later, as with many touched by the tragedy, a new life remains elusive for Guriyeva.
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It Takes A Village To Find Ramzan Kadyrov's Phone

When Ramzan Kadyrov misplaces his cell phone, there's hell to pay. After the Chechen strongman reportedly lost his mobile at a museum opening, police are said to have held hundreds of people in an effort to locate it.
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