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Six Suspected Militants Reportedly Killed in Daghestan

Russian news agencies say six suspected militants have been killed in a security operation in the North Caucasus region of Daghestan. More

Three Suspected Militants Reportedly Killed in Daghestan

Russian news agencies say three suspected militants were killed in a security operation in Russia's North Caucasus region of Daghestan on February 25. More

Ingushetia Commemorates Deportation Victims, Chechnya Does Not

Residents of Ingushetia are remembering the victims of the Soviet Union's 1944 deportation of Chechens and Ingush from the North Caucasus. More

Russian Supreme Court Upholds Head-Scarf Ban In Mordovia's Schools

The Russian Supreme Court is due on February 11 to hear an appeal against a regional government ruling that bans head scarves for schoolgirls. More

Ingush Opposition Activist Detained In Chechnya

A prominent opposition activist from Russia's North Caucasus region of Ingushetia has been detained in neighboring Chechnya. More

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Opposition Politician Assaulted, Beaten In Daghestan

The head of the opposition A Just Russia party in the North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan's capital, Gadjimurad Omarov, has accused the republic's leader of organizing an assault on his "former comrade-in-arms." More

Chechnya's Police Name Four Citizens Fighting In Syria

The Chechen Interior Ministry spokesman said that the republic's security authorities maintained a database of residents of Chechnya who are fighting in Syria. More
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Russia's Foreign Legion Of Doubt

If Moscow is looking to its new foreign legion to help restore its Soviet-era military might, it has a bit of a minefield to clear first.
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