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Ramil Ibragimov (right) takes a photo with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Tatar Activist Under Investigation For Praising Orlando Massacre

A youth activist in Russia's Tatarstan region is under investigation for publicly supporting the mass killing of 49 people in Orlando, Florida. More

Ramil Ibragimov, head of the Union of Young Innovation Leaders, praised gunman Omar Mateen in an Instagram post the day after the June 12 attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. It was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

Russian 'Young Leader' Outrages With Homophobic Orlando Rant

The head of a Russian NGO with ties to a regional government has triggered a firestorm with a homophobic rant that enthusiastically supported the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida -- and regretted that dozens of the wounded "didn't croak." More

Tatarstan Man Detained In Moscow On Terrorism Charges

Moscow authorities have detained a man from Russia's Tatarstan region on suspicion of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria and Iraq. More

Russian Bank's Ufa Branch Head Found Dead

The director of the Russian Central Commercial Bank in the capital of Russia's region of Bashkortostan, Ufa, has been found shot dead in his apartment block. More

Russian Court Sentences Man From Orenburg Region For Joining IS

The Moscow Regional Military Court has sentenced a man from the Orenburg region to 5 1/2 years in prison on terrorism charges. More

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Tatar Activist Under Investigation For Praising Orlando Massacre

A youth activist in Russia's Tatarstan region is under investigation for publicly supporting the mass killing of 49 people in Orlando, Florida.
More

Russian 'Young Leader' Outrages With Homophobic Orlando Rant

The head of a Russian NGO with ties to a regional government has triggered a firestorm with a homophobic rant that enthusiastically supported the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida -- and regretted that dozens of the wounded "didn't croak."
More

Tatarstan Man Detained In Moscow On Terrorism Charges

Moscow authorities have detained a man from Russia's Tatarstan region on suspicion of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria and Iraq.
More

Russian Bank's Ufa Branch Head Found Dead

The director of the Russian Central Commercial Bank in the capital of Russia's region of Bashkortostan, Ufa, has been found shot dead in his apartment block.
More

Russian Court Sentences Man From Orenburg Region For Joining IS

The Moscow Regional Military Court has sentenced a man from the Orenburg region to 5 1/2 years in prison on terrorism charges.
More
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