Three people were arrested in Karachayevo-Cherkessia today as suspects in the murder of Imam Ismail-Hajji Bostanov, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
Ingushetian officials say the suicide bomber who attacked a police checkpoint on December 17 was the brother-in-law of slain rights activist Maksharip Aushev, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a police station in Russia's Ingushetia region today, killing himself and injuring 23, Russian media reported.
The widow of a recently slain Ingush human rights activist was seriously injured when her car exploded in the Ingushetian city of Nazran, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
Most of the 200 Chechen, Ingush, and Georgian asylum-seekers who were detained at the Polish-German border today are being sent to a refugee center in Warsaw, RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service reports.
The European Parliament has awarded its human rights prize to the Russian group Memorial, which is battling to uncover the truth about the recent murder of one of its researchers in Chechnya.
Russia halted gas supplies to ally Armenia after bombs were found under a pipeline in the volatile southern region of Ingushetia, but Armenia said today it had enough reserves to supply consumers.
Daghestan's Acting Deputy Interior Minister has given a detailed analysis of the Islamic insurgency's capabilities in his republic, RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service reports.
A court in the North Caucasian republic of Ingushetia has sentenced a policeman to two years in jail for the killing of opposition website owner Magomed Yevloyev, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
The Kyrgyz nongovernmental organization Citizens Against Corruption is one of the winners of the French Liberty, Equality, and Brotherhood Award for 2009, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
The U.S. State Department's annual Human Rights Defenders Award has been given posthumously to Ingushetian human rights activist Maksharip Aushev.
Police and security forces have killed three insurgents in the North Caucasus town of Ust-Dzheguta, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.