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Chechen rebel leader Umarov 'dead'
Prominent Chechen website reports that self-styled 'Emir of the Caucasus' is dead and has been replaced by new leader.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 19:25 GMT
Islamist group threatens Sochi Olympics
Rebels from North Caucasus issue terror threat to organisers, singling out hosts and visitors for target.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2014 19:44 GMT
Winter Olympics inflame tensions in Russia
Russia's aim to deliver "the safest games ever" is called into question after two bombings and rousing nationalism.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 13:36 GMT
Second deadly blast hits Russia's Volgograd
Trolley-bus bombing leaves 17 dead, as security concerns increase ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 11:32 GMT
Deadly blast hits Russian train station
At least 15 dead and dozens injured after suicide bomber sets off explosives in southern city of Volgograd.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2013 22:27 GMT
Car bomb explodes in Russia's troubled south
At least two people killed in Pyatigorsk city, east of Sochi where Winter Olympics will be held in February.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2013 22:18 GMT
Four men jailed over Moscow airport bombing
Group from Russian republic of Ingushetia found to have aided 2011 suicide attack which killed 37 people.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2013 15:15 GMT
Russia 'foils Winter Olympics attack plot'
Officials point finger at Caucasus Emirate group, and confiscate weapons including surface-to-air missiles.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 20:32 GMT
Deaths in Russia Muslim Caucasus clashes
Two separate clashes between Islamic fighters and police leave four officers dead as well as one of the groups' leaders.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2012 23:42 GMT
Senior al-Qaeda man 'killed' in Chechnya
Russia says its security forces have killed al-Qaeda's top emissary to armed Islamist groups in the North Caucasus.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2011 22:59 GMT
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