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Attackers burn office of Chechen rights group
Joint Mobile Group members say their office was torched after they criticised Kremlin-backed leader Ramzan Kadyrov.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2014 15:56 GMT
Chechnya, Russia and 20 years of conflict
How the tiny region shaped post-Soviet Russia on the 20th anniversary of the start of first Chechnya war.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2014 14:02 GMT
Russia's burgeoning ISIL problem
As many as 2,500 people from Russia's restive North Caucasus region have become fighters in Syria and Iraq.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2014 09:11 GMT
Ukraine rebel bodies repatriated to Russia
Donetsk leader calls for more Russian 'peacekeepers' to fight Ukrainian forces after battle for city's airport.
Last updated: 30 May 2014 08:44 GMT
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Prominent Chechen website reports that self-styled 'Emir of the Caucasus' is dead and has been replaced by new leader.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
US team urges Russian security cooperation
Visiting House member says there was "nothing specific" that could have helped prevent Boston bombings.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2013 03:23 GMT
Tax exile Depardieu embraces Russia passport
French actor Gerard Depardieu is shown on TV hugging Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has granted him citizenship.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 11:16 GMT
Putin grants Depardieu Russian citizenship
Russian president signs decree after French film star Gerard Depardieu quit his homeland to avoid tax hike on the rich.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 16:58 GMT
Soldiers killed in Chechnya bombing
Interior ministry troops among the dead after suspected bombers strike outside Russian region's capital Grozny.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 20:32 GMT
Deadly explosions rip through Chechen capital
Festivities marking the end of Ramadan cut short in Grozny, after twin suicide bombings leave nine people dead.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2011 07:14 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
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