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  1. Interior Ministry Names Nine Chechens Allegedly Fighting In SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Weekday Magazine

    Akhmed Chatayev a native of Chechnya appeared in a video published in February by a North Caucasus group within Islamic State. Security authorities in Chechnya have released the names of nine individuals from the republic who are believed to be fighting in Syria.

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  2. Expert: Armenia and EU may sign a cooperation document at Riga SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ARMINFO news agency

    Armenia and EU may sign a document of cooperation at the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, Sergey Minasyan, Deputy Head of the Caucasus Institute, said in response to ArmInfo's question in a press conference in Yerevan. He said the European party will speed up the procedures and give relevant mandate to the negotiating group before the Summit.

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  3. Chechnya's Police Name Four Citizens Fighting In SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Pro-Islamic State social-media posts claim the man on the right is Salakhaddin al-Shishani, of the predominantly Chechen IS faction Katibat al-Aqsa, in Iraq. A spokesman for Chechnya's Interior Ministry told the Caucasian Knot website that three of the men -- named as Hussein Baliyev, Lom-Ali Magomadov, and Surkho Elmurzayev -- went to Syria in the summer of 2014.

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  4. Russia's body count is rising in Ukraine, despite army officials' denialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Windsor Star

    Anton Tumanov gave up his life for his country, but his country won't say where and it won't say how. His mother knows.

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  5. Kremlin denies deaths in undeclared warRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Anton Tumanov gave up his life for his country, but his country won't say where and it won't say how. His mother knows.

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  6. The Secret Dead Of Russia's Undeclared WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Anton Tumanov gave up his life for his country - but his country won't say where, and it won't say how. His mother knows. 41 comments

  7. Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Moscow promised to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev's failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea. A miner works at the Kalinovskaya-Vostochnaya coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian city of Makeevka near Donetsk, Dec 23, 2014. 7 comments

  8. Ukraine warns of more power cuts if weather coolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    A miner works at the Kalinovskaya-Vostochnaya coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian city of Makeevka near Donetsk on December 23, 2014. A miner works at the Kalinovskaya-Vostochnaya coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian city of Makeevka near Donetsk on December 23, 2014.

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  9. Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Newsday

    Fears are growing that violence could be returning to the turbulent Russian republic of Chechnya after a period of relative calm and stability. On the night of 4 December, police in the capital Grozny reportedly tried to stop a car or cars carrying alleged armed militants.

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  10. Putin Warns Kadyrov In Connection With Reprisals Against Militants' FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    In the course of his annual press conference on December 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin made clear his disapproval of the reprisals undertaken against the families of the fighters who attacked Grozny on December 4. Putin described as "understandable" what he termed Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov's subsequent "emotional" demand that the family homes of the fighters responsible be burned to the ground and their relatives expelled from Chechnya. At the same time, Putin said that even if the families in question were aware of the militants' intentions, "that does not give anyone, including the leaders of the Chechen Republic, the right to engage in extra-judicial reprisals."

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  11. Russian Human Rights Group Under Pressure in ChechnyaRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    The Grozny apartment that served as the office of the local monitoring group branch of the Committee to Prevent Torture was destroyed by a fire late on December 13. The following day, Grozny police detained two KPP lawyers , Sergei Babinets and Dmitry Dmitriyev, and confiscated from them their mobile phones, two lap-tops, and three cameras, one of which was the property of Al-Jazeera journalists who were visiting Grozny.

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  12. RIA Novosti/ReutersFear and Loathing (of Lawyers) in GroznyAmid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    Amid mysterious blazes and threats of worse to come, Ramzan Kadyrov is cracking down on those in Chechnya who dare to defend civil liberties. On Saturday afternoon lawyers for the Committee Against Torture serving with the Joint Mobile Group that brings attorneys into Chechnya for short tours of duty, checked the recordings from their outside security cameras and saw that several armed men had been trying to break into their office at the corner of Putin Prospect and Roza Luksemburg Avenue in the capital of Grozny.

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  13. Russian Human Rights Group Under Pressure In ChechnyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    The Grozny apartment that served as the office of the local monitoring group branch of the Committee to Prevent Torture was destroyed by a fire late on December 13. Just days earlier, KPP head Igor Kalyapin had antagonized Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov by formally asking Russian Prosecutor-General Yury Chayka and Investigative Committee head Aleksandr Bastrykin to rule on whether Kadyrov had exceeded his authority by issuing orders in the wake of the December 4 insurgent attack on Grozny that the families of known insurgents be deported from Chechnya and their homes burned to the ground.

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  14. Chechen Republic Head Implicates Human Rights Defender In Grozny AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov has indirectly implicated Igor Kalyapin, head of Russia's Committee to Prevent Torture, in organizing last week's attack by insurgents in Grozny in which 14 police and security personnel were killed and 36 wounded. In an Instagram post on December 10, Kadyrov claimed that a man by the name of Kalyapin channeled from Western intelligence services to Akhmat Umarov, the brother of former Caucasus Emirate head Doku Umarov, the funds to finance the attack by insurgents on Grozny.

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  15. By the River of DeathRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Cicero's Songs

    "What is the name of this place, I asked him. Valerik, he answered me. And translated into your language, That would be... River of Death."

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  16. Chechen Insurgents Attack GroznyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    A local media building called the Press House is set ablaze following a gun battle with Chechen insurgents in the regional capital, Grozny, on December 4. Almost 20 years to the day since then Russian President Boris Yeltsin sent Russian troops into Chechnya to "restore constitutional order," Chechen militants have launched a major operation in Grozny. Russian news agencies report that at least seven fighters in three vehicles opened fire on road traffic police near the Heart of Chechnya mosque in the city center, killing up to five of them, before barricading themselves into the nine-story central press building.

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  17. Chechen Supreme Court Targets Jailed Activist's LawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    The Chechen Supreme Court reduced by two months on October 31 the four-year prison term handed down by a district court in July to Assembly of Peoples of the Caucasus chairman Ruslan Kutayev on a charge of illegal possession of drugs that human rights organizations are convinced was fabricated. At the same time, the Supreme Court formally requested the Investigative Committee to rule on whether statements made by Kutayev's lawyer Pyotr Zaykin about two senior Chechen officials are libelous.

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