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Lingering insurgency in Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan

Summary

Russian troops established control of Chechnya in large-scale fighting in 2000; from 2000 to 2009 an insurgency was active. The insurgency continues at a small scale.
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Stats:

Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 79.7 Warning (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 4
WFP Hunger Map: 2 % undernourished (overall for Russia)
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating BBB
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged
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rferl.org Did Riyadh, Grozny Fear Chechen Hajj Pilgrims Would Join IS? 10/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru MIA reports killing of organizer of terror act in Grozny 10/18
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Shamil Gazaliev from Chechnya suspected of involvement in warfare in Syria 10/18
reuters.com Russia rights group says it is targeted by Kremlin to control history 10/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Experts are skeptical about allegations on JAMWA's involvement in explosion in Grozny 10/17
rferl.org Three Alleged Militants Killed In Daghestan 10/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Grozny, law enforcers search for suspected suicide bomber 10/16
turkishweekly.net Russian intelligence can help against Islamic State: Former CIA analyst 10/16
en.ria.ru Russian Intelligence Can Help Against Islamic State: Former CIA Analyst 10/15
rferl.org Are Nogais Fighting With IS In Kobani? 10/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Chechen investigators establish organizers of terror act in Grozny 10/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Chechnya, law enforcers detain family members of Apti Mudarov's friend, said local resident 10/14
rferl.org Should Georgia Fear IS Threat To Its Pankisi Gorge? 10/14
bbc.co.uk In pictures: Life in Chechnya 10/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Ingushetia, law enforcers detain suspected attacker of policemen in Karabulak 10/10
independent.co.uk Chechen Isis fighters under Omar al-Shishani threaten to take fight to Putin 10/10
en.ria.ru Chechen IS Leader Threatens to Invade Russia: Reports 10/10
rferl.org Russia Says Three Suspected Militants Killed In Daghestan 10/08
rferl.org Murdered Russian Journalist Politkovskaya Remembered With Flowers 10/07
rferl.org Iraqi Yazidi Legislator Awarded Politkovskaya Prize 10/07
en.ria.ru Suicide Bombing in the Chechen Repulic's Capital of Grozny 10/06
english.pravda.ru Explosion in Grozny: Police officers prevent large terrorist act 10/06
upi.com Deadly suicide bombing in Chechnya targeted holiday celebrations 10/06
rferl.org Russia Claims To Have Foiled Terrorist Attacks 10/06
reuters.com Chechen leader vows tough response to suicide bombing 10/06
euronews.com Police officers killed in suicide bomb attack in Chechnya 10/05
hosted.ap.org Chechnya suicide bomber kills 5 police, wounds 12 10/05
en.ria.ru Chechnya's IDIC Reveals Surnames of Grozny Suicide Bombing Victims 10/05
aljazeera.com Four die in Chechnya suicide blast 10/05
globalsecurity.org Bomb Explosion In Chechnya 10/05
ndtv.com Suicide Bomber Kills Four Police in Russia's Chechnya: Agencies 10/05
bbc.co.uk Suicide bombing hits Chechen capital 10/05
cnn.com Chechnya bombing kills 5 officers 10/05
en.ria.ru Suicide Bomber of Grozny Attack Left Home 6 Months Ago 10/05
voanews.com Chechnya Capital Bombing Kills 4 Police 10/05
en.ria.ru Chechen Health Ministry Says Able to Help Grozny Bombing Victims Without Additional Help 10/05
reuters.com Suicide bomber kills five police in Russia's Chechnya: agencies 10/05
globalsecurity.org Bombing in Chechnya leaves 5 policemen dead 10/05
sify.com Chechnya suicide bomber kills 5 police, wounds 12 10/04
sify.com Suicide bomber in Chechnya kills 4 policemen 10/04
jamestown.org Planned Road From Dagestan to Georgia—Road of Friendship, or of War? 10/02
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Chechen military commissariats to recruit higher school graduates first 10/01
globalsecurity.org Russian Army Drafting Men From Chechnya For First Time In 20 Years 10/01
sify.com US releases list of 'most wanted' IS terrorists 09/29
upi.com SITE: al-Qaida member confirms death of Khorasan leader on Twitter 09/28
en.ria.ru Drinking Beer While Under Fire - Journalists' Work In Eastern Ukraine 09/27
voanews.com Behind Islamic State's Battlefield Gains, Battle-Hardened Chechens 09/26
jamestown.org Kadyov Succeeds in Pressuring Moscow to Renew the Military Draft in Chechnya 09/25
rferl.org U.S. Designates Georgian Man As 'Global Terrorist' 09/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Casualty of shootout in Ingushetia identified as Arthur Murzabekov 09/23
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Entrepreneur's house in Makhachkala shelled from grenade launcher 09/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Russian MoD intends to recruit 500 soldiers from Chechnya 09/18
jamestown.org Under Two Flags: Chechen Fighters in Eastern Ukraine 09/18
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru US Prosecutor's Office demands Tsarnaev's presence at trial 09/18
stripes.com Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it 09/16
stripes.com 3 killed, 5 wounded in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine 09/16
english.people.com.cn China Voice: Growing terror threats require enhanced SCO cooperation 09/14
stripes.com As leaders talk peace, some Ukrainians contemplate guerrilla war 09/13
globalvoicesonline.org North Caucasians’ Sad, Paradoxical Fight in Eastern Ukraine 09/12
jamestown.org The North Caucasus Insurgency: One Year Without Doku Umarov 09/12
reuters.com Special Report: Moscow stifles dissent as soldiers return in coffins 09/12
globalsecurity.org Kerry to VOA: IS Represents Threat to Russia 09/12
nzherald.co.nz Leaders talk peace, some Ukrainians contemplate guerrilla war 09/12
rferl.org One Year After Leader’s Death, North Caucasus Insurgency Soldiers On 09/07
jamestown.org Dagestan Remains the Epicenter of the North Caucasus Insurgency 09/05
rferl.org Sex, Torture, And Chechnya: New Depardieu Movie Hits Russian Theaters 09/05
jamestown.org Recruits From Chechnya and Central Asia Bolster Ranks of Islamic State 09/04
rferl.org Police Seek Militants In Russia's Daghestan After Five Bodies Found 09/03
rferl.org IS Militants Reportedly Threaten War In Russia's Caucasus 09/03
vanguardngr.com IS militants vow to ‘de-throne’ Putin over Syria support 09/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Mother of soldier of motorized rifle division deployed in Chechnya reports death of her son and his colleagues near Donetsk 09/03
timeslive.co.za We are coming for you Putin: IS militants 09/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" disseminates video with threat to expand combat operations to Caucasus 09/02
rferl.org Thousands Gather 10 Years After Beslan School Attack In Russia 09/01
sky.com Captured IS Suicide Bomber Talks To Sky News 09/01
news.com.au Inside the mind of a suicide bomber 09/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru NAC: militants' summer camps found in vicinity of two Ingush villages 09/01
rt.com 3 days in hell: Russia mourns Beslan school siege victims 10 years on 08/31
telegraph.co.uk We must confront the enemy in our midst 08/21
turkishweekly.net Ethnic conflict in China’s Xinjiang: Reasons behind it and proposals for solution 08/20
realclearworld.com Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen 08/20
aljazeera.com Islamic State 'has 50,000 fighters in Syria' 08/19
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Chechen Prosecutor's Office demands to reopen investigation into kidnapping of MIA's employee in 2004 08/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Rights defenders call on Ingush authorities not to duplicate public organizations by creating Committee of Soldiers' Fathers 08/14
ndtv.com Igor Strelkov: Mysterious Russian Who Led Ukraine Rebels Quits 08/14
realclearworld.com Can China Legitimate Its Would-Be Hegemony? 08/14
realclearworld.com In China, Climate Change Is Already Here 08/13
israelnationalnews.com Is this william a Good Schabas or a bad schabas? 08/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Ingushetia, investigators combine cases on shelling of soldiers and on local resident's murder 08/11
jamestown.org Rebels in Chechnya Regroup in Rare Meeting of Field Commanders 08/08
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Today is fifteen years after attack of Basaev and Khattab militants on Dagestan 08/07
strategypage.com COUNTER-TERRORISM: Morocco Had A Plan And It Worked 08/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru During week of July 28-August 3, 2014, 9 persons fell victim to armed conflict in Northern Caucasus 08/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Father of sentenced KChR resident complains about falsifications in his son's case 08/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Bamut villager detained on suspicion of aiding militants in Chechnya 08/02
jamestown.org Ingushetia’s Yevkurov Appears to Back Blood Revenge Against Militants’ Relatives 07/31
israelnationalnews.com Gaza - this is who we are. 07/30
csmonitor.com Countering a digital jihad 07/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Local executed by unidentified persons in Nazran District of Ingushetia 07/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru During week of July 21-27, 2014, 6 persons fell victim to armed conflict in Northern Caucasus 07/28