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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
News up to:
rferl.org Activists Say Another Home Destroyed In Chechnya 12/22
nzherald.co.nz Ordinary Russians secret to Putin survival 12/19
rferl.org Martial Artist Or Militant? Chechen On Trial Denies Fighting In Syria 12/18
rferl.org Russia Says Three Militants Killed In North Caucasus Region 12/18
bbc.co.uk Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence? 12/18
scoop.co.nz CIA report warned assassination programme might backfire 12/18
rferl.org Putin Warns Kadyrov In Connection With Reprisals Against Militants’ Families 12/18
rferl.org Kremlin-backed Chechen Leader Says Wants To Fight In Ukraine 12/17
rferl.org Alleged Co-Organizer Of 2002 Moscow Theater Attack Arrested 12/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Chechnya, case of Khasan Edilkhanov accused of involvement in war in Syria sent to court 12/17
nationalpost.com Pakistan school attack: In a world inured to terrorism, killing children is a rare evil 12/16
sputniknews.com Growing Threat From Russians Fighting for IS: Russia’s Anti-Terrorism Body 12/16
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 8-14 12/15
rferl.org Russia Urged To Stop 'Persecution' Of Activists Over Chechnya 12/15
globalvoicesonline.org After Grozny Gun Battle, Human Rights Defenders in Chechnya Under Attack 12/15
rferl.org Lawyer Slams 'Flimsy' Case Against Georgian Accused Of Recruiting Chechens To IS 12/15
panorama.am Chechnya human rights office set on fire 12/15
independent.co.uk Sydney siege: ‘Lone wolf’ attackers like Man Haron Monis will always remain a security nightmare 12/15
bbc.co.uk Chechnya human rights office burnt 12/14
aljazeera.com Chechnya rights defenders face intimidation 12/14
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Residents of Chechnya report detentions of young people by power agents after militants' attack on Grozny 12/13
euronews.com [WATCH] Human rights activists pelted with eggs over Chechnya claims 12/12
reuters.com Rights groups condemn 'collective justice' after Chechnya attack 12/11
rferl.org Chechen Republic Head Implicates Human Rights Defender In Grozny Attack 12/11
aljazeera.com Chechnya, Russia and 20 years of conflict 12/11
rferl.org Chechen Leader's Supporters Throw Eggs At Russian Rights Activists 12/11
rferl.org Russia Says Four Dead In Fighting In Kabardino-Balkaria 12/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru All militants killed in attack on Grozny identified as residents of Chechnya 12/11
jamestown.org Was the December 4 Rebel Attack in Grozny Aimed at Tarnishing the Images of Putin and Kadyrov? 12/11
rferl.org Revisiting the First Chechen War 12/10
rferl.org Homes Of Alleged Militants' Families Torched In Chechnya 12/10
reuters.com Chechens loyal to Russia fight alongside east Ukraine rebels 12/10
bbc.co.uk Homes destroyed after Chechen attack 12/10
bbc.co.uk No peace for Chechen villagers 12/10
turkishweekly.net 'Battle-hardened' Caucasus fighters boosting ISIL 12/10
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Chechen residents report burning down of house of field commander Aslan Byutukaev 12/10
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In attack on Grozny militants killed son of deputy head of Chechen FMS 12/10
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Law enforcers conduct checks in Staropromyslovskiy District of Grozny 12/10
euronews.com Chechen 'death' unit fighting with rebels in eastern Ukraine 12/10
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Head of Chechnya demands to check Kalyapin for funding the attack on Grozny 12/10
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Rights defenders condemn practice of burning down houses of militants' relatives after attack on Grozny 12/10
rferl.org Georgia Seeks To Prevent Citizens From Fighting In Syria 12/09
nzherald.co.nz AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa 12/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Kalyapin demands to check Kadyrov's words about collective responsibility of militants' families 12/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Close ally of Omar Shishani, commander of northern sector of "Islamic State" killed in Syria 12/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "Memorial" confirmed information of "Caucasian Knot" about burnt-down houses of relatives of militants killed in attack on Grozny 12/09
huffingtonpost.com USSR 2.0 From Grozny to Moscow 12/08
sputniknews.com India, Pakistan Must Coordinate Anti-Terrorism Efforts: Russia 12/08
stripes.com Putin's new deal for Russia spells end to 15 years of wage gains 12/08
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru On December 1-7, 66 people fell victim to armed conflict in Northern Caucasus 12/08
realclearworld.com Ukraine's Militias Cheer on Chechen Jihadists 12/08
sputniknews.com China to Strengthen Anti-Terrorism Cooperation with Russia: Chinese FM 12/06
rferl.org Georgian Accused Of Recruiting For IS To Stand Trial In Chechnya 12/05
en.people.cn China willing to strengthen anti-terrorism cooperation with Russia: FM 12/05
sputniknews.com Chechen Leader Updates Militants Death Toll in Grozny to 11 12/05
rferl.org Chechen Leader Announces New Terrorism Punishments 12/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Russia's MIA reports 14 lost policemen in Grozny 12/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru AYER in Chechnya headed by Vorobyov, who perished in Grozny, created thousand jobs 12/05
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Death of one of supposed militants killed in Grozny was reported by power agents reported in 2011 12/05
hosted.ap.org Gun battle breaks out in Chechen capital, 9 dead 12/04
dailytimes.com.pk Several police die in clashes with militants in Chechnya : December 04, 2014, 10:33 am 12/04
dw.de Russian officials: Chechen police die in shootout 12/04
sputniknews.com Putin: Chechnya Will Successfully Cope With Recent Surge in Terror Activity 12/04
sputniknews.com At Least 7 Police Dead, 18 Injured in Special Operation in Chechnya: Source 12/04
globalsecurity.org Five Police Officers Die Conducting Special Operation in Chechnya 12/04
reuters.com Six gunmen, three police killed in Russia's Chechnya, leader says 12/04
globalsecurity.org Six Militants Eliminated During Special Operation in Chechnya: Kadyrov 12/04
turkishweekly.net Several police killed in clashes with gunmen in Chechen capital 12/04
myaccount.nytimes.com Militants Attack Grozny, Chechnya’s Capital, Ending Period of Calm 12/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Attack on Grozny indicates capabilities of Chechen militants, experts say 12/04
huffingtonpost.com Gun Battle Breaks Out In Grozny, Chechnya, Leaving At Least 9 Dead 12/04
globalsecurity.org BREAKING: Explosion, Heavy Fighting Reported in Grozny, Chechnya 12/04
telegraph.co.uk Watch: Building set ablaze after militants storm publishing house in Chechnya 12/04
scmp.com Gun battles shatter air of stability in Chechen capital, Grozny 12/04
dnaindia.com 16 killed, 28 policemen wounded in attack on Russia's Chechnya 12/04
vanguardngr.com 19 killed in Islamist attack in Chechnya 12/04
reuters.com At least 16 killed, 28 policemen wounded in Russia's Chechnya attack 12/04
nytimes.com Militants’ Assault on Chechnya’s Capital 12/04
scmp.com Heavily armed Islamists clash with police in Grozny 12/04
sputniknews.com 10 Militants Killed During Anti-Terrorist Operation in Chechnya 12/04
rferl.org Chechen Man Convicted Of Fighting In Syria Should Be Acquitted, Relatives Say 12/04
ndtv.com At least 20 Killed in Fighting in Russia's Chechnya 12/04
euronews.com Chechen rebels stage deadly attack on Grozny ahead of big Putin speech 12/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Fight in Grozny is third major militants' action in Chechnya since the beginning of 2014 12/04
sputniknews.com Georgian to Face Trial in Chechnya for Recruiting Locals to Fight in Syria 12/04
sputniknews.com Russia Launches Criminal Probe Into Terrorist Attack in Chechnya 12/04
sputniknews.com Ban Ki-Moon Condemns Terrorist Attack in Grozny, Offers Condolences 12/04
globalsecurity.org Dozens Killed, Wounded In Grozny Attack 12/04
globalsecurity.org 19 Dead in Gunbattle in Chechen Capital 12/04
stripes.com Islamic militants attack Chechen capital; 20 dead 12/04
euronews.com Rebel raid on Chechen capital Grozny leaves 20 people dead 12/04
globalsecurity.org Chechnya violence kills 10 Russia troops, 9 militants 12/04
independent.co.uk Chechnya: Gun battle in Grozny leaves several dead 12/04
news.com.au Putin’s stern warning to the West 12/04
tamilguardian.com Deadly attack in Grozny 12/04
usatoday.com Gunmen storm Chechnya building, at least 16 killed 12/04
rferl.org Chechen Insurgents Attack Grozny 12/04
bbc.co.uk Chechen police killed by militants 12/03
sputniknews.com Six Militants Eliminated During Special Operation in Chechnya: Kadyrov 12/03
voanews.com BREAKING: Explosion, Heavy Fighting Reported in Grozny, Chechnya 12/03