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Journalist group comes under attack en-route to Chechnya

Journalists and human rights activists heading to Chechnya on a press trip have been attacked and their minibus set on fire. That is according to the

Journalists and human rights activists heading to Chechnya on a press trip have been attacked and their minibus set on fire. That is according to the

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Thousands attend rally for pro-Kremlin Chechen leader Kadyrov

A genuine show of support or a sham? Thousands of people have rallied in Chechnya’s capital, Grozny, to back the region’s pro-Kremlin leader Ramzan

A genuine show of support or a sham? Thousands of people have rallied in Chechnya’s capital, Grozny, to back the region’s pro-Kremlin leader Ramzan

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Chechnya opens first women-only beach

Chechnya has opened its first ever women-only beach. The sandy strip outside the provincial capital, Grozny will be off limits to men in line with

Chechnya has opened its first ever women-only beach. The sandy strip outside the provincial capital, Grozny will be off limits to men in line with

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Chechen leader backs forced marriage of police chief to teenage girl

Ramzan Kadyrov the leader of Chechnya has given his blessing to a police chief who took a 17 year-old-girl as his second wife in a forced marriage

Ramzan Kadyrov the leader of Chechnya has given his blessing to a police chief who took a 17 year-old-girl as his second wife in a forced marriage

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Protests against Charlie cartoons continue throughout Muslim world

Orchestrated by the government, which obliged all its employees to attend, Chechens have held a huge demonstration in their capital Grozny to protest

Orchestrated by the government, which obliged all its employees to attend, Chechens have held a huge demonstration in their capital Grozny to protest

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Rebel raid on Chechen capital Grozny leaves 20 people dead

At least 20 people were killed in Chechnya - 10 police and 10 suspected militants - after heavily-armed rebels stormed the turbulent Russian region's capital, Grozny.

At least 20 people were killed in Chechnya - 10 police and 10 suspected militants - after heavily-armed rebels stormed the turbulent Russian region's capital, Grozny.

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Chechen rebels stage deadly attack on Grozny ahead of big Putin speech

At least 19 people have been killed as security forces battled rebels who stormed the Chechen capital Grozny ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual state of the union address.

At least 19 people have been killed as security forces battled rebels who stormed the Chechen capital Grozny ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual state of the union address.

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Russia's most wanted man Chechen rebel Umarov is declared dead

The leader of an Islamist insurgency in the North Caucasus, Doku Umarov has been declared dead on the group’s website. Described as Russia’s most

The leader of an Islamist insurgency in the North Caucasus, Doku Umarov has been declared dead on the group’s website. Described as Russia’s most

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Brand new Grozny high rise goes up in flames

Firefighters in Grozny have been battling a blaze that broke out in a brand new 45-storey building. The construction, meant to highlight the

Firefighters in Grozny have been battling a blaze that broke out in a brand new 45-storey building. The construction, meant to highlight the

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Bomb blast kills four in Grozny

Three soldiers have been killed in a bomb blast in the Chechen capital Grozny. Local media suggest that two suicide bombers attacked an armoured car

Three soldiers have been killed in a bomb blast in the Chechen capital Grozny. Local media suggest that two suicide bombers attacked an armoured car

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Chechen scientists find dinosaur eggs

Scientists in Chechnya have discovered a cache of fossilised dinosaur eggs. They made the discovery on April 9 whilst surveying two waterfalls in

Scientists in Chechnya have discovered a cache of fossilised dinosaur eggs. They made the discovery on April 9 whilst surveying two waterfalls in

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Renewed fighting in North Caucasus kills 24

At least 24 people have been killed during five days of fighting on the border between Chechnya and Dagestan in Russia’s North Caucasus. Officials

At least 24 people have been killed during five days of fighting on the border between Chechnya and Dagestan in Russia’s North Caucasus. Officials

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Kadyrov dances as Grozny celebrates

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has danced on a specially constructed stage to celebrate the City Day of Grozny which conveniently has been moved to

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has danced on a specially constructed stage to celebrate the City Day of Grozny which conveniently has been moved to

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Grozny rocked by deadly suicide bombings

A triple suicide bombing in the Chechen capital Grozny has left at least nine people dead and many more injured. One man is reported to have blown

A triple suicide bombing in the Chechen capital Grozny has left at least nine people dead and many more injured. One man is reported to have blown

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Grozny hit by deadly suicide bomb

Police in Chechnya say at least eight people have been killed in a suicide attack in the capital Grozny. Seven of the victims were police officers

Police in Chechnya say at least eight people have been killed in a suicide attack in the capital Grozny. Seven of the victims were police officers

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Islamist rebels attack Chechen parliament

Islamist rebels have stormed the parliament of the Russian republic of Chechnya in a brazen suicide attack. At least three gunmen hurled bombs and

Islamist rebels have stormed the parliament of the Russian republic of Chechnya in a brazen suicide attack. At least three gunmen hurled bombs and

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Parliament is attacked in volatile Chechnya

Authorities say four gunmen who attacked the parliament building in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya have been killed. A suicide bomber

Authorities say four gunmen who attacked the parliament building in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya have been killed. A suicide bomber

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'Militants' strike Chechen presidents home village

At least 19 people have been killed in a gun battle in the birth place of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. The Kremlin-backed leader personally

At least 19 people have been killed in a gun battle in the birth place of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. The Kremlin-backed leader personally

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Chechen rebel leader quits on health grounds

Russia’s most wanted Chechen rebel commander Dokou Oumarov says he is stepping down for health reasons and has appointed a successor to carry on

Russia’s most wanted Chechen rebel commander Dokou Oumarov says he is stepping down for health reasons and has appointed a successor to carry on

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Chechen forces claim to have killed notorious warlord

In bleak conditions in the mountains of Chechnya security forces have mounted a special operation to flush out suspected terrorists. One of the men

In bleak conditions in the mountains of Chechnya security forces have mounted a special operation to flush out suspected terrorists. One of the men

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Policeman killed in Chechnya bomb blast

A bomb attack in the Russian province of Chechnya last night has left one policeman dead and 14 other people injured. The device was detonated by

A bomb attack in the Russian province of Chechnya last night has left one policeman dead and 14 other people injured. The device was detonated by

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Suicide attack in Chechnya

A suicide bomber has killed herself and possibly others in the centre of the Chechen capital Grozny. Reports are still confused, but some sources

A suicide bomber has killed herself and possibly others in the centre of the Chechen capital Grozny. Reports are still confused, but some sources

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Deadly bombings in Grozny

Early reports of a series of explosions in the capital of Chechnya say at least five people have been killed, policemen among them, according to a

Early reports of a series of explosions in the capital of Chechnya say at least five people have been killed, policemen among them, according to a

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Chechen human rights worker murdered

The kidnap and murder of a Chechen human rights worker and her husband have been condemned as inhuman crimes by the leader of the troubled region

The kidnap and murder of a Chechen human rights worker and her husband have been condemned as inhuman crimes by the leader of the troubled region

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Chechnya 'out of control' - Human Rights Watch

The leader of a children’s charity in Chechnya has been found dead with her husband, just hours after being kidnapped. Zarema Sadulayeva and Alik

The leader of a children’s charity in Chechnya has been found dead with her husband, just hours after being kidnapped. Zarema Sadulayeva and Alik

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Charity head found dead in Chechnya

The kidnapped head of a charity helping children in Chechnya has been found dead in the boot of a car beside her murdered husband. The deaths of

The kidnapped head of a charity helping children in Chechnya has been found dead in the boot of a car beside her murdered husband. The deaths of

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Suicide bomb attack in Chechnya

A suicide bomb attack has killed 5 policemen and a civilian in Chechnya. The regional Emergency Ministry said the attacker approached a crowd near

A suicide bomb attack has killed 5 policemen and a civilian in Chechnya. The regional Emergency Ministry said the attacker approached a crowd near