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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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Head of Chechen republic vows to revenge national beheaded by ISIL

Chechnya’s president has promised a one-way ticket to eternity for the killers of a Chechen murdered on video by the radical Islamic State movement

Chechnya’s president has promised a one-way ticket to eternity for the killers of a Chechen murdered on video by the radical Islamic State movement

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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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Russian Navy vessels test fire-power amid nationwide drills

More than 30 Russian Navy vessels have been taking part in drills in the Barents Sea. The exercises are said to be testing readiness against any

More than 30 Russian Navy vessels have been taking part in drills in the Barents Sea. The exercises are said to be testing readiness against any

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[WATCH] Human rights activists pelted with eggs over Chechnya claims

The leader of a Moscow-based human rights group has been pelted with eggs at close range during a press conference in the Russian capital. Head of

The leader of a Moscow-based human rights group has been pelted with eggs at close range during a press conference in the Russian capital. Head of

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Chechen 'death' unit fighting with rebels in eastern Ukraine

Hundreds of fighters from the Russian republic of Chechnya have joined the insurgents in East Ukraine. The so-called “death unit” has made a former

Hundreds of fighters from the Russian republic of Chechnya have joined the insurgents in East Ukraine. The so-called “death unit” has made a former

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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.