According to the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Chechen authorities have set up a series of camps or prisons where gay men have been killed or tortured before being made to leave the…
Dozens of homosexual men are disappearing in Chechnya, that is according to a leading opposition newspaper in Russia.
Almost every day at the Belarusian-Polish border, hundreds of Chechens try to apply for refugee status. Only a small number succeed, despite interventions from NGOs and lawyers.
More than 12 people are dead after an attack by Chechen militants against a Russian military base.
A group of journalists and human rights activists in Russia's Northern Caucasus has been attacked by a group of masked men
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
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
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 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
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
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
Hundreds of thousands of people staged a rally in Chechnya on Monday (January 19) to protest the satirical cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad published
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
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
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 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.
Just hours ahead of Vladimir Putin's annual address to the Russian parliament violence erupts in restive Chechnya
At least five police officers have been killed and 12 others injured in a suicide bombing in Chechnya. Militant attacks have been a rare occurrence
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
A website sympathetic to Islamist militants fighting Russian rule in the North Caucasus said on Tuesday the insurgency’s leader, Doku Umarov, had
It is a terrible time to be a giraffe in Denmark it seems, and woe betide you if your name is Marius. After Copenhagen Zoo put down an animal of
Gerard Depardieu, the French actor with the Russian passport, is in the Chechen capital to shoot his new action film. “Turquoise” is a
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been transfered from hospital to a prison facility. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been undergoing treatment for
The parents of the Boston suspects have denied that their sons planted the bombs, believing they were framed. Appearing together in the Russian
People living in the Boston suburb of Watertown – the scene of the dramatic shoot-out between police and bombing suspects – have been recalling their
Investigators are trying to establish a motive for the Boston Marathon bombings. Specialist teams are waiting to interview Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the
The suspect in Boston’s marathon bombing lies in hospital in what the Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick describes as a “stable, but serious
The mother of the Tsarnaev brothers has pleaded her sons’ innocence saying they have been framed for the marathon bombings in Boston. She said
The ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United States stressed Friday that his country is different from Chechnya, the region with which one of