As the number of arrests in the wake of November’s deadly counterterror siege grows, the killing by security forces of a 19-year-old in Pankisi has caused controversy. [Read more…]
Russian rights group Memorial has appealed to the Russian government on behalf of 130 families who lost property in a special operation three years ago. The families, from the village of Vremenny in Daghestan’s Untsukul District, have been seeking compensation for houses damaged and destroyed as well as possessions which went missing. [Read more…]
Akhmed Chatayev, a member of the Islamic State (IS) suspected of organising the deadly 2016 Istanbul Airport attack, blew up himself during the counterterrorist operation in Tbilisi’s Gabriel Salosi Street on 21–22 November, the State Security Service (SSG) has confirmed. [Read more…]
One person has so far been detained in connection to the counterterrorism operation in Tbilisi’s Isani District on 23 November. Authorities have promised to disclose further details in upcoming days, but have neither confirmed nor denied media speculation as to the identities of the alleged terrorists.
A counterterrorism operation in Tbilisi’s Isani District has come to an end, after an almost 21 hour siege. One member of the State Security Service (SSG) was killed and two more were wounded, along with two police officers. Three suspects were killed during the operation. [Read more…]
The National Antiterrorist Committee of Daghestan has confirmed the death of the leader of the Khunzakh militant group. [Read more…]
Militants attacked a Russian National Guard base in the early morning of 24 March in Chechnya’s Naursky District. There are dead and wounded reported on both sides. [Read more…]
Police are searching for alleged militants and their accomplices in the Daghestani city Khasavyurt and three villages in the north of the republic. A Counter-Terrorism Operation (CTO) has been declared. The CTO regime was introduced in the morning of 19 March in Khasavyurt, Kizilyurt, and Kazbekovsky districts. [Read more…]