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    1. May 3, 2015

      Ramzan Kadyrov: Chechen warlord accused of brutal rule

      When Chechnya’s ruler Ramzan Kadyrov ordered his security forces last week to open fire on any Russian policeman who...

    2. April 28, 2015

      Chechnya’s economic recovery tested by slowdown

      The women in colourful headscarves laugh and chat as they harvest the cucumbers and pack them into boxes, stacked up in...

    1. April 26, 2015

      Putin accuses US of supporting separatist militants inside Russia

      Vladimir Putin has accused the US of directly supporting separatist militants in Russia’s North Caucasus region against...

    2. April 25, 2015

      The Grozny warlord reminding Moscow who is boss

      Men with guns are everywhere in Grozny. They stand on street corners, hang out in hotel lobbies and swagger through...

    3. March 9, 2015

      Kadyrov’s intervention raises more questions over Nemtsov’s murder

      The investigation into the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov seemed to be following the same script...

    4. December 4, 2014

      Grozny terror attack shatters fragile stability in Chechnya

      At least 10 gunmen and as many police officers died in a gun battle in the Chechen capital of Grozny early on Thursday,...

    5. October 5, 2014

      Suicide bomber kills 5 police officers in Chechnya

      A suicide bomber killed five police officers and injured another 12 on Sunday in Grozny according to the Russian...

    6. May 27, 2014

      Chechens join pro-Russians in battle for east Ukraine

      Dozens of Chechen militants have joined the fighting on the side of pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in a...

    7. July 11, 2013

      Little changes for those Russian officials on ‘Magnitsky list’

      When President Barack Obama signed the Magnitsky Act in December 2012, banning dozens of Russian officials from...

    8. April 21, 2013

      Brothers’ links to Chechnya were remote

      The question of Chechnya’s independence appears to have created fissures in the Tsarnaev household as the family...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      April 4, 2013

      Russian skycraper engulfed by fire

      An apartment block burns in Grozny, Russia. Musa Sadulayev/AP Photo A local resident takes photos with a mobile phone...

    10. February 25, 2013

      Depardieu renews double act with Kadyrov

      Fists pumping, arms outstretched in a winged pas de deux with a demurely headscarved folk dance partner, French actor...

    11. beyondbrics

      August 15, 2012

      Gazprom chief bets on horse racing

      You might think that Alexei Miller, the chief executive of Gazprom, had enough on his plate running the world’s biggest...

    12. beyondbrics

      March 5, 2012

      Russia: the election as seen via Twitter

      With over 99 per cent of Russia reporting, Vladimir Putin appears to have walked away from the Russian election with...

    13. December 16, 2011

      25 Russians to watch

       Politics Alexei Navalny Blogger, shareholder activist, anti-corruption crusader, Navalny is the first politician in...

    14. September 6, 2011

      Russia’s richest woman to sell building empire

      Russia’s richest woman has agreed to sell her vast construction business, signalling the end of an empire amassed...

    15. August 26, 2011

      Oligarch sets tough goals for Dagestan team

      A Russian oligarch is bidding to transform an obscure football team in a war-torn region of the country into a...

    16. beyondbrics

      August 5, 2011

      Grozny bids for World Cup big time

      Kadyrov challenges Maradona Grozny is not a name often associated with Europe’s sporting metropolises. But the Chechen...

    17. July 26, 2011

      US tones down action on Russia

      The US state department has banned a number of Russian officials from entering the US, in a compromise aimed at heading...

    18. January 28, 2011

      Russia: In a new light

      Candles burn at Domodedovo airport in memory of victims of this weeks bomb, thought to be the work on an Islamist...

    19. October 19, 2010

      Insurgents attack parliament in Chechnya

      Armed insurgents have launched an attack on the parliament in Chechnya, the troubled southern Russian republic, killing...

    20. May 26, 2010

      Southern Russian theatre bomb kills six

      At least six people were killed and dozens injured when a bomb exploded outside a theatre in the centre of the southern...

    21. April 1, 2010

      Medvedev urges ‘dagger blows’ against terrorists

      Russia’s president Dmitry Medvedev made a surprise visit to the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Thursday and vowed...

    22. August 22, 2009

      Bombers kill policemen in Chechnya

      Bombers on bicycles staged two suicide attacks in the Chechen capital of Grozny yesterday, killing at least four...

    23. August 21, 2009

      Suicide attacks in Chechnya kill 4 policemen

      Bombers on bicycles struck in Chechnya today, launching two suicide attacks in the capital Grozny that killed at least...

    24. August 12, 2009

      Charity worker killed in Chechnya

      The head of a charity helping children in Russia's turbulent republic of Chechnya has been shot dead, together with...

    25. August 12, 2009

      Children's charity worker killed in Chechnya

      The head of a charity helping children in Russia's turbulent republic of Chechnya has been shot dead, together with...

    26. August 12, 2009

      Charity chief murdered in Chechnya

      The head of a charity helping children in Russia's turbulent republic of Chechnya has been shot dead, together with...

    27. August 11, 2009

      Charity chief found dead in Chechnya

      The head of a charity helping children in Russia’s turbulent republic of Chechnya has been found shot dead, together...

    28. July 20, 2009

      Minorities in Russia want action not words

      Can a few fine words shed light to the dark corners of Russian justice even when they come from Dmitry Medvedev? No,...

    29. July 19, 2009

      Minorities in Russia want action, not words

      Can a few fine words shed light into the dark corners of Russian justice even when they come from President Dmitry...

    30. July 18, 2009

      Chechen leader’s moves sow chaos in Caucasus

      One of the last acts of Natalia Estemirova, the human rights activist who was abducted and found murdered on Wednesday...

    31. July 18, 2009

      Chechen leader's strong-arm tactics sow chaos in Caucasus

      One of the last acts of Natalia Estemirova, the human rights activist who was abducted and found murdered on Wednesday...

    32. July 17, 2009

      Third killing of Chechen activist sparks outrage

      International outrage mounted yesterday over the abduction and killing of Natalia Estemirova, a prominent human rights...

    33. July 17, 2009

      Chechnya link seen in murder of activist

      Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian president, yesterday condemned the death of a prominent human rights activist as "very...

    34. July 16, 2009

      Outrage grows over Chechen activist killing

      International outrage grew on Thursday over the abduction and killing of Natalia Estemirova (pictured right), a...

    35. July 16, 2009

      Chechnya blamed over activist’s death

      The human rights group that employed Natalia Estemirova blamed Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov for the rights...

    36. July 16, 2009

      Chechnya human rights activist killed

      A prominent human rights activist has been found dead in Ingushetia with two wounds to her head after being kidnapped...

    37. June 23, 2009

      Ingushetia president wounded by car bomb blast

      The president of Russia's southern region of Ingushetia was seriously wounded yesterday in an assassination attempt...

    38. April 17, 2009

      Chechnya reaps reward of fragile stablity

      Russian security forces clashed with rebels in Chechnya hours after Moscow declared an end to a decade of counter...

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