Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25576/all en Two killed in Russia's Dagestan when police storm house http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/two-killed-russias-dagestan-when-police-storm-house <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Russian security forces killed a suspected militant while storming a house in Dagestan, Russian news agencies reported on Saturday.</p> <p>The raid, in which a member of the security forces was also killed, took place in Novy Khushet, a village near Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan in the volatile North Caucausus region.</p> <p>News agencies earlier reported that security forces had surrounded a house in the village where two suspected militants were holed up.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/two-killed-russias-dagestan-when-police-storm-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caucasian Front Dagestan Second Chechen War War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:30:14 +0000 5733531 at http://www.globalpost.com Gunman kills supreme court judge in Russia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/gunman-kills-supreme-court-judge-russias-dagestan A gunman killed a senior judge in the centre of the capital of Russia's violence-plagued Dagestan province on Tuesday, law enforcement officials said. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/gunman-kills-supreme-court-judge-russias-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dagestan Hospitality Islam in Russia Law Politics Second Chechen War War World Religion Russia Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:16:00 +0000 5734973 at http://www.globalpost.com Suicide attack kills three police officers in Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/suicide-attack-kills-three-police-officers-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A suicide car bomb attack in the volatile Russian Caucasus region of Dagestan killed three police officers and wounded six other people Thursday, the local interior ministry said.</p> <p>The attacker blew up his car at a checkpoint at Khassaviurt, in northern Dagestan, a statement said. It said the blast left a crater that was two metres in diameter (two yards) and 1.5 metres deep.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/suicide-attack-kills-three-police-officers-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:25:14 +0000 5755951 at http://www.globalpost.com Three militants shot dead in Russia's Dagestan - media http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/three-militants-shot-dead-russias-dagestan-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Security officers shot dead three militants on Sunday in Russia's volatile North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, the epicentre of an Islamist insurgency, local media reported.</p> <p>Russia has tightened security in the surrounding region less than a year ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which it is planning to host on the western side of the Caucasus mountains, 1,000 km (620 miles) from Dagestan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/three-militants-shot-dead-russias-dagestan-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Islam in Russia Second Chechen War War Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 09:30:32 +0000 5758008 at http://www.globalpost.com Explosion kills policeman in Russia's Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/explosion-kills-policeman-russias-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An explosion Friday in the volatile Russian Caucasus region of Dagestan killed one policeman and wounded three others, law enforcement officials said.</p> <p>The explosion occurred at Buynaksk, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) southwest of the republic's capital Makhachkala, a spokesman for the local Investigative Committee, which handles serious crimes, told the Interfax news agency.</p> <p>"According to preliminary information, one policeman was killed and three others wounded," he said without providing additional details.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/explosion-kills-policeman-russias-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buynaksk Dagestan Second Chechen War War AFP Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:30:41 +0000 5814082 at http://www.globalpost.com Biden, law enforcement to attend Boston memorial for slain officer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Scott Malone and Samuel P. Jacobs</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the ceremony.</p> <p>The service at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology honours 26-year-old Sean Collier, who police say was shot and killed by Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the MIT campus on Thursday night.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdullah Yusuf Azzam Anwar al-Awlaki Arizona Barack Obama Biology 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States Department of Homeland Security War Watertown, Massachusetts Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:00:22 +0000 5818335 at http://www.globalpost.com Russian police watched Boston suspect, found 'nothing' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130422/russian-police-watched-boston-suspect-found-nothing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russian security services monitored Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev during a five month visit he made to the North Caucasus region of Dagestan in 2011-2012, but found no reason to arrest him, a security source told AFP Monday.</p> <p>The older of the two Tsarnaev brothers suspected of setting off the Boston marathon bombs, 26-year-old Tamerlan was shot and killed Friday by US police, while his younger brother Dzhokhar was wounded and is in custody.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130422/russian-police-watched-boston-suspect-found-nothing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Tamerlan Tsarnaev Timur War AFP Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:15:51 +0000 5822278 at http://www.globalpost.com Russian police watched Boston suspect, found 'nothing' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130422/russian-police-watched-boston-suspect-found-nothing-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russian security services monitored Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev during a five month visit he made to the North Caucasus region of Dagestan in 2011-2012, but found no reason to arrest him, a security source told AFP Monday.</p> <p>The older of the two Tsarnaev brothers suspected of setting off the Boston marathon bombs, 26-year-old Tamerlan was shot and killed Friday by US police, while his younger brother Dzhokhar was wounded and is in custody.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130422/russian-police-watched-boston-suspect-found-nothing-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechnya Dagestan Education Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation Labor Law Politics Religion Social Issues Sports Tamerlan Tsarnaev Technology War AFP Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:48:56 +0000 5822355 at http://www.globalpost.com US diplomats interview Boston suspects' parents in Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/us-diplomats-interview-boston-suspects-parents-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A delegation from the US embassy in Moscow has travelled to the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan to interview the parents of the Boston marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, an embassy official said Wednesday.</p> <p>"A group from the US embassy in Moscow travelled to Dagestan yesterday (Tuesday).. to interview the parents," said the official, saying the trip was in line with the cooperation between the FBI and Russian authorities over the investigation into the deadly bombings.</p> <p>sjw/ma/mfp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Dagestan War AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 07:31:04 +0000 5823862 at http://www.globalpost.com US diplomats interview Boston suspects' parents in Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/us-diplomats-interview-boston-suspects-parents-dagestan-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A delegation from the US embassy in Moscow has travelled to the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan to interview the parents of the Boston marathon bombing suspects, an embassy official said Wednesday.</p> <p>The parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are currently living in Dagestan, an overwhelmingly Muslim region on the Caspian Sea where the family briefly lived before leaving for the United States. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/us-diplomats-interview-boston-suspects-parents-dagestan-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechnya Dagestan Islam in Russia War AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 08:16:36 +0000 5823886 at http://www.globalpost.com US team questions Boston suspects' parents in Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/us-team-questions-boston-suspects-parents-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A delegation from the US embassy in Moscow interviewed the parents of the Boston marathon bombing suspects in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan, but were told the two brothers had not contacted local Islamist groups, officials said Wednesday.</p> <p>The parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are currently living in Dagestan, an overwhelmingly Muslim region on the Caspian Sea where the family briefly lived before leaving for the United States. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/us-team-questions-boston-suspects-parents-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Islam in Russia Magomedov War AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:30:57 +0000 5823971 at http://www.globalpost.com US team questions Boston suspects' parents in Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/us-team-questions-boston-suspects-parents-dagestan-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US delegation including FBI agents interviewed the parents of the Boston marathon bombing suspects in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan, but were told the two brothers had not contacted local Islamist groups, officials said Wednesday.</p> <p>The parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are currently living in Dagestan, an overwhelmingly Muslim region on the Caspian Sea where the family briefly lived before leaving for the United States. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/us-team-questions-boston-suspects-parents-dagestan-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Islam in Russia Magomedov War AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:01:09 +0000 5824232 at http://www.globalpost.com Two militants shot dead in Russia's Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/two-militants-shot-dead-russias-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Security officers shot dead two suspected militants in Russia's volatile North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, the epicentre of an Islamist insurgency, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Moscow is struggling to quell the persistent attacks by Islamist militants more than a decade after it fought two separatist wars in the adjacent republic of Chechnya.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/two-militants-shot-dead-russias-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:15:45 +0000 5824301 at http://www.globalpost.com Father of Boston suspects says will fly to United States http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/father-boston-suspects-says-will-fly-united-states <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The father of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings said Thursday he planned to travel to the United States in the next days in order to understand what happened.</p> <p>Anzor Tsarnaev, the father of the two suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, spoke to reporters at a news conference in the Russian region of Dagestan alongside his wife Zubeidat.</p> <p>"I plan to go to the United States to clear everything up. I am not looking for revenge or to offend. Let the special services sort it out," Anzor told reporters in Dagestan's main city Makhachkala.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/father-boston-suspects-says-will-fly-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anzor Dagestan Makhachkala War AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:00:41 +0000 5825079 at http://www.globalpost.com Mother of Boston suspects slams US over son's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/mother-boston-suspects-slams-us-over-sons-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The mother of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings on Thursday launched an impassioned attack on the US authorities over the death of one of her sons, as her husband planned to return to the United States to find out what happened.</p> <p>The parents of the two suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, spoke to reporters at a news conference in the Russian region of Dagestan where they were living when the Boston marathon bombings took place.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/mother-boston-suspects-slams-us-over-sons-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anzor Dagestan Islamic terrorism War AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:46:21 +0000 5825189 at http://www.globalpost.com