Islam in Russia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26225/all en 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 UPDATE 1-Two leading Chechen rebels killed in shootout -agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-two-leading-chechen-rebels-killed-shootout-agency <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>(Raises death toll to 14)</p> <p>MOSCOW, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Two of the most wanted Islamist rebels in Chechnya were among 14 people killed in a shootout between Russian forces and militants, Interfax news agency said on Thursday.</p> <p>Brothers Khuseyn and Muslim Gakayev have been accused of organising several high-profile attacks, most recently a suicide bomb attack on an interior ministry vehicle that killed four people last August.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-two-leading-chechen-rebels-killed-shootout-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Islam in Russia Second Chechen War Technology War Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:00:25 +0000 5739051 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia says kills last militant linked to Moscow metro bombing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/russia-says-kills-last-militant-linked-moscow-metro-bombing <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 6 (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it had killed the last surviving North Caucasus insurgent wanted for organising twin bombings on the Moscow metro that killed 40 people in 2010.</p> <p>Moscow is fighting an Islamist insurgency in the mountainous North Caucasus more than a decade since it re-established federal control over Chechnya after two separatist wars.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/russia-says-kills-last-militant-linked-moscow-metro-bombing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam in Russia Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:45:36 +0000 5747339 at http://www.globalpost.com Suicide bomber kills three police in Russian Caucasus -agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/suicide-bomber-kills-three-police-russian-caucasus-agency <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 14 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed three policemen and injured another six at a police security checkpoint early on Thursday in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, Russian agency RIA reported, citing information from the local Interior Ministry.</p> <p>The suicide bomber detonated explosives in his automobile after police stopped the car on the outskirts of the city of Khasavyurt, agencies reported. One person is still unaccounted for.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/suicide-bomber-kills-three-police-russian-caucasus-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Europe Islam in Russia Second Chechen War Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:48:31 +0000 5755255 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 UPDATE 1-Chechen suspects released without charge in France http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-2-chechen-suspects-released-without-charge-france <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>(Recasts to say suspects released)</p> <p>MADRID/PARIS, March 1 (Reuters) - Three Chechen citizens arrested on Friday on suspicion of being Islamist militants have been released without charge, the Paris prosecutor's office told Reuters.</p> <p>Agents from France's secret service had arrested the trio on Tuesday as part of a joint French-Spanish operation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-2-chechen-suspects-released-without-charge-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechnya Entertainment Islam in Russia War Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:45:09 +0000 5771193 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia says kills Chechen rebel leader, two militants http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/russia-says-kills-chechen-rebel-leader-two-militants <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, March 7 (Reuters) - Russian forces killed the leader of one of the rebel groups fighting to carve an Islamist state out of the North Caucasus and two other militants on Thursday, news agencies said, quoting Russia's anti-terrorism committee.</p> <p>One law enforcement officer was killed and another wounded in a gunfight with the militants in the Vedeno district, one of the regions hardest hit by two separatist wars in Chechnya after the Soviet collapse, they said, quoting the committee known by its Russian initials NAK.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/russia-says-kills-chechen-rebel-leader-two-militants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caucasus Islam in Russia Second Chechen War War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:30:50 +0000 5776245 at http://www.globalpost.com Russian forces kill 3 suspected militants in Caucasus -Ifax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/russian-forces-kill-3-suspected-militants-caucasus-ifax <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, March 12 (Reuters) - Russian security forces killed three suspected militants in the restive North Caucasus province of Kabardino-Balkaria on Tuesday, the Interfax news agency reported.</p> <p>The suspected militants were killed when security forces fired on two cars whose drivers did not respond to demands to show identification documents, Interfax cited unidentified law enforcement officials as saying.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/russian-forces-kill-3-suspected-militants-caucasus-ifax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caucasian Front Islam in Russia Second Chechen War Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Mar 2013 06:15:09 +0000 5780363 at http://www.globalpost.com Chechen head Kadyrov labels referee a "donkey" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/terek-hot-water-after-ref-called-donkey <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 Gennady Fyodorov</p> <p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Terek Grozny could face stiff penalties from the Russian FA after Chechen Republic head and club honorary president Ramzan Kadyrov insulted the referee following Sunday's 0-0 draw against Rubin Kazan, calling him a "donkey".</p> <p>The FA's disciplinary committee has scheduled a hearing on Wednesday to discuss the consequences of the events in Grozny.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/terek-hot-water-after-ref-called-donkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechen people Chechen Republic of Ichkeria FC Terek Grozny Grozny Islam in Russia Politics of Russia Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:15:53 +0000 5786861 at http://www.globalpost.com Chechen strongman admits loudspeaker taunt to referee http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/chechen-strongman-admits-loudspeaker-taunt-referee <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>Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov on Monday admitted to taking control of the public address system during a home match played by his local football team, Terek Grozny, to shout: "The referee is corrupt. You jerk!"</p> <p>"Yes it was me, Ramzan Kadyrov," he told the RIA Novosti news agency after his booming voice interrupted play in the match against Rubin Kazan on Sunday evening -- which ended 0-0.</p> <p>"I had serious reasons to do this. What's more, my grievances against the referee are not only about yesterday's game," he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/chechen-strongman-admits-loudspeaker-taunt-referee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechen people Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Islam in Russia Ramzan Kadyrov Technology AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:16:15 +0000 5786862 at http://www.globalpost.com Five killed in clashes in Russia's North Caucasus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130408/five-killed-clashes-russias-north-caucasus <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) - Russian security forces killed four militants but lost one of their own in a firefight on Monday in Ingushetia, where an Islamist insurgency has spread from the neighbouring region of Chechnya, officials said.</p> <p>More than a decade after Moscow reasserted federal control over Chechnya following two separatist wars, it is still struggling to contain violence by insurgents seeking to carve out an Islamic state in nearby mainly Muslim provinces.</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/130408/five-killed-clashes-russias-north-caucasus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Europe Islam in Russia Second Chechen War War Thomson Reuters Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:01:51 +0000 5805913 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 Bombs Boston Boston Marathon Boston Police Department Business Cambridge Police Department Caucasus Caucasus Emirate Charles River Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Chechnya Conspiracy theories Counter-terrorism Crime in the United States Criminal law Dagestan Disaster Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Education Environment Explosives Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation First Chechen War Geography of Massachusetts Harvard University Health Islam Islam in Russia Islamic terrorism Israeli–Palestinian conflict Janet Napolitano Joint Terrorism Task Force July 2005 London bombings Kenneth Feinberg Labor Law Law enforcement Lectins Luo people Massachusetts Murder National security Politics Politics of Russia Proteins Ramzan Kadyrov Religion Reuters Ricin Russian apartment bombings Second Chechen War Security September 11 attacks Shootout Social Issues State governments of the United States Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Technology Terrorism in Russia United States United States Department of Homeland Security War Watertown, Massachusetts Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:00:22 +0000 5818335 at http://www.globalpost.com Boston suspect's web page venerates Islam, Chechen independence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130419/boston-suspects-web-page-venerates-islam-chechen-independence <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>(Reuters) - Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev posted links to Islamic websites and others calling for Chechen independence on what appears to be his page on a Russian language social networking site.</p> <p>Abusive comments in Russian and English were flooding onto Tsarnaev's page on VK, a Russian-language social media site, on Friday after he was identified as a suspect in the bombing of the Boston marathon.</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/130419/boston-suspects-web-page-venerates-islam-chechen-independence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Human Interest Islam in Russia Nakh peoples Social Issues Sports Technology War Thomson Reuters Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:30:23 +0000 5820234 at http://www.globalpost.com The brothers Tsarnaev: suspected Boston bombers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/the-brothers-tsarnaev-suspected-boston-bombers <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>Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspected of bombing the Boston marathon, appear to hail from Russia's war-torn Chechnya but had been in the United States for several years.</p> <p>The North Caucasus region of Chechnya has been ravaged by two back-to-back wars since 1994 between Russia's army and increasingly Islamist-leaning separatist rebels, and the mountainous region still sees occasional fighting.</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/130419/the-brothers-tsarnaev-suspected-boston-bombers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechnya Islam in Russia Political geography Sports Tamerlan Tsarnaev Technology War AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:01:17 +0000 5820252 at http://www.globalpost.com Shot Boston suspect features 'terror' links on YouTube http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/shot-boston-suspect-features-terror-links-youtube <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 Boston marathon bombings suspect who was killed in a police shootout features a YouTube page listing links to men he identified as "terrorists" and Islamic teachers.</p> <p>The Russian-language YouTube page of the dead suspect, identified as 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, features various links to websites pulled by YouTube as well as to those on Islamic teachings.</p> <p>One link, called "It's Only Sunnah," features a nearly hour-long speech by an Islamic teacher named Shaykh Feiz Mohammed, while other links are entitled "Terrorists" and "Islam".</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/130419/shot-boston-suspect-features-terror-links-youtube" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechnya Islam in Russia Nakh peoples Technology War AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:01:40 +0000 5820256 at http://www.globalpost.com