Four militants, including ringleader, eliminated in anti-terror raid in Russia's Dagestan
"Last night, a group of armed gang members were spotted in a house in the village of Karamakhi during a search operation conducted under current legal conditions. The group was sealed off by special forces. The gang members opened fire following ...
Russia's war in the Caucasus
In one of the recent spurts of violence, at the end of last month, a group of mujahideen entered a mosque in the village of Karamakhi in Dagestan, the republic worst hit by the insurgency. The men, who carried assault rifles, took the imam of the ...
Dagestan and the Tsarnaev brothers: The radicalisation risk
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger Boston marathon bombing suspect, will appear in court in just over two weeks. In Dagestan, the Russian republic where the brothers lived before emigrating to the US, few believe he is guilty. But an Islamist insurgency ...
Mixed Martial Arts was never the plan that he had for his son. It was a sport that few understood in Dagestan, and even fewer ventured to experiment with in the United States. In fact, he didn't want his son near professional sports; he wanted him to ...