- Chechen leader ready to give evidence in Nemtsov murder case Updated: Apr-30-15 10:19 am
MOSCOW - Chechnya's leader says he is ready to give evidence in the investigation into the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
- Chechen leader to men: Fire on unauthorized federal troops Updated: Apr-23-15 3:38 pm
MOSCOW - In defiance of those in Moscow eager to curb his powers, Chechnya's strongman leader told his security forces to open fire on Russian federal troops if they tried to operate in the region without his approval.
- The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don't deliver ship Updated: Apr-16-15 8:05 am
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- Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue Updated: Apr-12-15 5:23 am
LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine - From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's slaying. Adam Osmayev hailed Nemtsov as a "true hero" both for condemning Russia's war against separatists in Chechnya and for decrying Russian intervention in the current conflict in Ukraine.
- Russian warns of Islamic State's influence in Russia Updated: Apr-10-15 10:01 am
MOSCOW - A senior Russian intelligence official on Friday warned of the potential influence of the Islamic State group inside Russia, primarily among the Muslims in the North Caucasus provinces.