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Stories with place: Chechnya
  • Philly Inquirer architecture critic wins Pulitzer 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:01 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer's architecture writer, Inga Saffron, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism on Monday for work the awards committee said blended "expertise, civic passion and sheer readability into arguments that consistently stimulate and surprise."

  • 4 servicemen killed by bomb in Russia's Chechnya 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:55 pm
  • MOSCOW - Four servicemen in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya have been killed after the armored infantry vehicle in which they were traveling hit a hidden explosive device.

  • Chechnya leader inaugurates new mosque in Israel 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 10:16 am
  • ABU GHOSH, Israel - The president of Russia's republic of Chechnya has inaugurated a new, $10 million mosque in an Arab village in Israel.

  • Chechen warlord who threatened Sochi reported dead 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 3:37 pm
  • MOSCOW - Doku Umarov, a Chechen warlord who had threatened to attack the Sochi Olympics and claimed responsibility for some of Russia's deadliest terror attacks in recent years, was reported dead on Tuesday by the Islamic militant group he led. One of Russia's most wanted men, he was 49.