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Covering Russia in a Time of Censorship

Shai Baitel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media
Shai Baitel

"The move is the latest in a series of shifts in Russia's news landscape which appear to point towards a tightening of state control in the already he...

More Than 1,200 People Detained In Moscow Riots

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MOSCOW — MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police on Monday swept through a vegetable warehouse earlier targeted by rioters, rounding up over a thousand m...

Are Chechen Immigrants a 'Threat'?

Simon Saradzhyan | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics
Simon Saradzhyan

In the wake of the Boston bombin, there is one question that should not be asked at all, and that is whether the horrendous attacks in Boston should prompt the United States and other countries to consider immigrants a security threat just because they belong to a certain ethnic group.

Russia Says Authorities Have Averted A 'Large Terrorist Attack' In Moscow

Reuters | Steve Gutterman | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, July 18 (Reuters) - Russia's top security official said on Monday that authorities had averted a "large terrorist at...

Russian Suicide Attack Kills At Least 15, Wounds Over 100

AP | SERGEI VENYAVSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin blamed extremists "without souls, without hearts" for a suicide car bombing that k...

Russia Suicide Bombs: Two Explosions In Dagestan After Twin Attacks In Moscow

AP | ARSEN MOLLAYEV and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MAKHACHKALA, Russia — A Chechen militant claimed responsibility for the deadly attacks on the Moscow subway in an Internet message posted Wednes...

Suicide Bombing kills 6 Russian police, wounds 16

AP | ARSEN MOLLAYEV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MAKHACHKALA, Russia — A suicide bomber blew up an explosives-packed car at a police station in Russia's troubled North Caucasus on Wednesday, ki...

Chechen Rebels Claim Russian Train Bombing

AP | DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Chechen rebels claimed responsibility Wednesday for blowing up a high-speed Russian train last week, an attack that killed 26 people, i...

Maksharip Aushev, Opposition Leader In Russia, Murdered

washingtonpost.com | Philip P. Pan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- A popular opposition figure in Russia's restive Ingushetia province was gunned down Sunday morning in the latest killing of a government cri...