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With Olympics Behind Them, Russian Officials Continue Their Destruction of Sochi

June 23, 2015 03:09 PM

In the 18 months since the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russian entrepreneurs and Russian officials have taken advantage of the lack of international attention to increase their destruction of the natural environment in and around Sochi, to further weaken the housing and infrastructure of residents there, and to repress anyone who objects to what they are doing. In the last few weeks alone, they have been illegally building a highway through a protected nature reserve, overseeing the collapse of...


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Lack of Political Reforms Undermines Karachaevo-Cherkessia Stability

July 6, 2015

On June 27, the Circassian organization Adyge Khase held a conference in Karachaevo-Cherkessia. Participants accused the republic’s authorities of neglecting Circassian villages and putting pressure on Circassian businesses, calling for an extraordinary conference of the Circassian people. Circassians in Karachaevo-Cherkessia accuse the republican authorities of habitually neglecting the needs of the Circassian-populated areas, discriminating against Circassian businesses and handing out...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Kadyrov Plays Down Threat of Islamic State in Chechnya

July 2, 2015

On June 26, one day after the Russian security services killed Magomed-Ali Aliev and his wife Leila in Nazran, Ingushetia (Topwar.ru, June 25; see EDM, July 1), law enforcement agencies in the Chechen capital Grozny killed two suspected terrorists. According to the Chechen government forces, the suspects shot at the police when they tried to arrest them and were killed by return fire. Two police officers were wounded in the shootout. The slain individuals were identified as active members of...

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Kadyrov Plays Down Threat of Islamic State in Chechnya

July 2, 2015

On June 26, one day after the Russian security services killed Magomed-Ali Aliev and his wife Leila in Nazran, Ingushetia (Topwar.ru, June 25; see EDM, July 1), law enforcement agencies in the Chechen capital Grozny killed two suspected terrorists. According to the Chechen government forces, the suspects shot at the police when they tried to arrest them and were killed by return fire. Two police officers were wounded in the shootout. The slain individuals were identified as active members of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Russian Counter-Terrorism Operations Return to Ingushetia

July 1, 2015

After months of relative quiet, there have been unexpected reports in recent weeks of battles with militants in Ingushetia, Russia’s smallest republic. Among other reported incidents, police officers were apparently wounded during a special operation in the republic’s foothills in May (Echo.msk.ru, May 23), and a car was fired on from a hideout in Ingushetia in June (Newsru.com, June 19). Since the beginning of 2010—i.e., after the arrest of the local insurgent leader, Amir Magas (Ali...

Category: North Caucasus Analysis

Russian Counter-Terrorism Operations Return to Ingushetia

July 1, 2015

After months of relative quiet, there have been unexpected reports in recent weeks of battles with militants in Ingushetia, Russia’s smallest republic. Among other reported incidents, police officers were apparently wounded during a special operation in the republic’s foothills in May (Echo.msk.ru, May 23), and a car was fired on from a hideout in Ingushetia in June (Newsru.com, June 19). Since the beginning of 2010—i.e., after the arrest of the local insurgent leader, Amir Magas (Ali...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Moscow Tries to Tighten Grip on North Caucasus’ Economic Life

June 30, 2015

Deputy Russian Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin made a surprising statement earlier this month (June) about impending sweeping changes in how Moscow subsidizes the North Caucasus. “Instead of subsidies for the republics we will be developing ‘anchors’—key projects in which federal budget funds will be invested even if the general government funding decreases,” he said. According to Khloponin, the new fund is expected to accumulate about $3 billion over the period of 2017 to 2025. That same...

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Moscow Tries to Tighten Grip on North Caucasus’ Economic Life

June 30, 2015

Deputy Russian Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin made a surprising statement earlier this month (June) about impending sweeping changes in how Moscow subsidizes the North Caucasus. “Instead of subsidies for the republics we will...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

North Caucasians May Turn Into Third-Class Citizens in Russia

June 29, 2015

A Russian publication has alleged that the “Stop Feeding the Caucasus!” slogan, which is popular among ethnic Russians, was invented by Vladimir Putin’s enemies to undermine his authority and ultimately destroy him politically....

Category: North Caucasus Analysis

North Caucasians May Turn Into Third-Class Citizens in Russia

June 29, 2015

A Russian publication has alleged that the “Stop Feeding the Caucasus!” slogan, which is popular among ethnic Russians, was invented by Vladimir Putin’s enemies to undermine his authority and ultimately destroy him politically....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine

Two North Caucasus Rebel Leaders Face Off in Islamic State–Caucasus Emirate Dispute

June 26, 2015

Following multiple pledges of allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) by rebel amirs in Chechnya and Dagestan, a new statement, allegedly on behalf of all of the former amirs of the Caucasus Emirate appeared on the Internet on June...

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Two North Caucasus Rebel Leaders Face Off in Islamic State–Caucasus Emirate Dispute

June 26, 2015

Following multiple pledges of allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) by rebel amirs in Chechnya and Dagestan, a new statement, allegedly on behalf of all of the former amirs of the Caucasus Emirate appeared on the Internet on June...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

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