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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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Moscow Plays Divide-and-Conquer Strategy Against Crimean Tatars

May 27, 2016

According to Refat Chubarov, the president of the Crimean Tatar World Congress and the elected chairperson of the Mejlis (the quasi-governing assembly of the Crimean Tatars), the Russian Federation is in the process of creating a...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia

Sufi-Salafist Tension Rises as Insurgent Violence Decreases in North Caucasus

May 27, 2016

A well-known and popular Salafist preacher, Khamzat Chumakov, continues to spark controversy in Ingushetia. Chumakov responds to accusations made against him in Chechnya with lengthy rebuttals and comments made during his...

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

Russian Authorities Appear to Exaggerate Level of IS Activity

May 26, 2016

On May 21, Russian media reported that a group of young people with ties to the so-called Islamic State (IS) had been detained. According to the police, “the group consisted of four residents of Ingushetia and was established to...

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

Euphoria in Kyiv and Soul-Searching in Moscow After Prisoner Exchange

May 26, 2016

 

Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force helicopter pilot, was captured by Moscow-backed separatist forces during fighting in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, in the summer of 2014, and ended up in a Russian jail....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Strange Bedfellows: Latvian Nationalists and Ethnic Russians Both Want to Block Entrance of More Russians

May 24, 2016

It has often been remarked that politics can make strange bedfellows, bringing together groups that one could not imagine agreeing on anything. That is what has been happening in Latvia, where Latvian nationalists and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Baltics, Russia

In New Video, Georgian-Born Muslim al-Shishani Discusses Russian Presence in Syria

May 20, 2016

Muslim al-Shishani is the nom de guerre of Murad Margoshvili, commander of the Junud al-Sham (“Soldiers of Syria”) insurgent group operating in Syria. Margoshivili is a Georgian national, but he is also an ethnic Kist, a member...

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

Radicalism Thrives Among Exploited Migrant Workers in Russia

May 19, 2016

In recent months, the Federal Security Service (FSB) allegedly thwarted several terrorist attacks on Russian soil by migrants from Central Asia. In April, Russian security services claimed that four citizens of Tajikistan and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Central Asia, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Police Suffer Losses in Islamic State–Inspired Attack in Southern Dagestan

May 19, 2016

A recent police operation against militants in the Dagestani city of Derbent was so bloody that even the Islamic State (IS) mentioned it. The clash started as police were checking out several homes after receiving a tip...

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

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