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Allure of Islamic State’s Media Machine Attracts New Generation of Chechen Recruits

April 17, 2015

Emotions ran high in the Chechen community once again with the news that two school children from Pankisi, Georgia, went to Syria to fight, presumably alongside the Islamic State organization (see EDM, April 16). Earlier in...

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

Tide of Support for Islamic State in the North Caucasus Causes Alarm in Moscow

April 16, 2015

Russia watchers can hardly fail to notice that Moscow often reacts to events in the North Caucasus after a significant time lag. Several amirs of the Caucasus Emirate pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State back in...

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

Land Reform in Dagestan Promises to Be a Rough Ride

April 15, 2015

The outspoken governor of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, has announced that land reform in the republic is imminent. At a recent agricultural forum in the village of Averyanovka in the republic’s Kizlyar district, Abulatipov said...

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

‘National-Cultural’ Enclaves: Moscow’s New Game in Ukrainian-Moldovan Borderland

April 13, 2015

Russia demands a “special status” for certain territories in Ukraine and Moldova as a device to promote territorial secession processes. Moscow encourages local Russophile groups to claim a “special territorial status” or...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Moldova , Russia

Russian Investigators Have Difficulty Accessing Nemtsov Murder Suspects in Chechnya

April 13, 2015

Six weeks after the assassination of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov near the Kremlin in Moscow, authorities have failed to present a coherent explanation for the crime. As one observer has pointed out: “It...

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

Security Service Suspects Moscow Behind Explosions Shaking Ukrainian Cities

April 10, 2015

Although, for now, the ceasefire agreements reached in February 2015 appear to be mostly holding in eastern Ukraine, nationwide feelings of anxiety and stress persist. This is not only due to the fear that Vladimir Putin may...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea

Abuse of Chechens and Ingush in Russian Prisons Creates Legions of Enemies

April 9, 2015

Sixteen years have passed since the start of the second Russian-Chechen war, but Chechen and Ingush detainees from various parts of the Russian Federation continue to cry out for help. In accordance with Russian law, the convicts...

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

Ukraine Defuses Pro-Russia Instigations in Odesa Province

April 9, 2015

President Petro Poroshenko recently instructed the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) to “nip any separatist organizations in the bud […] so that Ukraine should not again have to pay a heavy price later on,” as is now the case in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Info Warfare/Media, Europe, Ukraine, Moldova , Russia

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