Akhmad Kadyrov, the Kremlin-backed candidate for the leadership of Chechnya, is being called the winner of Sunday's presidential election in the troubled Russian republic by a considerable margin.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Voters in the troubled Russian republic of Chechnya go to the polls Sunday to choose a president, the outcome of which is widely expected to confirm Kremlin-backed Akhmad Kadyrov as the region's next leader.
A powerful vehicle bomb blast destroyed a Russian military hospital near the breakaway republic of Chechnya Friday, killing at least 50 and wounding some 70 others.
A powerful vehicle bomb blast leveled a Russian military hospital near the breakaway republic of Chechnya Friday, killing at least 33 and wounding at least 35 others, according to media reports.
Russian authorities claimed Friday to have uncovered a base near Moscow for suicide bombers in an "anti-terror" operation they said had prevented planned attacks.
A second suicide attack in Chechnya killed at least 14 and wounded dozens Wednesday, two days after a truck bomb killed at least 59 people in the northern region of the troubled Russian republic.
A truck loaded with explosives ripped apart a government building in northern Chechnya Monday morning, killing at least 54 people and wounding dozens more according to local authorities.
A truck loaded with explosives ripped apart a government building in northern Chechnya Monday morning, killing at least 37 people and wounding more than 190.
A tense security situation continues to dog the Russian republic of Chechnya, despite efforts by Moscow to reduce the federal forces patrolling the war-torn region and encourage Chechens who have fled the country to return to their homeland.
By PBS NewsHour
The United Nations Human Rights Commission rejected Wednesday the latest bid by the European Union to formally censure Russia for alleged human rights violations in the war-torn republic of Chechnya.
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