Persoverzicht Tsjetsjenië - december 2017
6 december 2017

Abductions in Chechnya: The Memorial human rights centre, Novaya Gazeta newspaper and 'Kavkazsky uzel' ('Caucasus Know') online edition have received information about the abduction in Chechnya on 21-22 November of at least seven residents of Grozny (Chechnya's capital). According to some reports, the persons who had been abducted are kept on the territory of the National Guard regiment located in Grozny. (https://memohrc.org/ru/news_old/chechnya-massovoe-pohishchenie-zhiteley-groznogo)

14 december 2017

Two Chechens convicted over 1995 Budyonnovsk terror attack: The North Caucasus District Military Court has sentenced natives of Chechnya Ramzan Belyalov to 15 years imprisonment and Magomed Mazdayev to 13 years in jail for involvement in the 1995 terrorist attack in Budyonnovsk (Stavropol territory). In an armed raid in June 1995, terrorists led by Shamil Basayev held nearly 1,600 people hostage for six days. Nearly 130 people have been killed during the attack. (Gazeta.ru, MK, MT, TASS)

18 december 2017

North Caucasus

Counterterrorism operations in Dagestan, Karachayevo-Cherkessia: The National Antiterrorist Committee said on Sunday that three militants had been killed in an operation in Dagestan. (ii) The National Antiterrorist Committee said on Monday that five militants had been killed in Karachayevo-Cherkessia. (Kommersant.ru, RG.ru, TASS)

19 december 2017

North Caucasus

Two militants killed in Dagestan: Two militants have been killed in an operation in Dagestan, the National Antiterrorist Committee said on Tuesday. (MK)

21 december 2017

US includes Chechen leader Kadyrov in 'Magnitsky List': The US Treasury Department has added five Russian citizens, including Chechen head Ramzan Kadyrov, to the 'Magnitsky List'. Putin's spokesman Peskov said that Moscow views these sanctions as "illegal" and will use the principle of reciprocity in response to the US's decision. (Gazeta.ru, TASS)

28 december 2017

Facebook explains blocking of Chechen head Kadyrov's account: Facebook said that the company had blocked the accounts of Chechen head Ramzan Kadyrov because the United States imposed sanctions on him. (Gazeta.ru, MT, RIAN)

29 december 2017

Environmental activist attacked in Krasnodar: The coordinator of the 'Environmental Watch for the North Caucasus' (EcoWatch) NGO Andrey Rudomakha and several his colleagues were attacked by unknown assailants late on Thursday in Krasnodar. (Interfax, Kommersant, RBC)

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