With the Winter Olympics underway in Sochi, Russian special forces troops have killed several suspected militants in a series of raids in Dagestan, just across the Caucasus. (Map: Wikitravel)
Circassians are calling for a boycott of the Sochi Winter Olympics, demanding that Russia's 19th-century military campaign against their people be recognized as a genocide.
The European Court for Human Rights ruled that Russia must pay $2.6 million, to the families of 36 Chechen men who disappeared between 2000 and 2006.
In the wake of the Volgograd terror blasts, Putin is preparing a new offensive against Chechen insurgents seeking to rebuild the 19th century "Caucasus Emirate."
Voices on the left seek to play down jihadist involvement in the Chechen struggle, while the neocon right plays it up—ironically in line with Moscow's propaganda.
A deadly suicide attack on the funeral of a police officer killed the previous day in a firefight with militants may signal a new advance of the Chechen insurgency into the Ingush Republic.
Some 60,000 Azeris gathered in Baku to mark the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenian forces that control the enclave have opened it to copper, lead and barite exploration.
At least two are reported dead in the Georgian capital Tbilisi as riot police used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse hundreds of demonstrators demanding resignation of President Mikheil Saakashvili.
Russian authorities say the deadly Moscow airport blast was masterminded from Dagestan—as terror continues within Dagestan itself, winning few international headlines.
Was the WikiLeaks cable on the lavish wedding of a Caucasus warlord a strategy by crypto-fascist Israel Shamir to undercut US efforts to isolate the Belarussian dictator?
Turkey allowed Armenians to hold mass Sept. 19 at the Church of the Holy Cross—an iconic 10th century landmark on Akdamar Island in Lake Van, southeast Anatolia—for the first time since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire at the end… Read moreArmenians protest Turkish “show” of reconciliation
The aftermath of a deadly bomb blast in the Georgian separatist enclave of South Ossetia has seen a wave of protests against ethnic Ingush, who are being blamed in the attack.