Category: Chechnya

85 % of Boston is against death penalty for Marathon bomber

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for bombing the Boston Marathon and it’s re-opened the debate about capital punishment in America. 85 percent of the city he attacked is against the death penalty according to a recent CBS poll. Meanwhile we look at how far will the FBI will go to prevent terror on American […]

5 suspects arrested over Nemtsov murder, 1 confessed

Moscow’s Basmanny district court has arrested five people in connection with the murder of Boris Nemtsov, a prominent opposition figure, who was gunned down last week. Two judges are reviewing the charges against the five people brought before the court by the prosecutors on Sunday. Two of them are Zaur Dadaev and Anzor Gubashev, who […]

5 Russians detained in France on suspicion of planning attack

Five Russians of Chechen origin have been detained in France on suspicion of planning an attack, the local prosecutor’s office has confirmed. The Russian Foreign Ministry says it has been notified about the arrests. “Our diplomatic offices in France – the embassy in Paris and general consulate in Marseille – have requested necessary information from […]

‘Most Chechens in Syria grew up in Western countries’

The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has lashed out at the West over what he said is an attempt to portray Chechens as terrorists in Syria. Kadyrov announced on his Instagram account on November 2 that he had met with the Mufti of Syria, Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun and the Syrian Ambassador to […]

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