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Russia's Lavrov says 'no facts' on Chechnya gay persecution

May 31, 2017 - 7:19 AM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov insists there are no facts in reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya

In this file photo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart in Moscow on October 3, 2016. Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova /AFP

'Serious failings' by Russia in Beslan massacre

Apr 13, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Russia reacts furiously to the judgement saying it was absolutely unacceptable

Nemtsov murder probe muddied by claim of forced confession

Mar 11, 2015 - 4:39 PM

UPDATED The statement from a body close to President Vladimir Putin angers Russia s powerful Investigative Committee accusing it of meddling in their probe and threatened to investigate its motives

SUSPECTS. Tamerlan Eskerkhanov, Shagid Gubashev and Bakhayev (the first name is unavailable) suspected in killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov hide their faces while sitting in the cage in a court room at the Basmanny City Court in Moscow, Russia, 08 March 2015. Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

10 police killed in Islamist attack in Chechnya

Dec 04, 2014 - 9:20 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin pledges to wipe out insurgency in the North Caucasus but simmering violence continues

Suicide bombing kills five police officers in Chechnya

Oct 06, 2014 - 12:02 AM

UPDATED The attacker triggered the explosives after police foiled an attemptt to bomb a concert hall in the capital of Chechnya

From Chechnya to Boston: How the threat spreads

Apr 23, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Gone are the days of direct links and centralized commands It s a bottom up peer networked world – each small cell coming together under the strategic goal of a global jihad

Boston bomb suspect arraigned in hospital

Apr 23, 2013 - 6:42 AM

UPDATED Dzhokhar Tsamaev is charged for his alleged role in the Boston marathon attacks which left 3 people dead and 200 wounded

CRITICAL BUT STABLE. Police say 19 year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is still in the hospital. Photo from Boston_Police Twitter account

Timeline: Boston marathon bombings

Apr 20, 2013 - 6:41 PM

Here are the key events related to the Boston marathon bombings on April 15

Boston bomb suspects 'unknown in Chechnya'

Apr 19, 2013 - 11:18 PM

What happened in America is the fault of the American special services

BROTHERS Tsarnaev. 26-year-old Dzhokhar and 19-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev are suspected of bombing the Boston marathon. Photos from Boston Police