Stories by the Author
Human rights activists appalled by Moscow’s elevation of the notorious prime minister to lead the republic.
23 Feb 07
A Chechen journalist recalls the part Anna Politkovskaya played in his life – and that of many others.
12 Oct 06
A confident Ramzan Kadyrov turns 30, and looks to the Chechen presidency.
4 Oct 06
Will Chechen militants take up the offer of an amnesty now that their most high-profile leader is dead?
27 Jul 06
Moscow-backed prime minister says women should wear headscarves, in a move that human rights activists fear brings the country one step closer to Sharia law.
26 Mar 06
Exclusion of advocates of separatism from assembly ballot underlines Chechnya’s democratic deficit.
25 Nov 05
Tens of thousands of Chechens are seeking a new life in Europe.
18 Aug 05
The one-time mayor of Grozny wants a seat in the future Chechen parliament.
23 Jun 05
Plan to grant Chechen administration wide economic powers is still in first draft, but it is already under fire from all sides.
3 Feb 05
How has the man the Kremlin calls “the world’s number-two terrorist” avoided being captured by the Russians for the last five years?
6 Oct 04