Stories by the Author
A long-awaited report on the school siege tragedy is critical of the Russian authorities and security forces, but leaves Beslan survivors unsatisfied.
5 Nov 05
Foreign aid organisations in Chechnya find their hands are tied by Russian bureaucracy and suspicion.
1 Sep 05
Abolition of direct elections in the North Caucasus likely to deepen bureaucratic feuds and corruption.
23 Sep 04
IWPR’s North Caucasus editor reflects on the tragic events in North Ossetia.
15 Sep 04
8 Sep 04
North Ossetian town in deep shock three days after the tragic end to the hostage siege.
6 Sep 04
Grieving Ossetians are venting their rage both against the local government and the neighbouring Ingush.
6 Sep 04
Sporadic shooting continues hours after Russian assault on school where hundreds of children are held hostage.
3 Sep 04
Rebel province is tense as Tbilisi steps up pressure for reunification.
16 Jun 04
Moscow has wrested alcohol excise taxes from the North Ossetia - leaving a large hole in the republic's budget.
6 Feb 03