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14 Jul 00
Whilst waging a bitter campaign in Chechnya, President Vladimir Putin is fighting rearguard actions against the Russian oligarchs and the regional governors. Perhaps he has bitten off more than he can chew.
7 Jul 00
Russian troops in Chechnya are steeling themselves for a second spate of bomb attacks as a rebel ultimatum runs out this weekend
7 Jul 00
Plans are afoot to create an independent peace-making body aimed at solving ethnic and political disputes across the North Caucasus
7 Jul 00
Financed and led by flamboyant businessman Supyan Taramov, a pro-Russian Chechen rifle battalion mans a lonely outpost in the Vedeno Gorge
30 Jun 00
Experts agree that talk of a "stability pact" in the South Caucasus is premature while regional conflicts remain unresolved.
30 Jun 00
Once again, the North Caucasus republics are falling under the sway of Russia's generals
23 Jun 00
Even in a republic with long Islamic traditions such as Kabardino-Balkaria, the authorities are deeply suspicious of extremist religious tendencies
16 Jun 00
In a bid to gag the independent media, the local authorities in Prokhladny have illegally established a so-called "Press Service" which has been charged with the censorship of mutinous newspapers
9 Jun 00
With each faction convinced that its superior wisdom and statecraft has won the day, a semblance of normality is returning to Karachaevo-Cherkessia
9 Jun 00
The Russians are questioning Chechen journalist Taisa Isaeva over her alleged involvement in two sensational kidnappings