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Keyword: Chechen mujahideen

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Chechen mujahideen destroy troop helicopter and Russian claims

M.A. Shaikh

Jumada' al-Akhirah 23, 14232002-09-01

The crash of a Russian army helicopter on August 19 near Johar-Gala (Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, also known as Ichkeria), in which at least 114 Russian soldiers, many of them officers, died, was a great embarrassment both to the military and to president Vladimir Putin.


Chechen offensive gives the lie to Russian claims to victory

Crescent International

Rajab 14, 14222001-10-01

A few days after Russia’s defence minister, Sergei Ivanov, had declared that Russian troops would never leave Chechnya, Chechen mujahideen killed 10 members of the Russian General Staff, comprising two generals and eight colonels, and at the same time attacked Gudermes, the republic’s second largest city.


No hiding place for Moscow’s Chechen traitors

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 28, 14222001-09-16

Ahmad Kadyrov, the Moscow-appointed head of Chechnya’s puppet administration, members of his cabinet and local government chiefs gathered on September 3 for an official meeting at the government’s headquarters in Johar-Gala (Grozny), where they were protected by Russian troops and Chechen policemen...


Chechens debate future of Ichkeria

Iqbal Siddiqui

Rajab 22, 14201999-03-01

Former Chechen mujahideen leader, Shamyl Basayev was elected leader of Ichkeria’s unofficial new Mekh Khhel (Shura Council) on February 20. The 35-member Council was established by opposition leaders on February 9, apparently in an attempt to create a de facto alternative to president Aslan Maskhadov’s increasingly isolated and beleaguered government.

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