Whitehall officials have warned attacks could occur during the Games
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Thursday 14 February 2013
The British-educated Chechen man accused of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin has given his version of events to the Ukrainian court where he is standing trial.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Russian security services feared to be behind charges
Friday 08 February 2013
Cahal Milmo meets the man assigned to be Adam Osmayev’s guardian in Britain
Friday 21 December 2012
A Chechen newspaper has been closed down just hours after its editor-in-chief embarrassed the region’s Kremlin-backed leader while questioning Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
The family of a murdered journalist expressed cynicism as the trial of a former police officer implicated in her killing began in Moscow.
Saturday 28 July 2012
This devastating reportage from Uganda's dirty wars takes the side of the children who suffer.
Friday 04 May 2012
At least 13 people have been killed and scores more injured in two powerful explosions in Russia's restive North Caucasus.
Monday 16 April 2012
Britain is being urged to confront Russia over its human rights record today when it chairs a high-level conference on the future of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
Friday 06 April 2012
A prominent Russian journalist has become the latest reporter from Novaya Gazeta newspaper to be attacked. She was beaten late last night by unknown assailants in the Moscow suburb where she lives.
Thursday 01 March 2012
A former policeman arrested over the murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya has claimed that London-based anti-Kremlin exiles were behind her murder, according to a Russian newspaper report yesterday.
Friday 17 February 2012
Actress under pressure to reveal what happened to payment for singing at warlord's birthday
Friday 06 January 2012
In these straitened times a new full-length classical ballet is a rarity, so the Opera National de Paris deserves praise for breathing new life into a forgotten hit from the 19th-century. With music by Delibes and Minkus, and costumes by Christian Lacroix, La Source – the spring – is a version of the Rusalka legend set in what is now Chechnya. When it premiered in 1866, its exotic locale was part of its appeal.
Friday 02 September 2011
The passer-by who tried to trip a fleeing youth moments after a man was stabbed at the Notting Hill Carnival has revealed he fears his bravery may cost him his disability allowance.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Russia's top investigative body says eight people including seven policeman have died after suicide bombings in the capital of Chechnya.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Eight people, seven of them police, were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Chechnya's capital Grozny yesterday during celebrations at the end of the Muslim festival of Ramadan.
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