Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov called on the Kremlin to let a contingent from his region fight the Islamic State in Syria, where Russia launched air strikes earlier this week.
The furious backlash against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed rumbled on with a huge rally in Chechnya.
Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov proposed the creation of a "special regiment" made up from Chechnya's armed forces to help defend Russia from Western aggression
Russia has refused to permit the release of a film about the mass deportations of entire ethnic groups on Stalin's orders during World War II, calling it anti-Russian and a falsification of history.
The head of the Russian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, inaugurated Sunday Israel's largest mosque, in a village near Jerusalem whose inhabitants claim descent from Muslim migrants from the Caucasus.
Head of the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia Yunus-bek Yevkurov expressed his gratitude to Kazakhstanis in a letter addressed to President Nazarbayev.
A US judge has set a November trial date for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the chief suspect accused of bombing last year's Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding 260 others.
A court in Russia's region of Chechnya has banned the anti-Islamic film that sparked deadly protests across the Muslim world, a ruling that in theory should be observed across Russia.
Interior Ministry of Chechnya shed some light by replying to the request of Kazakhstan diplomats.
Militant from Kazakhstan who was apprehended in Chechnya turned out to be a citizen of Pavlodar oblast
Kazakhstan citizen was apprehended at the territory of Chechnya in suspicion of being part of an illegal armed group.
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