January 11, 2008
by Eric Firkel
Russian prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into a survivor organization formed after the 2004 Beslan school siege, according to the organization's chairwoman, quoted by AP Friday. The Voice of Beslan, is accused of extremist activity. Prosecutors point to a 2005 Voice of Beslan... ...[read more]
June 28, 2007
by Michael Sung
The Supreme Court in the Russian federal republic of Kabardino-Balkaria filed criminal negligence charges Wednesday against two police officers who headed a police department in the neighboring federal republic of Ingushetia for allegedly failing to prevent the terrorists responsible for the 2004 ...[read more]
May 29, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
Three Russian deputy police chiefs charged with criminal negligence in connection with their conduct during the 2004 Beslan school hostage crisis in which over 300 civilians were killed received amnesty from a Russian court Tuesday. Relatives of the victims, most of whom were children, began ...[read more]
December 26, 2006
by Brett Murphy
The Russian Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a sentence of life imprisonment for Nurpashi Kulayev, the only terrorist survivor convicted in connection with the 2004 Beslan school siege. Kulayev filed the appeal in June, arguing that his conviction was unlawful and groundless as the prosecut... ...[read more]
August 7, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
The sole surviving hostage-taker in the 2004 Beslan school siege will be given a new name to prevent retaliation by other inmates at the island penal colony where he will be imprisoned, a law enforcement source told the Interfax news agency Monday. Nurpashi Kulayev, who was found guilty of ...[read more]
July 11, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) killed the self-confessed mastermind of the 2004 Beslan school siege along with 12 other militants in an early morning special operation Monday, according to Nikolai Patrushev, head of the FSB. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed relief that securi... ...[read more]
July 7, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
Russian radio regulators have enjoined 60 radio stations from broadcasting material produced by Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, citing violations of licensing laws. Re-broadcast licenses were stripped from the 60 stations because, according to regulators, the stations ...[read more]
June 6, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
The sole surviving hostage-taker in the 2004 Beslan school siege has filed an appeal of last week's guilty verdict with the Supreme Court of North Ossetia. Claiming Nurpashi Kulayev's conviction was unlawful and groundless, lawyer Albert Pliyev argued that the prosecution failed... ...[read more]
May 31, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
A group of survivors of the September 2004 Beslan school siege in the Russia's North Ossetia republic announced Wednesday that they will appeal the guilty verdict against Nurpashi Kulayev, the sole surviving attacker, to the Russian Supreme Court. The survivors, part of the Voice of Beslan (G... ...[read more]
May 26, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
A Russian judge Friday found Nurpashi Kulayev guilty of all charges for his role in the September 2004 Beslan school siege, sentencing him to life in prison. Kulayev was charged with terrorism and murder, and earlier this month, the judge ruled that Kulayev committed an act of terrorism over the ...[read more]

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