October 26, 2009
by Carrie Schimizzi
A prominent opposition leader and human rights activist in Russia's southern province of Ingushetia, Maksharip Aushev, was reportedly shot dead Sunday while traveling on a highway in the North Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria. According to Russian media, the unidentified gunmen fired more... ...[read more]
July 16, 2009
by Benjamin Hackman
Russian human rights activist Natalia Estemirova was kidnapped in Grozny Wednesday morning and shot to death, according to news reports. Estemirova, 50, investigated allegations of human rights violations in Chechnya for about 10 years. Estemirova's body, which had been shot multiple times, was... ...[read more]
June 10, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Aza Gazgireyeva, deputy head of the Supreme Court in Russia's Ingushetia province was shot dead Wednesday while taking her children to school in the town of Nazran, according to a regional interior ministry spokesman quoted by Russian media. Four others also sustained injuries. Ingushetia Presi... ...[read more]
June 25, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Russian police have committed serious rights abuses against suspected rebel militants from Ingushetia, including abductions, torture, and killings, according to a Wednesday report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). HRW alleged that Russia has failed to hold government agents accountable for abuses and... ...[read more]
April 13, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Khasan Yandiyev, deputy head of the Supreme Court in Russia's Ingushetia province was shot dead Sunday while changing a car tire near the town of Karabulak, according to a regional interior ministry spokesman quoted by Russian media. His killers have not yet been identified. Local media said Yan... ...[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]

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