All posts tagged chechen

Bureaucrats proposed cutting US broadcasts to North Caucasus, home of Boston bombing suspects

BBG Watch Commentary. U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) still broadcasts uncensored radio programs in local languages to the largely Muslim North Caucasus region in the Russian Federation, the reported home of the Boston bombing suspects. But …

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Case against informational appeasement of Putin’s Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19751" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Edward Lucas"][/caption] An important article by Edward Lucas published by the Washington, DC-based Center for European Policy

Russia: Act on Findings Implicating Chechnya Leader

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (New York) - The Russian government should closely examine evidence gathered by the Austrian government which indicates the president of Chechnya,

Ombudsman’s statements reflect culture of intimidation, says Freedom House

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The Chechen ombudsman alleged that the human rights organisation Memorial has been using facts about rights violations to "destabilise" the situation in

Memorial, International Human Rights Groups Return to Chechnya

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - Five months ago the human rights community in Russia and beyond lost a friend and colleague, Natalya Estemirova, Memorial's lead researcher

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