Mitchell Haid explores the severity of Chechnya’s human rights abuses and how its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, governs through fear and harsh tactics.
Has the Caucasus region created fertile ground for ISIS recruits? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres examines how dissent has led to radicalization in a complex, vulnerable region.
Russia often positions itself as an irreconcilable fighter against international terrorism. Time and time Russian officials use instances of deadly terrorist attacks in the West as an opportunity to call NATO to join efforts against terrorism. Russian president Vladimir Putin calls for ‘one powerful fist’ to fight terrorism and blames NATO for double standards. However, […]