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Masterminds behind the attempt offered $500,000 for the hit job, the targeted man claims.
22:30, 11 September 2020
He was expected to be a key witness in the assassination of Chechen Akima Okueva in Kyiv in October 2017 but was not allowed entry into Ukraine.
21:57, 06 July 2020
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas welcomed the prosecutors' statement and called the killing an "extraordinarily serious" incident.
15:59, 18 June 2020
Imran Aliev, who had criticized Chechnya's leader, was stabbed repeatedly in a hotel room.
12:20, 05 February 2020
The recent exposure of a group of ISIS-affiliated Chechen in Austria once again speaks of Russia's interest in destabilizing Europe and their effective tools for influencing European politics.
18:00, 19 December 2019
The complex past of the victim leads to possibilities that he may have been assassinated in an operation led by either of the FSB, the GRU or even Ramzan Kadyrov’s own security apparatus.
17:40, 31 August 2019
There was no immediate reaction to the sanctions by either the Kremlin or Chechen officials.
23:29, 16 May 2019
The helicopter was presumably operated by the Border Guard Service.
14:00, 07 March 2018
<p>Montenegrin prosecutors began to mention Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov in prosecution documents in the case of an attempted coup d'etat Moscow allegedly orchestrated, according to CrimeRussia.com</p>
11:40, 29 November 2017
<p>Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who won a new five-year term last year, said it’s time for him to step aside and let the Kremlin choose a successor, according to Bloomberg.</p>
19:41, 26 November 2017
<p>Former Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Monday he would sue Russia in the European Court of Human Rights over allegations that he fought Kremlin forces in Chechnya, according to Yahoo News.</p>
23:50, 26 September 2017
<p>The federal government of Canada has been secretly helping gay Chechen men flee persecution in an under-the-radar program, Independent reports.</p>
10:20, 04 September 2017
<p>Journalists of Russia’s Novaya Gazeta newspaper say they are aware of 27 people allegedly killed after being detained by law enforcers, although the death toll may rise to 56 residents of Chechnya, according to data collected during the investigation.</p>
13:40, 09 July 2017
<p>Following reports about gay pogroms in the Russian region of Chechnya, a new story sheds more light on state-sponsored policies of repression and intimidation of LGBT people, Hromadske International reports referring to an interview a gay man from the Russian Republic of Dagestan with Caucasian Knot, the Northern Caucasus's only independent newsroom, which exposes the blackmail practices of the Russian Security Services (FSB) in recruiting agents for covert operations in Syria.</p>
16:00, 06 June 2017
<p>The man who shot at Adam Osmayev, ex-commander of the Dzhohar Dudaev peacekeeping battalion, and his wife, ex-soldier of the “Kyiv” Regiment Amina Okuyeva, is reported to be a gangster from St. Petersburg, known as Artur Denisultanov-Kurmakaev, nicknamed "Dingo," who earlier murdered an ex-bodyguard of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, Espreso.TV reported.</p>
21:10, 02 June 2017
<p>Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has dismissed all accusations used by a Russian court to formalize a warrant for his arrest.</p>
21:48, 27 March 2017
<p>All members of an armed gang who attacked a unit of Russia's National Guard in Chechnya have been killed, according to the Russian news agency TASS.</p>
11:33, 24 March 2017