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2008-10-10 21:00:26

ROSTOV-ON-DON. Oct 10 (Interfax) - A mine explosion was prevented at a gas station on the outskirts of the town of Malgobek, Ingushetia, on Friday. Gas station employees found an anti-tank mine prepared for a blast between gas-filled containers at the gas station, a source at the Provisional Grouping of Forces' headquarters told Interfax- South. "Bomb disposal technicians arrived at the scene and rendered the mine safe," the source said The station is located on the outskirts of the town...

2008-09-01 15:00:06

Excerpt from report by Gazprom-owned, editorially independent Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy on 1 September [Presenter] The well-known opposition figure and owner of the Ingushetiya.ru website Magomed Yevloyev was buried in Ingushetia today. Yesterday, he was fatally wounded after being detained by police at Magas airport. He had arrived there aboard the same flight as the president of Ingushetia, Murat Zyazikov. There are unconfirmed reports today that there had been an extremely...

2008-08-31 12:00:15

The late owner of a website critical of the local authorities, Magomed Yevloyev, was about to advocate separation of the Republic of Ingushetia from the Russian Federation, according to the Caucasus Times website. Yevloyev recently consulted some of his friends regarding the alleged ethnic cleansing in Russia, the Prague-based website which specializes in covering news from the Caucasus region quoted an anonymous journalist in Ingushetia as saying on 31 August. "The day before his killing...

2006-06-13 07:44:04

By Oliver Bullough VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia (Reuters) - Watching the evening promenade of teen-agers down Vladikavkaz's shady central boulevard, you could be forgiven for thinking you were in a small Mediterranean town. It's certainly hard to believe you are close to violent Chechnya, deep in the Caucasus in southern Russia. Ossetians, for whom Vladikavkaz is the capital, have not joined the militants who are spreading from Chechnya to other Muslim regions of the North Caucasus. They...

2006-05-17 05:36:49

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - A car exploded and killed seven people including a top Russian policeman in the southern Russian region of Ingushetia on Wednesday. Among the dead was Dzhabrail Kostoyev, deputy head of the interior ministry in Ingushetia, two of his guards and four civilians, a police spokesman said. Ingushetia borders Chechnya where separatist guerrillas have fought Russian rule for more than a decade. Rebels have pledged total war against police in the North...

2006-05-17 02:48:10

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed seven people including a top Russian policeman on Wednesday when he drove his car into a police convoy in the southern Russian region of Ingushetia. Among the dead was Dzhabrail Kostoyev, deputy head of the Ingushetia interior ministry, two of his guards, and four civilians, a police spokesman said. The news came simultaneously with a report from Interfax news agency that unknown gunmen had killed the governor of a...

2006-05-17 00:45:30

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed seven people including a top Russian policeman on Wednesday when he drove his car into a police convoy in the southern Russian region of Ingushetia, local media reported. Russian news agencies reported that among the dead was Dzhabrail Kostoyev, deputy head of the Ingushetia interior ministry, two of his guards, and four civilians. It was not clear if the suicide bomber was included in the total. "This morning the deputy minister was going...

2005-09-10 03:57:02

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two roadside explosions in Russia's Ingushetia region near Chechnya injured a police officer on Saturday, and a separate blast hit a regional gas pipeline, officials and media said. Two makeshift roadside bombs went off in the Ingush city of Malgobek when the police officer was driving to work in his car, a local interior ministry spokesman said. Another bomb exploded near a gas pipeline on Ingushetia's border with the southern Russian region of North Ossetia,...

2005-09-02 07:44:35

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (Reuters) - An explosion near a military barracks in Russia's Dagestan region, which borders Chechnya, killed at least one serviceman on Friday, local news agencies reported. "I can confirm there was an explosion, but I have no other details," a local interior ministry spokesman told Reuters. Earlier reports suggested a truck had exploded, but a Reuters witness at the scene said there was no evidence of a vehicle. Soldiers from the barracks said the blast occurred...

2005-08-25 08:42:41

By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - A blast on Thursday in a southern Russian province bordering Chechnya killed at least one man and wounded three more, including the local prime minister, just a week before the anniversary of the Beslan school siege. A spokesman for Ingushetia's emergencies service said Prime Minister Ibrahim Malsagov's car had been damaged by a bomb blast in the center of the region's key town of Nazran. He said Malsagov, 44, and three other people were rushed to...


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