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By Oliver Bullough NALCHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Timur Mamayev was repeatedly beaten by police, who insulted his religion and harassed his children, his wife says. He appealed for help to the authorities but got no answer.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's most wanted man, Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev, was behind an attack last week on a town in the Caucasus that killed dozens of police and civilians, a rebel website said on Monday.
By Oleg Shchedrov NALCHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Russian security forces said on Friday they had all but wiped out the remnants of a rebel force that tried to storm a Caucasus town in an attack that raised doubts about the Kremlin's control in the region.
By Oleg Shchedrov NALCHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Russian security forces were surrounding Chechen fighters holed up with hostages in a town in the Caucasus on Friday, officials said, a day after a brazen rebel raid that killed dozens.
By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gunbattles raged in a town in Russia's turbulent Caucasus region on Thursday after about 150 armed men, described as "religious extremists," staged lightning raids in which security forces killed 50 of the attackers.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Emergency services said there had been "numerous casualties" among local people in the southern Russian town of Nalchik attacked on Thursday by armed insurgents, Itar-Tass news agency reported.
By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - A small army of pro-Chechen fighters launched a massive attack on police and army buildings in a town in Russia's turbulent Caucasus on Thursday, in which dozens were reported killed including 50 of the attackers.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a police headquarters and other government buildings in a Russian province near rebel Chechnya on Thursday and a battle was raging in the town, Russian news agencies reported.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked the police headquarters and other government buildings in a Russian province near rebel Chechnya region on Thursday and a battle was raging in the town, news agencies reported.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.