On this day in 1996, Ibn al-Khattab led an ambush against a convoy of Russian troops in the mountains near Yaryshmardy, Chechnya killing more than 100 troops though some put the numbers in the several hundreds.
On this day in 1902, the Russian Minister of the Interior, Dmitry Sergeyevich Sipyagin, was assassinated by a 20-year-old Socialist Revolutionary (read: anarchist) named Stepan Balmashov.
On this day in 1999 52 people were killed and 168 wounded in a bombing at a crowded market in Vladkavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia.
On this day in 2011 four people from Moscow were killed by Islamist terrorists in Russia’s North Caucasus region on their way to a ski resort.
Suspected Islamist terrorists may have used an artillery shell to damage a Russian gas pipeline in December 2004, injuring 22 people
A probable Chechen suicide bomber killed 46 people and wounded more than 170 in an attack on a Russian train in December 2003
Canada’s cyber security agency has named China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as the ‘greatest strategic threats’ to Canada’s infrastructure, property and elections.
Chechen terrorists killed as many as 20 people in an attack on that country’s parliament in October of 2010.
Borealis weighs in on a report that the Trump Administration told DHS and its spies not to report on Russia and right-wing extremism.
On this day in 2004, a female Islambouli Brigades suicide bomber detonated a bomb outside a Moscow metro killing ten.