In the largest nuclear transfer operation ever mounted, US and Kazakh officials moved 11 tons of highly enriched uranium and 3 tons of plutonium some 1,890 miles by rail and road across the Central Asian country.
11/17/2010 09:17 am
A major militant attack on the Chechen parliament is raising doubts about Kremlin-backed Ramzan Kadyrov's boasts that he's pacified Chechnya.
10/19/2010 01:40 pm
Islamist militants reportedly yelled 'Allah Akbar' ('God is Greatest') as they attacked the Chechen parliament today, killing at least four people before they themselves were killed.
10/19/2010 09:43 am
The announcement came during the Kremlin's meeting today with the Committee to Protect Journalists. Rights groups have been pressing to address major unsolved murders, such as the slaying of Anna Politkovskaya.
09/30/2010 01:30 pm
Russia considers Chechen separatist Akhmed Zakayev, picked up in Warsaw today under an international arrest warrant, as 'Enemy No. 1.'
09/17/2010 03:58 pm
For American Muslims – already in the eye of a political storm over the proposed mosque near ground zero in New York – a Florida pastor's Koran burning threat is seen as a teachable moment crucial to how the US public views Muslims and Islam.
09/09/2010 03:31 pm
A Dagestan suicide bombing that struck a Russian military base Sunday underscored the difficulties Moscow faces in stamping out violence in the restive republic.
09/05/2010 10:30 am
Journalist Oliver Bullough delivers a detailed, moving history of the too often overlooked people of the Caucasus.
08/03/2010 07:05 am
Chechnya blast, caused by a suicide bomber, injures seven in the capital, Grozny.
06/30/2010 03:35 pm
The intensity of the conflict appears to have taken authorities by surprise and has thrown the fragile interim government's prospects for survival into doubt.
06/11/2010 12:25 pm