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# chechnya - Monday 14 January, 2019

Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say

Jan 14th 2019, 10:35 PM 15,757 Views 37 Comments

Chechen authorities immediately denied the claims.

# chechnya - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Jul 16th 2017, 11:13 AM 24,870 Views 92 Comments

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

# chechnya - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya'

May 26th 2017, 8:43 AM 13,389 Views 79 Comments

The Kremlin is said to be taking its investigation into the anti-gay “purge” seriously.

# chechnya - Monday 15 May, 2017

Jerry Buttimer: 'Hit with a metaphoric brick wall when we raised LGBT rights with Russian Ambassador'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Jerry Buttimer: 'Hit with a metaphoric brick wall when we raised LGBT rights with Russian Ambassador'

May 15th 2017, 6:40 AM 126 Views 46 Comments

I think it is very important to challenge people’s viewpoints and perceptions, writes Senator Jerry Buttimer.

# chechnya - Friday 5 May, 2017

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure
# Do It Now Vlad
# Do It Now Vlad

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure

May 5th 2017, 10:19 PM 11,544 Views 59 Comments

The German Chancellor confronted her Russian counterpart on the issue earlier this week.

# chechnya - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Dublin protest against anti-gay violence in Chechnya as Russia seeks to play down controversy
# Homophobic
# Homophobic

Dublin protest against anti-gay violence in Chechnya as Russia seeks to play down controversy

Apr 20th 2017, 10:58 PM 11,863 Views 38 Comments

Russia has labelled the claims of homophobic violence as “phantom complaints”.

# chechnya - Friday 14 April, 2017

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya
# Abuse
# Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

Apr 14th 2017, 7:34 PM 13,957 Views 46 Comments

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

# chechnya - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'Serious failings' in Russia's handling of Beslan school massacre, court finds
# 330 Deaths
# 330 Deaths

'Serious failings' in Russia's handling of Beslan school massacre, court finds

Apr 13th 2017, 2:16 PM 10,833 Views 29 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights found Russia did not sufficiently protect hostages.

# chechnya - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed

Apr 11th 2017, 2:08 PM 27,833 Views 97 Comments

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

# chechnya - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 25,243 Views 48 Comments

The Chechen president’s spokesperson denied the report, suggesting there are no gay people in the country.

# chechnya - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

'Lock up your wives and don't let them use WhatsApp'
# Arranged Marriage
# Arranged Marriage

'Lock up your wives and don't let them use WhatsApp'

May 20th 2015, 9:24 PM 46,697 Views 17 Comments

The leader of Chechnya made the calls after a story of an arranged marriage spread on the messaging app.

# chechnya - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing
# Electric Shocks
# Electric Shocks

Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing

Mar 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,514 Views 38 Comments

The man claims he was beaten and subjected to electrical shocks.

# chechnya - Friday 5 December, 2014

Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya
# Grozny
# Grozny

Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya

Dec 5th 2014, 1:45 PM 12,284 Views 34 Comments

Three policemen were killed in the shooting.

# chechnya - Monday 1 September, 2014

Beslan 10 years on: the Russian school attack which shocked the world
# Siege
# Siege

Beslan 10 years on: the Russian school attack which shocked the world

Sep 1st 2014, 2:50 PM 17,219 Views 38 Comments

On the 10th anniversary of the Beslan school siege, TheJournal.ie returns to the tragic events of September 2004 that cost hundreds of innocent victims their lives.

# chechnya - Friday 10 January, 2014

Russia ordered to pay €2m to families of 36 'disappeared' Chechens
# Ruling
# Ruling

Russia ordered to pay €2m to families of 36 'disappeared' Chechens

Jan 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,931 Views 12 Comments

The men were abducted at night by Russian federal servicemen. None of their families have had any news of them since.

# chechnya - Friday 7 June, 2013

WATCH:  Steven Seagal performs Chechen dance...
# Dance Dance Revolution
From The Daily Edge
# Dance Dance Revolution

WATCH: Steven Seagal performs Chechen dance...

Jun 7th 2013, 3:10 PM 900 Views 0 Comments

…creates magical moment for all to see.

# chechnya - Monday 22 April, 2013

Boston bombings suspect 'awake and responding to questions' - networks
# Boston
# Boston

Boston bombings suspect 'awake and responding to questions' - networks

Apr 22nd 2013, 7:52 AM 16,306 Views 162 Comments

ABC and NBC say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose throat is severely injured, is writing his responses to questions from investigators.

# chechnya - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Authorities unsure if they'll ever be able to question Boston suspect
# Boston
# Boston

Authorities unsure if they'll ever be able to question Boston suspect

Apr 21st 2013, 5:45 PM 28,741 Views 86 Comments

Boston City Mayor Tom Menino has said that authorities do not know if they will ever be able to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

North Caucasus rebels deny link to Boston attack
# Boston
# Boston

North Caucasus rebels deny link to Boston attack

Apr 21st 2013, 2:01 PM 8,336 Views 32 Comments

The website message said that rebels were “not waging any military activities against the United States of America”.

# chechnya - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya

Apr 20th 2013, 4:27 PM 20,110 Views 112 Comments

Petr Gandalovič issued the statement following the Boston Marathon bombings, saying that he was “concerned to note in the social media a most unfortunate misunderstanding”.

# chechnya - Friday 19 April, 2013

'We're ashamed': Bombings suspects' uncle urges nephew to turn himself in
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

'We're ashamed': Bombings suspects' uncle urges nephew to turn himself in

Apr 19th 2013, 5:52 PM 18,695 Views 61 Comments

“Yes, we’re ashamed. They’re the children of my brother,” Ruslan Tsarni told a throng of reporters outside his home in Montgomery Village in Maryland today as the manhunt continues.

# chechnya - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Massive fire rages in Grozny skyscraper near Depardieu apartment
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

Massive fire rages in Grozny skyscraper near Depardieu apartment

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:41 PM 12,616 Views 53 Comments

Reports say that an apartment owned by French actor Gerard Depardieu is in a neighbouring skyscraper to the one on fire.

# chechnya - Monday 16 July, 2012

Ex-police officer charged in Russia reporter death
# Russia
# Russia

Ex-police officer charged in Russia reporter death

Jul 16th 2012, 1:16 PM 3,713 Views 1 Comment

A former lieutenant colonel has been formally charged – 11 months after his arrest – with helping to organise the 2006 killing of investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya.

# chechnya - Monday 27 February, 2012

Russian secret service 'foils plot to assassinate Putin'
# Russia
# Russia

Russian secret service 'foils plot to assassinate Putin'

Feb 27th 2012, 8:35 AM 1,897 Views 8 Comments

Russian state TV reports that two men have been arrested over an apparent plot to kill the PM after next month’s election.

# chechnya - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 19th 2012, 11:00 AM 49 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# chechnya - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Nine killed in triple suicide attack in Grozny
# Grozny
# Grozny

Nine killed in triple suicide attack in Grozny

Aug 31st 2011, 2:50 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

The bombers struck the Chechen capital during celebrations marking the end of Ramadan.

# chechnya - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Suspected mastermind of Anna Politkovskaya murder arrested
# Russia
# Russia

Suspected mastermind of Anna Politkovskaya murder arrested

Aug 24th 2011, 8:34 AM 232 Views 2 Comments

Investigators said the former Russian police officer is accused of organising the journalist’s assassination in 2006.

# chechnya - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Chechen leader Kadyrov bags a hat-trick against footballing legends
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Chechen leader Kadyrov bags a hat-trick against footballing legends

May 12th 2011, 11:41 AM 520 Views 0 Comments

Maradona, Figo and Fowler among the stars to turn out for World Veterans XI in last night’s exhibition game.

# chechnya - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Chechnen militant claims responsibility for Domodedovo attack
# Russia
# Russia

Chechnen militant claims responsibility for Domodedovo attack

Feb 8th 2011, 10:04 AM 411 Views 0 Comments

Islamist militant leader Doku Umarov had recently warned of a year of “blood and tears” for Russians.

# chechnya - Sunday 6 February, 2011

Russia's most wanted terrorist suspected of Domodedovo bombing
# Russia
# Russia

Russia's most wanted terrorist suspected of Domodedovo bombing

Feb 6th 2011, 9:54 AM 832 Views 0 Comments

Investigators believe Domodedovo airport suicide bomber appears in video released recently by Chechen militant Doku Umarov, who warns of “blood and tears”.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Feb 6th 2011, 8:59 AM 1,496 Views 0 Comments

Nine things to know: FG to outline its plans for HSE abolition; two protesters killed in Tunisia; UK police given good cycling advice.

# chechnya - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

Two police shot dead as Chechen parliament attacked
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

Two police shot dead as Chechen parliament attacked

Oct 19th 2010, 7:57 AM 331 Views 0 Comments

Police officers are killed after the Chechen parliament is attacked by four gunmen and a suicide bomber – all of whom are killed.

# chechnya - Sunday 22 August, 2010

Russia kills Metro bomber mastermind
# Militant Killed
# Militant Killed

Russia kills Metro bomber mastermind

Aug 22nd 2010, 2:42 PM 145 Views 0 Comments

Russia claims to have killed the man who organised a double suicide bombing in the Moscow underground in March.

# chechnya - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

Russian power plant attacked
# Russia
# Russia

Russian power plant attacked

Jul 21st 2010, 4:56 PM 112 Views 0 Comments

Two killed in assault on hydro-electric station.