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Poll Shows Half Of Russians Don't Oppose Chechen Split




Senators urge Obama to get tough on Russia, Ecuador over Snowden




Who is who in Taliban's Qatar negotiators?




Islamist militants in Chechnya's Shatoi district clashed with police, killing one policeman and injuring 14 others in a shootout. Security forces are searching for the militants, who have fled to the mountains. Captured Ingush insurgency commander Emir Magas, a.k.a. Akhmed Yevloyev, has denied serious charges and pled guilty only to setting up an illegal group and possessing weapons.




In Snowden playbook, Obama administration prioritized legal channels over diplomacy




Magomed Magomedov, a member of the Dagestan parliament representing the United Russia Party, was arrested for links to Islamist insurgents. A suspected insurgent was killed and four police officers were wounded in western Dagestan after two insurgents threw grenades at the officers during a special operation. The mother of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokar Tsarnaev said neither she nor her husband will attend Dzhokar's trial in the US.




President Putin said that wanted NSA leader Edward Snowden "is a free man," and added that Russia has no extradition agreement with the US. Putin also stated that Russian special security services "are not engaged with him and will not be engaged." Snowden is at Moscow airport, Putin confirmed.




Obama's hands-off approach to extraditing Snowden draws criticism




Officials: Obama's policy team trying to 'rein in' Kerry over pledges to allies, rivals




US officials worried about security of files Snowden is thought to have




US Threatens Russia With Retaliation on Edward Snowden




Dagestan and the Tsarnaev brothers: The radicalisation risk




How Many Chechens Are Fighting In Syria?




Boris Johnson: We've left it too late to save Syria - this conflict can never be won




Putin backs Assad and berates West over proposal to arm Syrian rebels




Syria, Russia dismiss US chemical weapons claims




US puts jets in Jordan, fuels Russian fear of Syria no-fly zone




Syria: Britain, US and France in urgent talks on arming rebels




US Helps Allies Trying to Battle Iranian Hackers




Russia Wants Tourism, Not Terrorism, For Embattled Caucasus