Russian rights group calls state legal attack `insult`

Russia`s most prominent human rights group Memorial on Saturday called a government legal assault on their organization an "insult."

Vladimir Putin celebrates 62nd birthday in wild Siberia

Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating his 62nd birthday in the wilderness of Siberia as supporters from across Russia create tributes in his honour.

Suicide bomber kills five police in Chechnya

Five police were killed and 12 injured on Sunday when they "foiled an attempt" by a suicide bomber to attack a concert hall in the capital of Chechnya, Russian investigators said.

Second European team missing in east Ukraine

A second team of European monitors was reported missing in restive eastern Ukraine on Friday despite army claims it had regained control over much of the separatist rust belt.

Russia troops pulling back, but `danger` remains: Kerry

Russian troops massed on Ukraine`s borders are moving back toward Moscow, but there are still "danger signs," US Secretary of State John Kerry said late Thursday.

Chechen leader says he sent no troops to Ukraine

Chechnya`s regional leader said today that he hasn`t sent any troops to fight alongside pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, but he says some Chechens may have gone there on their own.

Three policemen killed in Chechnya blast

Five others were injured when a car bomb exploded in the wee hours of Monday.

Hollywood star Steven Seagal visits Chechnya

Steven Seagal spent some time with Ramzan Kadyrov, the former militant fighter who now heads Chechnya, in the latest in a series of visits by Western celebrities to the volatile Russian republic.

Boston suspects got what they deserved: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said he has no plans to offer any assistance to the suspects in the deadly bombings in Boston, and that the two brothers "got what they deserved".

Mother of Boston suspects slams US over son`s death

The mother of Boston bombers launched an impassioned attack on the US authorities over the death of one of her sons, as her husband planned to return to the United States to find out what happened.

Boston suspects planned to go to NY to party after attacks

Chechen-origin Boston bombings suspects were headed to New York "to party" after the deadly attacks, city Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has said.

Boston bombing shows West`s mistake, says Putin

Boston bombings should spur stronger security cooperation between Moscow and Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, adding that West was wrong in supporting militants in Chechnya.

Father of Boston suspects to fly from Russia to US

Father of 2 Chechen-origin Boston bombings suspects is expected to fly from Russia to US soon and may bring important information for the probe into the deadly attack.

In Boston`s Needham suburb, Chechnya echoes everywhere

Imakaev is part of a community of ethnic Chechens in the Boston area that began putting its roots down here more than a decade ago in the wake of two bloody wars between Russian federal forces and local armed groups.

In Boston`s Needham suburb, Chechnya echoes everyw

Imakaev is part of a community of ethnic Chechens in the Boston area that began putting its roots down here more than a decade ago in the wake of two bloody wars between Russian federal forces and local armed groups.

North Caucasus rebels deny link to Boston attack: Website

A website used by Russia`s North Caucasus rebels denied Sunday any link to the deadly Boston Marathon bombings that have been blamed on two ethnic-Chechen suspects.

Boston bombings: How cops, citizens, tech lead to quick success in manhunt

An alchemy of police work, citizen involvement and technology yielded crucial big breaks in the Boston Marathon terror attack case and brought the manhunt to a quick conclusion, experts say.

Terror attacks force US officials to renew talk about homeland security

Boston Marathon bombing has renewed talk about homeland security in a post 9/11 world.

Dead Boston Marathon bomber was married to American woman

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old Boston Marathon bomber who was killed in a shoot-out with police, had an American wife and daughter, it has been revealed.

Surviving suspect in Boston bombings `intubated and sedated`

While the motive behind the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon is yet to be known, the lone surviving suspect in deadly attack was unable to talk yet as he injured to his throat in a suicide bid.