Special forces commander killed in Russia`s Dagestan

Masked men shot dead a special forces commander in Russia`s Dagestan region on Thursday, officials said, part of a wave of attacks that have undermined Moscow`s grip of the mainly Muslim North Caucasus.

Suicide truck bomb kills at least 20 in Russia

A suicide bomber attacked a police station in Russia`s North Caucasus with an explosives-laden truck Monday, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 100 others, officials said.