- Office of rights activists in Chechnya attacked by mob Updated: Jun-03-15 2:37 pm
MOSCOW - Masked men bashed their way into the office of a human rights group in Chechnya on Wednesday, smashing furniture and sending the occupants fleeing through the windows, their colleagues said.
- Chechen wedding scandal, leader's defiance put Putin in bind Updated: May-19-15 2:53 am
MOSCOW - The groom is approaching 50, a silver-haired boss in the Chechen strongman's feared police force. The bride is 17, a shy beauty reportedly devastated at the idea of wedding a man nearly three times her age.