Harold Chambers describes how Ramzan Kadyrov’s historical vendettas are threatening the Kremlin and Chechnya’s neighbors
Ivan U. Klyszcz discusses the role of the secretive Sufi Batalkhadzhintsy brotherhood in Ingush politics and their persistent conflict with local authorities
Dmitry Oparin has been studying the social dynamics of Muslim communities across Siberia. In this article, he draws on his recent field research in Tomsk, Irkutsk and elsewhere to outline the contours of Siberian Muslim life in 2019.
Neil Hauer on how Ramzan Kadyrov’s new round of purges reveal a deep-rooted insecurity
Chechnya’s recent move to grab territory from a neighbour is unlikely to be its last
Overshadowed by immigration from the Middle East and Africa in recent years, the migration of Chechens from Russia to Europe is a topic that few discuss.