Articles by Lyoma Turpalov

Chechen Rebels Recapture Village and Seize Key Road

  • 14 August 01
  • The Associated Press
Rebels have recaptured a village in southeast Chechnya from federal forces, witnesses reported.

Chechen Warlord Killed In Attack on Cop's Home

  • 24 July 01
  • The Associated Press
A top Chechen warlord was killed when he launched an attack on the house of a police official in Grozny.

Chechens Defy Russian Security

  • 18 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Chechen rebels defied stepped-up Russian security in the breakaway republic, killing 19 soldiers in hit-and-run attacks over the past 24 hours, a Chechen government official said Monday.

Rebel Raids, Threats Lead to Crackdown

  • 28 November 00
  • The Associated Press
Responding to new rebel raids, the federal authorities beefed up security in Chechnya on Monday and said they would close Russia's border with Georgia.

Military Says Chechen Rebels Attacked Troops in Ingushetia

  • 25 August 00
  • The Associated Press
The fighting in Chechnya spilled into a neighboring republic when federal troops were attacked.

Chechnya Duma Election Draws Fire

  • 22 August 00
  • The Associated Press
Amid criticism by human rights groups and widespread skepticism among Chechens, the federal government conducted elections Sunday for a State Duma deputy from Chechnya.

Report Claims Rival Chechen Rebels Clash

Attacks Answered With Curfew

Military Goes After Chechen Warlords

Protest in Chechnya Draws Thousands

39 Troops Still Missing After Ambush

Chechens Claim Vote Coercion

Islamic Rift Blamed for Rebel Losses

Military Pounds Chechen Village Held by 700 Rebels

Rebels Recall Bloody Escape From Grozny

Officials Claim Vital Advance on Key Square

Riot Troops Haul Men From Beds

Defense Minister Says Military Is 'Approaching Breakthrough'

Russians: Troops in Central Grozny

White-Flagged Chechen Funeral Fired on

Chechen Resistance Missing in Action

War Has Left Medical Care in Crisis

Chechens Prepare to Defend Grozny

Putin Rejects Talks, Fighting Continues

Generals Mull Chechen Strategy