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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Umarov Threatens Attacks

The country’s most wanted guerrilla, Doku Umarov, vowed to spread his attacks from the turbulent North Caucasus into the nation’s heartland, defying Kremlin efforts to contain a growing Islamist insurgency.

“Blood will no longer be limited to our [Caucasus] cities and towns. The war is coming to their cities,” the Chechen rebel leader said in an interview on the unofficial Islamist web site