Insurgency in the North Caucasus: A brief history

Backgrounder: A brief history of the North Caucasus insurgency The North Caucasus has experienced insurgent violence since the collapse of the Soviet Union. This backgrounder outlines the key phases of post-Soviet armed struggle in the region. It provides an overview of Chechnya’s two wars with Russia; the evolution of the Chechen separatist movement; jihadist state-building … Read more