Forces of the Caucasus Emirate

Year Formed: 2007
Year Terminated: 2009

Target States:
Russia (Soviet Union)

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type
Demands for Autonomy
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 207

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1210


____. 2015. 'Russian special forces kill North Caucasus rebel leader', Al Jazeera, April 20, Monday 7:37 PM, EUROPE

____. 2015. 'North Caucasus bandit underground leader killed in special operation in Dagestan - NAC /updates/', ITAR-TASS, April 20, Monday 03:45 PM

____. 2014. 'Russian paper views security challenges ahead of Sochi Olympics', BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union - Political, Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring, January 14, Tuesday

____. 2014. 'Islamist insurgent wants to set up emirate', The Straits Times, Singapore, January 1, Wednesday, WORLD

____. 2010. 'Russian pundit analyses changes in ideology of Caucasus "separatists"', BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union - Political, Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring, March 7, Sunday

____. 2008. 'Chechen rebel premier says Resistance must hold together to be effective', BBC Monitoring Trans Caucasus Unit, Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring, March 7, Friday

____. 2007. 'Chechen rebel committee advises to set up body to probe into emirate idea', BBC Monitoring Trans Caucasus Unit, Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring, December 6, Thursday

Barry, Ellen. 2014. 'Islamic rebel hunted by Russia is said to have died', International New York Times, March 19, Wednesday, NEWS; Pg. 5

Barry, Ellen. 2010. 'Chechen emerges from shadow to attack and taunt Moscow', The International Herald Tribune, April 2, Friday, NEWS; Pg. 3

Moore, Cerwyn. 2013. 'Analysis: Chechnya Casts a Long Shadow Over the Boston Marathon Bombings; Cerwyn Moore of the University of Birmingham looks at the troubled history of Russia's Muslim republics',, April 20, Saturday 8:13 PM, NEWS

Ovchinsky, Anatoly and Vladimir. 2000. 'WAR SPOILS', Moscow News, Russia, February 16, CRIMINAL PROBLEMS; No. 6

Walker, Shaun. 2010. 'Suicide bomber 'widow of terrorist leader'; Russia says seventeen-year-old was one of 'black widows' who attacked Moscow metro', The Independent, London, Apeil 3, Saturday, First Edition, WORLD; Pg. 31

Wines, Michael. 2002. 'THE AFTERMATH IN MOSCOW: MOSCOW; Putting Pressure on Chechens, Russia Seeks Custody of Rebel', The New York Times, November 1, Friday, Late Edition - Final, Section A; Column 1; Foreign Desk; Pg. 19