Petimaat Salamova, like many other mothers, often goes to the airport in Grozny, hoping that one day her daughter will return. Salina followed her husband to Syria, where he and hundreds of other Chechens fought alongside "Islamic State" militants.
Of all the countries from which the Islamic State recruits its fighters, Russia tops the list. Most come from the republic of Chechnya, DW's Juri Rescheto reports.
Three traffic officers were sitting in their patrol car Friday night when gunmen drove up and opened fire. After two brutal wars in the 1990s, the North Caucasus has been beset by more violence.
Police in Bavaria have searched the room of Chechen refugee Mokhmad Abdurakhmanov and seized his phones and tablet after he shared an article posted by DW. The article features a photo of "Islamic State" fighters.
A German schoolgirl who ran away to join the "Islamic State" terror group has been handed a six-year jail sentence in Iraq, according to media reports. Linda W. was arrested by Iraqi troops during the battle for Mosul.
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