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According to the president of Ingushetia, all the organizers of the explosion on the 17th of August 2009 have been eliminated.The president also expressed his condolences to the families of the victims, reports Interfax.

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The explosions in the North Caucasus may have been caused by different organizations, Russia's first deputy speaker Aleksey Torshin believes.One explosion is believed to be caused by Doku Umarov and another by Vagapov. In the opinion of Torshin, Doku Umarov does not have the resources to organize both explosions. This is thought to be an internal struggle between two terrorists, the aim of which is to prove oneself more legitimate as a terrorist leader.It is also thought that the explosions were organized by different organizations, as the style was totally different.

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Five people injured in an explosion in Pyatigorsk will be sent to the best clinics in Moscow, reports ITAR-TASS. The specialists have explained that the people most needing medical help are being sent on a special plane to Moscow. Among them is a woman and a 16-year-old with serious eye damage.Yesterday at about 16:15 an explosion was heard near a cafe in the city centre. The power of the explosive was equivalent to around 30-40 kilos of TNT.

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Two policeman were injured and one died in an attack by a suicide bomber on a police post in North Ossetia, says a source in the police department of the region, reports "Interfax-Yug" 

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Two explosions occurred with in minutes of each other in Makhachkala last night, reports RIA Novosti, referring to a representative of the ministry of the Interior.At about 00-15 am an explosion was heard on Magomettargiev Street . When the police arrived at the scene, a second bomb exploded, damaging a police car. No one was injured.16.08.2010

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Azerbaijani scientist Rashid Aliyev, released from detention in Iran on the 11th of August, arrived in Baku on Thursday, reports Trend. Aliyev worked in 2006-2008 for the Iranian company “Sazan Electronics Industry”. He was asked to move to Iran, but he refused and returned to Azerbaijan. He returned to Iran on the 5th of October, at the invitation of the company's director, and on the 6th of October was arrested for visa problems. He was sentenced to three years imprisonment. The company's director denies any connection between the two facts.

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On Thursday at 00.40 policemen were attacked during an investigation of stolen cars. One of the arrested assailants, who died of injuries sustained during his arrest, was Shamil Ismailov from Dagestan, reports RIA-Novosti. Police are now tracing the second assailant, Zakir Ismailov, brother of the deceased.

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2800 prisoners will be released in Iran, due to the start of the holy month of Ramadan. These are mainly people who can't pay their debts to other citizens or companies, said the head of the penitentiary service of Iran, Gulamgusein Ismaily, Trend reports.He said these debts will be partially repaid from government funds and partially by insurance companies.11.08.2010

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Unknown gunmen opened fire on a car in the center of the Dagestani capital Makhachkala this Wednesday, reports RIA Novosti. Two men were taken to hospital.One of the victims of the incident was Magomedvagif Sultanmagomedov, head of the department of Muslim Education in the Spiritual Council of Dagestan. He was also head of the company "Makhachkala-TV" and "Nurul Irshad" (the Light of Truth).According to the press-service of the Ministry of the Interior, he died while being operated on in hospital.

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Two men were killed in an explosion organized by terrorists of the 'Kurdistan Workers Party' in Shirnak, Turkey, reports Trend referring to CNN Turk.The pipeline leads from Kirkuk in Iraq to the city of Yumurtalik in Turkey.11.08.2010

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Turkish Interior Ministry forces have prevented a terrorist attack on the citizens of the country, reports News.am. An explosive device, set to detonate on the 10th of August, was placed in the settlement of Zeitun Burnu, but timely police intervention prevented this. An investigation is now underway.10.08.10

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Two terrorists were killed during an operation in Urvanski region in Kabardino-Balkaria this Monday.РИА Новости says that 2 young men were stopped for a document check. After a short battle an explosive they were carrying detonated.Terrorists are still being identified.10.08.10

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Bomb experts defused and then destroyed an explosive device found on Monday in the outskirts of Mahachkala, the capital of Dagestan, reports RIA Novosti. The improved device was the equivalant of 10 kilos of TNT.

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Unknown assailants have opened fire at a military car with OMON agents in Dagestan, RIA Novosti reports. The incident occurred around 12.30 am Moscow time in Karabudakhenskiii region of Dagestan on road Gurbuki-Urma. There were no victims,” a source of the agency said.

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Kurdish Workers' Party's (PKK) militants attacked a military convoy, killing six Turkish soldiers and injuring several more, Trend reports, citing CNN Turk.The incident occurred in the Turkish province of Hakkari, where nine soldiers were also recently wounded in a land mine explosion.

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Unknown assailants have killed a Dagestani bishop of the Russian evangelical church "Osanna" Artur Suleimanov, RIA Novosti reports, citing local police.The murder occurred around 07.00 Moscow time in Makhachkala. Five suspects were seen at the crime scene.

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Unknown assailants opened fire at the road police post "Nartan" in the suburbs of Nalchik and set off and explosive device. There were no casualties, RIA Novosti reports, citing local police. The incident occurred around 1.30 am Moscow Time.

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