A court in Vienna has sentenced a 32-year old man from Russia's North Caucasus region of Chechnya to 10 years in prison for fighting along with militants of the now-defunct group Caucasus Emirate (Imarat Kavkaz) against Russian federal troops. The Vienna[...]
Before arriving in Syria in 2012, Izmaylov trained in and later set up his own training center in Egypt. In mid-2013, he established his own Russian-speaking ISIL faction in Raqqa. In addition to participating in combat in Syria, Izmaylov has also[...]
Aselderov is a former commander of the North Caucasus extremist group Caucasus Emirate, and the current leader of ISIL-CP (The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Caucasus Province). He defected from Caucasus Emirate, and swore allegiance to Abu Bakr[...]
Gaziyev has been involved in the Chechen insurgency since 2003. In 2007, he became the Caucasus Emirate Commander of the Southwestern Front of the Province of Chechnya, and carried out numerous attacks in this role. Gaziyev later split from the group[...]
Guchayev, who uses the alias Abdul Aziz, was believed to be involved with a group called the Caucasus Emirate, which was set up eight years ago in Russia's North Caucasus as the heir to the long-running Chechen insurgency there. Guchayev apparently[...]
The Caucasus Emirate , also known as the Caucasian Emirate, is a militant Jihadist organisation active in southwestern Russia.