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This is an incomplete chronological list of the clashes in Russia's North Caucasus. (see also Insurgency in the North Caucasus)
• 1 2005–2007
• 2 2009
o 2.1 January
o 2.2 February
o 2.3 March
o 2.4 April
o 2.5 May
o 2.6 June
o 2.7 July
o 2.8 August
o 2.9 September
o 2.10 October
o 2.11 November
o 2.12 December
• 3 2010
o 3.1 January
o 3.2 February
o 3.3 March
o 3.4 April
o 3.5 May
o 3.6 June
o 3.7 July
o 3.8 August
o 3.9 September
o 3.10 October
o 3.11 November
o 3.12 December
• 4 2011
o 4.1 January
o 4.2 February
o 4.3 March
o 4.4 August
o 4.5 September
• 5 2012
o 5.1 March
• 6 See also
• 7 References
• In early 2005, government forces surrounded a group of five rebels in a two-story house on the outskirts of Makhachkala. The rebels battled the authorities for seventeen hours, killing one of Russia's elite Alpha Group commandos and wounding another, until armored vehicles and a helicopter blew apart most of the house and its neighbour. All the rebels were killed.
• In the weeks preceding the battle, insurgents had derailed two trains, sabotaged gas supplies and shot dead a high-ranking intelligence officer from Moscow, as well as a local police chief. A month later, Major General Magomed Omarov, the deputy interior minister, was assassinated in Makhachkala.
• On July 1, 2005, eleven Russian MVD ODON troops were killed and seven wounded in the capital when their trucks were bombed.
• On August 20, 2005, a remote-controlled bomb killed at least three police officers and wounded several more on a downtown street in the Makhachkala. The bomb detonated as a foot patrol walked past a grove of trees.
• On March 22, 2006, a group of assailants fatally shot the chief administrator of the Botlikh district of Dagestan during a fierce gun battle in Makhachkala.
• On August 27, 2006, three police officers and four suspected militants were killed during a two-hour gun fight in Makhachkala.
• On May 14, 2007, police said three rebels were killed and three police commandos wounded in a fierce firefight on Sheikh Mansur Street in Khasavyurt.
• January 4 - Three policemen were wounded when a bomb detonated in Khasavyurt.
• January 6 - A policeman was severely wounded when a bomb exploded next to his car in Makhachkala.
• February 2 - Insurgents in Dagestan opened fire on a roadside cafe, east of the regional capital Makhachkala, killing the head of Untsukul district administration, Kazimbek Akhmedov, 2 of his bodyguards and a customer.
• February 3 - Rebels shot and killed 2 Russian FSB officers in Nazran, Ingushetia.
• February 6 - Dagestani Police killed 3 rebels in a house on the outskirts of the Dagestani capital of Makhachkala.
• February 11 - An explosion at a residential building in Nazran, Ingushetia killed 4 police officers and 3 insurgents. The insurgents were identified as suspected suicide bombers who the police had been looking for. Russian security forces engaged and killed a group of seven rebels in Kabardino-Balkaria, near the town of Gerpegezh. The firefight left one Russian soldier wounded.
• February 12 - Russian forces raided a rebel camp in the forested mountains of Kabardino-Balkaria killing 7 rebels and finding a small weapons cache.
• February 16 - Russian forces in Dagestan raided a house where a group of insurgents were located killing 4 and wounding 2 police reported.
• February 18 - 3 police officers were wounded when their vehicle hit a landmine in Ingushetia. 2 other police officers and a Russian soldier were wounded in a separate attacks by rebels.
• February 26 - A bomb went off as a police van was passing by, wounding 2 policemen and a bystander in Makhachkala.
• March 3 - An artillery shell exploded near Nazran, Ingushetia killing 6 people and wounding 2 others. One of the dead was identified as Nazran's deputy police chief, Alexander Gorelkin.
• March 12 - 3 people suspected of firing on a military post were arrested in the village of Surkhakhi, Ingushetia.
• March 19 - A military helicopter had to suspend its flight after the gunner was wounded near the village of Kakashura, Dagestan. In Kabardino-Balkaria a gunfight broke out between Russian troops and militants resulting in 4 militants being killed.
• March 21 - Heavy fighting was reported near the village of Kakashura, Dagestan where Russian troops and insurgents battled for a third day. Police say 5 Interior Ministry soldiers were killed. Between 5 and 7 insurgents were reported killed. Three policemen were also wounded.
• March 23 - Rebels attacked a police patrol in Karabulak, Ingushetia wounding a policeman. The police responded killing 2 rebels in the return fire.
• April 13 - Also in Makhachkala, Dagestan rebels shot and killed 2 Dagestani police officers on their way to work.
• April 14 - A gunfight broke out between rebels and police in west Chechnya resulting in 1 police officer killed and 2 others wounded. In Makhachkala, Dagestan police shot and killed 3 rebels in a car after the rebels opened fire on their security post.
• April 16 - A high ranking Russian colonel of the Spetsnaz battalion Vympel died after stepping on a mine while returning from an operation in Chechnya.
• April 22 - Gunmen have killed three Russian soldiers in Chechnya, less than a week after the Kremlin announced an end to a decade of military operations there. The Russian interior ministry said the soldiers were in a car towing a water cistern when they were shot. The militants apparently opened fire from a derelict building in the village of Bamut. In the Kabardino-Balkaria town of Khasanya, Russian special operatives eliminated a long wanted leader of the rebel movement, Zeitun Sultanov, who's been personally close to both Ibn Al-Khattab and Shamil Basayev. Both have since been killed by the Russian military. Another rebel was also killed in the operation.
• April 24 - In Derbent, Dagestan, MVD troops surrounded one of the Islamists' field commanders, Zakir Novruzov, who has been operating in Dagestan since at least 2008. The authorities demanded his surrender, which he refused and answered with automatic fire; he was killed after the building was stormed.
• May 4 - Militants ambushed a police vehicle near Bamut, Achhoy-Martanovskiy raion in Chechnya, killing one officer and wounding three in the process.
• May 12 - A roadside bomb exploded in Vedenskiy raion as a police car was passing by, killing two officers and a civilian in the vehicle.
• May 15 - Two police officers were killed and five were wounded when a car driven by two suicide bombers drove up to the entrance of Chechnya's MVD building in Grozny and detonated their explosive cargo, killing the militants.
• May 21 - Two rebels were killed two and two Spetsnaz troops were wounded as a result of a standoff with federal forces in an apartment building in Nalchik.
• May 22 - A military water delivery vehicle was attacked by an unknown number of assailants. Three Russian soldiers were killed.
• May 26 - One Russian contract soldier died and two were wounded after a roadside bomb went off next to their armored vehicle in Grozny raion, Chechnya.
• May 30 - One MVD soldier received mortal wounds after stepping on a mine near Vedeno, Chechnya during a reconnaissance mission.
• June 5 - The head of the interior ministry of Dagestan, Lieutenant General Adilgerei Magomedtagirov, as well as the head of the Interior Ministry's logistics unit, Aburazak Abakarovwas were shot dead by a sniper while leaving a wedding party.
• June 7 - Musost Khutiev, the assistant of the first deputy chairman of Chechnya's government was shot and killed in Chechnya.
• June 10 - Aza Gazgireeva, a high-ranking judge was gunned down and killed by rebels in Ingushetia. In Dagestan, rebels simultaneously attacked police stations in the town of Karamakh and in Karabudakhkentskiy raion, both were repelled. One police died when rebels attacked his post near Kizlyar. An OMON officer returning from duty was shot in the town of Tyube, near Makhachkala, while in the city itself two more police officers were killed and one wounded when insurgents ambushed their car.
• June 11 - In the North Caucasian republics of Chechnya and Ingushetia lasts since 2 weeks a Counter-terrorism operation. Chechnya's president Ramzan Kadyrov claimed, that already 28 militants had been killed.
• June 12 - Two police officers were killed, while another 2 were injured by rebel action in Dagestan. The leader of the Makhachkala jamaat, Omar Ramazanov, and his helper Makhmud Paizulaev, were both killed in a special operation in Makhachkala, Dagestan. Among the weapons and ammunition found in their car, authorities found a video of the murder of an OMON operative three days prior.
• June 13 - Bashir Aushev, a former top government minister in Ingushetia was killed by automatic weapon fire.
• June 17 - A police captain and his two children were wounded in an ambush when rebels attacked his car with small arms fire.
• June 23 - A suicide car bomber struck the motorcade of Yunus-bek Yevkurov, Ingushetia's president, killing at least one aide and wounding the president critically.
• July 1 - One highway patrol police officer died and another was severely wounded in an ambush near the village of Shamhal, Dagestan. In another incident, an unknown number of fighters attacked a police station killing one and wounding two officers in Derbent. Two hours later a car bomb detonated in front of the attacked station wounding an additional 12 people, including 8 civilians. The body of the owner of the car was found in the trunk.
• July 2 - A bomb placed by rail tracks exploded in Kharabudakhkentskiy raion, Dagestan as a repair train was passing by. When investigators arrived a second bomb went off, killing a demolition expert.
• July 3 - Two rebels, one of them female, surrendered after an armed standoff in Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria.
• July 4 – 9 police operatives were killed and 10 wounded when militants ambushed their convoy in Sunzhensky District, Republic of Ingushetia, destroying three vehicles. An attack of this scale has not been seen in Ingushetia for quite some time, according to authorities.
• July 5 - A police officer was wounded in Dagestan when suspected militants sprayed with automatic fire the house of the head of Khasavyurt's MVD office, Shamsudin Khamitov.
• July 7 - Magomed Gadaborshev, head of Ingushetia's Forensics and Investigations Center, is shot. He dies two days later. One soldier was killed and six wounded in a firefight with insurgents in Sunzhensky District, Republic of Ingushetia. One rebel was killed by security forces. Two Internal Troops soldiers died and five were wounded after rebels attacked their convoy in Buynaksk raion, Dagestan. An OMON officer is shot and killed in Karabulak.
• July 9 - A police chief was killed and his wife wounded when militants opened fire on their car between the towns of Karabulak and Plievo, Ingushetia.
• July 12 - Five rebels were killed by Russian FSB operatives in Khasavyurt, Dagestan after the rebels opened fire on security personnel during a traffic stop to check identities.
• July 13 - The body of a police officer with head wounds was found in Makhachkala. A police officer was also shot dead by a sniper in Khasavyurt. Two soldiers were killed and five were wounded in an ambush on a military convoy near the village of Karamakhi, Dagestan. A mine was found and neutralized in front of a government building in Nazran. Five militants were killed by police in Chechnya in two separate incidents.
• July 14 - MVD special operatives eliminated three rebels during a clash in the forests near the town of Gubden, Dagestan. One soldier was killed in the operation. The house of the head of Nazran's Interior Affairs was attacked with automatic fire. Two court workers were killed and one was wounded near the town of Gazi-Yurt when their car was ambushed by militants. A police patrol car was also attacked in Malgobek raion.
• July 17 - The driver of the vice-minister of sports and tourism was killed when rebels opened fire on the minister's car.
• July 19 - An insurgent fires on police after a routine traffic stop, killing one and wounding another in Grozny. In the ensuing firefight the security forces killed the rebel with return fire.
• July 21 - Militants ambushed a military truck in Vedeno, Chechnya, wounding instead two civilians that were in a car behind the truck. In another incident a rebel fighter was killed when police stormed his hideout in Grozny.
• July 23 - A booby trap explodes, killing one policeman and wounding another in Vedenskiy raion in Chechnya.
• July 26 - A suicide bomber explodes outside a concert hall in Grozny, Chechyna, killing six people, including four high-ranking police officials. The target was apparently Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov.
• July 28 - Eight militants were killed by security forces between Talgi and Makhachkala, in Dagestan. Five other rebels were reported killed in armed clashes in Buinaksk raion. Four more were killed by Russian artillery between Kakashura and Gubden, during the initial contact one soldier was killed in the firefight.
• July 30 - Friendly fire incident in Acchoy-Martan, police fired upon a car driven by Yakut police officer sent to Chechnya from Sakha Republic in Siberia for security reinforcement. The shooters misidentified the driver as Alexander Tikhomirov, the alleged mastermind behind the Nazra bombing on August 17. Both the driver and the passenger were killed.
• August 1 - The head of the Khasavyurt's Postal office, Gamzat Gamzatov, was killed when a bomb went off underneath his car.
• August 2 - One policeman died and one was wounded when insurgents attacked a police road post in Makhachkala.
• August 3 - Five policemen were ambushed and killed in the Shaori region of Chechnya.
• August 5 - Two SOBR operative were wounded when insurgents ambushed their vehicle in Kizilyurt with small arms.
• August 6 - Assailants ambushed a police car at midnight killing one policeman and wounding another in Khasavyurt.
• August 7 - Three insurgents were killed in a special operation in Malgobekskiy raion, Ingushetia. One of the insurgents was Vitaliy Chernobrovkin, who allegedly devised the kidnapping of the Rosneft vice-president's son on April 13, 2009.
• August 8 - Insurgents opened fire on three policemen as they attempted to check their documents, killing two and severely wounding another. One insurgent was killed in the firefight, the rest escaped. Bitar Bitarov, a prosecutor from Buinaksk was ambushed and killed when insurgents detonated a bomb and attacked with small arms the car he was traveling in. His two bodyguards were wounded.
• August 9 - A roadside bomb killed one Russian soldier and wounded another in Derbent, Dagestan. A police captain was also wounded in a bombing in Vedenskiy raion, Chechnya.
• August 13 - Ruslan Amerkhanov, Ingush construction minister, is assassinated. Also on the 13th, a group of militants numbering between 11 and 15, attacked a police outpost in Buynaksk, killing 4 policemen and 7 civilians who were in an adjacent sauna.
• August 14 - A rebel fighter attacked and killed two highway troopers in Makhachkala. Another was wounded in a separate incident. On the same day, near the town of Sabnava, Dagestan, three rebels attacked MVD and FSB personnel after the car they were travelling in was stopped to check their papers. The security force returned fire and killed all three militants.
• August 17 - 2009 Nazra bombing: A car bomb hits a police building in Nazran, Ingushetia, killing 24 policemen and wounding almost 250, including ten children.
• August 18 - Three rebels linked to the assassination of Russian General of North Caucasus, Valeriy Lipinsky, were chased and killed by MVD troops in Makhachkala. One civilian was wounded. Later that day a bomb killed one policeman and wounded six in the same city. A bomb also went off in Kizilyurt, wounding one policeman and a civilian.
• August 22 - Two to four suicide bombers on bicycles struck Grozny, killing four police officers and wounding one.
• August 23 - Two rebels died in an explosion seemingly caused by improper handling of a bomb near the village of Druzhba, Kayakentskiy raion in Dagestan.
• August 25 - An unknown number of assailants attacked overnight a police station with grenade launchers, causing damage to several vehicles but no casualties.
• August 27 - Three insurgents were killed in a shootout with federal forces in Makhachkala.
• August 28 - A group of militants was surrounded in a counter-terrorist operation in Stavropol Krai, Kabardino-Balkaria resulting in 3 militants being killed. In the firefight the security forces suffered one wounded security personnel.
• August 29 - Russian Security forces killed two rebels in a special operation in the outskirts of Argun, Chechnya.
• August 30 - One rebel fighter was killed in a seek and destroy operation by police operatives combing the forests of Kabardino-Balkaria. His nationality was found to be Azerbaijani. Three suspected insurgents were also captured.
• August 31 - A top Algerian Al Qaeda coordinator in the North Caucasus, also known by the moniker Dr. Muhammad, was killed by the Russian MVD and FSB's Spetsnaz troops in the town of Mutsalaul, within the Khasavyurt region of Dagestan. An off duty OMON operative was gunned down in Makhachkala in his own home in an unrelated incident. A roadside bomb wounded three soldiers after it detonated near the village of Day, Chechnya.
• September 1 - A suicide car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint on the outskirts of Makhachkala when traffic police stopped the car to check for documents. The blast killed 1 bystander and wounded six police officers, as well as three medical personnel. According to the initial investigation the rebels were planning to detonate it in a more spectacular fashion for September 1, the first day of school nationwide in Russia, similarly to the Beslan school hostage crisis in 2004.
• September 3–4 would-be suicide bombers were captured in Chechnya with weapons and explosive belts with attached detonators. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov personally came to interrogate the rebels who, according to reports, were planning to blow themselves up in Grozny's Leningradskiy raion.
• September 4 - In Nazran, 2 militants were killed when they opened fire on FSB and police forces after the car was stopped for an ID check. Another militant who escaped in the initial firefight was killed later and was identified as Rustam Dzorov, head commander of all Ingushetian rebel operations and an organizer of the assassination attempt on Yunus-bek Yevkurov in June.
• September 5 - Security forces killed a would-be suicide bomber near Gudermes, an explosive belt and seven detonators were found on the body. Authorities believe that he was planning to stage a suicide bomb attack in Moscow.
• September 6 - A police lieutenant was shot and killed in Grozny. The assailant also stole the officer's automatic rifle. Near Shalazhi, Chechnya, a police officer was wounded after an explosive device detonated next to him. Soon after, an armed clash with rebel fighters occurred close to the first incident, during which another officer suffered injuries.
• September 7 - A soldier was wounded after a bomb went off near Urus-Martan during a sweep. Another received bullet wounds in a firefight that ensued with the rebels.
• September 9 - In Magas, the capital of Ingushetia, a shootout between local police and militants occurred. 2 militants were killed and two civilians wounded.
• September 11 - In Dagestan, the Deputy Chief prosecutor of Makhachkala, Maksud Maksudov, was gunned down near his home as he was walking to his car. Meanwhile, Dagestani police tracked down and killed 4 militants in a firefight near Cirtych village. In the city of Kizil-Yurt, a police officer was wounded in a militant attack.
• September 12 - An Investigator from the Interior Ministry of Ingushetia was shot dead outside his home. Near the Chechen town of Rubezhnoe, Naurskiy raion, 1 suspected militant was killed by security forces after he resisted arrest with automatic fire.
• September 13 - A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Border Police Post in Ingushetia. The police post and several nearby homes were damaged. 2 Traffic police officers were killed, and 5 civilians were wounded. A shootout between Security forces and militants followed. In Argun, insurgents also attacked two police officers on duty with automatic fire, killing both of them.
• September 16 - At least two police officers and four civilians have been injured after a female suicide bomber self-detonated in an attack targeted inside Chechnya's capital of Grozny.
• September 19 - 3 militants have been shot dead by police in the Republic of Dagestan. Russian officials claim that one of those killed in the shootout was Abdullah Saadulayev, who was a major militant leader and a so called Sharia court judge. No security and police losses were sustained in the engagement.
• September 20 - A leading Muslim cleric, Ismail Bostanov, was shot dead while driving his car in the Karachayevo-Cherkessia region of Southern Russia. Islamist militants are believed to be behind the attack.
• September 24 - Two militants, were captured in Chechnya, one in Grozny and one in the village of Valerik, Acchoy-Martan raion. One of the militants tipped off the authorities about a cache of weapons which was also seized.
• September 25 - A bomb explodes in Ingushetia in Sunzhensky District, near the house of the district administration head Islam Saynaroeva. No casualties were reported in the blast.
• September 26 - In Grozny, 1 militant was killed in the early hours of the morning by police after resisting arrest and opening fire, in the Staropromyslovsky district of Grozny. Meanwhile in the Zavodskoy district of the Chechen capital, police killed yet 1 other militant who had put up armed resistance whilst also resisting arrest by the police. Later on In Chechnya in the Achkhoy-Martan district, two militants opened fire in a car, on the head of local administration Ali Artamov and his bodyguard. As a result, Ali Artamov died at the scene and his boduguard was injured.
• September 27 - 2 militants have been shot dead by police in the Shatoy district in the republic of Chechnya. The deputy chief of the criminal investigation department for Dagestan, Colonel Alim Atuev Sultan, and his cousin were shot dead by unknown militants outside a house, in the Kizilyurt district of Dagestan.
• September 28 - In the Nazran district of Ingushetia, unidentified militants shot at a private home, occupied by the head of local administration, Nuradin Ekazhev. The firing caused no victims or casualties.
• September 30 - An investigator named Gamzat Musaev was shot and killed in a friendly fire incident after he failed to stop his car and ignored warning shots by police.
• October 2 - A group of militants was located on the outskirts of Buinaksk, Dagestan; after refusing to surrender 2 militants were killed in a firefight, the rest escaped. No losses were sustained by the security forces. The same day, 8 militants were killed when a combined force of police and MVD troops engaged a band of up to 20 militants in Nozhay-Yurt raion, Chechnya, suffering no casualties themselves. One police officer was killed, three were wounded and a civilian was also wounded in Prohladny, Kabardino-Balkaria, when rebels opened fire on a traffic police post. After the chase, the militants were surrounded and besieged in a building, eventually they were killed on October 5.
• October 4 - Police found and defused a car bomb using a robot to neutralize it, in Derbent, Dagestan.
• October 5 - 4 militants were killed in a counter-terrorist operation in Prohladny, Kabardino-Balkaria. Only one of the rebels was identified, the other three were burned beyond recognition in the ensuing firefight with the security forces.
• October 7 - Spetsnaz soldiers located a rebel base in Shalinskiy raion of Chechnya, guarded by a militant. The 1 militant was killed when he refused to surrender. In Ingushetia, three rebels were captured by police.
• October 8 - In the Kizilyurt district of Dagestan in a private home, FSB special forces blocked the house of the so-called amir of the Makhachkala jamaat, Gadzhimurad Kamalutdinov. In the storming of the residence both Kamalutdinov and his wife were killed by the federal Spetsnaz troops.
• October 9 - A car exploded in Ingushetia after a bomb with the equivalent of 1 kg of TNT detonated. In another separate incident, an unidentified explosive device detonated in a city park in the Dagestani town of Derbent. According to the city's law enforcement, 1 person was killed in this blast. Meanwhile a bomb in Grozny, Chechnya, also killed 1 policeman and wounded 14 others. A rebel field commander, Ruslan Bartykhoev, was killed in a special operation in the village of Novy Redant, Ingushetia.
• October 10 - In the forested region near the Ingush town of Ordzhinikidzevskaya, 1 militant was found and killed in an operation by FSB operatives.
• October 11 - An explosion in Kabardino-Balkaria wounded an FSB operative, as he was leaving his home to go to work.
• October 12 - 7 militants and 3 law enforcement officers were killed in a counter-terrorist operation, in Sunzhensky District, Ingushetia. The number of civilian casualties has not yet been disclosed. Intense exchanges of fire were reported throughout the day as authorities continue to battle the insurgents numbering at an estimated 30 fighters.
• October 16 - Clashes in the village of Ordzhonikidzovskaya in Ingushetia have resulted in 4 militants being killed, including that of a woman.
• October 19 - 3 militants were killed in a firefight with police when the officers flagged down their vehicle in Enderey-Aul, Dagestan. In Grozny, Chechnya, 1 policeman and 1 militant were killed in a shootout within the city.
• October 20 - In Nazran, Ingushetia, unidentified militants opened fire at a car driven by a local Police Department employee. The policeman was reportedly injured in this attack.
• October 22 - 4 militants and 1 policeman were killed in a special operation in Grozny, Chechnya. The Four would-be suicide bombers had intended to commit a series of attacks, but were surrounded whilst in a house and killed by security forces.
• October 23 - 1 militant was shot dead by a sniper in Grozny, Chechnya, after trying to assassinate the Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov along with the Russian State Duma deputy Adam Delimkhanov. The militant drove a car with a 200 kg keg, and intended to detonate the vehicle near to these two men.
• October 25 - An opposition activist from the Ingushetia region of Russia has been shot dead by militants, while in his car in Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria.
• October 26 - 2 policemen were killed in a hostile attack in the Naursky District, Chechnya, after checking the documents of bus passengers. The perpetrators managed to flee from the area. Unknown gunmen opened fire upon the Ingush opposition leader Maksharip Aushev's Lada Priora, killing him and badly injuring a woman passenger.
• October 27 - In the Kizilyurt district of Dagestan, unknown militants opened fire on police major Abdurahman Magomedov while he was in his backyard. The police major was killed in this attack.
• October 28 - Dagestani security officials claim they have blocked 3 militants near the village of Durango in the Buinaksk region. Details of the casualties from both sides are still yet to be disclosed.
• October 30 - In Grozny, Chechnya, 1 militant who was suspected of planning to carry out a large-scale terrorist attack was killed in a special forces operation.
• October 31 - In Dagestan, 4 militants were killed after the militants were ordered to reveal documents but they reportedly opened fire. The number of casualties inflicted on the security forces has not yet been disclosed. 3 militants and 1 police officer were killed in a gun battle in the village of Oktyabrskoe, North Ossetia. The taxi driver who had transported the militants there, was wounded in this gunfight.
• November 1 - Unidentified militants opened fire on law enforcement officers in the Nazran district of Ingushetia, wounding one officer.
• November 7 - Near the town of Argun in Chechnya, a special operation was conducted by law enforcement officers. In the operation law enforcement officers were successful in killing the so-called emir of the Shali and Kurchaloi districts, Rizvan Osmaeva and his accomplice Ozdamirova Hassan.
• November 10 - Two police officers and one former police officer were injured, whilst taking fire from unknown militants armed with assault rifles. The police were reportedly on patrol in the town of Karachayevsk when they came under fire.
• November 11 - 5 militants were killed and many more injured in a gunfight with security forces, whilst in the Shali district of Chechnya. No security personal losses were reported in the ensuing gunfight with the militants.
• November 13 - A bomb exploded on the train track route Baku-Moscow in Dagestan. No casualties were reported in the blast. 3 militants were killed in Ingushetia after resisting arrest and putting up armed resistance, to which then they were killed in the return fire from police. A major operation in Chechnya involving a helicopter missile strike, has killed more than 20 militants, among the dead militants may be their leader Doku Umarov.
• November 14 - In Ingushetia, five unguided rockets were fired at the Nazran city police department. It was reported that two people were injured.
• November 15 - Unidentified militants opened fire with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades on a military post staffed by interior ministry troops, in Ingushetia. No casualties were reported from this incident however.
• November 16 - 1 militant in Makhachkala, Dagestan committed suicide after negotiations broke down in an apartment building after being surrounded by law enforcement officers.
• November 18 - Two unknown men abducted the son of the head of the Dagestani city of Buinaksk, who is known as Hussein Gamzatova. The two men reportedly forced him into their car from a construction site. They then proceeded to drove him away to an unknown destination.
• November 19 - In the Kizilyurt district of Dagestan, militants attacked the local Mullah, Ibrahim Abakarov, whilst he was in his courtyard has left him seriously wounded.
• November 22 - 1 militant was killed in Dagestan after trying to lay an explosive device on the road. The gunman, apparently after being discovered by police reportedly opened fire on them. However the gunman was killed in the return-fire from police.
• November 23 - Unknown gunmen shot a member of the Federal service, over control for drug trafficking, Rosa Almazova, has been shot dead in the capital of Chechnya, Grozny.
• November 24 - 2 law enforcement officers were killed and beheaded by militants in Kabardino-Balkaria. The bodies were supposedly discovered on Quay street, in the trunk of a car.
• November 25 - In the Kayakentsko district of Dagestan an improvised explosive device was discovered on the tube gas pipeline Mozdok-Gazimagomed.
• November 26 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, a senior police officer of a special police unit, was attacked and killed by militants. One of the militants is known to have been wounded from this incident, by return fire from the police officer. In Dagestan, a bomb exploded near the station of Tarki on the North-Caucasian railway, located south of Makhachkala. The blast caused no casualties.
• November 27 - In the center of Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, a skirmish occurred, which killed 1 lieutenant, as well as also wounding another policeman and another soldier. In Makhachkala the acting chief of the criminal investigation department for the city was ambushed and shot by unknown militants. He was wounded in this attack. In Ingushetia, an armoured UAZ was blown up by an explosive device in a village. A police chief Karabulak Adyl-Kirima Tsechoev was critically injured in this attack and a local taxi driver who was passing nearby at the time of the blast was also wounded.
• November 28 - Militants from the North Caucasus are strong suspects for a terrorist incident which occurred on the Nevsky express, high speed train. In this derailment it is known that at least 28 people were killed and around 100 others were reportedly injured.
Main article: 2009 Nevsky Express derailment
• November 30 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, the head of the administration for a district in Dagestan, Magaramkentskogo Abrek Hajiyev, was shot dead by unknown militants. His driver who was nearby was also wounded in the attack. In Ingushetia, an accident involving three vehicles claimed the lives of 2 soldiers and wounded another two other soldiers.
• December 1 - A militant attack on police officers occurred within the village of Komsomolskoye in the Kizilyurt district of Dagestan. In this attack it is known that 1 militant was killed and that 2 others were detained. No police losses were sustained, although two policemen were injured in the incident.
• December 2 - A convoy of military troops in Ingushetia was ambushed on the federal highway, Kavkaz near the village of Gazi-Yurt, Nazran. This militant ambush apparently wounded 3 soldiers.
• December 3 - In the Levashinskom district of Dagestan, two policemen were killed by unidentified militants. A suspect was later arrested by police after the area was extensively searched.
• December 4 - A bomb explosion in Khasavyurt, Dagestan has killed one soldier and wounded 3 others. All the dead and wounded soldiers belonged to the OMON police unit. In the Malgobek region of Ingushetia, the deputy head for the rescue services in the region, Ahmed Bokov, was shot dead by unidentified militants.
• December 6 - Two employees for the State Drug Control were injured when their vehicle was fired upon by unidentified militants within the Nazran district of Ingushetia.
• December 8 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, one militant was killed by police and security officers in a shoot-out. No casualties were reported amongst the law enforcements in this particular gunfight.
• December 9 - In the village of Shamhal-Termen, Dagestan, 2 militants, one of them female, were killed when they tried to break through an FSB cordon around the house they were blocked off within. In the town of Ust-Dzheguta, police and security forces killed 3 militants, who were suspected of carrying out attacks upon police in the town of Karachaevsk. One policeman was injured in the shoot-out between the militants in this engagement.
• December 10 - In Ingushetia on the outskirts of Nazran, militants fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a military vehicle. No casualties were sustained by the soldiers or the local residents within the area. In Dagestan, within the village of Talgen, 2 militants were killed by law enforcement officers after failing to stop their vehicle and opening fire upon law enforcement officers.
• December 13 - In a municipal district of Nazran, Ingushetia, unidentified militants opened fire with a grenade launcher upon detectives. One detective was apparently injured in this attack. Reportedly a few hours earlier on the federal highway, located on the outskirts of Nazran, militants opened fire on a police car. This incident left two policemen injured, both in a serious condition. A powerful explosive device and several booby-traps, were found on a pipe in the Malgobek region of Ingushetia. The gas supply was later cut for a few hours at several gas piplines as a precaution.
• December 15 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, an improvised explosive device detonated on the path of a police patrol vehicle. The explosion caused no casualties and only minor damage was inflicted upon the vehicle.
• December 16 - Police in Ingushetia fired upon a suspicious vehicle, on the street of Mutalieva in Nazran. It was reported that two militants were killed in this incident and that two others were apparently injured when the vehicle later exploded. In the Kizilyurt district of Dagestan, 3 militants were killed by security forces after they opened fire upon police officer who had been demanding documents.
• December 17 - On the federal highway in Nazran, Ingushetia, at a DPS (highway patrol) post, a suicide bomber detonated his a bomb whilst in a vehicle. The bombing has injured at least 23 people and some of the victims are known to be in a serious condition. In the Stavropol territory, the chairman of a district court received multiple injuries in a grenade attack, he was later admitted to hospital. In Nazran, Ingushetia near the city hospital, unknown militants opened fire killing 2 FSB officers in the local area.
• December 18 - A special operation in the Dargo Vedeno region of Chechnya, has resulted in the deaths of 3 militants, including a notorious militant leader, known as Aslan Izrailov. It is known that many other militants were wounded from this skirmish. During this raid it was also reported that 1 police officer was killed, and another officer was apparently injured.
• December 20 - In Sunzhensky District of Ingushetia, at a hospital, an improvised explosive device was discovered. Patients and staff were reportedly evacuated from the building and bomb handlers later arrived at the scene. In Dagestan, unidentified militants opened fire in the village of Gurbuki, around midnight, killing the chief of the village police department, Abdul Magomedov.
• December 26 - In the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya, Ingushetia, an explosion occurred near a patrol car. The blast reportedly injured one policeman. Militants based in the North Caucasus have claimed responsibility for the murder last month of a Russian Orthodox priest in Moscow. The perpetrator who had carried out this attack against the priest had reportedly sworn loyalty to Doku Umarov, the self-proclaimed leader of the Caucasus Emirate.
• December 28 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, an unidentified explosive device detonated near two police cars. It damaged one of the cars, however it caused no injuries.
• December 29 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, an explosive device detonated near a police patrol vehicle. This blast apparently injured one policeman.
• December 30 - A young student from Ingushetia was abducted by unknown militants on the Novokuznetsk-Kislovodsk train. The student was reportedly returning from Samara when he was detained and was led away by the perpetrators.
• December 31 - It is known that 3 policemen were injured when unidentified militants opened fire with automatic weapons on them whilst they were in a car, in the Yandare district of Nazran, Ingushetia. In Dagestan an operation carried out by FSB officers and the Interior ministry of Dagestan resulted in the deaths of 4 militants.
• January 2 - At the city hospital in Saratov, a call about a potential bomb scare resulted in 79 patients being evacuated from the building. All the evacuated patients were later placed in other city hospitals. It is unclear if this incident is related to the insurgency.
• January 3 - A gas station exploded along the Kavkaz highway near the settlement of Gazi-Yurt in the Nazranovsky District of Ingushetia. There were no casualties. It has been suggested that the gas station was shot at with a grenade launcher.
• January 4 - A bomb explosion occurred at a railroad on the outskirts of Nazran in Ingushetia, the Interior Ministry reported. Six wagons were reportedly derailed at this site. No casualties were apparently reported in this derailment.
• January 6 - In Nazran, Ingushetia, an MVD major's house was shot at with automatic weapons, causing no injuries to the officer or his family. At least 7 policemen were killed and another 20 were injured after a suicide bomber targeted the base Battalion DPS in Makhachkala, Dagestan. Interior ministry sappers defused an explosive device planted on the Mozdok-Tbilisi gas pipeline in Ingushetia. No injuries were reported at the scene, as this device was being defused. In Nazran, Ingushetia, unidentified militants opened fire on a grocery shop with automatic weapons. This attack reportedly killed a local seller. In Dagestan, on the railroad between Targi and Makhachkala, EOD officials safely neutralized a powerful home-made explosive device. No one was injured. In Makhachkala, two grenades were hurled into the yard of a Ministry of Natural Resources official, but no one was injured in the attack. In Karabulak, Ingushetia unknown assailants detonated an unidentified explosive device at a gas station. However there were no casualties in this explosion.
• January 7 - In the village of Korkmaskala, Dagestan, in a counter terrorist operation, operatives killed 2 militants after the rebels refused to surrender and exit the building they occupied. During the storming two soldiers were lightly wounded. In Nazran, Ingushetia, one soldier was wounded after unknown assailants fired upon the building where the soldiers were located. The perpetrators fled after this attack. An explosive device detonated in Makhachkala, apparently targeting a police car. The explosion damaged nearly a dozen surrounding buildings but missed the intended target. Later, in Makhachkala, a police officer was gunned down at the doorstep of his own home. The policeman later died on the way to hospital due to the wounds he sustained.
• January 9 - In the village of Babayurt in Dagestan, unknown persons opened fire on traffic police who were in a patrol car. No one was injured in this incident however.
• January 10 - It was reported that 3 militants were killed near Makhachkala after they apparently opened fire on officers from their car. The officers returned fire on the perpetrators killing the three culprits. In Dagestan, a private house in Makhachkala was blocked by riot policemen. Suspected militants were believed to have been stationed in the house. After failed negotiations the authorities killed 1 militant who had allegedly remained in the building.
• January 11 - The Deputy Director General for the Kizlyar Electromechanical Plant was killed in Dagestan. He was reportedly discovered dead with 4 gunshot wounds. This killing is currently under investigation by police. In Makhachkala, EOD operatives from the FSB defused a powerful bomb that had been placed under a car owned by a traffic policeman. In Nazran, Ingushetia, an unknown gunman repeatedly shot at a traffic outpost, causing no casualties however.
• January 12 - In Dagestan, an explosion targeting a police car damaged the vehicle and a nearby house; the policeman inside escaped unhurt. A suspicious device believed to be a bomb, was discovered on the Mozdok gas pipeline in Dagestan. Federal EOD experts summoned to the area delayed the disarming of the bomb until morning. The device detonated at night causing no casualties but damaging the pipeline. Over 170,000 residents were left without natural gas for several days.
• January 14 - In Nazran, Ingushetia, unknown militants opened fire with automatic weapons on the home of a local businessman. Nobody was reportedly injured in this attack. As a result of two ambushes on police in Nazran and the village of Plievo in Ingushetia, 1 police officer was killed and 5 others were injured.
• January 15 - In Ingushetia, 2 policemen were killed and 1 other policeman was injured after unknown gunmen opened fire on a car carrying police officers. A traffic policeman reportedly managed to open fire upon these perpetrators, possibly injuring some of them also in this shoot-out.
• January 18 - In the city of Malgobek, Ingushetia, an architect named Magomed Malsagov, was shot dead by an unidentified militants. In the Sunzhensky District of Ingushetia, a bomb explosion occurred near a passing police car however no law enforcement officers were injured. Another incident occurred after the police put up a cordon near the area of the bomb blast, where an inspection team was working. In this event, a vehicle at high speeds crashed into a truck and continued its direction towards the police. After law enforcement officials demanded the truck driver stop his vehicle to no avail, police opened fire on the vehicle killing the driver.
• January 19 - A special operation has been declared in Chechnya which is tasked with finding and neutralizing the separist leader, Doku Umarov and his inner circle. This operation reportedly involves units of the Chechen republic and the Interior Ministry. In Karabudakhkentskiy raion, Dagestan, 4 militants were killed by police forces when they opened fire upon traffic policemen after being ordered to halt their vehicle.
• January 22 - 1 Russian soldier was killed in Dagestan in mysterious circumstances, after trying to detain a militant involved with illegal armed formations.
• January 26 - In the capital of Ingushetia, Magas, the authorities foiled an attempted assault by militants who had intended to attack the building where the leadership of Ingushetia is based. In Nazran, explosive devices were discovered near the central mosque in the centre of the city. Sappers reportedly managed to defuse this bomb and dismantle a grenade also set up within the area.
• January 27 - In Dagestan, between the Caspian and Makhachkala, unidentified persons opened fire upon the deputy chairman for the Republic. He was reportedly not injured from this incident attack and the perpetrators did manage to flee from the scene. In Ingushetia, a series of attacks occurred. In the village of Troitskaya, in Sunzhensky District, 1 policeman was injured in a clash with militants, his condition is known to be serious. Meanwhile in the Nazran district, 2 policemen were killed and another 2 were reportedly injured by gunfire in a village within that area after their armoured car, in which they were travelling in was reportedly fired upon by unidentified militants.
• January 28 - On the federal highway Kavkaz, near the village of Gamurzievo, unknown militants opened fire upon a minister for the republic of Ingushetia. His driver was reportedly killed however he was not in the car at the time in which it was attacked and consequently was not injured. In Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, two militants shot a local businessman and his father. The businessman died on the spot, the father was later taken to hospital due to his injuries however he died later on from his wounds.
• January 30 - A police sergeant was arrested in the village of Ekazhevo, Ingushetia, after a large weapons and ammunition cache was discovered at his house. It was alleged that this policeman was aiding and supplying militants within the area with these weapons. In in Nazran, Ingushetia, unidentified militants opened fire with automatic weapons upon a local resident. The man reportedly died on the spot due to the wounds that he had sustained.
• January 31 - It was reported that 2 militants were killed by a Spetsnaz unit in the Kaytahskogo district of Dagestan. The militants were reportedly eliminated after they offered armed resistance to law enforcement officers whilst resisting arrest.
• February 1 - In Nazran, Ingushetia, a grenade was fired at a kindergarten. The grenade exploded however there were no casualties. Then however, in the same area, an explosive device went off nearby under a bush and wounded 6 people. In addition, another attack occurred in Nazran on the Ingush interior ministry. In this attack multiple rocket-propelled grenades were fired, in which 1 person was killed while another 3 were apparently wounded.
• February 2 - In Nazran, militants fired twice with a grenade launcher at a railway station. There were no injuries in this attack.
• February 3 - In the Botlikh district of Dagestan, 2 militants were killed after law enforcement officers demanded to see documents, to which then there was a skirmish. However it is known that one law enforcement officer was apparently injured in the skirmish.
• February 4 - In the Sunzhensky District of Ingushetia, a district officer who was returning from work was stopped by several militants, to which then a skirmish took place. It is known that 1 man was killed in this skirmish.
• February 5 - In Chechnya, a shootout occurred between militants and soldiers resulted in the deaths of up to 5 Russian soldiers. Another 7 soldiers were reportedly injured in this gun battle. According to preliminary data, 6 militants were also killed in this shootout. In Dagestan, the head of the inter-district department in combating extremism, Gapiz Isaev, was killed after a bomb explosion occurred in the path of his car. A senior Interior Ministry official of Makhachkala was killed when unidentified militants attacked his car. It is known that 2 of his bodyguards and the driver also perished in the ambush.
• February 6 - In the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya, Ingushetia, a bomb exploded which wounded the chief of staff, Magomed Agiev, who is the chief for the Sunzhensky police department.
• February 7 - In Ingushetia, in the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya, unknown militants opened fire upon a sergeant for the local police department and local residents, who were nearby. As a result of this shooting, it is known that the police sergeant and a local civilian were killed at the scene.
• February 8 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, two powerful explosive devices, found in cars were defused by experts, on the outskirts of the city.
• February 10 - 1 militant was killed in Makhachkala, after an explosion occurred from the bomb that the militant was planting on the railway track.
• February 11–12 - In Ingushetia a special operation lasting a few days, to eliminate a large group of militants in the Sunhensky region was launched. At the end of the first day it had been reported that 11 militants were killed and one employee for the local Interior ministry was injured. On the second day of this operation, it had been reported that up to 20 militants had been killed in the ongoing operation.
• February 13 - In Ingushetia, security forces managed to recover 14 corpses of suspected militants who were killed in an ongoing operation, that was being conducted over the past few days. It is also known that at least 4 local residents were also killed in this gun-battle after they got caught up in the fire-fight. Two more residents were also seriously injured in this gun-battle.
• February 14 - In the Urus-Martan district Chechnya, unidentified militants opened fire at the house of a district official with a rocket launcher. There were reportedly no injuries at the scene of this attack. In Nazran, Ingushetia, unidentified militants opened fire on a passenger car in the district of Gamurzievo. In the shooting it is known that 1 person was killed at the scene and 2 others were reportedly injured. Later on it was confirmed that 2 policemen and a young woman were killed in this shooting, and that another policeman had also sustained serious injuries, when their car came under attack. In Ingushetia, authorities managed to identify nine of the 14 dead militants that were killed in the operations conducted a few days ago. The security forces also established the names of the four residents, who were also killed in fighting within that area of fighting.
• February 15 - The authorities have now established the identities of all the 18 militants, which were killed by the security forces, in the Sunzhensky District of Ingushetia. It was reported that 18 militants were killed, 2 security officials were wounded and 4 civilians were killed. In Ingushetia, a bomb that had been discovered near a high school, in the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya exploded. Nobody at the scene was reportedly injured in this bomb blast.
• February 16 - It has been calculated that the overall cost of the Nevsky Express bombing caused by terrorists from the North Caucasus, in Novemember last year, has cost the Russian Railways company an estimated 180 million rubles.
• February 17 - In the Untsukulskom district of Dagestan, 2 riot policemen were wounded after militants reportedly fired at their checkpoint, from a nearby mountain.
• February 18 - In Nazran, Ingushetia, militants opened fire with automatic weapons on a private house, which was home to Rustam Haluhaev, who works for the Counter Terrorism ministry of internal affairs of the republic. Nobody was injured in this attack.
• February 19 - At least three explosions, at intervals of 20–30 minutes occurred in Nazran, Ingushetia, due to the effects of improvised explosive devices. In these explosions it is known that 2 people were killed and that another 35 were reportedly wounded.
• February 20 - In Dagestan, in the Gergebilskom region of the republic, 2 police officers were killed after militants opened fire on them, with automatic weapons from a nearby forest. A local resident was also reportedly injured in the shooting. In Ingushetia, the Head of an inter-registration and examination department, was fired upon in the Nazran district. He was not injured in this shooting. In Nazran, Ingushetia, militants opened fire upon a car, in which there were three local residents. Nobody was killed however all 3 residents were apparently injured in this attack.
• February 22 - 2 police officers were killed by unidentified militants whilst in their car, in the Khasavyurt district, within the republic of Dagestan. In Beslan, North Ossetia, a grenade attack killed 1 child and injured 2 other children.
• February 23 - An FSB operative was shot dead by militants whilst he was in a car within the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya, in Ingushetia. A resident from Nazran, who was also in the car with him at the time of this shooting, was apparently injured in this attack.
• February 24 - In Dagestan, police officers detained and arrested 5 suspected militants who were believed to have been connected to the killing of the Minister of Internal Affairs for Dagestan, Adilgereya Magomedtagirov. In Dagestan, a top traffic police official was shot dead when unidentified militants opened fire upon his car, on the Hasavurt-Novolakskoye highway.
• February 25 - In Ingushetia, in the center of Nazran, police defused three explosive devices that were positioned near the Interior ministry office, a police official has said. One explosive device reportedly detonated and injured 3 local residents. The police were reportedly searching this house after having a shootout with militants. There were no casualties among the police or the attackers in this firefight.
• February 26 - In Nazran, Ingushetia, unknown militants fired upon a store in the vegetable-oil factory. In this shooting, it is known that 1 person was killed and that another was apparently injured.
• February 27 - In the Leninsky district of Grozny in Chechnya, an explosive device detonated resulting in an explosion, which wounded a police sergeant. It has also been reported that two days before this incident, a similar attack occurred within the same district of Grozny. On this occasion an explosive device exploded near an electrical pylon and 1 person was apparently wounded.
• February 28 - Police in the central district of Nazran, Ingushetia, discovered a large weapons cache in a garage. It has been reported that the cache included a grenade launcher, about 2,000 cartridges and six electric detonators.
• March 1 - In Nazran, Ingushetia, grenades were launched by unknown militants against a freight train. The attack took place in the central station in Nazran. Nobody was reportedly injured in this attack.
• March 2 - In the Nazran district of Ingushetia, a regime of counter terrorist operations has been introduced into the area. It was reported that 4 militants have already been killed by law enforcement officers in the village of Ekazhevo. However it was then later reported that 6 militants had been killed in this operation and that a further six more were detained by the law enforcement officers. In Makhachkala, Dagestan, a bomb exploded at a private house resulting in the wounding of 1 man who was reportedly assembling an explosive device. The suspected militant was later taken to hospital under an armed guard.
• March 3 - In the Derbent region of Dagestan, unknown militants opened fire on law enforcement officers. It was reported that 2 officers were apparently wounded in this attack.
• March 4 - A leader of the militants in the North Caucasus has been identified as Alexander Tikhomirov he is also known by some as Said Buryat. He was reportedly among the 6 militants who were killed in fighting within the area. The FSB has also claimed that 10 militants were arrested in this raid.
• March 5 - The authorities have reportedly established that the dead terrorist Said Buryat and some militants were preparing for a major terrorist attack. This attack however was prevented when law enforcement officers killed him and his militants.
• March 6 - The president of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, met with people who were associated with the special operation and the killing of Said Buryat a few days ago. It was reported that 1 militant, who had participated in an attack on policemen was killed in Derbent, Dagestan, during a special operation.
• March 7 - In the city of Khasavyurt, in Dagestan, an improvised explosive device was discovered in the back room at the municipal cemetery.
• March 8 - In Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, a skirmish between a militant and police officers occurred. In has been reported that 2 policemen and 1 civilian were wounded in this skirmish. However 1 militant was reportedly killed.
• March 9 - In the Kizylar district of Dagestan, a Muslim school teacher was killed by unidentified militants.
• March 10 - Ten militants who were captured last week in the special operation within Ingushetia, have been formally arrested in connection with the derailment of the Nevsky Express train.
• March 11 - 4 militants were reportedly killed in the mountains south of Chechnya, in an operation near the village of Nokhtch-Keloi, located in the Shatoi district of the republic. No police or law-enforcement personnel were injured in this operation. In the Kirov district of Makhachkala, Dagestan, a bomb detonated under a freight train and derailed three cars off the rails. No casualties were reported in this derailment. On the federal highway Kavkaz, unidentified militants opened fired on a DPS post with grenade launchers and automatic weapons. In this attack, it has been reported that 2 soldiers were injured.
• March 13 - In Khasavyurt, Dagestan, unknown persons detonated an explosive device near the building of the baliff service. There were reportedly an unspecified number of injured people at the scene. It was reported that 4 militants were killed in a raid, in the village of Zubutli-Miately within the Kizilyurt district of Dagestan in a special operation.
• March 14 - In Chechnya, 2 policemen were killed in a shootout with militants near to the border with Ingushetia. In Dagestan, 3 police employees were injured after their car hit an explosive device on the highway of Khasavyurt-Babayurt, on the outskirts of Khasavyurt.
• March 15 - 2 Russian soldiers were reportedly killed in a clash In Chechnya with militants, just 10 kilometers from the Chechen village of Bamut. The militants apparently suffered no losses in this particular clash.
• March 17 - In Chechnya, authorities found and blocked a bandit group of up to 20 militants, which may have possible links and informatives from Al-Qaeda in a special operation. At least 4 militants have already been killed in a shootout and it is known that 1 policeman is also known to have been killed in the shootout while another policeman was reportedly wounded. Several of these militants were reportedly wounded in the gun-fight with security forces.
• March 18 - In Chechnya, in the ongoing operation, it has now been reported that 6 militants have been killed in the fighting within the area. However it is known that 3 policemen are also believed to have been killed so far and another 2 others were reportedly wounded. In Nazran, Ingushetia unknown militants opened fire upon a DPS post with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades. In this attack, it is known that 3 policemen were wounded as a result of this militant assault.
• March 19 - In Dagestan, unidentified militants opened fire upon a police investigator from the Khasavyurt police department, in the village of Batayurt. The investigator reportedly died due to the wounds that he had sustained.
• March 20 - In Dagestan, three bomb explosions resulted in 1 person being killed and 2 others being injured. It has been reported that, a student was the known fatality in one of the blasts.
• March 22 - In Makhachkala, Dagestan, a counter terrorist operation has been imposed upon a street located within the city. Later on it was reported that 1 militant had been killed during the special operation and that an FSB officer had been wounded.
• March 23 - A special operation in the village of Surkhakhi, within the Nazran district of Ingushetia has resulted in the deaths of 3 militants. It is known that 3 police officers were apparently injured in this operation.
• March 24 - In Ingushetia, in the village of Ordzhanikidzevskya, an armoured police vehicle was damaged on the road after hitting a mine planted by militants. The casualties were not specified.
• March 25 - In Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, law enforcement officers conducted a special operation. In this operation it is known that 1 militant was killed and the another was apparently wounded. It is known that one police officer was also wounded in this operation. The house head of administration in the Nazran district within Ingushetia, Bagaudina Mutsolgov, was fired upon with automatic weapons by unknown persons. There were no reported injuries in this attack.
• March 26 - 3 police officers were injured in Chechnya after an explosive device detonated. The explosion occurred in the Vedensky district of the republic. In Makhachkala, Dagestan, a bomb exploded in the path of a convoy with the head office of Russian Agricultural Bank present among them. This bomb explosion reportedly caused no casualties. Meanwhile in Khasavyurt within Dagestan, unknown militants opened fire upon an owner of a shop, known as Shamil Abdurakhmanov. As a result of the wounds that he had sustained it is known that the man later died of his injuries. In the village of Aksai, within the Khasavyurt district of Dagestan, unknown militants opened fire with automatic weapons upon a crowd of villagers. It is known that 5 people wer