chechnya http://kbia.org en Security concerns loom in North Caucasus ahead of 2014 Winter Olympics http://kbia.org/post/security-concerns-loom-north-caucasus-ahead-2014-winter-olympics <p></p><div></div><div>The deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon and security concerns about the upcoming winter Olympics in Russia have a common link: the North Caucasus. This rugged region between the Caspian and Black Seas is beset by a violent Islamic insurgency.</div><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 16:12:36 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 34288 at http://kbia.org Security concerns loom in North Caucasus ahead of 2014 Winter Olympics