Skip to comments.Russia's Ingushetia blames U.S. for its instability
Posted on 09/08/2008 10:57:49 AM PDT by smokingfrog
MOSCOW, Sept 8 (Reuters) - The head of the Russian region of Ingushetia, facing protests over the killing of an opposition leader, accused Washington on Monday of stirring trouble with the aim of ending Russian rule in the volatile north Caucasus.
Opposition in the north Caucasus region mounted protests against Kremlin-backed Ingush President Murat Zyazikov after the death of Magomed Yevloyev on Aug. 31 in police custody.
Police said Yevloyev was shot dead when he tried to grab an officer's gun. The European Union and the U.S. have urged Russian authorities to investigate Yevloyev's death, which Europe's democracy watchdog the OSCE called an 'assassination'.
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Why not blame the US?
We’re apparently responsible for everything bad in the universe, including the melting ice caps on Mars.