Riyad us-Saliheyn Martyrs' Brigade (RSRBCM)/ Caucasus Emirate (IK) Terrorist Organizations // Riyad us-Saliheyn Martyrs' Brigade (RSRBCM)/ Caucasus Emirate (IK)

RSRBCM was linked to two other Chechen terrorist organizations: the Special Purpose Islamic Regiment (SPIR) and the International Islamic Brigade (IIB). The group appeared to be a result of a marriage of the two. All were led at one time by Chechen militant Shamil Basayev. RSRBCM  emerged in 2002, well after Moscow launched the second Chechen war in 1999, when RSRBCM, SPIR and IIB attacked the Podshipnikov Zavod Theater in Moscow and took more than 800 hostages. The group was primarily...


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