Military List Of Second Chechen War Battles

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List of every major Second Chechen War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Second Chechen War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Second Chechen War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Second Chechen War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Second Chechen War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List ranges from 2005 Nalchik raid to 2004 Avtury raid and more.

2001 Kodori crisis

The 2001 Kodori crisis was a confrontation in the Kodori Valley, Abkhazia, in October 2001 between ethnic Chechen fighters and Abkhazian forces. The crisis was largely neglected by world media, focused on the concurrent US attack on Afghanistan. The fighting killed 40 people. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Kodori Valley, Georgia

Part of: Second Chechen War


2004 Grozny raid

2004 raid on Grozny was a series of overnight attacks in central Grozny, capital of Chechnya. According to estimates of the investigation group, 250-400 fighters entered the city on August 21, established their own roadblocks, and simultaneously attacked a number of polling stations and other targets, according to law enforcement sources killing 58 members of police and pro-Moscow militia and five federal soldiers. More than a dozen civilians were also killed. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Chechnya, Russia

Part of: Second Chechen War

Combatants: Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, Russia


2007 Zhani-Vedeno ambush

In the 2007 Vedeno ambush at least four local Russian troops were killed and 10 to 16 hospitalized when a convoy of vehicles carrying Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs soldiers and policemen was ambushed in the volatile Vedeno region of Chechnya. The attack was carried under the command of Amir Aslambek and was one of the deadliest in several months. According to the Kommersant article, the convoy of a dozen armored military trucks and armored personnel carriers, carrying detachment of local police officers and servicemen from the "Akhmad Kadyrov" Patrol Police Regiment-2 and the South Battalion of Internal Troops was reinforcing forces involved in the cleansing operation in the village ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Chechnya, Russia

Part of: Second Chechen War


2006 Avtury ambush

Avtury GRU ambush was the July 4, 2006 ambush in Chechnya. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Chechnya, Russia

Part of: Second Chechen War