Mar 07, 2013 05:47 EST
They could be forgiven for dreaming of more lucrative adventures in the Champions League come next season, but on Thursday both Tottenham and Chelsea will have their eyes focused on a place in the Europa League quarter-finals.
Mar 06, 2013 21:32 EST
They could both be forgiven for dreaming of more lucrative adventures in the Champions League come next season, but on Thursday Chelsea and Tottenham will have their eyes focused on a place in the Europa League quarter-finals.
Mar 04, 2013 05:44 EST
Dutch coach Guus Hiddink said in an interview published on Monday that he has not ruled out extending his time at Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala -- despite saying that he would quit at the end of the season.
Feb 05, 2013 07:28 EST
Samuel Eto'o is confident that Anzhi Makhachkala have a good chance of winning their first Russian title, local media reported Tuesday, after the Dagestan club's recent forays in the transfer market.
Jan 18, 2013 07:34 EST
Anzhi Makhachkala's Dutch coach Guus Hiddink says his players are brimming with confidence as they chase both the domestic success as well as a deep run into the later stages of the Europa League.
Dec 25, 2012 23:13 EST
Racist behaviour by football fans in Russia is damaging the country's attempts to seek international respect for the increasingly big-money domestic game, ahead of its hosting of the 2018 World Cup.
Dec 06, 2012 06:48 EST
A television news presenter has been shot dead in Russia's volatile North Caucasus, while a transportation official in the same region barely escaped an attempt on his life, authorities said Thursday.
Nov 27, 2012 13:47 EST
Dutch football coach Guus Hiddink will bring the curtain down on an illustrious, globetrotting, coaching career at the end of the current season, the Anzhi Makhachkala handler told Dutch TV on Tuesday.
Nov 08, 2012 05:29 EST
Defending champions Atletico Madrid head a list of several teams that can advance to the knockout stages of the Europa League on Thursday, as the group phase reaches the business end.
Oct 21, 2012 08:25 EDT
Russian troops on Sunday reported killing 49 militants in a massive security sweep that followed angry comments from President Vladimir Putin about raging violence in the troubled North Caucasus.
Oct 21, 2012 03:59 EDT
Russian troops reported killing 49 militants in a massive security sweep that followed angry comments from President Vladimir Putin about raging violence in the troubled North Caucasus.
Sep 29, 2012 16:00 EDT
Russia and FIFA on Saturday unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR.
Sep 14, 2012 08:00 EDT
Russia on Friday launched an investigation after an army unit accidentally fired mortar shells into the grounds of a boarding school in the troubled North Caucasus region of Dagestan.
Sep 10, 2012 10:02 EDT
French midfielder Lassana Diarra insisted Monday that the lure of the Russian Premier League title and not money had not been the motivating factor for him joining big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala.
Aug 30, 2012 16:43 EDT
Georgia on Thursday showed off the bodies of 11 alleged Muslim gunmen from Russia who it said killed three of its servicemen in the worst violence near the ex-Soviet foes' border since their 2008 war.
Aug 29, 2012 13:46 EDT
Russia's Islamic leader warned Wednesday of violence breaking out between Muslims in response to the suicide blast killing of one of the most revered moderate clerics in the Caucasus.
Aug 29, 2012 11:41 EDT
Three Georgian special forces personnel and 11 gunmen who allegedly crossed from Russia were killed Wednesday in the deadliest violence near the border since their 2008 war, officials said.
Aug 28, 2012 13:57 EDT
A female suicide bomber posing as a Muslim pilgrim killed a leading Islamic scholar and at least five others on Tuesday in Russia's restive Muslim region of Dagestan.
Aug 28, 2012 11:46 EDT
A female suicide bomber posing as a pilgrim killed a top Islamic scholar and at least five others in Russia's restive Muslim region of Dagestan.
Aug 27, 2012 12:56 EDT
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, now starring with Russian top-flight side Anzhi Makhachkala, on Monday appealed for calm after episodes of fan violence in recent days sparked waves of arrests.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Republic of Dagestan (English)|
Республика Дагестан (Russian)
|Coat of Arms||Flag|
Coat of arms of Dagestan
Flag of Dagestan
|Anthem: National Anthem of the Republic of Dagestan|
|Established||January 20, 1921|
|Economic region||North Caucasus|
|Area||50,300 km2 (19,420.9 sq mi)|
|- Rank within Russia||52nd|
|Population (as of the 2002 Census)|
|- Rank within Russia||22nd|
|- Density||51.2 /km2 (132.6/sq mi)|
|Official language(s)||Russian, Agul, Avar, Azeri, Chechen, Dargin, Kumyk, Lak, Lezgian, Nogai, Rutul, Tabasaran, Tat, Tsakhur|
|Government (as of October 2008)|
|Legislative body||People's Assembly|
|Constitution||Constitution of Dagestan|