War of Dagestan 1999

[ 1999 ]

The Invasion of Dagestan, also known as the War in Dagestan, began when the Chechnya-based Islamic International Brigade (IIB), an Islamist militia led by warlords Shamil Basayev and Ibn al-Khattab, invaded the neighboring Russian republic of Dagestan on 2 August 1999, in support of the Shura of Dagestan separatist rebels. The war ended with a major Russian victory and the retreat of the IIB. The Invasion of Dagestan was the casus belli for the Second Chechen War.

Total Casualties 1216 Killed and Wounded
Casualties Killed 1216 / Wounded
Military Casualties Killed 279 /Wounded
Civilian Casualties Killed 937 / Wounded
Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Islamic Djamaat of Dagestan and Russia (USSR) 1999 / 8 / 2 1999 / 9 / 14 View
Islamic International Brigade and Russia (USSR) 1999 1999 View

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