Yarmuk Jamaat (Armed Forces of the United Vilayat (Province) of Kabarda-Balkaria-Karachai (KBK)) is a militant Islamist jihadist organization connected to numerous attacks against the local and federal security forces in the Russian republic o Kabardino-Balkaria in the North Caucasus. Yarmuk became part of the Caucasian Front in 2005 and joined the Caucasus Emirate in 2007. Although Yarmuk Jamaat wasformed c. 2002, there was little activity from 2002-2004, but then increased from 2004-2012, after becoming part of Caucasus Emirate. The group was originally trained by Chechen warlord Ruslan Gelayev in 2002. In 2010 they turned to ambush style tactics, attacking Russian security forces. Russian security forces fear group may perpetrate attacks for 2013 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.CAUCASUS EMIRATE IS THE UMBRELLA GROUP FOR Yarmuk Jamaat (KBK) AS WELL AS OTHER REGIONAL MILITANT GROUPS THAT INCLUDE: Ingush Jamaat,Dagestani Shari'ah…
Yarmuk Jamaat (KBK)
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