by War News Updates Editor @ War News Updates: A Look At The War That Russia Is Fighting That No One Is Noticing The Russians Are Waging A Counter-Insurgency Battle That No One Is Talking About -- Business Insider/Central Eurasia Standard While everyone in the States was busy thinking about/ignoring the debates, a Russian Anti-Terrorism force launched an operation that resulted in 49 militants killed and 219 people taken into custody. As Central Eurasia Standard has previously reported, the Northern Caucasus are seething. Militants have attacked police stations, checkpoints, hospitals, and energy infrastructure. Suicide bombs are frequently detonated, and the conflict is spilling over into previously stable regions. Read more The Russians Are Waging A Counter-Insurgency Battle That No One Is Talking About - Business Insider My Comment: This war .... and it is a war .... is (fortunately) being covered extensively within Russia itself (through new media). But aside from this coverage .... it is true .... no one else is paying attention to what has increasingly become a bloody and violent insurgency. My prediction .... international news coverage of this conflict will only start when the Sochi Winter Olympics are a few months away from opening .... especially since Muslim rebels have already stated that these Olympics will be a prime target.