January 06, 2020 22:33

  • Authorities promise to review marriage age to comply with traditions of Caucasus

    In 2020, the Russian authorities planned to review the legal grounds for marriage of minors and adjust the age of consent. It was decided to amend the Family Code taking into account the traditions of the peoples of Northern Caucasus, suggests Valery Ryazansky, the head of the Social Policy Committee of the Federation Council.

December 13, 2019 21:38

November 30, 2019 17:13

  • Author of travel book compares Northern Caucasus with Western Europe

    Stories about travels in Northern Caucasus have become an important part of the book "People on the Map. Russia: From Edge to Extremity" by a Moscow journalist, Vladimir Sevrinovsky. The Caucasus seems monolithic only from outside, but the difference among the Caucasian republics is no smaller than among the countries of Western Europe, the author has noted.

November 12, 2019 08:48

  • Muftis indicate critical divorce rate in Northern Caucasus

    More than half of families in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) are dissolved; and up to 50% of marriages in Northern Caucasus end in divorces, the Muftis noted at a conference in Nalchik. Islamic clergymen have associated the problem with irresponsible attitude to marriage, non-observance of Islamic precepts, and domestic violence.

October 31, 2019 11:18

October 22, 2019 18:30

  • Ingushetia and Kabardino-Balkaria hit rock bottom in terms of family income

    Kabardino-Balkaria and the Stavropol Territory are among the ten regions with the highest percentage of families in which income is enough only for food. Ingushetia has become an outsider of the rating prepared by the "Rosstat" (Federal Service for State Statistics) in terms of the number of families which can only afford to buy food and clothing for their income.

October 14, 2019 19:52

  • Law enforcers drive human rights defenders out of POCs in Southern Russia

    Former law enforcers or officials of the Federal Penitentiary Service (known as FSIN) occupy places in public oversight commissions that monitor the human rights situation in places of detention. When POCs were formed in Adygea, Dagestan, Chechnya, the Krasnodar Territory, and the Rostov Region, proposals for candidates of the Human Rights Council (HRC) were only partially taken into account.

October 11, 2019 11:54

September 28, 2019 17:09

  • GPO reports about prevented terror act in Adygea

    A check of the social media groups that promoted violence at schools, conducted after the tragedy at the Kerch Polytechnic College, has prevented a terror act, pre-planned by a resident of Adygea, said the spokesman for the Russian General Prosecutor's Office (GPO).

September 21, 2019 11:38

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