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October 16, 2017 19:54

  • Ruslan Gvashev announces intent to go on struggling for his rights

    Ruslan Gvashev’s defenders and relatives have treated the decision of the Krasnodar Territorial Court on his case as unjustified and absurd. Gvashev himself said that he was gaining strength for the further struggle for his rights, but he would not plan go on a hunger strike.

October 16, 2017 17:22

  • Abkhazian group of Gvashev’s supporters detained in Adygea for four hours

    Today, fifteen supporters of Ruslan Gvashev from Abkhazia, who were travelling to Krasnodar in order to attend the trial of his case, spent four hours at the police station of the village of Enem in the Republic of Adygea. Activists from Kabardino-Balkaria were allowed by the police to continue their travel after the trial was over.

October 05, 2017 21:59

October 05, 2017 20:22

  • Ruslan Gvashev stops his hunger strike

    Circassian activist Ruslan Gvashev has stopped his hunger strike at a request voiced by participants in a rally in his support. More than 200 people came to the action in front of the court building in Krasnodar.

October 03, 2017 20:31

  • Construction plans at Tulip Tree outrage Gvashev

    The Sochi authorities want to build restaurants and hotels at the Tulip Tree, sacred for Adygs, said Ruslan Gvashev, a Circassian activist, who is on a hunger strike since September 11 in protest against the fine imposed on him for praying at the Tree on the Adygs' Memory Day.

October 03, 2017 18:02

  • Ruslan Gvashev feels better

    Today, Ruslan Gvashev, a Circassian activist, holding his hunger strike since September 11, could get out of his bed and talk to delegates of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM) of the Krasnodar Territory, although he could not speak for the last four days.

October 03, 2017 00:53

  • Ruslan Gvashev diagnosed with a stroke

    A cardiologist has diagnosed Ruslan Gvashev with a stroke. However, the Circassian activist continues to refuse medical care. Relatives of Ruslan Gvashev demanded from the Sochi authorities to apologize to the activist.

October 02, 2017 16:29

July 09, 2017 13:36

  • Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev's murderers stay unpunished for four years already

    The day of July 9 marks four years passed since the murder of Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent. Till present, the murderers of the journalist have not been found, and that fact indicates the investigators' unwillingness to solve the crime. This opinion was voiced by relatives and friends of Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev.

June 23, 2017 21:19

  • Krasnodar court refuses to cancel the fine imposed on Circassian activist

    The Krasnodar Territorial Court has dismissed the appeal of Aidamir Basto, who was fined for taking part in the moleben (prayer) on the Day of the Adygs' Memory. Ruslan Gvashev, the Chairman of the Board of Elders of Circassians-Shapsugs, also fined for taking part in the moleben, is waiting for the decision on his appeal.

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