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July 16, 2019 22:22

July 15, 2019 17:22

  • Georgian activists report about new conflict on territory of monastery complex

    A conflict between residents of Georgia and border guards of Azerbaijan arose at the "David Gareja" Monastery Complex after icons had been removed from one of the temples, reported a guide of the monastery complex. The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) for Georgia reported about launching an investigation into the incident.

July 13, 2019 09:56

  • Orientalists tell about Kunta-haji's role in preserving Islam in the Caucasus

    The mass events in honour of Kunta-haji Kishiev's birthday were organized in Chechnya through the use of administrative resources, residents of the republic report. The ideas of Kunta-haji had helped residents of the Caucasus not to abandon their faith during the years of repressions and atheistic propaganda, Islamic scholars have pointed out.

July 12, 2019 19:09

  • Incident with Ingush minor exposes problem of conservatism of society in Caucasus

    A mother of a seven-year-old girl, beaten by an aunt in Ingushetia, said that she was not allowed to see her daughter. The tradition of leaving children in a father's family often leads to isolation of a child from society, lawyers report. In the regions of Northern Caucasus, the traditions do not always take into account the interests of a child, the newspaper "Novaya Gazeta" reports.

July 11, 2019 23:05

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June 16, 2019 09:35

  • Three residents of Chechnya publicly apologize for drinking alcohol during Uraza-Bayram

    The "Grozny" ChGTRK (Chechen State TV and Radio Company) has screened a story about three residents of the republic, who apologized for buying alcohol during the Muslim holiday. Social network users argued about whether a policeman could reprimand them for violating religious norms. Because of the actual "dry law" in force in Chechnya, young people had to go to Dagestan, but, nevertheless, could not escape public condemnation, local residents report.

June 11, 2019 11:31

  • Globalization changes attitudes to sex in Northern Caucasus

    There is no free discussion about sexual relations and marital life in Northern Caucasus, while publicly declared conservative attitudes in this area seriously differ from the practice, Irina Kosterina, the author of the study "What is the attitude to sex, virginity and marriage in Northern Caucasus?", and the journalists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot", believe.

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