Terror acts in Moscow and Caucasus

January 09, 2019 11:36

January 01, 2019 20:23

  • Year results in Northern Caucasus: mass protests and arrests of officials

    In the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD), the past year is remembered by several crises, including expansion of the territory of Chechnya by Ramzan Kadyrov despite mass protests in Ingushetia, interethnic conflict which led to the resignation of the Kabardino-Balkarian leader, and a number of top-ranking officials fell under arrest and investigations in Dagestan.

December 31, 2018 10:27

December 25, 2018 23:56

  • Defence criticizes verdict in case of an attack on judge in Cherkessk

    A court in Cherkessk has sentenced Oleg Dyshekov, a local resident, to six years in prison on charges of assaulting a judge of the Supreme Court (SC) of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR). The visually impaired Dyshekov took the judge for another person; he had no intention of assaulting him; and the severe verdict was caused by the bias attitude of the court, the defence has stated.

December 08, 2018 08:20

  • "Beslan Mothers" point to contradictions in words of Putin and plenipotentiary

    Members of the "Beslan Mothers" Committee want to meet Alexander Matovnikov, the President Putin's plenipotentiary envoy to the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD), who has for the first time acknowledged the preparation for the assault of the school captured by terrorists in Beslan in 2004, Aneta Gadieva, a deputy chair of the "Beslan Mothers", has stated.

December 06, 2018 21:49

December 04, 2018 18:03

November 21, 2018 11:22

  • Analysts doubt involvement of IS* in suicide bombing in Grozny

    The statement of the Chechen authorities about the involvement of a female suicide bomber in the "Islamic State"* (IS, a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court, – note of the "Caucasian Knot") has no substantial grounds. This opinion was voiced by the analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 21, 2018 10:02

November 20, 2018 08:36

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