Kabardino-Balkaria

March 22, 2019 10:19

  • Adyg activists criticize celebration of Circassian New Year

    The celebration of the Circassian New Year was held in Maikop with authorities' support. In Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia, this day is not celebrated. The Circassian New Year comes from paganism; it is not a folk custom and is not popular among the Adygs, since most of them do not want to sacrifice their Islamic identity, activists have stated.

March 21, 2019 20:17

March 20, 2019 18:00

  • Circassian activists tell about Umarov's links with Arashukov

    Oleg Umarov, the founder of the "Dobro Cherkessov" (Circassians' Wealth) charitable foundation, participated in the movement in support of Senator Rauf Arashukov, said Timur Zhuzhuev, the chairman of the youth branch of the "Adyge Khase" of the Kabardian people.

March 13, 2019 02:15

  • Council of Europe's CPT condemns Russia for human rights violations in Chechnya

    The phenomenon of torture and severe ill-treatment of persons detained by members of law enforcement agencies remain widespread in Chechnya and the neighbouring republics, but the Russian authorities persistently fail to improve the situation with human rights in Northern Caucasus in the light of the Council of Europe's recommendations, the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) states.

March 09, 2019 09:28

March 09, 2019 09:24

  • Residents of Northern Caucasus tell about change in attitudes to March 8

    The refusal of some residents of Chechnya and Dagestan to celebrate March 8 is associated with religious motives. Young people in Dagestan tend to perceive March 8 as an ordinary day; while older people, out of habit, celebrate the holiday, said Makhachkala townspeople. Residents of Kabardino-Balkaria, who commemorate the Balkars-deportation victims on March 8, would like to celebrate the Women's Day on another date.

March 06, 2019 08:56

March 05, 2019 21:29

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