North Caucasus

December 10, 2018 12:12

December 09, 2018 10:52

  • Human rights defender Lyudmila Alekseeva dies

    On December 8, Lyudmila Alekseeva, a Russian human rights defender, the head of the Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG), passed away in her 92nd year of age. She often visited Northern Caucasus and criticized the situation with human rights in the region.

December 07, 2018 17:31

  • Chechen and Ingush authorities outraged by data on "honour killings"

    The report of the "Legal Initiative", dealing with the so-called "honour killings" in Dagestan, Ingushetia and Chechnya, is groundless, the adviser to the head of Ingushetia has stated. There are no so-called "honour killings" in Chechnya, since there are no immoral women, the press secretary of the head of the republic has declared.

December 06, 2018 17:02

December 05, 2018 10:53

  • Scientists argue about "honour killings" custom in Northern Caucasus

    The "Legal Initiative" has drafted a report on women, who in 2013-2017 fell victim to the so-called "honour killings". The report, which is scheduled to be published on December 6, is based on the studies conducted in the three republics of Northern Caucasus – Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan.

December 03, 2018 22:01

November 30, 2018 12:05

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November 29, 2018 11:58

  • Dispute over Chechen-Ingush border sets a precedent for Caucasus and Russia

    When making a decision on the issue of the Chechen-Ingush border, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation should be guided by "reasonable terms," notes advocate Igor Trunov. He believes "it will not take more than a week or two." The decision creates a precedent for future verdicts on similar cases, notes advocate Yevgeny Chernousov.

November 28, 2018 12:29

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