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January 23, 2019 10:50

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January 22, 2019 21:21

January 22, 2019 16:06

January 22, 2019 16:03

  • Court considering Oyub Titiev's case ignores chemists' findings

    The court has refused to add the conclusions about the incorrect investigation of the cannabis, for the keeping of which Oyub Titiev, a rights defender and the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", is accused, to the case files. The court has explained this decision by violation of the rules for holding examinations.

January 22, 2019 11:28

  • Oyub Titiev's defence refutes main prosecution's proofs

    The examination of the cannabis, the keeping of which is imputed to Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", failed to prove its narcotic properties; and the examination results of the wash-offs from Titiev's hands contradict each other. This was stated by experts at the trial. The main proofs in the case are unreliable, said Ilya Novikov, a Titiev's advocate.

January 22, 2019 08:56

January 21, 2019 23:58

  • Chechen authorities offer to improve practice of public apologies

    The Chechen authorities are ready to make headings for apologies and repentances in mass media so that residents of the republic were responsible "for their words" in social networks or for their actions, said Djambulat Umarov, the Minister of National Policy, External Relations, Press and Information of Chechnya.

January 21, 2019 18:52

  • Three Russian servicemen perish in Abkhazia

    Five servicemen from the Russian military base situated in Abkhazia fell victim to a fall of an armoured personnel carrier (APC) into the gorge, the Southern Military District has reported.

January 19, 2019 11:35

  • Ingush activists tell about obstacles to collecting signatures for Putin

    The collection of signatures to the demand of the resignation of the head of Ingushetia, cancellation of the border agreement with Chechnya and return of the Prigorodny District began during the two-week-long rally in Magas, the capital, where provocateurs tried to destroy lists with signatures, the initiators of the appeal to President Putin told the "Caucasian Knot".

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