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June 20, 2018 14:12

  • Fire extinguishing. Photo: Dmitry Poslavsky, Yuga.ru In Rostov-on-Don, most fire victims return home

    On June 19, in Rostov-on-Don, more than 90 residents of a four-storey apartment building located near a fan zone of the FIFA World Cup were evacuated because of a fire. The fire area covered 400 square meters. Fire victims were temporarily accommodated at a school building.

June 20, 2018 04:21

June 20, 2018 00:38

  • Manvel Grigoryan placed behind bars

    A Yerevan court has ruled to arrest Manvel Grigoryan, a former MP, accused of stealing foodstuffs and equipment intended for the army, for two months.

June 19, 2018 17:55

  • Igor Nagavkin. Photo: Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Igor Nagavkin stops hunger strike

    Igor Nagavkin, a Volgograd rights defender, has stopped his hunger strike announced in the Butyrka SIZO (pre-trial prison) in protest against his too long arrest.

June 19, 2018 16:22

  • Rally participants in the village of Novaya Shangoda-Shitlib, Kumtorkalin District of Dagestan, June 19, 2018. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot Dagestani villagers demand not to demolish their houses

    The participants in a protest action held in the village of Novaya Shangoda-Shitlib, Kumtorkalin District of Dagestan, demanded to cancel the court judgement that prescribes to demolish their houses and blocked entry to the village for court marshals and policemen.

June 19, 2018 16:06

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June 19, 2018 13:32

  • Shot down drone. Photo: http://nkrmil.am/news/view/2122 Nagorno-Karabakh reports a shot-down drone

    The Azerbaijani armed forces have shot down a drone during the border monitoring, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for Nagorno-Karabakh reports today. The drone tried to fly over the army's positions, the Ministry of Defence for Azerbaijan reports.

June 19, 2018 12:29

June 19, 2018 11:22

  • Radjab Abdulatipov. Photo: http://godekan.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/b738f7ff34e34e3cf92459fc379cb1fc-1024x682.jpg Ramazan Abdulatipov’s brother detained - source

    At a Moscow airport, FSB agents detained Radjab Abdulatipov, a brother of the former leader of Dagestan, when he tried to leave Russia, reports today an informed source of the "Interfax". The law enforcement bodies did not confirm the information.

June 19, 2018 07:56

  • Oyub Titiev. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot. US Department of State calls on to release Oyub Titiev

    The US Department of State has appealed to the Russian authorities with a call to release Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", accused of drug possession, as well as sentenced Oleg Sentsov and Stanislav Klykh, recognized as political prisoners.

June 19, 2018 06:52

June 19, 2018 05:21

  • Football fans celebrate victory of England team over Tunisia, Volgograd, June 18, 2018. Photo by Vyacheslav Yaschenko for the Caucasian Knot. English football fans celebrate victory in Volgograd streets

    After the victory of the England football team over the national team of Tunisia at the "Volgograd-Arena" Stadium, football fans filled Lenin Avenue. A large group of English fans went to Mamayev Kurgan. In the streets of the city, the football fans celebrated the victory of the national team with dances.

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  • Manvel Grigoryan. Photo: press service of RFE/RL RPA criticizes General Manvel Grigoryan after his exposure

    The Special Investigative Service (SIS) of Armenia instituted a new criminal case against MP Manvel Grigoryan, a delegate from the Republic Party of Armenia (RPA), the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports. RPA stated that Manvel Grigoryan should be held responsible under all the severity of the law.

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