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June 20, 2019 11:04

  • Fuad Abbasov. Screenshot from: Paxlava Production https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaYRKcRFd9w Azerbaijani journalist Fuad Abbasov stops hunger strike

    On June 19, Fuad Abbasov, an Azerbaijani journalist, who went on a hunger strike in protest against his unjustified deprivation of freedom in the Moscow Region, explained his decision to stop his hunger strike by doctors' recommendations.

June 20, 2019 10:54

  • Baku. Photo: © Sputnik / Vladimir Pesnya, https://ru.sputnik.az/news/20181110/417837630/norway-azerbaijan-zakrytie-posolstva.html CoE calls on Azerbaijan to complete anti-corruption reform

    Azerbaijani authorities must exhibit the will and complete the anti-corruption reform related to the mandatory declaration of income and property by the MPs, judges and prosecutors, the Anti-Corruption Group of the Council of Europe (GRECO) has stated in its report.

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  • Dagestan journalists criticize Kadyrov's version of Kizlyar conflict

    The participants of the conflict in Kizlyar are supported by a significant part of residents of Dagestan, who fear the transfer of land to Chechnya, Dagestani journalists and political analysts have stated in response to Ramzan Kadyrov's assertion that the Dagestani society is not on the side of individual activists.

June 19, 2019 22:01

  • Flag of Azerbaijan. Photo: REUTERS/Osman Orsal Georgian court released Azerbaijani activist on bail

    Avtandil Mamedov, an Azerbaijani citizen, who was detained in Georgia at the request of Baku, has been set free by the court in Marneuli on bail for the time of considering his extradition issue, his wife has informed.

June 19, 2019 18:06

  • People's gathering in Kizlyar against installment of Chechen road signposts, June 11, 2019. Photo by Ilyas Kapiev for the Caucasian Knot Statement on suspending demarcation of Dagestani borders raises questions to Kremlin

    The office of the Presidential Plenipotentiary in the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) has refused to comment on the statement voiced by Khizri Shikhsaidov, Speaker of the People's Assembly of Dagestan, about the suspension of the demarcation of land between Dagestan and Chechnya. Journalist Maxim Shevchenko sees no logic in the speech delivered by Khizri Shikhsaidov on behalf of Alexander Matovnikov. The Kremlin is trying to smooth out the consequences of the conflict in Kizlyar, suggests political analyst Dmitry Oreshkin.

June 19, 2019 17:55

  • Two natives of Dagestan detained in case on financing IS*

    In Moscow and the Moscow Region, law enforcers detained two natives of Dagestan, suspected of transferring money to terrorists. Searches at homes of Dagestani natives are being carried out in seven regions, including Dagestan, the Stavropol Territory, and the Astrakhan Region, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) reports.

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  • Solo picket in support of journalist Abdulmumin Gadjiev at the court building in Makhachkala. Photo by Murad Muradov for the Caucasian Knot Gadjiev, Tambiev and Rizvanov state falsification of their case

    The defence of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, Kemal Tambiev and Abubakar Rizvanov, who were arrested for two months within the case of financing terrorism, intends to appeal against their arrest. Gadjiev has called the evidence of the guilt "invented"; Tambiev stated an attempt to hide the fact of his beating; and Rizvanov complained of moral pressure.

June 19, 2019 11:01

  • Mikhail Benyash. Photo by Anna Gritsevich for the Caucasian Knot Head of Krasnodar criminal search testifies in favour of Benyash

    The policemen, who had accused the lawyer Mikhail Benyash of beating them, had no noticeable injuries after the conflict with him, Sergei Sakhno, the head of the Krasnodar criminal search division, has stated to the court. The prosecution witness gave testimonies useful for the defence, Mr Benyash believes.

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  • Abdulmumin Gadjiev arrested for two months

    Today, in Makhachkala, the court has pronounced the decision to take into custody Abdulmumin Gadjiev, the editor of the newspaper "Chernovik" (Draft), suspected of financing terrorists.

June 18, 2019 22:18

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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