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  • Supporters of the "Georgian Dream" Party. Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili Bill on judges considered in Georgia amid opposition protests

    The "Georgian Dream" Party decided to take into account, in the draft law on the appointment of judges, only two recommendations of the Venice Commission, treated the rest of them to be political. This displeased the opposition, whose activists held a protest march during the sitting of the parliament.

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  • A drip. Photo: Valentina Mischenko / Yugopolis Soldier wounded in Armenia dies

    A case on the death of a soldier who died after getting a wound in a military unit is being investigated under the article of "bringing to suicide," the Investigating Committee of Armenia reports.

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  • A military parade on the 25th anniversary of Armenia's independence. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the "Caucasian Knot" Soldier wounded in Yerevan military unit

    A contract serviceman was taken to a hospital in Armenia with a gunshot wound, the country's Ministry of Defence has reported. Doctors assess his condition as extremely grave.

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  • A view of Stepanakert. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" NKR supports Azerbaijani-Armenian agreement on mutual visiting convicts

    Zograb Mnatsakanyan and Elmar Mamedyarov, the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, respectively, agreed to take measures to allow relatives to visit inmates. The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has stated that simultaneous reciprocal visits of relatives to convicts will be a guarantee of personal security for those who have to spend their prison terms in a foreign country.

April 18, 2019 10:16

  • Dagestani militant's bride denies abduction

    Miyasat Kitalaeva, a resident of Makhachkala, accused of involvement in the armed underground and kidnappings, was kept by militants in the forest against her will, and didn't join their regiment, her defence insists.

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  • Aslan Cherkesov, a resident of Kabardino-Balkaria, convicted for killing a football fan. Photo: screenshot of the video by the "Caucasian Knot" KBR resident complains about ban to pray in jail

    The complaint of Aslan Cherkesov, a native of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), about the ban to pray is a sufficient reason to check the prison where he is being held, Valery Borschov, a lawyer and a co-chairman of the Moscow Helsinki Group, believes. Cherkesov's custody conditions are inhuman, said Valery Slepukha, a former head of the Public Oversight Commission (POC) of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

April 17, 2019 23:28

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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