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  • Magomed Idrisov (on the left) and Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: screenshot of the post on Makha Idrisov's page on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mahi_idrisov/?hl=ru Kadyrov's friend Makha Idrisov detained, a source reports

    Law enforcers conduct searches at home of Magomed Idrisov, who shows his friendship with the leader of Chechnya on social networks, the "Caucasian Knot" has been informed by a source from the Dagestani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA).

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  • The North-Caucasian District Court. Photo by Konstantin Volgin for the "Caucasian Knot" Dagestan: Kurbanov brothers refuse to plead guilty of terrorism

    The brothers Ismail and Mukhtar Kurbanov from the Kayakent District of Dagestan joined an illegal armed formation (IAF), stored explosives, while the younger, Mukhtar, fought for the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation by the court in Syria, the prosecution has stated. The brothers have refused to plead guilty.

September 19, 2019 10:47

  • Noble Partner 2017 military exercises and a woman wearing a T-shirt with the inscription "USSR". Collage by the "Caucasian Knot". Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili, Inna Kukudjanova for the "Caucasian Knot" Opinion poll reveals paradox of Georgia's aspiration for NATO and nostalgia for USSR

    Most residents of Georgia support the course towards joining the European Union and the NATO, while 41% of them are negatively assessing the collapse of the USSR, sociologists assert. The Soviet period attracts people by a low level of officials' corruption and better operation of courts, while they associate joining the NATO with ensuring the country's security, political analysts believe.

September 19, 2019 10:24

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  • Ikram Ragimov, a journalist. Screenshot of meydan.tv Baku court commutes Ragimov's punishment

    A court in Baku has reduced the prison term of Ikram Ragimov, the editor-in-chief of the "Realliq.info" website, from 5.5 years to 3 years in prison. The defence intends to appeal against the ruling.

September 18, 2019 23:47

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  • The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Photo: REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Journalists beaten up in Ingushetia appeal to ECtHR

    Complaints on behalf of the journalists and human rights defenders, who suffered in an attack on the minibus of the Consolidated Mobile Group (CMG) in Ingushetia in March 2016, have been lodged to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), the Committee against Torture (CaT) has stated.

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  • The counterterrorist operation in Chegem. Photo by the press service of NAC http://nac.gov.ru/kontrterroristicheskie-operacii/v-hode-kto-v-chegeme-neytralizovany-dvoe.html#&gid=1&pid=2 NAC reports details of CTO in Chegem

    In Chegem, two persons who were plotting a terror act, were killed a shootout, while no law enforcers were injured, the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reported. The killed suspects were members of a banned terrorist organization, reported a source from the law enforcement bodies of Kabardino-Balkaria.

September 18, 2019 18:58

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  • A special operation. Photo by the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) nac.gov.ru NAC reports prevention of terror act in Dagestan

    A detained supporter of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation, manufactured a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) while he was plotting a terror act in Dagestan, the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reported.

September 18, 2019 16:17

  • The center of Grozny. Photo: Alexxx1979, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53692987 Akhmat Kadyrov Foundation's balance exceeds Chechnya's reserve by over 8 times

    In 2018, the Akhmat Kadyrov Foundation increased its assets due to donations up to 3.68 billion roubles. The amount exceeds the official reserve funds of the Chechen Republic by more than 8 times. Meanwhile, the Akhmat Kadyrov Foundation, which owns large Chechen enterprises, showed zero income from entrepreneurial activity.

September 18, 2019 16:12

  • Detention of Abulfaz Sadygbeili, Baku, November 3, 2017. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot "Musavat" Party activist Abulfaz Sadygbeili interrogated in Azerbaijan

    On September 17, Abulfaz Sadygbeili, an activist of the "Musavat" Party, serving his suspended sentence, was summoned and interrogated at the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan for two hours as a witness. Abulfaz Sadygbeili compared the situation with the case earlier instituted against him when he was first questioned as a witness, then charged and arrested.

September 18, 2019 11:43

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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