May 17, 2019 01:20

May 16, 2019 21:25

  • Mikhail Gazaev. Photo: screenshot of the video by M-1 Global MMA champion arrested for attacking policemen in North Ossetia

    The court granted the investigators' requests concerning a pre-trial restriction measure to three men detained for attacking inspectors of the road-and-patrol service (known as DPS) in the Ardon District. Two of them, including Mikhail Gazaev, the MMA European champion, were arrested, and the third detainee was left under house arrest.

May 16, 2019 21:21

  • Detention of Georgy Guev, a native of North Ossetia. Screenshot of the video by TASS Native of North Ossetia detained in case on IS financing

    In Moscow, law enforcers detained Georgy Guev, a native of North Ossetia, who for four years transferred 50 million roubles to militants from the "Islamic State" (a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court), the FSB reported.

May 16, 2019 13:59

  • Giyas Ibragimov and Bairam Mamedov, activists of the movement "Nida". Photo: screenshot of Samir AsadLi's page on Facebook*F*F-R&eid=ARDJLiwkTgfARNF6rdOy_m92mCY3RsJPtoHkz3NhNWr9mXYhPxShguuOFC1IFJnERc2wpENqENKR2xN4&tn-str=*F Azerbaijani oppositionists turn payment of fine into protest action

    Giyas Ibragimov and Bairam Mamedov, activists of the movement "Nida", used coins of the lowest value to pay the fines imposed on them by the court. The activists brought a bag of small coins to the bank. According to the activists, by their action, they wanted to draw public attention to the meanness of civil servants who imposed fines on activists.

May 16, 2019 13:56

May 16, 2019 13:49

May 16, 2019 11:29

  • Nikol Pashinyan. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the "Caucasian Knot" Gallup International's survey shows drop in credit of Nikol Pashinyan's personnel

    Significantly lower number of Armenian residents positively assesses the personnel policy of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, but his personal rating remains quite high. This follows from the Gallup International's survey. The real rating of the Armenian Prime Minister fell more dramatically, and that can be explained by his poor work, believes political consultant Armen Badalyan.

May 16, 2019 11:14

May 16, 2019 08:53

  • Journalists at the court sessions on the case of Robert Kocharyan. May 15, 2019. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the "Caucasian Knot" Armenian court refuses to close Robert Kocharyan's trial

    After an advocate offered to disclose the testimony of one of the witnesses, the prosecutor demanded to hold the court sessions on of Robert Kocharyan behind closed doors, but the court rejected this demand. About 200 Kocharyan's supporters and opponents rallied at the courthouse.

May 16, 2019 08:49

May 16, 2019 08:47

May 15, 2019 21:07

May 15, 2019 21:04

  • The police in Azerbaijan detains an activist. Photo: REUTERS/Aziz Karimov Activists criticize EU's reaction to human rights violations in Azerbaijan

    In its annual report on human rights, the European Union (EU) has claimed persecutions of journalists and restrictions on lawyers' work in Azerbaijan. In this regard, rights defenders and oppositionists believe that the EU fails to make use of all the influence tools to solve the human rights problem in Azerbaijan.

May 15, 2019 20:36

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May 15, 2019 15:09

May 15, 2019 15:02

  • A statue of Lady Justice. Photo: Maxim Tishin / Yugopolis Employees of shelter for domestic violence victims tell about law gaps

    Problems of domestic violence victims have aggravated after the decriminalization of this violence; moreover, rapists very often manipulate victims of family conflicts, employees of shelters for domestic violence victims have stated in their comments on the incident that happened at the Makhachkala centre for the protection of motherhood and childhood. According to their version, the legislation on the protection of mothers' and fathers' rights in Russia is defective.

May 15, 2019 11:30

  • On a contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" OSCE mission fixes no violations in the Karabakh conflict zone

    The officials of the OSCE (Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe) have visited the troops contact line and revealed no violations of the ceasefire regime, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) have reported.

May 15, 2019 11:27

  • Afghan Mukhtarly (in the center). Photo: screenshot of the video by the "Caucasian Knot" Afghan Mukhtarly's defence Protection states obstacles to complaint to ECtHR

    The complaints on the cases of the journalist, Afghan Mukhtarly, and the oppositional politician, Nemat Panakhly, sent by mail to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg, failed to leave Azerbaijan within a month, Elchin Sadygov, an advocate, has stated. He believes that the sending of letters is delayed intentionally.

May 15, 2019 08:28

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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