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August 21, 2019 11:52

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  • Head of news service fired from "Rustavi-2" TV Company

    Nodar Meladze, the head of the "Rustavi-2" news service, was fired, Paata Saliya, Director General of the TV Company, announced live on air on August 20. He treated a conflict of interest as the reason for Meladze's resignation.

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  • Khasavyurt court arrests Kemran Isaev

    On August 20, the Khasavyurt District Court arrested Kemran Isaev, a resident of Dagestan, who was declared kidnapped by his relatives, within a case of firearm possession.

August 21, 2019 00:36

  • Pilgrims in Mecca. Photo: https://pixabay.com/ KBR pilgrims share impressions about Hajj

    400 pilgrims from the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) have committed their Hajj, having completely covered this year's quota allocated for the republic. The KBR pilgrims, who have returned from Mecca, noted a good organization of the tour.

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  • Group of support of Abdulmumin Gadjiev. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot Abdulmumin Gadjiev's wife complains about restrictions on visits to her husband

    The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Dagestan dismissed 24 notifications of actions in support of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, an arrested correspondent of the newspaper "Chernovik" (Draft), reported Arsen Magomedov, one of the initiators of the actions. Dana Sakieva, a wife of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, complains that her visits to her husband are time-limited.

August 20, 2019 11:15

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  • Construction at gold mine. Photo: press service of Lydian mining company, https://www.lydianarmenia.am/index.php?m=photoOne&lang=arm&gid=20 Pashinyan claims unprecedented safety of Amulsar mine

    After his meeting with opponents of the Amulsar mine, the Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, said that the operation thereof would be unprecedented in compliance with environmental standards. In the ongoing protests, he saw the interest of the Armenia mining companies, who don't want to meet the standards.

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  • ECtHR convention hall. Photo: CherryX, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21931152 Complaint about Timur Muritov's torture submitted to ECtHR

    A complaint was sent to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) about the torture of Timur Muritov, convicted for recruiting people into the ranks of the "Islamic State" (a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court), who stated at the trial that he had been tortured by electric current and beat up by law enforcers in Dagestan.

August 20, 2019 08:20

  • Warfare in Dagestan, 1999. Screenshot from video posted by Sergei Stoyanov  at https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1640&v=ueZoDfSdvpM Journalists refute Kadyrov's interpretation of 1999 events

    The official Dagestan has always blamed international terrorist groupings for the 1999 invasion, the media have stuck to this formulation, and there were no accusations against Chechens, the Dagestani journalists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

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  • Protest action in Khasavyurt. Screenshot from 'Godekan' Telegram Channel post, August 19, 2019. Dagestani residents demand to release their kidnapped fellow villager

    On August 18, Kemran Isaev, a resident of the village of Terechnoye, disappeared in the Khasavyurt District of Dagestan. Today, his relatives and fellow villagers rallied in Khasavyurt, claiming that the man was kidnapped. Isaev was detained on suspicion of illegal firearm possession, the Dagestani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has reported.

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