November 27, 2020 08:34

  • Memorial at the entrance the Russian military base in Gyumri. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot Russian contract serviceman found dead in Armenia

    A serviceman from the Russian military base in Armenia was found dead; an investigation is underway, the press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has informed.

November 27, 2020 08:23

November 26, 2020 22:25

  • Magomed-Bashir Ozdoev. Screenshot: Ingush activist Ozdoev refuses to testify

    Magomed-Bashir Ozdoev was brought to a Nalchik SIZO (pre-trial prison), and he refused to testify concerning clashes with law enforcers at a rally in Magas, the activist's advocate reported.

November 26, 2020 22:13

November 26, 2020 19:15

November 26, 2020 18:51

November 26, 2020 16:29

  • Bus driver, Stepanakert. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Russia, Public transport in Stepanakert resumes work

    The public transport, as well as electricity and water supplies, have been restored in Stepanakert, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has informed. Rescuers have reported the distribution of humanitarian aid to townspeople.

November 26, 2020 16:18

November 26, 2020 12:03

  • Cars in a wedding cortege in Ingushetia. Screenshot from YouTube video 'Lavish Ingush wedding 2020' Djigits' customs find use in Ingush wedding traditions

    In the old days, a respectable cortege on horseback used to ride to fetch a bride in Ingushetia; and the riders competed in horse riding during the movement, the ethnographers interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" have informed.

November 26, 2020 11:18

November 26, 2020 11:07

  • Burned-out house in Karvachar, November 16, 2020. Photo by Armine Martirosyan for the Caucasian Knot French Senate favours recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh's independence

    305 French Senators have supported the resolution on the need to recognize the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh. The Armenian Prime Minister and the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Nagorno-Karabakh have welcomed the resolution, while Azerbaijani authorities have sharply criticized it.

November 26, 2020 08:29

  • Medical workers. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Chechnya is among top three in number of new COVID-19 cases in NCFD

    Over the past 24 hours, 745 people infected with coronavirus were registered in the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD). 222 of them are in the Stavropol Territory; in Dagestan, COVID-19 was confirmed in 101 people. Chechnya, where the smallest increase had been recorded earlier, takes the third place with 91 cases.

November 26, 2020 08:19

November 25, 2020 23:04

  • Residents of Lachin on at road in Nagorno-Karabakh, November 13, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer Lachin residents are afraid to return home from Armenia

    Residents of Lachin (the Armenian name is Berdzor, – note of the "Caucasian Knot") believe it is not safe to live in their city despite the fact that the Russian peacekeepers and the Karabakh police will have control over the city.

November 25, 2020 22:53

November 25, 2020 22:27

November 25, 2020 19:44

November 25, 2020 19:26

  • Signpost at the entrance to Stepanakert. Photo by Armine Martirosyan for the Caucasian Knot About 2000 refugees returned to Nagorno-Karabakh over a day

    Russian peacekeepers escorted a convoy of 30 buses with refugees from Yerevan to Stepanakert. The total number of residents of Nagorno-Karabakh who returned home with the support of the Russian peacekeepers has exceeded 11,000, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) reports today.

November 25, 2020 14:33

November 25, 2020 14:20

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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