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January 15, 2019 18:38

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  • Manvel Grigoryan. Photo: Sputnik / Asatur Yesayants Opponents of Manvel Grigoryan want a meeting with Prime Minister

    Activists have suspended their actions demanding to change the court decision on release on bail of General Manvel Grigoryan, a former MP. If Nikol Pashinyan, the chair of the government, does not meet the activists within three days, the protest actions will be resumed, says a representative of the protesters.

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  • Sources report fourth man wounded in shelling of policemen in Ingushetia

    Murad Kodzoev, a son of the former head of the Nasyr-Kort administration, was wounded in an attack on a car of Ibragim Eldjarkiev, the head of the Ingush Centre for Combating Extremism (CCE or "E" Centre), in the Sunzha District of Ingushetia. Murad Kodzoev was hospitalized, hospital sources reported.

January 15, 2019 11:39

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  • Rainbow flag. Photo: Sputnik / Ilya Pitalev https://ru.armeniasputnik.am/society/20180805/13674112/azhiotazh-v-otstalom-shurnuhe-shakali-golosa-geev-i-pozvolitelnaya-norma-poboev.html Head of the LGBT network states stiffening of gays' torture in Chechnya

    According to victims, mockeries over detained LGBT people in Chechnya are becoming more and more refined: the death of two young men was the result of "monstrous torture", while relatives of those released are forced to punish them themselves and prove it, Igor Kochetkov, the head of the Russian LGBT Network, told "Caucasian Knot".

January 15, 2019 08:25

  • MIA head reports to Vasiliev on fighting militants

    Law enforcers have achieved a "significant breakthrough" in combating the armed underground in Dagestan, but eight militants are still wanted, Abdurashid Magomedov, the head of the Dagestani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), has announced.

January 15, 2019 08:20

  • Pharmacy. © Photo: Sputnik / Alexander Kondratyk Sixteenth death of swine flu confirmed in Georgia

    A ten-month-old baby has died from swine flu in Georgia. As a result, the death toll from the consequences of the H1N1 flu virus has reached 16 humans. At the same time, doctors record a decrease in the flue morbidity in the country.

January 14, 2019 22:08

  • Victims of gas explosion in Shakhty, January 14, 2019. Photo by Vyacheslav Prudnikov for the Caucasian Knot Authorities name gas explosion as the only reason for house collapse in Shakhty

    Contrary to assurances of gas industry professionals that the gas equipment in the collapsed house in the city of Shakhty was in proper order, Vasily Golubev, the head of the Rostov Region, believes that the gas leak was the only version of the explosion. Social network users doubt the official version, recalling the tragedy in Magnitogorsk.

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  • Governor of the Rostov Region Vasily Golubev (third from right) at the place of accident, Shakhty, January 14, 2019. Photo by Vyacheslav Prudnikov for the Caucasian Knot 86 people seek help after collapse of house in Shakhty

    This morning, an explosion has occurred in a multi-storey building in the city of Shakhty. Four apartments on the eighth and ninth floors of the residential building are destroyed. One person died, and other seven, including a two-year-old girl who was hospitalized to the regional children's hospital, were rescued from the ruins.

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  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 7-13, 2019

    Celebration of Christmas by Orthodox believers; attacks on law enforcers in Dagestan and Ingushetia; outbreak of swine flu in Georgia; protest actions in front of the Russian military base in Gyumri, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 7-13, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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  • Hospital. Photo: Elena Sineok / Yuga.ru Policeman wounded at shelling in Ingushetia dies

    The law enforcer, who received a gunshot wound during the shelling of the car of Ibragim Eldjarkiev, the head of the Centre for Combating Extremism (CCE), in the Sunzha District of Ingushetia, has died in hospital.

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