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November 10, 2019 11:11

  • Law enforcers of Ingushetia in Magas. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Trifonov's resignation shows Putin's discontent with NCFD law enforcers

    Law enforcement bodies of the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) are not efficient; and the resignation of Igor Trifonov, the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) is an attempt to change the situation, the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

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  • Protest against the screening of the film "And then we danced". Photo by Inna Kukudzhanova for the Caucasian Knot Police report 28 detainees in Tbilisi and Batumi

    Administrative protocols have been drawn up on 27 protesters against the screening of the film "And then we danced" in Georgia. Another LGBT opponent is suspected of attacking a girl who wanted to get into the cinema.

November 09, 2019 12:30

  • Ramzan Kadyrov at a meeting with the Chechen government, November 5, 2019. Screenshot from the video posted by ChGTRK 'Grozny' at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPQzE5F2u0w BBC excludes any distortions in translating Kadyrov's speech

    The press secretary of Ramzan Kadyrov has accused the BBC employees of incorrectly translating the statement by the head of Chechnya, who demanded harsh punishment of critics on the Internet. Kadyrov's words were translated correctly, the press service of the BBC has assured.

November 09, 2019 12:19

  • Talish residents evacuated to Alashan. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot Forced migrants return to pre-border village of Talish

    In Nagorno-Karabakh, 42 families returned to the pre-border village of Talish, restored after the war, from the city of Alashan, where they lived temporarily. In Talish, the problems with electricity, water supply and communication have been solved; a new school was opened.

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  • Flags of Ingushetia and Russia. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Liquidation case of Ingush Council of Teips suspended

    The court has agreed with the arguments of the advocate of the Council of Teips of the Ingush People and postponed the consideration of the lawsuit lodged by the authorities and demanding to liquidate the Council. The trial will resume after decision making on other cases initiated against the Council of Teips.

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  • At the place where Ibragim Eldjarkiev was shot dead in Moscow, November 2, 2019. Screenshot from 'Mash' Telegram video: https://tlgrm.ru/channels/@breakingmash Ingush natives explain Batal-Khadji community's claims against Eldjarkiev

    The activities of Ibragim Eldjarkiev at the Ingush Centre "E" (Centre for Combating Extremism, also known as CCE) posed a threat to an influential community of Batal-Khadji followers, and there were calls among them to eliminate him, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent was told by former members of the Batal-Khadji community.

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  • Screenshot of HRC 'Memorial' Twitter account, https://twitter.com/hrc_memorial Court fines HRC "Memorial" by 1.4 million after check by Ingush FSB

    All the 20 protocols drawn up by the "Roskomnadzor" (the Russian Federal Service for Supervising Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media) have to do with the absence in the websites and social networks of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" of the note that the HRC had been declared to be a foreign agent, were compiled after the check conducted by one agency – by the Ingush FSB Department, the HRC "Memorial" has stated.

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  • MoJ demands to liquidate Ingush Council of Teips

    The Department for Ingushetia of the Russian Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has sent a lawsuit to the republic's Supreme Court (SC) demanding to liquidate the Council of Teips (family clans) of the Ingush people.

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