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November 08, 2019 08:25

  • ECtHR upholds oppositionist's complaint against Azerbaijani govt

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found a violation of the rights of Natig Djafarli, the executive secretary of the Republican Alternative (ReAl) Party, and has ruled that compensation in the amount of 17,000 euros should be paid to him by the Azerbaijani government.

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  • Dmitry Peskov (left) and Ramzan Kadyrov. Collage prepared by the Caucasian Knot. Photo: Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS Dmitry Peskov evades answering questions about Ramzan Kadyrov

    Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary for the President of Russia, refused to give an assessment to the threatening statements voiced by Ramzan Kadyrov at a meeting in the Chechen government. Dmitry Peskov never comments on Ramzan Kadyrov's statements, journalists note at a briefing.

November 07, 2019 22:18

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November 07, 2019 17:51

  • Opposition activists and students on strike gathered in front of the Armenian government building. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot Protest against Armenian Minister of Education turns into a sedentary picket

    Today, opposition activists and students on strike have gathered in front of the Armenian government building with the demand for the resignation of Araik Arutyunyan, Armenian Minister of Education, Science, Culture, and Sports. After the minister has refused to come out to the protesters, about 70 of them started a sedentary picket.

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November 06, 2019 23:32

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  • Tyumen conscript Ramil Shamsutdinov. Screenshot from YouTube video 'Breaking News' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owR-ZG-rcSk Kadyrov sends his advocate to defend Ramil Shamsutdinov

    Said-Magomed Chapanov, an advocate of the Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, and his colleague, Ravil Tugushev, have flown to the city of Chita to defend the interests of the Tyumen conscript, Ramil Shamsutdinov, who is accused of killing his eight comrades-in-arms.

November 06, 2019 22:28

November 06, 2019 22:08

  • Yerevan State University. Photo: Սէրուժ Ուրիշեան (Serouj Ourishian) https://ru.wikipedia.org/ Armenia: MoE project triggers students' protests

    More than five hundred students have gone on strike today in protest against the initiative of the Ministry of Education (MoE) to make the study of the history of Armenia, the Armenian language and literature optional at non-humanitarian departments.

November 06, 2019 18:27

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  • Chechen healer is doing massage of a patient's head. Photo: http://konknchr.ru/ In Chechnya, healers concerned over tighter authorities' requirements

    For activities in Chechnya, a traditional healer should have a medical education diploma and get permission from a special commission, the Ministry for Public Health of Chechnya announces. The initiative of the authorities will result in hidden charges for healers, suggest local herb healers.

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