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May 04, 2019 23:51

  • Screenshot of the post about Cossack gathering in the Kalachyovsky District of the Volgograd Region on May 1, 2019, https://vk.com/wall-123928401_49036 Farmer's conflict with Chechen natives worries Cossacks in Volgograd Region

    Participants of the Cossack gathering and a meeting of the Council of Atamans in the Kalachyovsky District of the Volgograd Region have drawn attention of the authorities to the cruel beating of the farmer Evgeny Sychov, a Cossack. His son told about his father's years-long conflict with the natives of Chechnya, but the police believe that it was just a domestic incident.

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  • A protest action of journalists against the restriction of their right to leave Azerbaijan. Baku, May 3, 2019. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" At action in Baku, journalists demand freedom of travel

    In Baku, a group of journalists timed their protest action against the restriction of their right to leave Azerbaijan to the World Press Freedom Day marked on May 3. The protesters were accepted at the Prosecutor's Office and promised that soon the ban on their leaving the country would be lifted.

May 04, 2019 03:13

  • Screenshot of the opening of the T-72 tank monument in Shali on May 2, 2019, https://vk.com/wall279938622_395197 Authorities perpetuate tank as symbol of two Chechen Wars

    Contrary to the authorities' idea, the T-72 tank installed in Shali, became a reminder of two military campaigns in Chechnya, residents of the city believe. The monument is associated with the victims of the conflict in Chechnya, observers have noted.

May 04, 2019 03:06

  • On the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" NKR fixes aggravation of situation in conflict zone

    On May 2-3, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces made 330 shots at the positions of the Karabakh Defence Army in the vicinity of the village of Madagiz, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has informed.

May 03, 2019 23:54

  • Screenshot of a video "An appeal to the President Vladimir Putin" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k08wXn7Y5qM YouTube users are sceptical about Ingush elders' appeal to Putin

    The Ingush Council of Teips (family clans) has complained to the President of Russia about the persecution of protesters and asked Mr Putin to protect Ingushes' rights in the Prigorodny District of North Ossetia. The appeal will give no expected result, users of the YouTube have suggested.

May 03, 2019 21:53

  • Participants of a protest action in the Pankisi Gorge clashed with the police. Screenshot of the video by the "Caucasian Knot" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WOd5bOftv4 Georgian authorities admit mistakes made in Pankisi

    The lack of authorities' attention to problems in the Pankisi Gorge has led to a violent dispersal of the action of opponents of the construction of hydropower plants (HPPs), the head of the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has stated. Authorities are afraid of the aggravation of the situation, analysts believe.

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  • Fuad Akhmedli. Photo: Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) Azerbaijani oppositionist receives second refusal for CER

    On May 1, a court in Baku refused to apply the conditional early relief (CER) to Fuad Akhmedli, a member of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), because of a negative opinion of the colony boss. The defence intends to appeal against this second CER denial.

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May 02, 2019 23:09

  • Screenshot of a webpage about Sergey Metreveli on the website of the Yad Vashem International Holocaust Memorial Centre Georgia pays tribute to Holocaust victims

    The film "Georgian Schindler" about Sergey Metreveli, a native of Georgia, who saved a group of Jews in the Stavropol Territory during World War II, was presented at the event held in memory of the Holocaust victims in Tbilisi.

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