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May 02, 2019 14:28

  • Azerbaijan claims shelling of two villages

    The positions of the Azerbaijani Army were subjected to shelling for 24 times, including in the villages of the two districts bordering on Armenia, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

May 02, 2019 14:25

May 02, 2019 11:24

  • Chechnya says farewell to actor Dagun Omaev

    Dagun Omaev, a well-known Chechen actor died at the age of 77 after a long illness. The tezet (commemoration) was attended by hundreds of people. Residents of the republic called Omaev "the nation's pride."

May 02, 2019 11:20

  • Oppositionists from the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) criticize the authorities at the rally. October 2017. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" Oppositionists' family disagree with the verdict to attacker on their daughter in Baku

    A court in Baku upheld the decision to arrest for 15 days Tural Garaev, who hit a minor daughter of the deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA). The girl's parents intend to appeal against this decision at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The court failed to conduct an objective investigation, said Zibeida Sadygova, an advocate.

May 02, 2019 11:15

  • Participants of the May 1 rally in Yerevan. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the "Caucasian Knot" Armenian communists demand changes after "velvet" revolution

    After the "velvet" revolution, Armenia has changed power, but not the economic model, the first secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia stated at the May 1 rally. It is necessary to revise the floor salary, said the chair of the trade union man of bodies of local self-government.

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May 01, 2019 21:59

  • Military vehicles arrived in the village of Terechny in Dagestan. Photo: screenshot of the post on the "Sprosite u Rasula" ("Ask Rasul") account on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ask.rasul/?hl=en Dagestani villagers tell about mass passport checks

    On April 30, Dagestani law enforcers were massively examining passports of the residents of the village of Terechny. The participation in the action of a large number of law enforcers caused discontent among the villagers, who compared the checks with a special operation, a local resident has stated.

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  • The Ingur border checkpoint. Photo © Sputnik Robert Djopua https://sputnik-abkhazia.ru/Abkhazia/20170128/1020312855/nadaraya-o-mitinge-v-gale-kazhdyj-xochet-chtoby-kpp-byl-u-ego-kalitki.html Citizens of Georgia detained on Abkhazian border

    Abkhazian law enforcers have detained Zaza Shariya, a Georgian citizen, accusing him of illegally crossing the border, the Georgian State Security Service (SSS) has informed. Their counterparts from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Abkhazia have specified that Shariya was wanted on suspicion of committing robberies.

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  • A motor rally with the Adyg flags held in Nalchik. Screenshot of the video by  Sergei Chernov "The Circassian Flag Day". Nalchik, April 25, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wo_48hgN3U Activists condemn ban of motor rally with Circassian flags in KBR

    The Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) is the only republic, where Circassian activists were not allowed to hold a motor rally on the Circassian Flag Day. The authorities are afraid of national movement strengthening, but the prohibition policy is fraught with the situation getting out of control, Martin Kochesoko, a Circassian activist, and Valery Khatazhukov, a human rights defender, believe.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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