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September 21, 2018 21:48

  • Georgian villagers block Tbilisi-Batumi Highway

    The Tbilisi-Batumi Highway was blocked for 20 minutes by residents of the village of Kheltubani, dissatisfied with the inquiry into the death of their 18-year-old fellow villager. After the police freed the roadway, protesters went to a rally in the city of Gori.

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  • Residents of Chechnya and Ingushetia doubt special operation held on the border

    Movsar Aleroev, a Chechen from the Ingush village of Psedakh, who was among the three alleged militants, killed on the Chechen-Ingush border, was not known for his ties with the underground. The unconvincing law enforcers' version gives rise to speculation about the falsification of the special operation, residents of the two republics have suggested.

September 21, 2018 19:52

  • Meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor at a press conference in New York. September 20, 2018. Photo: screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaRexXVUk4w Conor McGregor calls Ramzan Kadyrov a dictator

    Irish fighter Conor McGregor explained his criticism of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov by the latter's praise of the Chechen leader. According to the Irish athlete, the father of his rival from Dagestan is afraid of Ramzan Kadyrov, of whom Conor McGregor spoke extremely negatively.

September 21, 2018 19:48

  • Residents of the village of Kendelen. September 18, 2018. Photo by Tamara Gerieva for the "Caucasian Knot" Circassian activists argue about ICA's influence on conflict in Kendelen

    The Congress of the International Circassian Association (ICA) has finished without announcement of a position on the conflict in the village of Kendelen, and the statement will be announced later, reported participants of the event. The ICA's statement will not help to stop the confrontation, believes activist Zaurbiy Chundyshko.

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  • 'Turks taken captive'. A picture from Mukhamed Khakhandukov's gallery, http://mhahandukov.narod.ru/e_plenenie_turok.htm Historians assert that land dispute caused conflict in Kendelen

    The Kabardians vs. Balkars conflict around the anniversary of the Kanjali Battle was caused by the problem of mountain pastures, scientists have stated. Balkars took the Kabardians' decision to mark the anniversary of the battle back in 2008 as a claim to their lands.

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  • Residents of the village of Kendelen.  September 18, 2018. Photo by Tamara Gerieva for the "Caucasian Knot" Officials blame social network users for conflict in Kendelen

    The Kabardians vs. Balkars confrontation in the village of Kendelen was arranged by provocateurs, who had fuelled the conflict in social networks, the head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities' Matters and the Deputy Minister for Nationalities of the neighbouring Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) have stated. Many social network users have supported the calls to end the conflict.

September 21, 2018 08:17

  • A refugee from the village of Artsvashen, now living in the village of Chambarak. Yerevan, September 20, 2018. Photo by Armine Martirosyan for the "Caucasian Knot" Refugees achieve meeting with Armenia Premier

    On Thursday, September 20, former villagers of Artsvashen gathered near the building of Armenian government, demanding help in improving their houses. After a clash with policemen, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan went out to meet them.

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  • Near the Shali Court which considers Oyub Titiev's case. September 20, 2018. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the "Caucasian Knot" Oyub Titiev's trial of continues in closed regime

    The court has granted the prosecutor's request to question prosecution witnesses in the case of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" behind closed doors of the courtroom.

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