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August 22, 2019 16:24

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  • Rustam Kuchmenov. Photo: Committee Against Torture website, https://www.pytkam.net/ru/news/rassledovaniem-dela-o-pytkah-v-nalchike-zaymutsya-na-respublikanskom-urovne New investigation started into case on torture of Nalchik resident

    The investigation into the case on beating of Rustam Kuchmenov, a detained resident of Nalchik, was resumed, and it was handed over to officials from the Investigating Department for Kabardino-Balkaria of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF), the Committee Against Torture (CaT) reported on August 21.

August 22, 2019 11:26

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  • Nika Gvaramiya. Screenshot of 'Rustavi-2' Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/rustavi2/photos/a.293417874035638/1286081234769292/?type=3&theater Nika Gvaramiya invites dismissed "Rustavi-2" reporters to new TV Company

    At present, the new "Mtavari Archi" TV Company forms its staff, and journalists and presenters of talk shows from the "Rustavi-2”TV Channel are invited to work for the new company, while their salaries will be maintained, reports Nika Gvaramiya, the former general director of the "Rustavi-2" TV Channel.

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  • Mikheil Sesiashvili announces that he quits 'Rustavi-2'. Screenshot from video posted at: http://www.rustavi2.ge/ka/news/141939 "Rustavi-2" stops news releases

    After the dismissal of the leader and two presenters, the news programme "Courier" has stopped broadcasting on the Georgian "Rustavi-2" TV Company. It became clear to the authors that the channel fell under the control of the ruling party, said Mikheil Sesiashvili, one of those who have quitted.

August 21, 2019 21:47

  • Traces of bullets. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Abkhazia, http://mvdra.org/press/9439/ Electoral office of presidential candidate Arshba shelled

    Policemen have begun searching for the man who has shelled the electoral office of Oleg Arshba located in the Abkhaz village of Mgudzyrkhua today. The office staff has treated the incident as an attempt to intimidate the presidential candidate and his team.

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  • 'Rustavi-2' TV studio. Screenshot from RTVI Youtube Channel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2uPSif-v38 Oppositionists see political motives in dismissals of "Rustavi-2" reporters

    On August 20, the general director of the "Rustavi-2" TV Channel announced the dismissals of at least seven employees of the TV Channel. Dismissed reporters are supporters of the "United National Movement" (UNM) Party, and their dismissals point to a change in the editorial policy of the independent TV Company, note opposition politicians.

August 21, 2019 14:00

  • Human rights defenders: Grib, Karpyuk, and Klykh transferred to "Lefortovo" SIZO

    Sentenced Ukrainian citizens Pavel Grib, Nikolai Karpyuk, Stanislav Klykh, as well as Alexander Kolchenko and Vladimir Balukha were transferred from regional penitentiary institutions of the Federal Penitentiary Service (known as FSIN). At present, they are being kept at the Moscow SIZO (pre-trial prison), the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" suggests.

August 21, 2019 11:52

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  • Head of news service fired from "Rustavi-2" TV Company

    Nodar Meladze, the head of the "Rustavi-2" news service, was fired, Paata Saliya, Director General of the TV Company, announced live on air on August 20. He treated a conflict of interest as the reason for Meladze's resignation.

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  • Khasavyurt court arrests Kemran Isaev

    On August 20, the Khasavyurt District Court arrested Kemran Isaev, a resident of Dagestan, who was declared kidnapped by his relatives, within a case of firearm possession.

August 21, 2019 00:36

  • Pilgrims in Mecca. Photo: https://pixabay.com/ KBR pilgrims share impressions about Hajj

    400 pilgrims from the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) have committed their Hajj, having completely covered this year's quota allocated for the republic. The KBR pilgrims, who have returned from Mecca, noted a good organization of the tour.

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