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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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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 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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