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  • Draft drawing of the Mosque named after Tamerlan Musaev to be built in the village of Mairtup. Screenshot from video posted by 'Chechnya Segodnya', https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg8d8Hl6pwo Building mosque in policeman's memory surprises residents of Chechnya

    A large mosque will be built in the village of Mairtup in memory of Tamerlan Musaev, the head of the ROVD (District Police Division), the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has announced. This news has surprised local residents, already accustomed to the names of Kadyrov's relatives being given to mosques.

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July 30, 2019 14:56

  • Rosgvardia officer during search in the office of the "Ecological Watch for North Caucasus". Screenshot of the Facebook post by Alexei Avanesyan, http://www.facebook.com/100005066893432/videos/pcb.1254162881429263/1254177024761182/?type=3&theater Law enforcers search "EcoWatch" and Krasnodar activists

    Today, searches were conducted in the office of the "Ecological Watch for North Caucasus" (EcoWatch) and in the home of activists Leonid and Marina Zaprudin, Andrei Rudomakha, the "EcoWatch" coordinator, Arina Lisovets, an eco-activist, have reported.

July 30, 2019 14:35

  • Military exercises in near-front zone. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan reports shelling attacks on pre-border areas

    The ceasefire regime in the Karabakh conflict zone was violated for 19 times during the last 24 hours; two villages in the districts bordering on Armenia came under fire, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has informed today.

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  • Batumi. Photo by Nina Tumanova for the Caucasian Knot Adjara media ignore pro-Russian rally

    Several tens thousand people never took part in the rally of the oppositional "Alliance of Georgian Patriots" Party in Batumi; the number of participants was barely three thousand, Georgian experts told the "Caucasian Knot". The media of Adjara practically did not cover the rally.

July 30, 2019 08:24

  • "Musavat" activist arrested for 30 days

    A court in Baku has arrested Elman Guliev, the head of the youth organization of the "Musavat" Party, who was detained on July 29 during a protest against the criminal prosecution of Azad Gasanov. The rest of the detainees have been released.

July 30, 2019 08:15

  • 'Chernovik' journalists are waiting for the start of trial on Gadjiev's case. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot GPO gets interested in Gadjiev's case

    After the appeal of the Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights (known as the HRC), the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Russia has initiated a check of the inquiry of the case of financing of terrorism, in which Abdulmumin Gadjiev, a journalist of the "Chernovik" (Draft) edition, is a figurant.

July 29, 2019 22:06

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  • Ruslan Kasheshov. Photo: press service of HRC 'Memorial', https://memohrc.org/ru/news_old/podvergshiysya-pytkam-zhitel-kbr-pozhalovalsya-na-psevdosvidetelya-v-dele-o-narkotikah-i KBR resident complains about torture and falsification of proofs

    Ruslan Kasheshov, an entrepreneur from the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), has stated that he had confessed to the illegal dealing with explosives, drugs and complicity with the IS ("Islamic State", a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court) under torture.

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