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  • The Gizeldon river valley, June 2018. Photo by Anna Evstafieva. North Ossetia opens Dargavs Necropolis for tourists

    The authorities have enhanced the security at Dargavs Necropolis, which was temporarily closed for visits after tourists started to post selfies with buried skulls, reports today Valery Kubalov, the director of the National Museum of North Ossetia.

July 29, 2019 20:11

  • TV report with apologies of a 16-year-old teenager for criticizing the Chechen authorities. Screenshot from 'Grozny' TV Channel video: In Chechnya, practice of public apologies affects teenagers

    A TV report with apologies of a 16-year-old teenager for criticizing the Chechen authorities provoked indignation of local residents. The purpose of the new report prepared by the "Grozny" TV Channel is to intimidate young people and potential critics of the Ramzan Kadyrov's regime, believe experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".

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  • Vlad Pogorelov, an LGBT activist, at a picket in Volgograd on July 27, 2019. Photo by Tatyana Filimonova for the "Caucasian Knot" Volgograd activist pickets against LGBT discrimination

    At his solo picket, Vlad Pogorelov, a Volgograd activists, demanded to protect lives and rights of members of the LGBT community. Some of the passers-by supported the picketer; but one man snatched a poster from the activist and threw it into the garbage bin.

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  • Russian tourists in Tbilisi. Screenshot of the videoроссийские-туристы-не-боятся-отдыхать-в-грузии-28062019/av-49406632 Georgian businesses see no decrease in tourist flows after Russian sanctions

    The ban on direct Russia-Georgia flights resulted in a decrease in the number of Russian tourists, but it was compensated by the increase of tourist inflow from Europe, the Georgia's Association of Entry Tourism has reported. Russian tour operators have reported that they found alternatives to the Georgian direction.

July 27, 2019 20:51

  • Malik Butaev, a journalist of the Derbent information agency, participates in a picket in support of Abdulmumin Gadjiev. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the "Caucasian Knot" Dagestani SC cancels permit for action in support of journalist Gadjiev

    The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the officials of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Dagestan on the issue of demonstration in support of the arrested journalist Abdulmumin Gadjiev. Gadjiev's relatives are not able to visit him in the SIZO (pre-trial prison) for the second month, the journalist's mother said.

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  • Khas-Magomed Kadyrov. Screenshot of the video of the meeting in the Argun administration on July 26, 2019, at which Kadyrov was introduced to the staff of the mayor’s office Kadyrov's relative appointed acting Mayor of Argun

    The 28-year-old Khas-Magomed Kadyrov, who earlier worked as an assistant to the head of Chechnya and the head of the Grozny's branch of the Chechen Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has been appointed to the post of Mayor of the city of Argun.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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