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February 27, 2019 14:07

  • Special operation in Nalchik, February 27, 2019. Photo: press service of the National Antiterrorist Committee of Russia, NAC reports three killed militants in Nalchik

    Three persons killed today by law enforcers during a special operation in the capital of Kabardino-Balkaria, were plotting a terror act, reported the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC). According to the NAC, nobody else suffered in a shootout.

February 27, 2019 14:01

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February 27, 2019 11:17

  • Law enforcers. Photo: press service of the National Antiterrorist Committee of Russia, Man killed in CTO in Nalchik

    During a shootout with law enforcers, one of the persons blocked today in a private house in Nalchik was killed, law enforcement sources have reported.

February 27, 2019 11:05

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February 26, 2019 21:47

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February 26, 2019 18:41

  • Ivan Zhidkov. Screenshot from the personal page at: Producer claims being harassed after criticism from Khabib Nurmagomedov

    The performance "Hunting for Men", shown in the capital of Dagestan, drew criticism from fighters for morality, including MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov. The producer of the performance apologized to residents of the republic and noted that actors of the theatre team received threats in social networks.

February 26, 2019 18:27

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February 26, 2019 13:04

  • Entrance to the village of Dylym (Dagestan). Photo: Umar Dagirov,Дылым#/media/File:Въезд_в_Дылым_(2).jpg Earthquake occurs near Dagestani village

    An earthquake of magnitude of 3.4 points has been registered today at three kilometres from the village of Dylym, Kazbek District. No information about the victims and destructions was reported.

February 26, 2019 12:59

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  • Participants of mourning events in memory of the victims of the Khojaly tragedy, Baku, February 26, 2018. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot Residents of Azerbaijan commemorate victims of Khojaly tragedy

    Today, on February 26, Azerbaijan commemorates the victims of the Khojaly tragedy. On this day, 27 years ago, during the Karabakh conflict, the town of Khojaly was captured, which led to mass civilian casualties. On the eve of the anniversary of the mournful date, the events dedicated to Khojaly victims were held both in Azerbaijan and abroad.

February 26, 2019 10:54

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  • Investigators find it unlikely that attack in Bakhtemir village was a terror act

    The man, who was shot dead after attacking a policeman in the village of Bakhtemir of the Astrakhan Region, had not attracted law enforcers' attention and was not registered by psychiatrists. No terrorist motives can be seen in the attacker's actions, the spokesman of the regional branch of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has stated.

February 26, 2019 08:18

  • Georgian court refuses to release David Kirkitadze

    The Gurdjaani District Court has refused to release David Kirkitadze, an activist of the oppositional "United National Movement" (UNM) Party, from custody, despite the petition with 15,000 signatures, presented by the defence.

February 26, 2019 08:12

  • Charity event in memory of Chechen and Ingush deportation, February 23, 2019, Shali. Screenshot from video broadcasted by 'Grozny' TV Company, Kadyrov makes forced concessions on deportation anniversary

    The dissatisfaction of residents of Chechnya with the ban on official mourning events on the anniversary of deportation became so obvious in eight years that the authorities had to reckon with it, believes Ruslan Kutaev, the head of the Assembly of Caucasian Nations. Dmitry Oreshkin, a political analyst, has added that by making concessions to his people, Ramzan Kadyrov improved his authority, while not making the Kremlin angry.

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