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April 25, 2019 08:32

  • Ingush activist Aushev arrested for two months

    A court in Kabardino-Balkaria has ruled to imprison Ruslan Aushev, suspected of involvement in clashes with law enforcers at a rally in Magas. While justifying the arrest, investigators presented uncertified copies of documents, but the court ignored this, the advocates Akhmed Kaloev and Magomed Bekov affirm.

April 24, 2019 21:44

April 24, 2019 21:35

  • Policeman Photo: © Elena Sineok, "Mothers of Beslan" gets MIA's support in struggle for checkpoint

    The Chief Directorate for the North-Caucasian Federal District (NFCD) of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) found rational an appeal filed by the NGO "Mothers of Beslan" with a request to preserve the "Chermen" checkpoint at the border with Chechnya, a member of the NGO reports today. The "Mothers of Beslan" opposed the Ramzan Kadyrov's call to remove all checkpoints between the regions of Northern Caucasus.

April 24, 2019 18:55

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  • Aslan Yandiev in the courtroom. Photo by Konstantin Volgin for the Caucasian Knot Key witnesses testify in favour of Aslan Yandiev

    Umar Khadziev and Ruslan Tsurov, sentenced in cases on terror acts committed in North Ossetia, deny the prosecutor's version in the Aslan Yandiev's case. Both witnesses state that they do not know Aslan Yandiev and that they confessed to the crimes under torture.

April 24, 2019 11:34

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  • Torchlight march in Stepanakert, April 23, 2019. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot Over 2300 take part in torchlight march in Stepanakert (+video)

    More than 2300 residents of Stepanakert have participated in the traditional torchlight march in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire. Apart from torches and candles, the marchers carried flags of the countries, which have recognized the Armenian Genocide.

April 24, 2019 01:27

  • Races at a hippodrome in Gudermes. Screenshot from video report by TV Company 'Grozny', Construction of hippodromes in Chechnya raises payback issues of Kadyrov's projects

    The second hippodrome in Chechnya has been opened in Shali; the third one is being built in Grozny; it will be the largest in Northern Caucasus. Horse races in Chechnya are held very rarely, local residents said. To make a hippodrome profitable, it must have hundreds of races per year and take toto bets, said the branch workers interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 24, 2019 01:07

April 23, 2019 23:09

  • Rally in Magas, October 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Third Ingush activist detained over the day

    Rashid Aushev has become today, together with the activists detained earlier, Khasan Katsiev and Akhmed Nalgiev, the third suspect in the case of clashes with law enforcers at a rally in Magas, the advocates, Akhmed Kaloev and Magomed Bekov, have informed.

April 23, 2019 22:54

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  • Cathedral Mosque in Maikop. Photo: Sergei Demeshkin, Muslims voice problem with return of historic mosques to communities in Kuban and Adygea

    The decision made by the Arbitration Court of Adygea on transferring the building of the first Maikop mosque from the property of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Russian Federation to the property of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM) of Adygea and the Krasnodar Territory is a historically important event, believes Asfar Myss, the head of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims for the Takhtamukai District.

April 23, 2019 15:01

April 23, 2019 14:39

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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