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  • Azerbaijani tanks. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, https://mod.gov.az Military experts warn about danger of Karabakh conflict escalation

    The advance of Azerbaijani border guards into the territory of the Gazakh District indicates the President Ilham Aliev's intent to resume negotiations with Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh; however, a change in control over border sections can lead to a conflict escalation, the political analysts and military observers interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" assert.

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  • Polad Aslanov. Screenshot from video posted at Amerikanın Səsi Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-8biHhxt2M Wife of journalist Aslanov states restriction of his right to visits

    At the SIZO (pre-trial prison), Azerbaijani journalist Polad Aslanov, accused of treason, is restricted in his rights to meet his relatives and to make phone calls, his wife has stated. According to her story, the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) has begun checking the complaint about the violation of her husband's rights in custody and a biased investigation.

August 17, 2019 08:33

  • Ramzan Kadyrov and Magomed Daudov. Photo: press service of FC 'Terek', http://old.fc-terek.ru/index.php?option=com_datsogallery&Itemid=88888927&func=detail&catid=125&id=2519 People from Kadyrov's retinue become his representatives in sectors of Chechnya

    Ramzan Kadyrov has split Chechnya into sectors and appointed law enforcers and officials from his close encirclement to control the work of municipalities. Kadyrov has strengthened the manual ruling regime by copying the Russian administrative system at the republic's level, the political analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" have noted.

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August 16, 2019 21:48

  • Participants of protest action in Magas. Photo by Umar Yovloi for the Caucasian Knot Law enforcers associate "Legal Initiative" with protests in Magas

    The rallies in Magas and recent protests in Moscow are backed up by same people, who organize mass riots, the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has stated. The searches conducted in the Moscow and Ingush offices of the "Legal Initiative" were associated with this version, rights defenders assert.

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  • Servicemen of the Nagorno-Karabakh Army. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot Gazaryan's desertion to Azerbaijan raises questions to Karabakh officers

    There were no soldiers' complaints about discipline in the military unit, where Araik Gazaryan had served; however, the officers of the Defence Army of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) are indirectly responsible for the fact that their soldier occurred on the side of Azerbaijan, the rights defenders interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

August 16, 2019 13:45

  • "Legal Initiative" reports new search of its office

    The second search in three days of the office of the NGO "Legal Initiative", which was launched today by law enforcers in the city of Nazran, has to do with the defence of the interests of Ingush activists, rights defenders have suggested.

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  • Representatives of Azerbaijani Ombudsperson visit Gazaryan

    Employees of the Ombudsperson of Azerbaijan have visited the Armenian soldier, Araik Gazaryan, who was detained on the frontline on August 12. According to the Ombudsperson's press service, the soldier had no complaints about his custody conditions and treatment.

August 16, 2019 01:06

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  • Iya Kitsmarishvili. Screenshot from 1tv video: https://1tv.ge/ru/news/ija-kicmarishvili-obratilas-v-sud-za-vozrashheniem-30-akcij-rustavi-2/ Widow of co-founder of "Rustavi-2" demands to stop sale of TV Company

    Iya Kitsmarishvili, the widow of one of the founders of the "Rustavi-2" TV Company, has called on the court to promptly consider and satisfy her lawsuit and return the stake in company to her. Meanwhile, Paata Saliya, the advocate of Kibar Khalvashi, asserts that his client is the legal owner of the TV Company and has the right to sell its shares.

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