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  • Georgian oppositionists demand to let them in border village of Atotsi

    The Georgian party has accused Russian border guards of installing barbed wire near the village of Atotsi, bordering on South Ossetia; and observers and policemen arrived at the venue. Oppositionists staged a protest at the "Shakshaketi" checkpoint, demanding to let them into the village.

October 21, 2019 11:02

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October 20, 2019 11:22

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  • Elena Milashina. Photo by Anna Artemyeva / "Novaya Gazeta" Journalist Milashina refuses to comment on Kadyrov's rude joke

    Elena Milashina, a journalist, refused to discuss the proposal for marriage instead of human rights violations in Chechnya. Social network users' opinions about the appropriateness of such humour on the part of Kadyrov diverged; some commentators have treated it as a veiled threat.

October 20, 2019 11:14

  • Detentions at an oppositional rally in Baku on October 19, 2019. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" Police conduct harsh detentions at rally in Baku

    60 people were detained at an oppositional rally in Baku; 42 were released after warning; materials on the remaining 18 will be sent to courts, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has informed. Oppositionists claim that there were "much more" detainees.

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  • Tumso Abdurakhmanov (on the left) and Chingiz Akhmadov. Screenshots of the videos:, Critic of Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov wins promotion

    Chingiz Akhmadov, a journalist of the "Grozny" TV Channel, has been appointed director of the "Chechnya Today" Agency. Akhmadov is regularly posting video replies to the blogger, Tumso Abdurakhmanov, in social networks in defence of Chechen authorities.

October 19, 2019 12:27

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October 19, 2019 09:19

  • The LGBT flags. Photo Complaint to ECtHR gives hope for inquiry into torture of alleged gay Altemirov

    Volunteers of the Russian LGBT Network have evacuated almost 160 people from Chechnya and continue helping local homosexuals. According to the complaint filed by the Network in the interests of the murdered Chechen resident, Arbi Altemirov, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg may oblige Russia to investigate the case.

October 19, 2019 09:17

  • Logo of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" HRC "Memorial" reports kidnapping in Chechnya

    Ramzan Shaikhaev, who was visiting Chechnya as a guest, was detained for a month by law enforcers without explanations; and on September 9, he disappeared, the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" has informed. His acquaintances believe that Shaikhaev had drawn law enforcers' attention because of his "suspicious" beard.

October 19, 2019 09:16

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October 18, 2019 23:56

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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