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  • Advocate Pyotr Zaikin and Oyub Titiev (right). Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot MEPs call for release of Oyub Titiev

    In a resolution adopted today, the European Parliament has demanded urgent release of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" office in Grozny. MEPs have also called on international sports personalities and artists from all over the world to refrain from participating in public events in Chechnya.

February 14, 2019 23:27

  • Protest rally held by students of the Yerevan State University, Yerevan, November 2017. Photo: © facebook / Հանուն գիտության զարգացման YeSU students demand Rector's resignation

    During the today's protest action, students have called for an extraordinary meeting of the board of trustees of the Yerevan State University (known as YeSU) and for expression of distrust to Rector Aram Simonyan.

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  • Ramzan Kadyrov, Raul Arashukov. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov, press service of 'Stavropolkraigaz'. Collage made by the Caucasian Knot Financial Times links Arashukov family's case with gas debts of Chechnya

    The dispute over the Chechen gas debt takes place amid tough measures to combat the inefficient operation of the Russian domestic market, say reporters of the Financial Times. The proceedings against the Arashukov family were launched against the background of their attempt to take control over the money for gas supplies to Chechnya, believes Oleg Bondarenko, the director of the Progressive Policy Foundation.

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  • Airplane carrying humanitarian aid to Syria. Photo: Sputnik / David Galstyan US Embassy criticizes Armenian humanitarian mission to Syria

    The US Department of State does not support any engagement with Syrian military forces, whether that engagement is to provide assistance to civilians or is military in nature, the US Embassy in Armenia declares. David Tonoyan, Armenian Defence Minister, noted the need to provide assistance to Syrian people.

February 14, 2019 11:16

  • Rally participants in Stepanakert. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot Karabakh veterans support Nikol Pashinyan

    In Stepanakert, more than 40 veterans attended a rally on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the Karabakh liberation movement. The new authorities of Armenia took a tough stance on the Karabakh issue and clearly identified the need for the participation of Nagorno-Karabakh in the negotiation process, stated activists of the Karabakh liberation movement interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".

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  • Alaverdi Copper Smelter. Photo: © Sputnik / Aram Nersesyan , Protesting workers unblock railway in Armenia

    Workers of the Alaverdi Copper Smelter have suspended their protest action in order to give the authorities time to respond about the future of the enterprise. They threatened to block both the motor road and the railway running to Georgia.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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