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February 13, 2019 17:31

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  • European Court of Human Rights. Photo: REUTERS/Vincent Kessler ECtHR awards compensations to relatives of those killed in Chechnya

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has considered the complaints, filed a few years after the death of Chechen residents, Alvi Bugaev and Alkhazur Atabaev, and ruled that their relatives should receive compensations totalling more than 200,000 euros, said the advocate Dokka Itslaev.

February 13, 2019 13:04

  • Martin Zaleski, the Turkmenchay Peace of 1828, Historians tell about the modern impact of Turkmenchay Treaty

    The Turkmenchay Peace Treaty of 1828 divided the territory of historical residence of Azerbaijanis among Russia and Iran; and the subsequent actions of the tsarist regime and the Soviet authorities created the basis for the Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijani historians told the "Caucasian Knot".

February 13, 2019 11:11

  • Mikhail Benyash at the court session in Krasnodar, September 25, 2018. Photo by Alexei Avedisyan Court bans journalists to attend sessions on Benyash's case

    The policemen found as victims in the case of the Krasnodar lawyer Mikhail Benyash have opposed the presence of journalists at the court sessions; and their petition was granted, the defence reports, noting that this decision is contrary to the open nature of the court sessions.

February 13, 2019 11:01

  • Two oppositionists arrested for 15 days each in Azerbaijan

    Makhir Rustamli and Idayat Rasulzade, activists of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), detained during the trial of their party comrade in the city of Sumgait, were found guilty of disorderly conduct (petty hooliganism). The activists are prosecuted on a trump-up accusation, the PFPA spokesman has stated.

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  • Oyub Titiev. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot Oyub Titiev abused, his defence reports

    A scotch tape with Oyub Titiev's hairs on it, which was used to wrap a package with drugs, was obtained with the use of violence as a result of a scene with threats arranged by law enforcers, an advocate of the Chechen rights defender has stated today.

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  • NKR rules out release of Askerov and Guliev

    After the release of Elnur Guseinzade, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has excluded the possibility of the release or exchange of other Azerbaijani citizens, Shakhbaz Guliev and Dilkham Askerov, who had been convicted for especially grave crimes.

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  • Armenia's MoD reports soldier's death

    Mesrop Grigoryan, a contract soldier, was fatally wounded in one of the military units of the Armenian Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

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  • 'Mother's heart' installation at the place of picket, Makhachkala, February 10, 2018. Screenshot from video shot by the Caucasian Knot, "March of Mothers' Rage" disrupted in Makhachkala

    Natalia Zakharova, the organizer of the "March of Mothers' Rage" in Makhachkala, decided to change the format of the action to a solo picket in support of Anastasia Shevchenko, after law enforcers came to her home in her absence and frightened her children.

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