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December 05, 2018 11:04

  • Mamed Ibragim. Photo: RFE/RL Mamed Ibragim's defence demands to summon search witnesses

    Three witnesses from among inmates of Colony No. 16 who were attracted as search witnesses, failed to appear at the trial of Mamed Ibragim, an adviser to the Chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan. The defence insisted on interrogation of them; and the court has adjourned the session.

December 05, 2018 10:53

  • Woman from the Caucasus. Photo: REUTERS/Diana Markosian Scientists argue about "honour killings" custom in Northern Caucasus

    The "Legal Initiative" has drafted a report on women, who in 2013-2017 fell victim to the so-called "honour killings". The report, which is scheduled to be published on December 6, is based on the studies conducted in the three republics of Northern Caucasus – Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan.

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  • Banner with portraits of 'Donbass' veterans. Screenshot from Semyon Semenchenko's Facebook page: "Donbass" veterans arrested in Georgia go on hunger strike

    The six citizens of Ukraine and a citizen of Georgia, detained in Tbilisi during a special operation, have gone on a hunger strike in protest against the charges of illegal acquisition and possession of weapons, their advocate has announced.

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  • S-125 Soviet surface-to-air missile system at the parade in Yerevan. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot Rearmament reminds about Armenia's ties with Russia

    Armenian authorities have announced their readiness to consider a US proposal for the supply of weapons. The country's financial capacity does not allow any large-scale purchase of American-made weapons; it is more reasonable for Armenia to still buying armaments from Russia, the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

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  • Magomed Mutsolgov. Screenshot from video by HRC 'Memorial':

Activist states pressure on initiators of referendum on border issue

    Officials are collecting personal data on family members of activists who have set up an initiative group to hold a referendum in Ingushetia on the border agreement with Chechnya, said Magomed Mutsolgov, a human rights defender, in his appeal to the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF).

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  • Gavel. Photo from Native of Adygea sentenced to 11 years in prison for aiding IS*

    Today, the North-Caucasian District Military Court has found Pyotr Gnipel, a 19-year-old native of the Giaginskaya village, guilty of acquiring components for an explosive device, which he was supposed to hand over to supporters of the "Islamic State" (IS, earlier – ISIL), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court.

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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