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June 21, 2019 13:33

  • Abdulmumin Gadjiev. Screenshot from video posted by Studio ISTIQAMA at Dagestani editors-in-chief explain their support to Gadjiev by distrust in law enforcers

    The refusal of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Dagestan to sanction a rally in support of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, one of the editors of the "Chernovik" (Draft) weekly, will be appealed against, said the initiator of the action. The journalists' solidarity with Gadjiev is caused by the decreased confidence in the actions of law enforcement bodies, Dagestani editors-in chief believe.

June 21, 2019 11:15

June 21, 2019 11:01

  • Road sign in the outskirts of Kizlyar. Photo by Ilyas Kapiev for the Caucasian Knot Chechen Diasporas side Kadyrov in conflict with Dagestan

    The Chechnya's conflicts with neighbouring regions on border issues have consolidated Chechens both in the republic and abroad; however, Ramzan Kadyrov's and his entourage's scandalous statements spoil relations among nations, the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

June 21, 2019 10:49

  • Unrest in Tbilisi. Screenshot from: Over 60 people suffered at Tbilisi riots

    As a result of the dispersal of the protest action at the parliament building in Tbilisi, 30 protesters and 39 policemen were hospitalized with various traumas. Law enforcers detained activists, who resisted the police.

June 21, 2019 10:39

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  • Clashes between protesters and policemen at the Parliament building in Georgia. Screenshot from video posted by 360 at Tbilisi protesters demand resignation of MIA and SSS heads

    The protest action began in Tbilisi on June 20, after at a sitting of the Parliamentary Assembly, held in the building of the Georgian Parliament, Sergey Gavrilov, a Russian State Duma MP, sat into the chair of the Speaker. This displeased some of the Georgian MPs; and they announced the start of the Speaker's impeachment procedure.

June 20, 2019 21:24

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  • Relatives of Ingush activists complain to President Putin about their persecution

    Women from Ingushetia recorded a video appeal to Vladimir Putin. In their appeal, they complain that their relatives are being unreasonably persecuted after a rally in Magas. In its turn, the Council of Teips (family clans) called on residents of the republic to meet every week for collective prayer in support of the arrested activists.

June 20, 2019 20:11

June 20, 2019 14:43

  • Law enforcers. Photo: Elena Sineok, Native of Dagestan detained in Moscow has contacted his relatives

    On June 19, Ali Aliomarov, a native of Dagestan, whose disappearance worried his relatives, told his wife that law enforcers detained him in Moscow and planned to transport him to the Stavropol Territory. The man explained that the large amount of money found at him came from the sale of his car and was not raised to finance terrorists.

June 20, 2019 14:33

June 20, 2019 11:04

  • Fuad Abbasov. Screenshot from: Paxlava Production Azerbaijani journalist Fuad Abbasov stops hunger strike

    On June 19, Fuad Abbasov, an Azerbaijani journalist, who went on a hunger strike in protest against his unjustified deprivation of freedom in the Moscow Region, explained his decision to stop his hunger strike by doctors' recommendations.

June 20, 2019 10:54

  • Baku. Photo: © Sputnik / Vladimir Pesnya, CoE calls on Azerbaijan to complete anti-corruption reform

    Azerbaijani authorities must exhibit the will and complete the anti-corruption reform related to the mandatory declaration of income and property by the MPs, judges and prosecutors, the Anti-Corruption Group of the Council of Europe (GRECO) has stated in its report.

June 20, 2019 10:42

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  • Dagestan journalists criticize Kadyrov's version of Kizlyar conflict

    The participants of the conflict in Kizlyar are supported by a significant part of residents of Dagestan, who fear the transfer of land to Chechnya, Dagestani journalists and political analysts have stated in response to Ramzan Kadyrov's assertion that the Dagestani society is not on the side of individual activists.

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