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  • Oyub Titiev (left) and his advocates in the courtroom. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot Titiev's defence demands to disqualify the judge

    The judge's decisions to reject all the defence's petitions in the case of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", may be associated with fears for the judge's personal safety, Titiev's advocate has stated today. The prosecutors have treated the defence's demands to disqualify the court as unjustified.

February 11, 2019 17:04

  • Dirty mattress in the infectious diseases ward of the hospital. Screenshot from the Instagram page of the community "ChP/Nalchik", Social networks criticize KBR's Health Ministry for poor state of hospitals

    Users of the Instagram have expressed outrage at the information about dirty mattresses and bedspreads, issued to patients in the infectious diseases ward of the hospital of the dwelling settlement of Maisky and stated that a similar picture can be observed in hospitals in other cities of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR).

February 11, 2019 16:16

  • Armenian mission before being sent to Syria. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Armenia Armenian opposition criticizes sending mission to Syria

    Officials voice contradictory statements about the reasons for sending a humanitarian contingent to Syria, state Armen Ashotyan, the deputy chairman of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA). The "Sasna Tsrer" Party described sending of armed forces to Syria as "colonial dependence on Russia."

February 11, 2019 15:54

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  • At a place where suspicious subject was found in Baku. Photo: © Sputnik / Yelena Starostina Grenade found near kindergarten in Baku

    A teenager reported to the Ministry for Emergencies (MfE) of Azerbaijan that he had found a grenade in an abandoned front garden in a yard of a house in Ganja Avenue in Baku.

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  • Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Ossetian Muslims oppose Kadyrov's involvement in the issue of Vladikavkaz mosque

    Vladikavkaz lacks mosques, the North-Ossetian Muftiate has reported, commenting on the petition for the transfer of the building where the planetarium is located, the Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM). Believers think that the religious building should be used for its intended purpose, but the solution of this issue should not go beyond the republic.

February 10, 2019 10:19

  • The 100 manat banknotes. Photo © Sputnik / Murad Orujov Wage increase in Azerbaijan causes economists' scepticism

    The head of Azerbaijan has ordered to increase the minimum (floor) wage in the country by almost 40% starting from March 1 – up to 180 manats instead of 130. Economists are confident that the wage increase will be followed by growth of taxes on entrepreneurs and fines.

February 09, 2019 16:50

  • Advocate states torture of person detainee in Dagestan

    Law enforcers have tortured Abdul Magomedov, a resident of Khasavyurt, with electric current, trying to knock out a confession to the creation of an illegal armed formation (IAF), the defence has stated. Other confessions to this case were given by two local residents.

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  • The main page of the "Aravot". Screenshot made by the "Caucasian Knot" on February 9 at 03:00 MSK Armenian online edition unblocked in Russia after diplomats' intervention

    The Russian-language version of the "Aravot" is excluded from the register of violators of the law on the protection of personal data, the editor-in-chief of the online edition has reported. Earlier, the editorial board received three demands from the "Roskomnadzor" to exclude the name of a Russian businessman from publications.

February 09, 2019 13:03

  • Ismail Berdiev. Photo: screenshot of the video published on the IslamNews YouTube channel Ingush Muslim Centre not to stand up for Koran "extremist" interpretation

    The public council of the Nasyr-Kort Mosque in Ingushetia has called on the Muslims' Coordination Centre (MCC) of Northern Caucasus to stand up for the book interpreting the Koran in the translation of the philosopher, Elmir Kuliev, which the prosecutor's office demanded to treat as an extremist one.

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