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April 13, 2019 11:49

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  • A woman with traces of beatings. Photo: RFE/RL, UN finds Russia responsible for violence in Chechen family

    The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women has supported Shema Timagova, a victim of domestic violence, in her complaint against the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of Chechnya. The Russian authorities are offered to pay compensation to her.

April 13, 2019 08:26

  • The Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus. Photo: press service of EcoWatch, Court in Adygea fines "EcoWatch"

    The "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus" (EcoWatch) is the first organization fined for involvement in the activities of the "Open Russia" (recognized as an undesirable organization in Russia by the General Prosecutor's Office). The City Court of Maikop, the capital of Adygea, considered the case, although activists could not come to the session, the lawyer of the "EcoWatch" has stated.

April 13, 2019 08:21

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  • Brothers Mekhman  (left) and Emin Guseinov meet in Viena after 9-year separation, April 9, 2019. Photo courtesy of Emin Guseinov Mekhman Guseinov managed to leave Azerbaijan

    Mekhman Guseinov, an Azerbaijani blogger and the chairman of the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS), has managed to go abroad to participate in international events. Last night, he flew to Europe.

April 12, 2019 16:58

  • Law enforcers during protest action against an agreement on border with Chechnya, Magas, October 6, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Ingush activists compare cases of Dobriev and Khashagulgov

    The case of the participation of Abo Dobriev in the armed underground, instituted after they failed to prove his participation in the protest action, has reminded law enforcers' statements about links of the activist Muslim Khashagulgov with militants, Ingush oppositionists have noted.

April 12, 2019 15:31

  • 79-year-old Tofiq Aliev, native of Azerbaijan, now leaving in the town of Askeran in Nagorno-Karabakh, April 11, 2019. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot Refugees in NKR tell about housing problems

    Forced migrants from Azerbaijan need money, help and suitable housing, activists from the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) assert. They have set up a group "Gone with the Fate" on the Facebook, which, in their opinion, should draw attention to the problems of refugees and allow them to get help from sponsors.

April 12, 2019 15:12

  • Screenshot from the page of the special project of HRC "Memorial": "Memorial" tells Dagestani's story on "prophylactic registration" in a cartoon

    For six years already, Vazir Bazanaev, a resident of the Dagestani village of Chinar, has been suffering from law enforcers' obsessive supervision. He was put under the so-called "police prophylactic control" back in 2013; since then, the law enforcers cannot leave him alone. The history of the Dagestani, who complained about the encroachment of his privacy, is covered by a special project of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial".

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  • Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Pool via REUTERS Kadyrov urges Gazprom to write off part of Chechnya's gas debt

    Large losses of gas in Chechnya happened during the years of warfare, therefore, the state and the "Gazprom" must write off the republic's debt, Ramzan Kadyrov has stated. Russia had forgiven debts to many countries, the head of Chechnya has recalled in his comment on the court judgement on the gas indebtedness case.

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  • Border between South Ossetia and Georgia. Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili South Ossetia reports kidnapping border villager

    A resident of the village of Zardiantkar, located on the border with Georgia, was kidnapped right from his garden, the office of the plenipotentiary representative of the President of South Ossetia for post-conflict settlement has reported.

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  • Robert Kocharyan. Photo courtesy of Robert Kocharyan’s administration Court leaves Robert Kocharyan under arrest

    Today, the Armenian Court of Appeal has refused to release on bail Robert Kocharyan, the second president of the country. An advocate has announced the intention to challenge the court's decision at the cassation instance.

April 11, 2019 18:25

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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