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February 06, 2019 08:37

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  • A map fragment with the border between  Dagestan and Chechnya across Lake Kezenoi-Am. Screenshot of a picture published on Shamil Khadulaev's page Chechnya and Dagestan split Lake Kezenoi-Am

    The discussion of the Dagestani-Chechen border in Grozny passed without conflict, said Shamil Khadulaev, a member of the Dagestani delegation, showing a map fragment with the border across Lake Kezenoi-Am. Residents of Dagestan called on the authorities to ensure the open process of delimitating the border with Chechnya.

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  • The Yerevan State University. Photo: Սէրուժ Ուրիշեան (Serouj Ourishian) In Yerevan, scientists protest against threat of mass layoffs

    250 researchers from the Yerevan State University (known as YeSU) will lose part of their income and other 200 will lose their jobs due to the fact that the Armenian Cabinet of Ministers revised the financing of scientific projects, scientists state. They believe the government's decision contradicts the law and threaten to hold protest actions.

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  • CoE criticizes restriction of national minorities' rights in Azerbaijan

    National minorities in Azerbaijan are restricted in their right to express opinions and face difficulties in learning in their native language, while Talyshes and Lezgins are unreasonably accused of separatism, a Committee of the Council of Europe (CoE) has stated. The restrictions on the rights of national minorities are a consequence of the general restriction of democratic freedoms in Azerbaijan, Togrul Djuvarly, a political analyst, has stated.

February 05, 2019 15:54

  • Ovannes Galstyan, an Armenian filmmaker. Photo SPUTNIK / ANDRANIK GHAZARYAN Ovannes Galstyan Armenian filmmaker goes on hunger strike at Parliament

    Ovannes Galstyan, an Armenian Film Director, has demanded to resume funding the film "My Granma's Curls". He stopped his first hunger strike last December after meeting the Minister of Culture, but resumed it due to non-fulfilment of agreements.

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  • A policeman. Photo by Yelena Sineok, Policeman wounded at attack in Nalchik dies

    Aslan Balkarov, the DPS (road-and-patrol service) inspector, who was wounded in the attack committed in Nalchik, the capital of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) on January 25, has died in hospital on Monday, February 4, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has informed.

February 05, 2019 08:30

  • Two oppositionists detained in Baku

    Amil Mamedzade, an activist of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), detained on Monday, February 4, 2019, has been sentenced to 25 days of arrest. The fate of activist Elnur Djabbarly is not yet known, said Ilham Gusein, member of the PFPA's Presidium.

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  • Gatherers of wild garlic. Photo: Radio Marsho (RFE/RL) Residents of Chechnya report ban to gather wild garlic near Ingush border

    In the Achkhoi-Martan District, the authorities have forbidden gathering wild garlic on the territories adjacent to Ingushetia until January 31, reported residents of Chechnya. The ban was introduced on January 1 because of operational activities, reported the Chechen Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA).

February 04, 2019 17:35

  • Military excercises in the Karabakh army. Photo Azerbaijan reports shelling of two villages

    Azerbaijani positions in the Karabakh conflict zone were shelled for 25 times within the last 24 hours, including those deployed in two border villages, the country's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated.

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