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November 29, 2018 11:58

  • A rally near the Parliament of Ingushetia on October 4, 2018. Photo by Umar Yovloy for the "Caucasian Knot" Dispute over Chechen-Ingush border sets a precedent for Caucasus and Russia

    When making a decision on the issue of the Chechen-Ingush border, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation should be guided by "reasonable terms," notes advocate Igor Trunov. He believes "it will not take more than a week or two." The decision creates a precedent for future verdicts on similar cases, notes advocate Yevgeny Chernousov.

November 29, 2018 11:52

  • Salome Zurabishvili. Photo Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili In Georgia, Salome Zurabishvili wins election with more than 59% of votes

    In Georgia, after the counting of votes from 99.7% of polling stations in the presidential election, the independent candidate Salome Zurabishvili supported by the ruling "Georgian Dream" Party is in the lead. She gained 59.56% of the votes. Grigol Vashadze, a candidate of the "United National Movement" (UNM) Party, gained 40.44% of the votes.

November 29, 2018 09:12

November 29, 2018 09:08

  • Rapper Husky's case draws attention to trend of musical censorship

    The release of rapper Husky, who was arrested in Krasnodar, did not solve the problem of relations between musicians and the authorities. The rapper Husky's case has turned out to be one among other cases of pressure on performers popular with young people, whose concerts are cancelled in different cities of Russia.

November 29, 2018 09:06

  • A polling station No. 12 in Tbilisi. November 28, 2018. Photo by Grigory Shvedov for the "Caucasian Knot" Observers refuse to recognize election in Georgia as fair

    Among the violations registered by observers from Georgian NGOs during the second round of the presidential election there were bribing of voters and use of the administrative resource. Bidzina Ivanishvili actually recognized the victory of Salome Zurabishvili.

November 29, 2018 09:02

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