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November 20, 2020 23:55

November 20, 2020 20:10

  • Zelimkhan Khangoshvili. Screenshot of a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/axi.pankiski.5?__tn__=%2Cd-]-h-R&eid=ARDeGFhAGsBenE34L86ogjhI4TcgGQHTp_AcHkZt4vOvsJa9jR-9IiTVEdqRUhiUPM7vsYgjyMGacwyP Witnesses report about detention of man accused of murdering Khangoshvili

    At a court hearing in a case on the murder of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, German policemen said that they almost missed the defendant during the detention. The court has not yet begun to consider evidence of the alleged involvement of the Russian authorities in the murder of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, explains Ekkehard Maass, the chairman of the German-Caucasian Society.

November 20, 2020 20:01

  • The police at a rally. Yerevan, November 12, 2020. Photo: Stepan Poghosyan/Photolure via REUTERS 25 people detained at protests in Yerevan

    In Yerevan, the police disperse protesters who block streets of the city and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The number of 25 detainees includes Ara Sagatelyan, the former chief of the administration of the Armenian parliament.

November 20, 2020 17:11

November 20, 2020 17:05

  • The Agdam District, Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo: Joaoleitao https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Агдам#/media/Файл:Agdam-nagorno-karabakh-3.jpg Agdam District passes under Azerbaijan's control

    The Azerbaijani Army has taken control over the territory of the Agdam District, the country's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated. The transfer of the city of Agdam to Azerbaijani militaries took place under the cover of Russian peacemakers, a local resident said.

November 20, 2020 13:59

  • Residents of Stepanakert, November 6, 2020. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" More than 1200 refugees return to Nagorno-Karabakh

    During the past 24 hours, 27 buses with refugees arrived in Nagorno-Karabakh from Armenia, accompanied by Russian peacemakers. In total, about 4000 forced migrants have returned to Stepanakert via the Lachin Corridor.

November 20, 2020 13:51

November 20, 2020 13:47

  • A local resident sitting in a house damaged by shelling. October 20, 2020. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" Azerbaijanis from frontline villages have to live in damaged houses

    Roofs covered with tarpaulins and boarded up windows have become a reality of post-war life for many families in the Agdjabedi, Agdam and Terter Districts of Azerbaijan. The authorities offered premises in administrative buildings and kindergartens for those whose houses were completely destroyed.

November 20, 2020 11:42

November 19, 2020 23:59

  • Men looking at the destroyed house in Stepanakert. October 17, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer Stepanakert residents complain about lack of help from authorities

    Officials are indifferent to those people who lost their homes during the autumn escalation of the Karabakh conflict and do not provide them with any assistance, residents of Stepanakert say. According to the Nagorno-Karabakh government, programmes of assistance are under development now.

November 19, 2020 23:57

November 19, 2020 23:50

  • The flags of Russia and Ingushetia at the rally in Magas, March 17, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Court extends arrests for leaders of Ingush protests

    A court extended for six months the arrests for Ingush activists Akhmed Barakhoev, Musa Malsagov, Bagaudin Khautiev, Barakh Chemurziev, Malsag Uzhakhov, Akhmed Nalgiev, and Zarifa Sautieva, accused of creating an extremist community.

November 19, 2020 20:47

  • An Armenian soldier in position. Screenshot of the video by the Ministry of Defence of Armenia https://mil.am/hy/news/8663 Investigators do not disclose accusations against Armenian officers

    Investigators do not disclose the information in a case on the deaths of Armenian soldiers near Jrakan (Jabrayil), says human rights defender Araik Papikyan. Details of military operations in this direction are also not available for investigation, notes military expert Robert Nazaryan.

November 19, 2020 20:41

  • A police officer at a rally in Yerevan. November 18, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich In Yerevan, police detain 24 protesters

    The police pushed from the roadway the participants of a rally who were demanding the resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. 24 activists were taken to police stations.

November 19, 2020 20:31

November 19, 2020 16:41

  • Baku analysts treat information about Russian "Grads" in Karabakh as fake

    In Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian militaries have no need of "Grad" multiple launch missile systems (MLMSs), since they are not entitled to conduct any military operations, said retired Colonel, Shair Ramaldanov. "Grads" are outdated systems, but Russia is also transferring to the region other weapons, which were not stipulated by the trilateral agreement, said Azad Isazade, an expert.

November 19, 2020 14:57

November 19, 2020 11:35

  • Salman Tepsurkaev. Screenshot of the video posted at the "Чисто на Хайпе" YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=UVFq0UHrK9w&feature=emb_logo Rights defenders concerned about Tepsurkaev's fate

    After September 6, there was no news from Salman Tepsurkaev, the kidnapped Chechen native, his wife Elizaveta asserts. In their turn, human rights defenders believe that the absence of new videos clips on behalf of Tepsurkaev and any news about him speaks in favour of the version of his murder.

November 19, 2020 10:36

  • A woman in hijab. Photo: REUTERS/Osman Orsal Journalists see problem in silencing female circumcision in Caucasus

    The problem of female genital mutilations is hushed up in the Caucasus to a greater extent than in other regions of the world. No criminal punishment will eradicate the problem until a legal background is formed that will allow women to feel safe, the authors of the project on female circumcision for the "AfishaDaily" believe.

November 19, 2020 10:30

  • Stepanakert, November 15, 2020. Photo by Armine Martirosyan for the "Caucasian Knot" About 7000 refugees return to Nagorno-Karabakh

    Forced migrants are returning to Nagorno-Karabakh from Armenia by the road through Karvachar. The way via the Lachin Corridor is unsafe, since Shushi is under Azerbaijan's control, an Armenian political analyst has noted.

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