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June 13, 2019 23:52

  • A video appeal of Dagestani activists. Denga Khalidov is in the center. Screenshot of Shamil Khadulaev's page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dagrsva/posts/2299226956812051 Leaders of Dagestani NGOs urge not to blow up Kizlyar conflict

    Shamil Khadulaev, the head of the Coordinating Council of Non-Commercial Organizations (NCOs) of Dagestan, has called on Dagestanis and Chechens to reach mutual understanding. Facebook users criticized the sluggish reaction to the harsh statements of Magomed Daudov, Speaker of Chechen Parliament speaker at the site where a road sign in the outskirt of Kizlyar was dismantled.

June 13, 2019 17:53

  • The fire from the anti-aircraft missile complex was opened during exercises held near the border with the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Screenshot of the video by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence https://mod.gov.az/ Azerbaijan claims missile attack from NKR

    The fire from the anti-aircraft missile complex was opened during exercises held near the border with the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported. In its turn, the MoD of the unrecognized republic (the NKR) declared a violation of the flight zone by Azerbaijan aviation.

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  • An HPP on the Gegarot River. Photo by Samvel Pipoyan https://www.ecolur.org/ru/news/energy/vgegharotv-small-hpp-monitoring-results-photos/7521/ Armenian villagers achieve HPP stop

    The environment protection agency has decided to suspend operation of two small hydropower plants (HPPs) on the Gegarot River. However, the plants have not yet been stopped; and local residents warn that they intend to force HPP bosses to stop the operation.

June 13, 2019 11:52

  • German rights defenders stop deportation of Azerbaijani journalist

    After deportation from Germany, the activist, Vugar Niftiev, can be arrested in Azerbaijan, like the journalist Afghan Mukhtarly, the AND (For Democracy in Azerbaijan), organization of Azerbaijani political emigrants in Europe, has stated. They managed to stop his deportation only after the intervention of human rights defenders and a protest action at the Dusseldorf Airport.

June 13, 2019 11:49

  • A rally near the Chechen signpost in the city of Kizlyar. June 11, 2019. Photo by Ilyas Kapiev for the "Caucasian Knot" Analysts treat incident with signpost in Kizlyar as provocation

    Chechen authorities have announced the settlement of the conflict that broke out on the border with Dagestan, where residents of Kizlyar demolished a signpost with the inscription "Shelkovskoy District". The problem that provoked the incident is beneficial to the Kremlin, human rights defenders believe.

June 13, 2019 11:47

  • Screenshot of the video published on Shamil Khadulaev's Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dagrsva/videos/2297588380309242/ Two more road signs demolished on Dagestani-Chechen border

    An unidentified truck driver has demolished two signposts with the designation of the Shelkovskoy District of Chechnya on the border with the Tarumovka District of Dagestan. A member of the Dagestani border demarcation commission has blamed republic's residents of fomenting a conflict with Chechens.

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  • Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Social network users criticize Kadyrov for threats to commentators

    The words of Ramzan Kadyrov, who promised to "break fingers and tear out the tongue" of authors of offensive comments, are inadmissible for the head of the region, social network users have noted. They indicate that residents of Chechnya write a lot of insulting messages to Dagestanis in connection with Chechen road signposts.

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  • Source reports 19 detainees in Kizlyar

    Nineteen people were detained in the venue of the spontaneous protest action in Kizlyar; some of them were drunk and provoked law enforcers, the police report. Participants of the rally did not rule out that actions against the Chechen traffic signposts will continue.

June 12, 2019 11:16

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