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February 01, 2019 14:06

  • Murtazali Gasanguseinov (right) holds picket, Makhachkala. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot Gasanguseinovs' father answers with a picket to Vasiliev's words

    Today, at a protest rally in Makhachkala, Murtazali Gasanguseinov, has stated that he was outraged by the words of the head of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasiliev, and refuses to treat the death of his sons as a "tragic accident." He also reproached Mr Vasiliev for refusing to meet him.

February 01, 2019 13:56

  • Prison. Photo: Sputnik / Tabyldy Kadyrbekov Prisoner goes on hunger strike in Armenia

    On January 30, Vagarshak Avetisyan, sentenced to life imprisonment on murder charges, declared a hunger strike demanding a reconsideration of his criminal case and a meeting with the head of Armenian Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the "" reported on January 31 with reference to inmate's relatives.

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  • AI demands to stop persecuting Roman Zaitsev

    The human rights organization "Amnesty International" (AI) has reacted to the administrative case, initiated against Roman Zaitsev, the coordinator of the "Open Russia", for his participation in the activities of an "undesirable organization". Russian authorities are holding a "vicious campaign" of fight against the opposition, rights defenders assert.

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  • Daughter of arrested Rostov activist dies in hospital

    A 17-year-old daughter of Anastasia Shevchenko died at a resuscitation ward in a hospital. Earlier, the activist filed a motion to cancel her house arrest in Rostov-on-Don and explained her request by the need to take care of her daughter.

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  • Explosion. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan registers 21 shelling attacks over a day

    Over the past 24 hours, the Armenian armed forces 21 times violated the ceasefire on the front line and shelled four villages in addition to other areas, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for Azerbaijan reports today.

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  • Robert Kocharyan. Photo: © Sputnik / Asatur Yesayants Kocharyan's supporters appeal to Merkel

    At a protest rally in support of Robert Kocharyan, held in front of the German Embassy in Yerevan, activists handed over to the ambassador a letter to the country's Chancellor Angela Merkel, in which they spoke about the political motives for the prosecution of the second president of Armenia.

January 31, 2019 10:56

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  • Rauf Arashukov. Photo: press service of the Federation Council of Russia Senator Arashukov suspected of attacking a Cherkessk deputy

    Rauf Arashukov, a Senator (Member of the Russia's Federation Council) from the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR), who was detained on suspicion of involvement in resonant murders, is also suspected of attacking Ruslan Kardanov, a deputy of the City Duma of Cherkessk, in October 2018, a source said.

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