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June 12, 2019 11:22

  • 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

June 12, 2019 10:12

  • Ramzan Kadyrov Kadyrov promises to break fingers for offensive comments

    Ramzan Kadyrov has commented on the situation with the demolition of the road sign in the outskirt of Kizlyar. He called on residents of Chechnya and Dagestan "not to succumb to provocations," and promised "to break fingers and tear out tongues" of those who write offensive comments.

June 12, 2019 08:39

  • Law enforcers and protesters in Kizlyar near the Chechen road sign. Photo by Ilyas Kapiev for the "Caucasian Knot" Law enforcers detain Kizlyar protesters

    From 10 to 15 people were taken to the police station from a people's gathering held in the outskirt of Kizlyar, where local residents opposed the installation of Chechen road signs.

June 12, 2019 08:36

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June 11, 2019 23:29

  • The LGBT flag. Photo: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Attack on Eskerkhanov committed amid homophobia of Chechen Diaspora

    The reason of the attack on the Chechen emigrant, Movsar Eskerkhanov, in Germany was a conflict over the money debt, residents of Chechnya believe. The Chechen Diaspora has negative attitude to LGBT people; and this could give confidence to the attacker, human rights defenders assert.

June 11, 2019 23:26

June 11, 2019 23:21

  • Vladimir Vasiliev. Screenshot of the video by the RIA "Dagestan" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6P9V0-3pNY Head of Dagestan opposed unilateral transfer of land to Chechnya

    The installation by Chechnya of the road signs, which have caused discontent among residents of the Kizlyar District, has nothing to do with territorial disputes; the conflict is artificially fuelled, Vladimir Vasiliev, the head of Dagestan, has stated. The authorities of Chechnya should have warned about the installation of signs on the border, said Vladimir Ivanov, the head of Vasiliev's administration.

June 11, 2019 23:05

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  • Magomed Daudov (on the right) at the meeting with Alexander Pogorelov (in the center). June 11, 2019. Photo: screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AjvDJqqQy Speaker of Chechen Parliament reprimands head of Dagestani Kizlyar District for sign demolition

    Residents of the Kizlyar District have dismantled road signs on the border with Chechnya due to negligence of local authorities, Magomed Daudov, Speaker of the Chechen Parliament, has stated and assured residents of the district that they could only dismantle the remaining road signs only "over his dead body." A large number of camouflaged vehicles were sent to the border of the two republics.

June 11, 2019 16:03

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  • Muslim women. Photo by Iman https://www.flickr.com/photos/muslim_theme/ Globalization changes attitudes to sex in Northern Caucasus

    There is no free discussion about sexual relations and marital life in Northern Caucasus, while publicly declared conservative attitudes in this area seriously differ from the practice, Irina Kosterina, the author of the study "What is the attitude to sex, virginity and marriage in Northern Caucasus?", and the journalists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot", believe.

June 11, 2019 11:27

June 11, 2019 08:31

  • The colony in Argun where the court session took place. June 10, 2019. Photo by the press service of the Human Rights Centre "Memorial" Rights defenders treat decision to release Oyub Titiev as fair

    The colony administration and the Prosecutor's Office (PO) did not object to the release of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny branch of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", under the conditional early relief (CER); there are no grounds to appeal against this decision, his colleagues and the advocate have stated.

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June 10, 2019 23:59

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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