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October 26, 2019 12:19

  • Hunger-striker in the DOSAAF Makhachkala micro-district, October 25, 2019. Photo by Rasul Magomedov for the Caucasian Knot Kumyk activists demand return of historical lands

    Two activists are hunger-striking near Makhachkala for the fifth day, demanding to return historical lands to residents of the Kumyk villages of Alburikent, Kyakhulai and Tarki. One more protester felt bad; and he is in hospital.

October 26, 2019 08:45

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October 26, 2019 08:25

  • Abu Gadjiev. Photo: Lom-Ali Lorsanov, IA 'Grozny-Inform' Figurant of Crimea brawl apologizes after Kadyrov's words about youth control

    On October 25, the "Grozny" TV Channel posted a video on the Instagram social network about a native of Chechnya who hit a journalist of the "Krym 24" TV Channel in Simferopol for a remark made by him. A resident of Chechnya, Abu Gadjiev, "is already at home, admits his wrongdoing and regrets of what he had done," the author of the report said off screen.

October 25, 2019 22:02

October 25, 2019 21:51

  • Islam Kadyrov talking with locals. Screenshot from 'Grozny' TV Company video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpjWCGHbJ6E&feature=youtu.be Social network users call on to punish Islam Kadyrov and his subordinates

    A video about the brutality of Islam Kadyrov, the former Mayor of Grozny, also describes the methods applied by other Chechen officials, some users of social networks believe. They expressed their astonishment by the fact that the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) is not going to punish accomplices of the former Mayor.

October 25, 2019 18:26

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October 25, 2019 14:32

  • Islam Kadyrov voicing out threats to a woman. Screenshot from video posted by the "Grozny" ChGTRK, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=BpjWCGHbJ6E Police interested in video about Islam Kadyrov's brutality

    The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has launched a check after the publication of the images, in which Islam Kadyrov, a former Mayor of Grozny, threatens local residents with execution and uses an electric shocker. The information released on October 24 had earlier become the reason for the dismissal of the official, the authorities of Chechnya have explained.

October 25, 2019 14:17

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  • Speaker of the Chechen Parliament Magomed Daudov. Photo: press service of the Chechen Administration, http://chechnya.gov.ru Kadyrov's criticism is alarming signal for Daudov

    The resignation from the post of the curator of the territorial sector has not reduced the influence of Magomed Daudov; however, the first public criticism from Ramzan Kadyrov is a bad sign for him, Ruslan Kutaev, an activist, and Ruslan Gereev, a publicist, believe.

October 25, 2019 10:23

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) and Conor McGregor. Photo: ESPN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGWb1DRo_mo&feature=youtu.be McGregor blames Khabib for non-patriotism

    The Dagestani MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't fight for Russia, because he goes out without the Russian flag, said his rival Conor McGregor. According to Conor, his revenge fight with Khabib is inevitable.

October 25, 2019 08:32

  • Law enforcers detain rally participant, Baku, October 19, 2019. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot Rights defenders call on Azerbaijani authorities to release detainees

    The actions of law enforcers in Baku on October 19 and 20 violated the right of Azerbaijani citizens to peaceful assembly. After two protests, 34 people were arrested' and the country's authorities should immediately release them, the Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) has stated.

October 25, 2019 08:21

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October 24, 2019 18:32

  • South Ossetia-Georgia border area. Photo: Facebook page of KGB of South Ossetia, http://www.facebook.com/komitetgosbezopasnocti.southossetia/photos/a.802454996593522/11810219118736826/?type=3&_tn_=-R Georgia and South Ossetia exchange accusations of provocation

    By hiding information from the Georgian society, the Georgian secret services pose a threat of open armed conflict on the border, states the KGB of South Ossetia. Today, the Georgian secret services have called the South-Ossetian KGB's statement an attempt to justify provocations from the South-Ossetian side.

October 24, 2019 18:16

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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