South Federal District

October 20, 2020 23:57

  • HRC "Memorial": two persons kidnapped in Rostov-on-Don by Chechen law enforcers

    Chechen law enforcers detained two residents of the republic in Rostov-on-Don, took them to Achkhoi-Martan, and tortured them without informing their relatives about the detainees' whereabouts, the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" reported. Criminal cases are being fabricated against three other kidnapped men, residents of the Chechen-aul, the HRC "Memorial" states.

October 19, 2020 23:59

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October 13, 2020 17:42

September 26, 2020 11:57

  • HRC "Memorial" demands to stop persecution of Semyon Simonov

    Semyon Simonov, an expert from the Moscow Helsinki Group, who was suspected of failing to admit the fine, imposed on the "Southern Human Rights Centre" headed by him in the Krasnodar Territory, is being prosecuted for political reasons. This was stated by the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial".

September 25, 2020 18:02

September 24, 2020 23:40

  • Key stage of Caucasus-2020 exercise takes place amid conflict between invited countries

    On Thursday, participants of the Caucasus-2020 military exercise practiced destruction of manoeuvre enemy' military vehicles and strongholds at a training ground in the Volgograd Region. Analysts suggest that Azerbaijan and India would be able to take part in the Caucasus-2020 military exercise in case if Armenia, China, and Pakistan had not responded to the Russia's invitation.

September 23, 2020 09:35

September 22, 2020 13:46

September 22, 2020 11:53

  • Police finds no extremism in Russian journalist's words about Circassians

    Asker Sokht, an activist, has posted the received response of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), which found his demand to prosecute Mikhail Leontiev, the press secretary of the "Rosneft" Company, for speaking out about Circassians groundless. Mr Sokht called on Circassians to achieve Leontiev's punishment.

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