Stavropol Region

August 16, 2018 14:09

  • Persecutions of Jehovah's Witnesses in Southern Russia remind Soviet repressions

    In the Stavropol Territory, law enforcers detained two Jehovah's Witnesses to check their involvement in extremist activities; however, later they were released, Yaroslav Sivulsky, a representative of the European Association of Jehovah's Witnesses*, has stated. In general, Jehovah's Witnesses* are now almost in the same situation as in the Soviet era, said Alexei Makarov, a rights defender.

August 06, 2018 18:38

August 01, 2018 11:01

July 23, 2018 16:24

July 13, 2018 08:13

  • Holidaymakers in Stavropol Territory are calm about the resort fee

    The introduction of an additional fee for hotel guests in the Stavropol Territory did not affect the number of tourists, although not all of them knew about it. Local analysts had argued about whether the new fee would help in improving the infrastructure of the Caucasus Mineral Waters.

July 02, 2018 22:48

June 28, 2018 23:24

  • Kadyrov's project raises payback issue of HSRs in Caucasus

    The Transcaucasian high-speed railway (HSR) proposed by Ramzan Kadyrov will be in demand; however, there are no full calculations of its efficiency, experts assert. Users of social networks doubt the need for high-speed trains in Northern Caucasus.

June 27, 2018 08:23

  • Torture Victim Support Day reminds resonant cases in Northern Caucasus

    On the United Nations' International Day in support of torture victims, rights defenders predicted an increase in the number of complaints from Northern Caucasus, although residents of the region are reluctant to report such crimes. The exclusions were the cases of law enforcers of the Ingush "E" Centre and employees of the Belorechenskaya and Elista colonies that reached the court.

June 26, 2018 21:42

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