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April 20, 2021 22:54

  • Scientists point to historical prerequisites for treating Cossacks as a people

    The directory of the "Rosstat" (Russian Federal State Statistics Service), prepared for the All-Russian Population Census, lists over ten nationalities containing the word "Cossack". The demands of the Cossacks living in Southern Russia to recognize them as a people are historically justified; however, they sound amid the erosion of Cossacks' national identity, scientists have pointed out.

February 21, 2021 12:01

February 16, 2021 08:43

  • Ingushetia and Kalmykia are leaders in Russian rating of fighting HIV

    The authors of the study of the situation with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) detection and treatment in Russia have placed Ingushetia and Kalmykia into the group of 13 best regions. Doctors of the Stavropol and Volgograd Regions are also successfully coping with the problem, while in other regions of the Southern Federal and North-Caucasian Federal Districts (SFD and NCFD) the problem is expressed at an average level.

February 03, 2021 08:55

February 01, 2021 11:05

January 27, 2021 23:58

January 26, 2021 21:26

  • Analysts assess motives of protesters in Southern Russia

    The protests on January 23 became the largest in the past quarter century, journalist Sergey Smirnov reports. The main motive for participation in the protest actions is social discontent, while the political component has faded into the background, political analyst Yevgeny Minchenko suggests.

January 22, 2021 19:18

January 18, 2021 18:23

January 18, 2021 11:21

  • AI declares Navalny prisoner of conscience

    Russian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release the opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, who was detained minutes after he arrived at the Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport from Berlin, the Amnesty International (AI) has stated, declaring Navalny a prisoner of conscience.

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