Astrakhan Region

October 22, 2019 18:30

  • Ingushetia and Kabardino-Balkaria hit rock bottom in terms of family income

    Kabardino-Balkaria and the Stavropol Territory are among the ten regions with the highest percentage of families in which income is enough only for food. Ingushetia has become an outsider of the rating prepared by the "Rosstat" (Federal Service for State Statistics) in terms of the number of families which can only afford to buy food and clothing for their income.

October 02, 2019 18:57

September 18, 2019 23:47

September 13, 2019 18:39

  • Imam Velitov freed from penal colony in Astrakhan

    Today, after leaving a penal colony in Astrakhan, Makhmud Velitov, the imam of a Moscow mosque, who had served his sentence on the charge of justifying terrorism, has said that he had gained "useful experience."

June 19, 2019 17:55

  • Two natives of Dagestan detained in case on financing IS*

    In Moscow and the Moscow Region, law enforcers detained two natives of Dagestan, suspected of transferring money to terrorists. Searches at homes of Dagestani natives are being carried out in seven regions, including Dagestan, the Stavropol Territory, and the Astrakhan Region, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) reports.

May 30, 2019 21:56

April 20, 2019 08:23

March 19, 2019 20:28

  • Imam Makhmud Velitov asks to transfer him to civilian hospital

    Imam Makhmud Velitov, sentenced for justifying terrorism, is hospitalized, reports the Department for the Astrakhan Region of the Federal Penitentiary Service (known as FSIN). Prison doctors are to decide whether the transfer of the prisoner to a civilian hospital is justified.

February 26, 2019 08:26

  • Investigators find it unlikely that attack in Bakhtemir village was a terror act

    The man, who was shot dead after attacking a policeman in the village of Bakhtemir of the Astrakhan Region, had not attracted law enforcers' attention and was not registered by psychiatrists. No terrorist motives can be seen in the attacker's actions, the spokesman of the regional branch of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has stated.

February 25, 2019 18:40

  • Attack on law enforcers in Astrakhan District becomes first incident since April 2017

    On February 24, residents of the Bakhtemir village reported to the police about a man with a gun walking down the street. Law enforcers came to the place and demanded from the man to hand over his gun, but he opened fire on them and was killed by return fire. One policeman was hospitalized with wounds in serious condition. He stays in a coma, investigators report today.

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