Astrakhan Region

August 03, 2021 21:13

July 06, 2021 08:27

  • FSB reveals details of terror acts prevented in Southern Russia

    The alleged militant from the Astrakhan Region shot dead by law enforcers had planned to commit attacks with firearms and cold weapons, while the five persons liquidated in the counterterrorist operation (CTO) conducted in Kabardino-Balkaria had prepared to blow up Muslim buildings, the Russian FSB (Federal Security Bureau) has informed.

July 02, 2021 13:56

  • Alleged militant killed in the Astrakhan Region

    During a special operation conducted in the village of the Astrakhan Region, a supporter of the "Islamic State" (IS)* was killed; and his accomplice was detained in Moscow, the Russian FSB has reported. Both of them had been preparing terror acts in public places, law enforcers have reported.

June 29, 2021 05:50

  • Navalny's supporter in Astrakhan complains about law enforcers' pressure

    Elena Baibekova, an Astrakhan resident, fined for taking part in a march in support of the opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, said that shortly before the trial she was summoned to the Centre for Combating Extremism (CCE). Persecutions of Navalny's supporters indicate a new wave of repressions, said a member of the "Parnas" Party.

June 26, 2021 08:18

  • Three North-Caucasian republics close vaccination rating

    Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria and North Ossetia have taken the last places in the vaccinating rating against coronavirus by regions of Russia published on June 25. In these republics, less than 5% of the population has been vaccinated.

May 03, 2021 11:34

  • Orthodox believers of Southern Russia celebrate second amid-pandemic Easter

    On Sunday (May 2), solemn services in Orthodox churches in the regions of the Southern Federal District (SFD) and the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) in honour of the Easter were held with believers present. The services were held in compliance with the sanitary and epidemiological requirements due to the coronavirus, the Dioceses have informed. The pandemic have strengthened religiosity of 8% of Russians, sociologists have found out.

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

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