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July 16, 2020 13:20

July 16, 2020 13:17

  • Azerbaijan claims voluntary border crossing by resident of Armenia

    Narek Sardaryan, a resident of Armenia, has crossed the border with the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic (NAR) and asked for Azerbaijani citizenship, the authorities of this country report. Armenia, in its turn, denies Sardaryan's voluntary crossing of the border, stating that he disappeared a few days ago.

July 16, 2020 11:22

  • Drivers note tension decrease in crossing Dagestani-Chechen border

    Residents of Dagestan travel to Chechnya by buses, while taxi drivers agree to bring people only to the border, where residents of other regions must present a certificate stating that they are not sick with coronavirus. In recent days, policemen are no longer demanding such certificates from all passengers; therefore, the queues on the border have decreased, drivers inform.

July 16, 2020 11:20

July 15, 2020 23:59

July 15, 2020 23:53

  • Armenian MoD reports de-escalation of border conflict

    The ceasefire regime is maintained on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Armenia reported. Residents of the near-border regions of Armenia said that the aggravation of the conflict caused no panic, but some villages and town were cut off from the gas supply because of shelling attacks.

July 15, 2020 20:27

July 15, 2020 20:20

  • Instagram users criticize report about mosque named after Akhmat Kadyrov

    A new mosque in the Chechen village of Makhkety in the Vedeno District was named in honour of Kadyrov Sr. at a request of the villagers, the authorities announced. Some villagers admitted that they would prefer a different name for the mosque, and users of the social network criticized officials for yet another manifestation of Chechnya's "Akhmatization."

July 15, 2020 17:39

July 15, 2020 17:33

  • Azerbaijan and Armenia claim shelling attacks and downed drones

    The positions of Azerbaijani troops on the Armenian border and in the Karabakh conflict zone were shelled from machine guns, mortars and cannons, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported. Its Armenian counterpart reported two downed Azerbaijani drones.

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