Politics

July 18, 2019 14:39

July 18, 2019 14:27

  • State Duma offers to pay Dagestani volunteers

    On July 17, the Russian State Duma adopted in the second reading a bill to equate to war veterans the volunteers who were opposing the invasion of Chechen militants into Dagestan. The new edition of the bill also provides for monthly payments.

July 18, 2019 11:30

  • Opposition activist detained at protest action in Baku

    On July 17, law enforcers disrupted the picket organized by activists of the "Musavat" Party in front of the Iranian Embassy in Baku. More than 10 people were detained. Later, the protesters were released, except for Elman Guliev, the leader of the "Musavat" youth organization.

July 18, 2019 11:20

July 18, 2019 08:34

  • Analysts compare appointments in Kadyrov's administration with Kremlin's cadre practices

    Idris Baisultanov, a Ramzan Kadyrov's cousin, has become a deputy to his fellow villager Galas Taimaskhanov, appointed earlier to the post of the head of the administration of the head of Chechnya. This demonstrates the family-clannish cadre policy that is characteristic not only of Chechnya, but also of the federal authorities, the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

July 18, 2019 08:27

  • CPRF leader in KChR treats his detention as political persecution

    Kemal Bytdaev, the head of the branch of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) in the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR), has been detained within the case of organizing an unsanctioned rally in Cherkessk the capital of the republic. Bytdaev himself and his comrades accuse the authorities of political pressure on the party in connection with the elections to the republic's parliament.

July 18, 2019 08:20

  • Advocates report pressure on arrested Ingush activists

    The defence of the Ingush activists, Akhmet Barakhoev, Musa Malsagov, Malsag Uzhakhov and Barakh Chemurziev has appealed against their removal from Ingushetia and the denial of access to the case materials. The activists are intimidated and blackmailed, said the advocates.

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