Politics

November 18, 2019 14:42

November 18, 2019 14:27

  • US and EU react to protests in Tbilisi

    On November 17, in their joint statement, the EU Delegation and the US Embassy to Georgia called on supporters of the opposition, involved in protests, and the Georgian government to retract political confrontation and to start a calm and respectful dialogue.

November 18, 2019 14:13

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November 18, 2019 10:45

  • Baku: opposition treats ban of picket in support of pensioners as unconstitutional

    The Baku executive authorities have refused to sanction a picket scheduled for November 19 and applied for by the "Movement for Democracy and Welfare" (MDW) with the aim to demand a reduction of the retirement age and higher pensions, Gubad Ibadoglu, an economic expert and the head of the MDW, told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

November 17, 2019 09:48

November 17, 2019 09:46

  • Deputy chair of "Musavat" Party states falsification of his case

    The consideration of the complaint against the arrest of Razim Amiraslanly, Deputy Chairman of the "Musavat" Party, was postponed at the request of his defence, which found falsifications in the protocol of the court session. Amiraslanly treats his case as falsified.

November 16, 2019 17:18

November 16, 2019 17:13

  • Azerbaijani diplomats refuse to communicate with protesters in Strasbourg

    On November 15, activists of the AND movement held a picket in Strasbourg, demanding from Azerbaijani authorities to release political prisoners and respect the freedoms of speech and assembly. Employees of the Azerbaijani representative at the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) failed to come out and talk to protesters.

November 16, 2019 11:32

  • Social network users criticize erection of posts on Chechen-Dagestani border

    The opening by Chechnya of law enforcers' posts on the border with Dagestan less than a year after Ramzan Kadyrov offered to remove all the checkpoints in Northern Caucasus was treated by social network users as inconsistent. Local residents fear that the new posts will complicate the traffic among the republics. Chechen authorities have explained the measure by the need to control the border section with Dagestan.

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