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July 17, 2019 13:55

July 17, 2019 08:39

  • Kadyrov copies Putin's practice of manual ruling

    Authorities of Chechnya are promptly solving residents' problems voiced out on air of the programme with Ramzan Kadyrov broadcast on the local TV. Kadyrov has entirely copied the practice of "Direct Lines" with Putin, the political analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" have noted.

July 16, 2019 22:22

July 16, 2019 11:30

  • Rights defenders criticize EU for deporting Chechen refugees to their homeland

    The practice to deport citizens of Russia, who applied for asylum, including natives of Chechnya, is intensified in Europe, but this does not comply with the principles of the international law, notes human rights defender Svetlana Gannushkina. There are successful examples when the problem of deportation could be solved with the help of human rights defenders, notes journalist Elena Milashina.

July 16, 2019 11:02

  • Audio record with girl brought to Chechnya provokes new questions

    A Moscow female resident who complained to human rights defenders about being forced to forcibly marry in Chechnya recorded an audio appeal with a refutation of the information. The girl was forced to make such a record, believes Ekaterina Vinokurova, a member of the Human Rights Council.

July 16, 2019 07:51

  • Oyub Titiev comes to work for HRC "Memorial" in Moscow

    After his release from imprisonment, Oyub Titiev, the former head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", will continue working in Moscow; he will deal with human rights issues in Chechnya and Russia.

July 15, 2019 22:35

  • Picketers on anniversary of Natalia Estemirova's murder detained

    Law enforcers detained Alexander Cherkasov, the chairman of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" Board, Svetlana Gannushkina, the head "Civic Assistance Committee", and Elena Milashina, a correspondent of the newspaper "Novaya Gazeta". The activists held a picket in the centre of Moscow to remind people of the unsolved murder of Natalia Estemirova.

July 15, 2019 15:33

July 15, 2019 15:14

July 15, 2019 15:02

  • Natalia Estemirova's colleagues share memories on 10th anniversary of her murder

    On the 10th anniversary of the murder of Natalia Estemirova, human rights defenders reminded that even in the realities of Chechnya, she managed to find the opportunity not only to report about rights violations, but also to help the victims. The activists demanded from the authorities to complete the investigation into the murder of Natalia Estemirova.

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