Dagestan

May 09, 2021 12:05

May 09, 2021 11:59

  • Film about Dagestani islanders wins Canadian festival

    The jury of the "Hot Docs" International Festival has found the film about the Chechen Island in Makhachkala to be the best full-length documentary. "Ostrov – Lost Island" tells about the life of people forgotten by the authorities and forced to engage in poaching.

May 08, 2021 12:25

  • Fans criticize Ismailov's words about victory of Ramzan Kadyrov's son

    Out of fear, Aslan Bittirov's coaches announced his defeat from Adam Kadyrov at the "Time of Legends" tournament, the fighter, Magomed Ismailov has suggested, refusing to comment on the version of the staged nature of the fight. Ismailov was afraid to express his opinion, fans assert.

May 08, 2021 12:18

  • Law enforcers' raids affect attendance of "Tangim" Mosque in Dagestan

    During their raid on Friday (May 7), law enforcers checked believers' documents at exits from the Makhachkala "Tangim" Mosque. Believers are afraid that after the raids they will be placed under the so-called "prophylactic registry"; therefore, they visit the mosque less often, a mosque employee has stated.

May 06, 2021 23:54

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May 04, 2021 23:51

  • Makhachkala picketers demand to free Abdulmumin Gadjiev

    On May 3, in Makhachkala, two solo pickets demanding freedom for Abdulmumin Gadjiev, the arrested journalist of the "Chernovik" (Draft) weekly, were held by his colleagues Magomed Magomedov and Magdi Kamalov. During the pickets, Magomedramazan Abdulkerimov, a Dagestani MP, called on the head of Dagestan to pay attention to the emergency state of rural schools.

May 03, 2021 23:59

  • In Dagestan, City Mayor explains dismantling of Stalin bust

    In the town of Dagestanskie Ogni, a bust of Joseph Stalin has been dismantled, because local Communists installed it without a sanction from the authorities, the Mayor reports. The Stalin bust will be returned to the pedestal when the documents for its installation are completed, the leader of the CPRF (Communist Party of the Russian Federation) faction in the Dagestani parliament promises.

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.

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