Kabardino-Balkaria

January 06, 2020 22:33

  • Authorities promise to review marriage age to comply with traditions of Caucasus

    In 2020, the Russian authorities planned to review the legal grounds for marriage of minors and adjust the age of consent. It was decided to amend the Family Code taking into account the traditions of the peoples of Northern Caucasus, suggests Valery Ryazansky, the head of the Social Policy Committee of the Federation Council.

January 01, 2020 16:21

December 31, 2019 00:32

  • Data gathering on pupils' religious affiliation in KBR outrages Facebook users

    Social network users have criticized the administration of the Elbrus District of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) for collecting information about the pupils who do not celebrate the New Year on religious grounds. Teachers intend not to leave their pupils "alone with fanatical parents," this was the justification of the initiative of the antiterrorist commission presented by an employee of the education department.

December 26, 2019 10:14

  • Catholics point to religious freedom in KBR

    Some 70 Catholics came to the festive Christmas mass held at the Saint Joseph Church in Nalchik, the capital of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR); about the same number of believers took part in the service in the Catholic Church in Blagoveschensk dwelling settlement. Catholics have never faced any pressure because of their religious beliefs, the parishioners have stated.

December 13, 2019 21:38

December 02, 2019 13:19

  • KBR and Dagestan head the anti-rating of regions with lowest salaries

    Among the regions of Southern Russia, the largest number of workers with wages and salaries above 100,000 roubles per month live and work in the Astrakhan and Rostov Regions, and in the Krasnodar Territory. Dagestan and the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) are the outsiders – here, less than one percent of workers receive such salaries.

December 02, 2019 11:19

November 30, 2019 17:13

  • Author of travel book compares Northern Caucasus with Western Europe

    Stories about travels in Northern Caucasus have become an important part of the book "People on the Map. Russia: From Edge to Extremity" by a Moscow journalist, Vladimir Sevrinovsky. The Caucasus seems monolithic only from outside, but the difference among the Caucasian republics is no smaller than among the countries of Western Europe, the author has noted.

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