Karachay-Cherkessia

July 06, 2020 13:54

July 06, 2020 13:15

  • Niece of Psyzh villager recognizes him among detainees

    Inna Musaeva, a resident of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic, said that she has recognized her uncle and several other Psyzh villagers in the detention footage posted by special services. The detainees are accused of extremism, and, according to Musaeva, they were under physical pressure.

July 04, 2020 23:48

  • Historians criticize installation of Caucasian War monument in Sochi

    In Sochi, a memorial sign has been installed in the place of the fort built by Russian troops in 1837 during the Caucasian War. This sign will split the society, Zurab Gadjiev believes. Any mentioning of the terrible events of the Caucasian War is painful for the Circassian people, Ruslan Gvashev, an activist, has explained.

July 04, 2020 11:37

  • Arrest of KChR complainants of torture extended

    A court in Cherkessk, the capital of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR), has left three residents of the city of Teberda accused of illegal arms dealing, in custody. Their relatives wrote complaints about law enforcers, who had taken the detainees for several days to Chechnya.

July 03, 2020 18:32

  • FSB reports detention of extremist unit members in KChR

    Five members of an extremist organization in the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) have advocated the creation of a caliphate in Northern Caucasus; they stored weapons and banned literature, the Russian FSB (Federal Security Bureau) said.

July 02, 2020 21:56

  • Chechnya registers 95% voter turnout during pandemic

    According to the official statistics, Chechnya showed the highest voter turnout in the Russian Federation at the voting on amendments to the Constitution. In Southern Russia, ten regions registered lower voter turnout as compared to the presidential election in 2018.

June 30, 2020 10:33

June 30, 2020 10:29

  • Rights defenders remind UN about human rights violations in Northern Caucasus

    Twelve Russian human rights organizations have submitted to the UN an alternative report on human rights violations in the country, by specifying the regions of the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) in several respects. Human rights defenders have specifically noted the totalitarian regime in Chechnya, which controls all spheres of life, up to the private one.

June 29, 2020 14:29

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