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July 08, 2020 11:10

  • Three arrested Azerbaijani citizens transferred to Derbent SIZO

    Three out of 10 Azerbaijani citizens accused of assaulting policemen during a protest action in the tent camp have been transferred from the isolation facility of the Magaramkent District to the SIZO (pre-trial prison) in Derbent, the advocate, Murad Velikhanov, has stated. The remaining seven detainees are still kept at the Khasavyurt SIZO, he said.

July 08, 2020 10:55

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July 08, 2020 08:19

  • YouTube users urge EU to react to Umarov's murder

    The authorities of the European Union (EU) must take efficient measures to prevent killings of political emigrants, YouTube users have pointed out after the murder of Mamikhan Umarov, a native of Chechnya. European countries should find some way to influence the Russian leadership, the blogger, Tumso Abdurakhmanov, has stated.

July 07, 2020 18:55

  • Chechen resident accused of trying to join militants in Syria

    A resident of Chechnya, detained in the summer of 2019 on the border with Syria, was accused of trying to join the ranks of militants of the "Islamic State" (IS)*. The man pleaded guilty, the Investigating Department for Chechnya of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) reported.

July 07, 2020 18:41

July 07, 2020 18:26

  • Residents of Chechnya complain about facing difficulties when entering republic

    In contradiction to the authorities' statements, a certificate confirming that a person is not infected with coronavirus does not guarantee the possibility of entering Chechnya, local residents claim. The local people also complained about the long lines formed at the border because of verification of certificates and IDs.

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