North Ossetia-Alania

July 16, 2019 14:32

  • Sister of Mozdok resident succeeds in seeking investigation into his beating

    On July 15, Yulia Melnichenko, a resident of Mozdok, held a picket during which she demanded from the authorities to investigate the beating of her brother Rostislav by law enforcers. After Yulia Melnichenko had met the chief of the Investigating Department for North Ossetia of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF), the investigation into the case on beating was taken over by the department for particularly important cases, reported advocate Andrei Sabinin.

July 10, 2019 23:45

  • Advocates request to release leaders of Ingush protest

    The defence has requested investigators to stop the criminal prosecution of Akhmet Barakhoev, Musa Malsagov, Malsag Uzhakhov, and Barakh Chemurziev, since the charges against them are baseless, an activists' advocate states.

July 06, 2019 08:30

July 05, 2019 23:59

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June 27, 2019 16:53

  • Defence to challenge Timur Tumgoev's sentence

    The court's verdict in the case against Timur Tumgoev, a native of Vladikavkaz, sentenced on the charge of participation in Syrian militant groupings, is unfair, while his guilt has not been proven, an advocate believes.

June 26, 2019 21:55

  • North-Ossetian minister excludes any changes of border with Ingushetia

    Authorities of North Ossetia have completed the coordination of the border with Chechnya and are ready to do the same with other neighbouring republics, Aslan Tsutsiev, the Minister for National Relations of North Ossetia, has announced. His republic denies any territorial claims of Ingushetia and would not revise the border therewith, Mr Tsutsiev has stressed.

June 26, 2019 13:14

  • Timur Tumgoev sentenced to 18 years

    Today, the North-Caucasian District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don has found Timur Tumgoev, a native of Vladikavkaz, to be a member of a group of Syrian militants and sentenced him to 18 years in a high-security colony.

June 19, 2019 14:34

June 11, 2019 11:31

  • Globalization changes attitudes to sex in Northern Caucasus

    There is no free discussion about sexual relations and marital life in Northern Caucasus, while publicly declared conservative attitudes in this area seriously differ from the practice, Irina Kosterina, the author of the study "What is the attitude to sex, virginity and marriage in Northern Caucasus?", and the journalists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot", believe.

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