Russia

March 18, 2019 13:08

  • Ten signs of fabrication in Oyub Titiev's case reported before verdict

    On March 18, in Chechnya, a court will pronounce the verdict to Oyub Titiev, the head of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" office in Grozny. The defence has managed to draw attention to the trial, and that fact will positively affect the Oyub Titiev's reputation and security, his advocate believes. The HRC "Memorial" presented 10 facts proving the falsification of the Oyub Titiev's case.

March 18, 2019 13:02

March 17, 2019 11:36

  • Residents of Chechnya find excuses for MP's words about Russians unpersuasive

    The public statement about dislike for Russians was misunderstood, said Magomed Khanbiev, a Chechen MP, explaining that he meant militaries. Djambulat Umarov, a Chechen Minister, has supported Khanbiev, also pointing to an inaccurate interpretation of his words. However, social network users and republic's residents are sceptical of these statements.

March 16, 2019 08:55

  • Kremlin refuses to react to Daudov's words about blood feud to Abdurakhmanov

    The Kremlin has granted complete freedom to Chechen leadership, the blogger Tumso Abdurkhmanov assessed the federal authorities' reaction to the words of the Speaker of the Chechen Parliament, who declared blood feud to Tumso. Oppositionist Alexei Navalny has noted that Magomed Daudov's words are contrary to the status of a high-ranking official.

March 16, 2019 08:35

  • CPRF achieves verification of legality of Rauf Arashukov's senator post

    The Federation Council is engaged in a check initiated by Valery Rashkin, a State Duma member from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF), concerning verification of the information stating that when Rauf Arashukov got his senator's mandate in 2016, he had a residence permit in the UAE, the "Kommersant" reports.

March 15, 2019 20:05

March 15, 2019 19:50

  • Commander of Southern Military District included in EU sanctions list

    Alexander Dvornikov, the commander of the Southern Military District of the Russian Armed Forces, has become one of the Russian citizens included in the EU sanctions list. After the incident in the Kerch Strait, Alexander Dvornikov is banned from entering the territory of the EU member countries.

March 15, 2019 08:23

March 14, 2019 11:02

  • Version of Tuntuev's suicide caused scepticism in his defence

    Ayub Tuntuev, a former security of the head of Chechnya, who was found dead in the colony, had never expressed his intent to commit suicide, but reported threats received after his complaint about torture was sent to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), the "Legal Initiative" has stated.

March 13, 2019 22:45

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