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  • Azerbaijani soldiers at the war memorial. Photo by the press service of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence https://mod.gov.az/ru/news/pochtena-pamyat-nacionalnogo-geroya-azerbajdzhana-ilgara-mirzoeva-35762.html Azerbaijan updates death toll in Karabakh

    In the course of hostilities in the fall of 2020 in Nagorno-Karabakh, 2895 Azerbaijani soldiers perished; 19 more are regarded as missing, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

May 09, 2021 11:59

  • Screenshot of the film "Ostrov – Lost Island" about the Chechen Island in Makhachkala Film about Dagestani islanders wins Canadian festival

    The jury of the "Hot Docs" International Festival has found the film about the Chechen Island in Makhachkala to be the best full-length documentary. "Ostrov – Lost Island" tells about the life of people forgotten by the authorities and forced to engage in poaching.

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  • Aslambek Ezhaev, screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zawd7hdCxG8 "Freedom of Conscience" Committee calls to stop persecuting Ezhaev

    The investigative actions conducted by law enforcers in the apartment of Aslambek Ezhaev, the director of the "Umma" publishing house, who is suspected of financing terrorism, were accompanied applying disproportionate force, members of the "Freedom of Conscience" Committee have stated demanding Ezhaev's fair trial and release.

May 08, 2021 12:25

  • Magomed Ismailov. Screenshot of the video "Vasily Konov" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhWTLIMVIGk Fans criticize Ismailov's words about victory of Ramzan Kadyrov's son

    Out of fear, Aslan Bittirov's coaches announced his defeat from Adam Kadyrov at the "Time of Legends" tournament, the fighter, Magomed Ismailov has suggested, refusing to comment on the version of the staged nature of the fight. Ismailov was afraid to express his opinion, fans assert.

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  • The Makhachkala "Tangim" Mosque. Photo by Ilyas Kapiev for the "Caucasian Knot" Law enforcers' raids affect attendance of "Tangim" Mosque in Dagestan

    During their raid on Friday (May 7), law enforcers checked believers' documents at exits from the Makhachkala "Tangim" Mosque. Believers are afraid that after the raids they will be placed under the so-called "prophylactic registry"; therefore, they visit the mosque less often, a mosque employee has stated.

May 07, 2021 23:59

  • The funeral of Abulfaz Rakhmatov, Captain of the Azerbaijani army. Screenshot of the "Apa Group" https://ona.az/ru/socium/shekhid-otechestvennoj-vojny-kapitan-abulfaz-rakhmatov-pokhoronen-v-lerike-foto-obnovleno-22537 Rescuers find body of a missing Azerbaijani officer

    In the Djabrail District, rescuers discovered the remains of Abulfaz Rakhmatov, Captain of the Azerbaijani army, who disappeared during the first days of the autumn battles in Nagorno-Karabakh. Today, his body has been buried in the captain’s native village.

May 07, 2021 23:56

  • Advocate Magomed Bekov. Screenshot of the video by "Lev Ponomaryov" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-417X54brd8 Ingush advocate claims receiving threats from Daudov

    Advocate Magomed Bekov got a voice message through a messenger “with indirect threats” on behalf of Magomed Daudov, the speaker of the Chechen parliament. Magomed Bekov associates the threats with his post in support of opposition leader Magomed Khazbiev.

May 07, 2021 23:53

  • The border between Georgia and South Ossetia. Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili KGB of South Ossetia responds to protests of Georgian activists

    Actions of protest held by activists of the Georgian movement “Strength in Unity” near the border with South Ossetia can provoke border incidents, the KGB of the unrecognized republic warns. David Katsarava, the leader of the Georgian movement “Strength in Unity”, explains that residents of Georgian villages do not feel safe because of the ongoing process of the border demarcation.

May 07, 2021 21:59

  • Eight convicts pardoned in Georgia

    On the occasion of Saint George's Day, Georgian President, Salome Zurabishvili, has pardoned eight convicts – three prisoners were completely released from serving their sentences; and five others had their terms halved.

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  • Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo from his personal page on "VKontakte" https://vk.com/ramzan?z=photo279938622_456266981%2Fwall279938622_318079 Kadyrov tells about his presidential ambitions

    The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, sees his mission to work in the republic and does not want to become President of Russia, since Russia already has "the best president in the world," he said on the Instagram.

May 06, 2021 23:59

  • A monument to Garegin Nzhde in Martakert. Screenshot of the post https://www.facebook.com/gareginnjdehrahvira/photos/a.525541600879492/3436284456471844 Russian war veterans oppose new monument to Nzhde in Karabakh

    The Moscow Region World War II veteran organization demanded to dismantle a monument to Armenian military and statesman Garegin Nzhde, erected in Martuni after the entry of Russian peacekeepers into the Karabakh conflict zone. Vitaly Balasanyan, the secretary for the Security Council of Nagorno-Karabakh, also spoke out for dismantling of the monument, but Martuni MPs refused.

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