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July 16, 2020 13:20

July 16, 2020 13:17

  • Azerbaijan claims voluntary border crossing by resident of Armenia

    Narek Sardaryan, a resident of Armenia, has crossed the border with the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic (NAR) and asked for Azerbaijani citizenship, the authorities of this country report. Armenia, in its turn, denies Sardaryan's voluntary crossing of the border, stating that he disappeared a few days ago.

July 16, 2020 11:22

  • Drivers note tension decrease in crossing Dagestani-Chechen border

    Residents of Dagestan travel to Chechnya by buses, while taxi drivers agree to bring people only to the border, where residents of other regions must present a certificate stating that they are not sick with coronavirus. In recent days, policemen are no longer demanding such certificates from all passengers; therefore, the queues on the border have decreased, drivers inform.

July 16, 2020 11:20

July 15, 2020 23:59

July 15, 2020 23:53

  • A soldier of the Armenian army. Photo by the press service of the Ministry of Defence of Armenia http://mil.am/hy/news/8087 Armenian MoD reports de-escalation of border conflict

    The ceasefire regime is maintained on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Armenia reported. Residents of the near-border regions of Armenia said that the aggravation of the conflict caused no panic, but some villages and town were cut off from the gas supply because of shelling attacks.

July 15, 2020 20:27

July 15, 2020 20:20

  • A new mosque in the Chechen village of Makhkety. Screenshot of the post on Instagram of the "Grozny" TV channel Instagram users criticize report about mosque named after Akhmat Kadyrov

    A new mosque in the Chechen village of Makhkety in the Vedeno District was named in honour of Kadyrov Sr. at a request of the villagers, the authorities announced. Some villagers admitted that they would prefer a different name for the mosque, and users of the social network criticized officials for yet another manifestation of Chechnya's "Akhmatization."

July 15, 2020 17:39

July 15, 2020 17:33

  • Soldiers of the Armenian army. Photo by the press service of the Ministry of Defence of Armenia http://mil.am/hy/news/8081 Azerbaijan and Armenia claim shelling attacks and downed drones

    The positions of Azerbaijani troops on the Armenian border and in the Karabakh conflict zone were shelled from machine guns, mortars and cannons, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported. Its Armenian counterpart reported two downed Azerbaijani drones.

July 15, 2020 17:28

July 15, 2020 11:59

  • Screenshot of the video with Kovalenko being beaten by Zelimkhanov. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpTxO_39ktU Chechen authorities' promises to punish blogger Zelimkhanov questioned

    The statements about a severe punishment of the Chechen blogger, Zelimkhan Zelimkhanov, for assaulting his opponent, Svyatoslav Kovalenko, may turn out into mere words. Whether Zelimkhanov will be punished depends on how close he is to Kadyrov, Ruslan Kutaev, the president of the Assembly of Caucasian Nations, believes.

July 15, 2020 11:54

July 15, 2020 11:34

  • Ramzan Kadyrov (on the left) and his relative, Adam Delimkhanov. Photo REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Media publish inquiry into Kadyrov's ties with big businesses

    The head of Chechnya and his retinue get access to assets worth hundreds of millions US dollars with the help of nominee business owners, in return for providing them help in settling conflict situations. This is stated in the investigation of the edition named "Project".

July 15, 2020 11:29

  • A tent camp in the village of Kullar. Screenshot of the video by the "Caucasian Knot" About 350 Azerbaijanis return home from Kullar camp

    On July 14, Azerbaijan received a hundred people more from among those waiting for the opening of the border in Dagestan than it was pre-planned. Additional places were organized for women and children, Afig Allakhverdiev, the representative of the National Cultural Autonomy of Azerbaijanis in the Moscow Region, has informed.

July 15, 2020 11:24

July 14, 2020 23:59

  • Live artillery. Photo by the press service of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan https://mod.gov.az/ Armenia reports about two soldiers killed on border with Azerbaijan

    Two soldiers were killed as a result of a shelling attack from the Azerbaijani side, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Armenia reported. According to the official information released by the authorities of the two countries, the number of victims of the three-day conflict at the border reached 25.

July 14, 2020 23:55

July 14, 2020 23:50

July 14, 2020 20:21

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