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  • Russian soldiers near a mass grave in a trench during the Second Chechen War. Photo: Natalia Medvedeva -, CC BY-SA 3.0, Anniversary of Second Chechen War ignored by republic's authorities

    Now, 20 years later, the deployment of troops in Chechnya in 1999, is presented by federal TV channels as a start of Russia's "sole" struggle against international terrorism. In Chechnya, the anniversary of the start of the second war is not remembered in any way at the official level.

October 01, 2019 10:29

  • Court releases four figurants of the "Ganja case"

    Four out of eight defendants in the case of Ganja riots have received real prison terms; four others were released: two were sentenced conditionally; and two had their term in custody found to be a sufficient punishment.

October 01, 2019 10:18

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  • The 14th day of the hunger strike held by the Afghan War veterans in the Makhachkala park. September 30, 2019. Photo by Rasul Magomedov for the "Caucasian Knot" Makhachkala residents help protesting Afghan War veterans

    Residents of the houses located near the Makhachkala park, where already for 14 days several dozens of Afghan War veterans demand a meeting with the head of Dagestan Vladimir Vasiliev, by bringing food and water to them. The veterans intend not to stop their action until their demand is satisfied.

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  • A penal colony. Photo by Yelena Sineok, Chechen native complains about pressure in colony

    Beslan Dadaev, a convicted native of Chechnya, said that in his colony in Karelia he was not allowed to pray. According to his sister, Dadaev was beaten up, placed into the dungeon (punishment cell) and prevented from making ablutions because he refused to cooperate with the colony administration.

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  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 23-29, 2019

    Resonant appointment of the former DPR's leader the acting city manager in Elista; miners' strike in Georgia; ECtHR's decisions on complaints filed by relatives of disappeared residents of Chechnya and Ingushetia and Azerbaijani activists; public apologies of four wedding party participants in Chechnya; change of the protest form by Afghan War veterans in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 23-29, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 30, 2019 11:40

  • Screenshot of the homepage of the "Open Society Foundations – Armenia" website Armenia: Soros Foundation complains of persecutions

    The Yerevan-based office of the "Open Society Institute – Assistance Fund" (Soros Foundation) has announced the persecution by members of the "Veto" movement, who have been on duty at the foundation building for several weeks and make photos of coming-out people.

September 30, 2019 11:30

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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