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  • Participajnts of the Ingush Council of Teips at the Congress on November 9, 2019. Screenshot of the video on Ruslan Albakov-Myarshkhi YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IevgTkfvG4k Demands of Ingush Council of Teips meet opposition of Chechen residents

    The delegates of the Congress of the Ingush Council of Teips (family clans) have treated the change of the republic's borders as the greatest injustice. The Chechen residents interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" stated that the demand to cancel the border agreement is pointless and provocative.

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  • Wedding party in Grozny. Chechnya, 2009. Photo from www.flickr.com/photos/ninecitiesgrozny by Oksana Yushko Muftis indicate critical divorce rate in Northern Caucasus

    More than half of families in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) are dissolved; and up to 50% of marriages in Northern Caucasus end in divorces, the Muftis noted at a conference in Nalchik. Islamic clergymen have associated the problem with irresponsible attitude to marriage, non-observance of Islamic precepts, and domestic violence.

November 11, 2019 23:50

  • An armed man. War in Syria. Photo: REUTERS/Aboud Hamam Armenian priest killed in Syria

    Ovsep Petoyan, a spiritual pastor of the Armenian Catholic community of Qamishli, and his father were shot dead in the north-east of Syria. The responsibility for the killings was claimed by the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court.

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  • Tumso Abdurakhmanov (on the left) and Chingiz Akhmadov. Screenshots of the videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leVmyLRisZQ and https://www.instagram.com/p/B2rKiMpIgXg/ Collage by the "Caucasian Knot" Blogger Abdurakhmanov announces new Chechen authorities' campaign against him

    Chingiz Akhmadov, Director of the "Chechnya Today" Agency, has posted a video on the Instagram accusing Tumso Abdurakhmanov of lying. He quoted the blogger's saying about people from Chechnya who might have been involved in the murder in Germany of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili. According to Abdurakhmanov, the Chechen authorities have launched a new campaign aimed to discredit him.

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  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on November 4-10, 2019

    Celebrations of National Unity Day and anniversary of the October Revolution in Southern Russia; mass protests in Georgia and Armenia; start of trial on major fire in Rostov-on-Don; rally of former "Electrozink" worker in Vladikavkaz, – read about these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 4-10, 2019, in a review prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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