News

September 05, 2019 19:04

September 05, 2019 19:01

  • A woman. Photo pixabay.com Activists highlight problem of women's social insecurity in Chechnya

    In the Chechen society, there is a growing tendency to condemn dissent, which exacerbates the social disempowerment of women and the problem of domestic violence, report activists of public organizations. According to the activists, the number of complaints from victims of domestic violence in Chechnya, Dagestan, and Karachay-Cherkessia grows every year.

September 05, 2019 16:42

  • The administrarion of the town of Argun http://newargun.ru/directory Ramzan Kadyrov instructs his relative to enlarge city of Argun

    On September 4, members of the City Council of Argun approved Khas-Magomed Kadyrov as the City Mayor. Among the tasks assigned to his relative, Ramzan Kadyrov mentioned mergence of the nearest villages to Argun, development of the social sphere, and attraction of investments.

September 05, 2019 16:37

September 05, 2019 10:02

September 05, 2019 09:59

September 05, 2019 09:56

  • South Ossetia is concerned about the Georgian police post near the border

    The Georgian block-post should not be built near the border, the South-Ossetian MPs have stated amid the construction works undertaken by the Georgian side near the village of Sinaguri. The post is being removed for the convenience of local residents, the Georgia's State Security Service (SSS) has explained.

September 05, 2019 09:51

  • Mukhammad Abdurakhmanov at the rally in Berlin on September 4, 2019. Screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64zQFCuBo8Q Chechen Diaspora criticizes German authorities after Khangoshvili's murder

    The German authorities bear part of the responsibility for the death of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, a native of Pankisi, because they failed to provide him with asylum and put him on the list of extremists, participants of the rally held in Berlin believe. They demanded not to deport natives of Chechnya to Russia, except for Ramzan Kadyrov's supporters.

September 05, 2019 09:48

  • Ali Bakaev. Screenshot of the video by ABU-SADDAM SHISHANI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4lYmP-stkQ Interpol stops searching for suspect of attacking law enforcers in Chechnya

    The Interpol has cancelled the circular on the search for a native of Chechnya, Ali Bakaev, suspected in Russia of organizing an attack on "Rosgvardia" (Russian National Guard) agents in the village of Naurskaya. This happened after an advocates' complaint, said Mansur Sadulaev, the head of the "Vaifond" human rights organization.

September 05, 2019 09:43

September 05, 2019 09:38

September 04, 2019 19:01

  • Mother of the girl beaten in Ingushetia. Screenshot of the 360 TV channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0mkDBwmWEc Brothers of beaten Ingush girl not accepted to school

    Brothers of a girl from Ingushetia who fell victim to violence were not accepted to school, since their mother had no residence registration, reported the chief of the police juvenile affairs department. The girl herself stays in the hospital, and she needs several plastic surgeries.

September 04, 2019 18:58

  • Shavarsh Kocharyan, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia. Photo https://www.mfa.am/ru/deputy-ministers/5 Armenian MFA calls on Russia to remove a barrier for foreign drivers

    The Russian law banning work with a driver's licence issued in Armenia is discriminatory, states Shavarsh Kocharyan, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia. The deputy head of the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) called on MPs to discuss the contradictions with the rules of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

September 04, 2019 17:42

September 04, 2019 17:38

September 04, 2019 10:45

  • Supporters of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, an editor of the "Chernovik" (Draft). Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the "Caucasian Knot" Gadjiev's wife denied meeting with him at SIZO

    Dana Sakieva, the wife of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, an editor of the "Chernovik" (Draft), arrested in the case of financing terrorism, who is also his public defender, could not visit her husband at the SIZO (pre-trial prison). Earlier, Ms Sakieva visited her husband for six times; however, the Department for Dagestan for the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service (known as UFSIN) has suddenly treated these visits as a violation.

September 04, 2019 10:42

  • Vitaly Shishkin. Photo Monarchy2018 https://ru.wikipedia.org/ Russian political prisoner receives asylum in Armenia

    Vitaly Shishkin, a Russian activist, recognized by the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" as a political prisoner, has been granted asylum in Armenia. The refugee status was issued to a Russian citizen for the first time, the country's migration service has explained.

September 04, 2019 10:38

September 04, 2019 10:36

September 04, 2019 10:30

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

Find Caucasian Knot partners: