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  • The Chechen office of the Commission on Missing Persons and the NGO "General Lebed Peace Mission". Photo courtesy of Tamara Kagirova for the "Caucasian Knot" Rights defenders tell about identification of remains of missing residents of Northern Caucasus

    The work of searching for the remains of the people who disappeared during the military campaigns in Chechnya is too slow, local residents said on the occasion of the Day of Missing People. Methods for identifying the remains are being improved, but there is no progress in investigating the deaths of these people and similar crimes in other regions of Northern Caucasus, human rights defenders have stated.

September 01, 2019 10:19

  • A pre-trial prison. Photo by Yelena Sineok, Yuga.ru Ombudsman confirms complaint of Chechen detainee about torture

    A native of Chechnya, detained after a mass brawl with gunfire in Krasnodar, has complained to the territorial ombudsman about beatings and tortured with electric shock during detention. As stated by Ruslan Kutaev, the head of the "Assembly of Caucasian Nastions", an office has been set up to any further torture of the detainees within this case.

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  • An event dedicated to the 68th birthday of the first president of Chechnya, Akhmat Kadyrov, August 23, 2019. Photo by the press service of the Grozny Suvorov School https://гсву.мвд.рф/Press-sluzhba/Novosti/item/18047103 Military School in Grozny named after Akhmat Kadyrov

    The head of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has ordered to name the Grozny Suvorov School after the first president of Chechnya, Akhmat Kadyrov. This was done in agreement with Ramzan Kadyrov, the incumbent head of the republic, said the school commander.

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August 30, 2019 23:58

  • The "Pride of Muslims" Mosque in Shali. Photo: screenshot of the 1st TV channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV6UGetj2HI Shali mosque's scale provokes doubts about justification of its construction

    The capacity of the "Pride of Muslims" Mosque in Shali twice exceeds the size of the local population, and that fact does not bring any economic benefits for the city, blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov notes. The Chechen authorities need such construction projects to show their power, journalist Maxim Shevchenko believes.

August 30, 2019 23:55

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  • Grozny. Chechnya. Photo by Magomed Magomedov for the "Caucasian Knot" In Chechnya, resonance murder highlights problem of domestic violence

    A brutal murder of two women from a Chechen village, in which a 17-year-old female relative of the murdered persons is suspected, is a result of insufficient education in the family, users of social networks suggest. The incident is not typical for the Chechen society, some users note.

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  • Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: screenshot of the video by the NTV channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HWolPahfvk Ramzan Kadyrov expands list of recipients of his threats

    On August 29, Ramzan Kadyrov threatened to "bring to responsibility under the law" not only his opponents on social networks, but also those who disseminated their criticism of the Chechen authorities. Meanwhile, the leader of the republic called on people not to respond to messages posted on social networks.

August 30, 2019 17:10

  • The area of the border village of Tavush. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of shelling attack on its border village

    The ceasefire in the Karabakh conflict zone was violated 21 times within 24 hours, and the positions of the Azerbaijani troops in the village on the border with the Tavush Region of Armenia were shelled from machine guns, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Azerbaijan reported.

August 30, 2019 16:58

  • Anzaur Akhidjak. Photo http://онк-кубань.рф/sostav-komisii POC chair visits persons arrested after shootout in Krasnodar

    Two natives of Chechnya and a native of Ingushetia, detained after a mass fight with shooting in Krasnodar, do not complain about the conditions of detention in SIZO (pre-trial prison), reports the chair of the Public Observation Commission (POC) for the Krasnodar Territory. Members of the POC could not visit other two detainees.

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