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July 19, 2019 22:33

  • Baku. Photo: REUTERS/Anton Vaganov Baku Mayoralty refuses to sanction opposition's march-rally

    The Baku authorities have failed to sanction an action of the oppositional Popular Movement of Azerbaijan (PMA), scheduled for July 20; the movement calls for speeding up the settlement of the Karabakh conflict. The organizers have treated the refusal to sanction the demonstration as a violation of the freedom of assembly.

July 19, 2019 22:22

  • Irakli Okruashvili. Photo: Helene C. Stikkel Okruashvili challenges Khalvashi's rights for "Rustavi-2"

    The shares of the "Rustavi-2" TV Company were just formally documented for Kibar Khalvashi, while they were actually bought out by the oppositionist Irakli Okruashvili, the latter's advocates have asserted. They demanded to arrest the assets of the "Rustavi-2" for the period of litigation with Khalvashi.

July 19, 2019 19:29

  • Abdulkakhir Izrayilov. Photo: press service of "United Russia", New appointment of Izrayilov emphasizes Kadyrov's lack of trust in personnel

    Abdulkakhir Izrayilov, who headed the administration of the leader and government of Chechnya, was appointed the Chechnya's supervisor to the Caucasus Directorate of the "Rostechnadzor" (Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Ecological, Technological, and Nuclear Issues). In Chechnya, the senior positions are occupied by the same officials from the "Ramzan Kadyrov' team," local residents notice.

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  • TV story about Chechen girl taken out of Moscow to Chechnya. Screenshot from ‘Grozny’ TV Company broadcasting, Story of Chechen woman taken out of Moscow emphasizes problem of forced marriages

    A report shown in the evening on July 17 by the "Grozny" TV Company, in which a girl taken out of Moscow denied the information about her coercion to marriage, has caused distrust among residents of Chechnya. A marriage against will is not uncommon in Northern Caucasus, the rights defenders interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

July 18, 2019 22:37

  • Rally in front of ‘Rustavi-2’ building. Photo by Beslan Kmuzov for the Caucasian Knot Residents of Georgia come out to action in support of "Rustavi-2"

    In case of a change in the owner of the "Rustavi-2" TV Company, residents of Georgia are at risk of losing access to objective information on the situation in the country, participants of the action held at the building of the TV Company have voiced out their concerns today.

July 18, 2019 19:06

  • ECtHR agrees to return "Rustavi-2" to Kibar Khalvashi

    Today, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has recognized as legitimate the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of Georgia to transfer the assets of the "Rustavi-2" TV Channel to Kibar Khalvashi, the former owner of the TV Company. The businessman himself promised not to interfere in the editorial policy of the TV Channel, but threatened to dismiss Nika Gvaramiya from the position of general director.

July 18, 2019 18:48

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  • Nikol Pashinyan. Photo: REUTERS/Hayk Baghdasaryan/Photolure Nikol Pashinyan criticizes protesters in Ijevan

    13 people are detained and other six are left under recognizance not to leave on suspicion of disorderly conduct and an attack on law enforcers in Ijevan, investigators report today. The Armenian Prime Minister has called the demands of the protesters unreasonable.

July 18, 2019 14:39

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  • State Duma of Russia. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov State Duma offers to pay Dagestani volunteers

    On July 17, the Russian State Duma adopted in the second reading a bill to equate to war veterans the volunteers who were opposing the invasion of Chechen militants into Dagestan. The new edition of the bill also provides for monthly payments.

July 18, 2019 11:30

  • Opposition activist detained at protest action in Baku

    On July 17, law enforcers disrupted the picket organized by activists of the "Musavat" Party in front of the Iranian Embassy in Baku. More than 10 people were detained. Later, the protesters were released, except for Elman Guliev, the leader of the "Musavat" youth organization.

July 18, 2019 11:20

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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