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  • Wedding party in Grozny. Chechnya, 2009. Photo from 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 and 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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  • Barakh Chemurziev, the chairman of the public movement "Support of Ingushetia", and Musa Malsagov, the head of the Ingush branch of the Russian Red Cross. Screenshot from video posted by Public movement 'Opora Ingushetii'. Two Ingush protest leaders turn to ECtHR

    The advocates of Musa Malsagov, the head of the Ingush branch of the Russian Red Cross, and Barakh Chemurziev, the chairman of the public movement "Support of Ingushetia", arrested within the case of the March rally in Magas, have reported to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) about the violation of their clients' rights.

November 10, 2019 11:11

  • Law enforcers of Ingushetia in Magas. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Trifonov's resignation shows Putin's discontent with NCFD law enforcers

    Law enforcement bodies of the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) are not efficient; and the resignation of Igor Trifonov, the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) is an attempt to change the situation, the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

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  • Protest against the screening of the film "And then we danced". Photo by Inna Kukudzhanova for the Caucasian Knot Police report 28 detainees in Tbilisi and Batumi

    Administrative protocols have been drawn up on 27 protesters against the screening of the film "And then we danced" in Georgia. Another LGBT opponent is suspected of attacking a girl who wanted to get into the cinema.

November 09, 2019 12:30

  • Ramzan Kadyrov at a meeting with the Chechen government, November 5, 2019. Screenshot from the video posted by ChGTRK 'Grozny' at BBC excludes any distortions in translating Kadyrov's speech

    The press secretary of Ramzan Kadyrov has accused the BBC employees of incorrectly translating the statement by the head of Chechnya, who demanded harsh punishment of critics on the Internet. Kadyrov's words were translated correctly, the press service of the BBC has assured.

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