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April 21, 2021 15:27

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  • A man in handcuffs. Photo by Yelena Sineok, Advocates claim torture of residents of Kaspiysk convicted for terrorism

    The residents of the city of Kaspiysk, Bagauttin Medjidov, Ismail Narchavov, Felix Pirveliev, Murad Abdulkerimov and Gusein Ramazanov, sentenced to long prison terms on charges of creating a terrorist community and preparing an attack on a policeman, were tortured after detention; grenades and ammunition were planted on them. This was stated by their advocates Nadezhda Borodkina and Magomed Magomedov.

April 21, 2021 14:58

  • Advocate claims violation of Azerbaijani woman's rights during her arrest in KBR

    The court's conclusions on the need to arrest Djamilya Guseinova, an Azerbaijani citizen suspected of attempted theft, have not been confirmed by the case materials, the advocate, Irina Khurzokova, asserts. According to her version, Guseinova lost her child after the arrest and signed a confession, being unable to read and write in Russian.

April 21, 2021 13:59

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  • The Sulak Canyon in Dagestan. Photo: Suleymannabiev Official threatens tourists with a criminal case for their topless photo near Sulak Canyon

    Young women, who posted their topless photo near the Sulak Canyon after their visit to Dagestan, should remove it from the Internet, the deputy chief of the Untsukul district administration claims. The official threatens to file a complaint to the law enforcement bodies about insulting the feelings of believers. The Sulak Canyon is not designated as a sacred place, one of the young women argues.

April 20, 2021 23:53

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  • A Cossack column. Photo by the press service of the state-funded institution "Don Cossacks", Rostov region Scientists point to historical prerequisites for treating Cossacks as a people

    The directory of the "Rosstat" (Russian Federal State Statistics Service), prepared for the All-Russian Population Census, lists over ten nationalities containing the word "Cossack". The demands of the Cossacks living in Southern Russia to recognize them as a people are historically justified; however, they sound amid the erosion of Cossacks' national identity, scientists have pointed out.

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  • Arman Tatoyan, the Armenian Ombudsperson. Photo from the official website Armenian Ombudsperson accuses Azerbaijan of hiding POWs number

    Azerbaijani authorities are deliberately protracting the release of Armenian prisoners of war (POWs), and wouldn't disclose the real number thereof, Arman Tatoyan, the Armenian Ombudsperson, has stated. The Armenian delegation managed to achieve the inclusion of the POWs' issue into the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) agenda, Armenian MPs have informed.

April 20, 2021 11:59

  • The Sotk gold deposit. Photo: GeoProMining ltd official site Sotk mine drivers in Armenia go on strike

    Employees of the Sotk mine have blocked roads, demanding a fixed salary and paying off the debts. In its turn, the "GeoProMining Gold" Company treats the complaints as unjustified and threatened to send the entire collective to unpaid leave.

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April 19, 2021 16:15

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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