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September 10, 2019 14:39

  • Zarifa Sautieva. Photo: press service of the Association of Memory Museums, http://memorymuseums.ru/seminar/2017 Defence treats extension of Zarifa Sautieva's arrest as unjustified

    Prosecutors failed to sufficiently substantiate their version that after leaving the SIZO (pre-trial prison), Zarifa Sautieva may hide from investigators. This opinion was voiced by an advocate when he commented on the court's decision to extend the arrest of the Ingush activist.

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  • Malsag Uzhakhov speaks at rally in Magas. Screenshot from video posted by 'Fortanga Org' at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfFMlE02KJw Uzhakhov refuses to attend court session

    Malsag Uzhakhov, the head of the Council of Teips (family clans) of Ingushetia, has refused to be present at the next court session, at which the investigators' petition to extend his custody should be considered. Djabrail Kuriev, his advocate, told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent about it.

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  • Magomed Yandiyev. Photo: Municipal Presnensky District of Moscow, https://presnyamo.ru/sovet-deputatov/deputies/yandiev/ Yandiev's success sparks disputes over Muslims' role in Moscow elections

    Valeria Kasamara, a competitor of Magomet Yandiev, a former Minister of Economy of Ingushetia and now Associate Professor at the Moscow State University (MSU), has associated his success at the recent elections to the Moscow City Duma with support of local Muslims; however, Mr Yandiev has refuted this version.

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  • Incident in the Petropavlovsk Highway in Grozny. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for Chechnya. Law enforcers report details of shootout in Grozny

    The 18-year-old resident of Chechnya, shot dead today in a shootout with policemen, had been put on the wanted list after hijacking a car and stealing a pistol from his relative, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has informed. The young man had planned to attack law enforcers, the director of the ChGTRK said, but the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has not yet confirmed this version.

September 09, 2019 18:58

  • Brothers Ayub and Askhab Vakharagov. Screenshot from video 'Ayub Vakharagov' Official Music, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyXyGKM3wPY Chechen law enforcers detain Vakharagov amateur singers

    The brothers Ayub and Askhab Vakharagov were detained for an "educative conversation", because they violated the ban on singing the songs not approved by the Chechen authorities, Kheda Saratova, a member of the Human Rights Council under the head of Chechnya, stated on September 8. According to a source in the Gudermes District, law enforcers have been keeping the brothers for two weeks already.

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  • Voters at a polling station in Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot Observers report election violations in NKR

    At some polling stations in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), crowds of voters were observed; attempts were recorded to vote on inappropriate documents and violations of the secrecy of the vote, observers inform.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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