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September 09, 2020 11:52

  • Mask rejection stresses Kadyrov's indifference to Chechens' opinion

    Ramzan Kadyrov doesn't care about reaction of Chechen residents, outraged by officials' disregard for the mask regime, analysts assert. At the same time, Chechens would not follow Kadyrov, but act on the issue of wearing medical masks at their own discretion, the analysts believe.

September 08, 2020 23:59

  • Tofig Yagublu. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" Activists demand to release Tofig Yagublu

    Ten female activists held an action in support of Azerbaijani oppositionist Tofig Yagublu, who was sentenced to four years of imprisonment. For their protest action, the activists dressed themselves as the goddesses of justice with their hands tied. For the seventh day, Tofig Yagublu has been continuing the hunger strike in protest against his conviction. However, he has not yet been transferred to a medical ward.

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  • Fuad Gakhramanly, Mamed Ibragim. Photos:,, collage by the "Caucasian Knot" Investigators mitigate charges against two Azerbaijani oppositionists

    The charges with the violent seizure of power were removed from Mamed Ibragim and Fuad Gakhramanly, members of the Presidium of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA). At the same time, new charges were brought against them under a less serious article of a crime against a person.

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  • A courtroom at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Photo: CherryX per Wikimedia Commons Dagestani resident Timur Muritov's second complaint about torture filed to ECtHR

    According to a new complaint filed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in a case against Timur Muritov, who was sentenced for recruiting people into the "Islamic State" (IS, a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court, – note of the "Caucasian Knot"), his right to a fair trial was violated despite his complaint about torture.

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  • An Armenian soldier. Photo by the press service of the country's Ministry of Defence Azerbaijan claims machine gun and sniper attacks in conflict zone

    During the last 24 hours, the positions of Azerbaijani troops stationed in four villages on the border with Armenia and in the Karabakh conflict zone were shelled for 50 times, including from machine guns and sniper rifles, the country's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

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