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May 10, 2019 21:36

  • "Atazhukin Sound" festival. Photo by Alan Tskhurbaev for the Caucasia Knot Unique festival "Atazhukin Sound" launched in Nalchik

    The "Atazhukin Sound" festival will involve musicians from different cities; lectures and DJ sessions will be held, Bulat Khalilov, one of the organizers of the festival, has reported. He also noted that he was not afraid of disrupting the festival as it happened in Dagestan.

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  • Ismail Nalgiev takes part in rally in Nazran, November 4, 2018. Photo by Magomed Mutsolgov for the Caucasian Knot Human rights defenders support Ismail Nalgiev

    On May 9, human rights organizations called on to prevent violations of the rights of Ingush activist Ismail Nalgiev, who was detained at the Minsk airport. The human rights defenders also mentioned the possibility of torture in Ingushetia. Ismail Nalgiev promised to go on a hunger strike if extradited to Russia, his advocate reported.

May 10, 2019 11:47

  • Robert Kocharyan. Screenshot from video posted at Sputnik Channel in Russian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtIXrKb6c-U NKR politicians stand up for Kocharyan

    The incumbent and former presidents of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), Bako Saakyan and Arkady Gukasyan, have appealed to the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Armenia asking to release the second President of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, but received a refusal.

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  • Special forces agent. Photo: NAC press service, http://nac.gov.ru/antiterroristicheskie-ucheniya/v-zavodoukovske-proshli-antiterroristicheskie.html Attackers on Caucasians detained in three Russian regions

    Six members of the ultra-right-wing group "National Bloc" have been detained in Moscow, and in Moscow and Vladimir Regions. According to investigators, the young people provoked natives from the Caucasus to fight. One of the suspects is a native of the Krasnodar Territory.

May 09, 2019 22:45

  • Members of National Unity of Georgia. Photo by Galina Gotua for the Caucasian Knot Number of detainees at actions in Tbilisi reaches five

    A participant in the "Immortal Regiment" march has received a warning for using Soviet symbols; four participants in the counteraction have been accused of hooliganism and disobedience to the police. Activists booed and whistled President Salome Zurabishvili, when she laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Tbilisi.

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May 09, 2019 19:19

  • Medea Margoshvili. Photo by Beslan Kmuzon for the Caucasian Knot Protest rally attracts attention of tourists to Machalikashvili's case

    Malkhaz Machalikashvili, the father of Temirlan Machalikashvili, who was killed in a counterterrorist operation (CTO) in the Pankisi Gorge, agreed to be questioned in a case on plotting of a terror act. On May 8, the Malkhaz Machalikashvili's protest in the centre of Tbilisi aroused the interest of tourists.

May 09, 2019 19:02

  • Veterans in Tbilisi, May 9, 2019. Official Facebook page of Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtaze: https://www.facebook.com/bakhtadzemamuka/ Participant of "Immortal Regiment" action detained in Tbilisi

    A participant of the rally was detained for using Soviet symbols banned in Georgia, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) for Georgia reported. In Tbilisi, a counteraction with anti-Russian slogans was held simultaneously with the "Immortal Regiment" action.

May 09, 2019 14:19

  • Rally in memory of victims of the Khojaly tragedy, Baku, February 26, 2019. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot Irina Rodnina school in Yerevan renamed after her words about Khojaly

    The Council of Elders of Yerevan has approved the renaming of the figure skating school named after the Russian figure skater Irina Rodnina into the Yerevan school of figure skating and hockey. The school was renamed because of the Rodnina's participation in the march in Baku dedicated to the events in Khojaly. Her participation in the event and her statements about the tragedy in Yerevan have been treated as anti-Armenian acts.

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  • Gavel. Photo: pixabay.com BCA upholds verdict to PFPA activists

    The Baku Court of Appeal (BCA) has upheld the verdict to the activists of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), convicted within the case of illegal financing the party. Their defence has stated that it will seek for an acquittal.

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  • Activist holds slogan 'Salaam Save'. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot Activists demand to stop building demolition in Baku (+video)

    Starting May 6, local residents organized a round-the-clock watch at a building in central Baku after the owner's attempt to evict the non-commercial movie theatre "Salaam Cinema". The authorities have promised to assess the historical value of the building, built as a Molokan prayer house, and to revise plans for demolition thereof.

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