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March 04, 2019 13:23

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  • An unfinished house of the refugees in Stepanakert. Nagorno-Karabakh, February 27, 2019. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" Refugees from Azerbaijan complain about unsolved housing problems in Yerevan

    The anniversary of Sumgait pogroms has reminded about the refugees' problems. More than 2000 of them have failed to receive Armenian citizenship, said Anahit Airapetyan, the press secretary of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Office in Yerevan. Refugees told that for 30 years they could not solve the housing problems in their homeland.

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  • Anna Zavgorodnyaya, the mother of Artyom Ponomarchuk, and Sergey Romanov, the head of the Krasnodar branch of the "Committee against Torture", at the presentation of the film named "Extreme South". Photo by Anna Gritsevich for the "Caucasian Knot" Some 30 people came to first screening of film about torture of Anapa residents

    In Krasnodar, the presentation of the film about the four residents of Anapa, who were tortured and became figurants of a robbery case, was visited by about 30 people came. The authors hope that the film will spread on the Internet and watched by bosses of power structures. Parents of the young people have stated that now they have hope for a fair investigation.

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  • NKR claims 200 shelling attacks on its positions

    During the period from February 24 to March 2, 2029, Azerbaijani militaries fired more than 3000 shots at the positions of the Defence Army of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), its Ministry of Defence (MoD) has claimed.

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  • Azerbaijani activist Guseinov arrested for 30 days

    Rafael Guseinov was again placed under administrative arrest in the Apsheron District just four days after his release, his father has reported, adding that the police failed to explain the reason for his son's new arrest.

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  • Grigory Karasin, Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia. Screenshot from video broadcasted by the "Echo of the Caucasus", Karasin's statements on Georgia-NATO relations trigger Tbilisi's reaction

    Grigory Karasin, a Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia, has warned the Georgian authorities about the "unpleasant surprises" that could be caused by Georgia-NATO cooperation. Georgian politicians have treated this statement as a hidden threat. However, the official Tbilisi abandoned any harsh retaliatory rhetoric.

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  • Kepsha River. Photo by Svetlana Kravchenko for the Caucasian Knot Flooding in Sochi linked with Olympic construction

    The Sochi authorities claim that there is no danger to townspeople living near the Kepsha River. Activists have linked the flooding in Sochi with large-scale extraction of gravel from the river and the construction of Olympic facilities.

March 01, 2019 21:24

  • Arkadi Akopyan (second from right) in the hall of the Supreme Court of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, March 1, 2019. Photo by Lyudmila Maratova for the Caucasian Knot KBR's SC closes Akopyan's case

    The Supreme Court (SC) of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) has decided that after the mitigation of the article on extremism, there was no crime element in the case of Arkadi Akopyan, a believer of Jehovah's Witnesses, the religious organization, recognized as extremist and banned by the court decision.

March 01, 2019 21:15

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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