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August 30, 2019 12:12

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  • Screenshot of the page of the community echo.dagestana, https://www.instagram.com/p/B1w5Gz9pl_a/ Dagestani resident apologizes to Ramzan Kadyrov for challenging him to a duel

    A resident of Makhachkala, who called the leader of Chechnya to a duel because of his statements about Imam Shamil, posted a new video in which he called himself "a Kadyrov's foot soldier." A new appeal to the leader of Chechnya followed after a conversation with MP Adam Delimkhanov. Apologies of the Dagestani resident continued the practice of public apologies to Ramzan Kadyrov.

August 30, 2019 12:01

  • Participants of the rally in Magas. March 26, 2019. Photo by Umar Yovloy for the "Caucasian Knot" Investigators soften charges against six protesters in Magas

    Investigators suggested that the actions of Ingush activists arrested after a rally did not threaten the lives of public officers, advocate Magomed Bekov reported. However, the arrested activists still face charges of using violence, although not life-threatening, against policemen.

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August 29, 2019 23:54

  • Conference participants in Tskhinvali tell about search for missing persons

    More than 130 residents of South Ossetia remain missing after the Georgian-South-Ossetian conflict. Several persons, who disappeared in 2008, were captured by Georgian law enforcers; the Georgian authorities should provide information about their fate, said Murat Djioev, the Presidential Plenipotentiary for the Post-Conflict Settlement.

August 29, 2019 23:48

  • Seimur Khazi, a journalist, after release released from jail. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" Journalist Khazi released from Azerbaijani prison (+video)

    Seimur Khazi, an observer for an oppositional newspaper, has been released from jail today. His colleagues and wife assert that Seimur had been convicted for political reasons. The journalist said that he would continue his professional activities.

August 29, 2019 20:52

  • The "Gerzelsky Bridge". August 19, 2019. Photo by Magomed Akhmedov for the "Caucasian Knot" Chechen activists relate border conflict to tension with residents of Dagestan

    An incident between natives of Dagestan and Chechnya at the "Gerzelsky Bridge" checkpoint is related to the tension between the two republics amid disputes over the border and a discussion about the role of Imam Shamil provoked by Ramzan Kadyrov, believe Ruslan Kutaev, the chairman of the "Assembly of the Peoples of the Caucasus", and Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov.

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  • Nurdi Nukhazhiev. Photo by the press service of the Chechen Ombudsman's Office http://chechenombudsman.ru/index.php?option=com_phocagallery&view=category&id=8:16-08-12г-встреча-упч-с-президентом-рф&Itemid=180 Khusein Mezhidov's award provokes criticism of Chechen Ombudsman

    Chechen Ombudsman Nurdi Nukhazhiev has awarded several law enforcers for their "contribution to protection of the citizens' rights." The most honourable award went to Khusein Mezhidov, a fellow villager of Ramzan Kadyrov, who threatened to kill blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov.

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  • Screenshot of the computer game https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0D_jTkWuqg&t=20s&fbclid=IwAR0IS1ZfmY4hFSP4wpKiVt0x-t9IxCFbqqOSghUsmtGBgGv672Muaiix6tw Computer game about war in the Caucasus causes claims of Ingush authorities

    The Ministry of National Policy of Ingushetia has called on the power structures of its country to hold the authors of the computer game about the fight of Ossetian-Ingush troops accountable for inciting interethnic hatred. The author has objected that the idea of the game is not related to the Ossetian-Ingush conflict.

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  • Ikram Ragimov. Photo: screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7Np1jNOlWg Court leaves Azerbaijani journalist, Ikram Ragimov, in custody

    A court in Baku has dismissed the motion of the defence to change the freedom restriction measure of Ikram Ragimov, a journalist, whose health condition has worsened because of his hunger strike. The court has also refused to re-investigate his case, while Ragimov has stated that he will continue his hunger strike.

August 28, 2019 23:44

  • Djambulat Umarov. Photo by the press service of the the Ministry of Press of Chechnya https://minnac-chr.ru/ Social network users reprove Chechen minister for threats

    The enmity among Chechens and Dagestanis is incited not by the invitation of Ramzan Kadyrov to a duel, but by the unrestrained reaction to this invitation, say commentators to the statement of Djambulat Umarov, the Minister for National Policy of Chechnya.

August 28, 2019 23:35

  • The border between Georgia and South Ossetia. Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili South Ossetia opposes construction of Georgian border checkpoint

    Border guards have held a raid of armoured vehicles near the village of Tsnelis, where Georgian militaries are erecting a checkpoint, the South-Ossetia Committee for State Security (known as the KGB) has reported. Georgia has violated the border and committed an act of aggression, the South-Ossetian Parliament has announced.

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