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April 23, 2021 12:01

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April 21, 2021 15:12

  • Advocates claim torture of residents of Kaspiysk convicted for terrorism

    The residents of the city of Kaspiysk, Bagauttin Medjidov, Ismail Narchavov, Felix Pirveliev, Murad Abdulkerimov and Gusein Ramazanov, sentenced to long prison terms on charges of creating a terrorist community and preparing an attack on a policeman, were tortured after detention; grenades and ammunition were planted on them. This was stated by their advocates Nadezhda Borodkina and Magomed Magomedov.

April 20, 2021 22:54

  • Scientists point to historical prerequisites for treating Cossacks as a people

    The directory of the "Rosstat" (Russian Federal State Statistics Service), prepared for the All-Russian Population Census, lists over ten nationalities containing the word "Cossack". The demands of the Cossacks living in Southern Russia to recognize them as a people are historically justified; however, they sound amid the erosion of Cossacks' national identity, scientists have pointed out.

April 17, 2021 08:22

April 16, 2021 14:52

  • Tulip Festival in Kalmykia attracts tourists amid pandemic

    An influx of tourists is expected to the Tulip Festival scheduled in the Tselinny District of Kalmykia; all the tickets for the cruise train from Moscow have been sold out; and hotel rooms have been booked, the organizers report. Tourist professionals have noted that because of the pandemic, Kalmykia has favourable conditions for the development of domestic tourism.

April 14, 2021 18:04

April 13, 2021 13:24

  • Greenpeace criticizes plans to build "Dolina Vasta" resort in Sochi

    The construction of the new "Dolina Vasta" (Vasta Valley) ski resort in Sochi is illegal, the Russian branch of the environmental Greenpeace has stated. The construction of a new ski resort on the lands of the Sochi National Park will lead to the destruction of natural complexes, ecologists assert.

April 06, 2021 11:28

  • Makhachkala: picketers support journalist Gadjiev

    The picketers in Makhachkala have demanded the release of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, a journalist of the "Chernovik" (Draft) weekly and stop unjustified arrests. People's interest in the Gadjiev case remains high, his colleagues assert.

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