Stavropol Region

July 04, 2020 23:48

  • Historians criticize installation of Caucasian War monument in Sochi

    In Sochi, a memorial sign has been installed in the place of the fort built by Russian troops in 1837 during the Caucasian War. This sign will split the society, Zurab Gadjiev believes. Any mentioning of the terrible events of the Caucasian War is painful for the Circassian people, Ruslan Gvashev, an activist, has explained.

July 02, 2020 21:56

  • Chechnya registers 95% voter turnout during pandemic

    According to the official statistics, Chechnya showed the highest voter turnout in the Russian Federation at the voting on amendments to the Constitution. In Southern Russia, ten regions registered lower voter turnout as compared to the presidential election in 2018.

June 27, 2020 18:45

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  • Anniversary of attack on Budyonnovsk actualizes dispute over operation outcomes

    The armed attack by militants of Shamil Basaev on Budyonnovsk committed 25 years ago should have ended with the liquidation of the field commander, even at the cost of lives of most hostages, the law enforcers who took part in the operation believe. In his turn, Alexander Cherkasov, a rights defender, remarks that the release of most of the hostages as a result of negotiations is the only successful peacemaking effort since the start of the first Chechen campaign.

June 09, 2020 18:48

  • Zarifa Sautieva's arrest extended despite guarantees of human rights defenders

    In the Stavropol Territory, the court extended the detention of Ingush activist Zarifa Sautieva until June 25. Meanwhile, human rights defenders, including Nikolai Rybakov, the leader of the "Yabloko" Party, Alexander Cherkasov, the head of the Council of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", and Svetlana Gannushkina and Oleg Orlov, members of the "Memorial", requested the court to release Zarifa Sautieva.

June 05, 2020 12:37

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