Oleg Kozlovsky says he was kidnapped, beaten and subjected to mock execution at the hands of security forces.
Activists vowed to keep fighting a controversial land deal with Chechnya as the official permit for holding the protest expired.
When confronted with unfair dismissal or other violations of their labour rights, people in Nagorno-Karabakh face an uphill battle through the courts.
The Russian government has accused the North Caucasus of not paying their energy bills, but many locals say bills are beyond what they can afford.
Despite a rise in the awareness of women’s rights, a lack of women decision-makers is standing in the way of legal changes.
An environmental protest against an offshore mining company in Jermuk has put Armenia’s revolutionary government between a rock and a hard place.
Abkhazia moves forward ten years after Russian recognition, but struggles to forget the past.
British police told OC Media they had ‘not received any contact from Georgian authorities regarding this development’.
International Alert: ‘The further people live from the frontline, the more strongly they speak about patriotism’.
Four former security service officials have been charged as the government scrambles to contain the fallout of the Subeliani and Omega tapes scandals.
Critics have pointed to inconsistencies in the new tapes and there has been widespread speculation they were staged.