Krasnodar’s regional appellate court has upheld a fine against Ruslan Gvashev, a former Circassian leader, for performing a traditional Circassian prayer. [Read more…]
The Supreme Court of South Ossetia has ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses are an extremist organisation, effectively outlawing them.
Four natives of Daghestan have been detained in Moscow accused by the National Antiterrorism Committee of being supporters of the Islamic State.
Georgia’s parliament has overridden President Giorgi Margvelashvili’s veto of a package of constitutional amendments. [Read more…]
The head of North Ossetia, Vyacheslav Bitarov, has demanded headteachers be punished after complaints from parents of the widespread practice of collecting money from students.
A Georgian transgender woman is appealing to Tbilisi City Court to have her gender changed in official documents without undergoing sex reassignment surgery. [Read more…]
Daghestan is to resettle almost 2,700 people, in a move to restore a historical Chechen district in the republic. The resettlement of residents from Novolaksky District and the restoration of the Aukh District are scheduled to be completed by 2025.
Azerbaijani journalist Leyla Mustafayeva, whose husband, investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli was abducted in Georgia and taken to Azerbaijan, has left the country with her daughter. She plans to request asylum in Germany.