A ban in Georgia on smoking in public spaces has been delayed for one year, and will now come into force from 1 May 2018, the author of the package of amendments told journalists on 2 May. [Read more…]
A resident of Chechnya’s Urus-Martan District has publicly apologised to the Chechen people and the head of the republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, for disseminating ‘untruthful information’ about the detention of her husband. According to the authorities, the woman has fully admitted her guilt and asked for forgiveness.
Hundreds gathered in central Tbilisi on 1 May to celebrate International Worker’s Day, and to demand better labour conditions for workers. [Read more…]
Human rights activists gathered on 30 April in front of the Prosecutor’s Office in Tbilisi, to condemn the frequency of early and forced marriages in Georgia. Protesters condemned the government’s ‘sick policy’ towards forced and early marriages in Georgia, saying that the authorities are tolerant of the abuse. [Read more…]
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in Chechnya has completed its investigation into a plot to assassinate head of the republic Ramzan Kadyrov. [Read more…]