Rostov District Military Court has convicted four Ingush men for the systematic sexual abuse of a young boy over a period of several years. The court found all four guilty, sentencing them to prison. [Read more…]
Head of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov has ordered that a database be created of aggressive sport fans. He gave this order on 15 June to the Secretary of the Security Council Ahmed Dzeitov. [Read more…]
On 5 June, Head of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov ordered that the authorities not help Ingush officials to repair their houses, many of which have recently been affected by heavy rainfall and hail. The decision will be in effect until all affected houses belonging to economically disadvantaged people are repaired, he claims.
Five North Caucasian republics have made it to an official list of the safest regions of the Russian Federation. Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Ossetia, and Daghestan all made it to the list, which is based on official crime statistics. The data was collected by the Federal State Statistics Service using data from regional ministries of internal affairs for the first quarter of 2017.
Ingushetia remains one of Russia’s most troubled and impoverished republics, one rattled by Islamic insurgency, corruption, and a sluggish economy. However, with the president’s indirect use of mixed martial arts to enhance his republic’s image, two brothers have emerged to spearhead the movement for the betterment of Ingush society.
The parliament of Ingushetia has passed a law banning the sale of alcoholic beverages during Ramadan, as well as a number of public holidays. The head of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, authored the amendments. [Read more…]
The Muftiate of Ingushetia together with the Ulama (Muslim clerics) Council has published a list of recommendations for the costs of weddings. The document has already been distributed throughout the republic.
Ingush police have charged five suspected militants arrested a year ago with ‘involvement in illegal armed formations’ and ‘illegal trafficking in arms, ammunition, and explosive devices’.
Ingush Head Yunus-Bek Yevkurov is likely to be summoned to court to testify in the case surrounding an attack on journalists and human rights activists in Ingushetia on 9 March 2016. Yevkurov’s testimony was requested by the victims’ lawyers.