Tbilisi City Court has sentenced Georgian opposition activist Zviad Kuprava to nine months in prison for being in contempt of court after he made a vulgar statement about a judge in the court canteen. [Read more…]
Chechen state TV has broadcasted a video report in which a 16-year-old boy apologises in tears to Chechen Head Ramzan Kadyrov, for his criticism of the Russian republic’s officials. [Read more…]
After 40 days of street protests against police brutality, the authorities charge more people over an attempt to storm the parliament building. [Read more…]
The chair of the Chechen Parliament, Magomed Daudov, has entered into an online spat with Daghestani historian Zurab Gadzhiyev over the construction of a traditional watchtower on the Chechen-Daghestani border. [Read more…]
University applicants living in Abkhazia who were unable to take their entrance exams after the closure of the Enguri (Ingur) crossing will be admitted to without exams. [Read more…]
Controversy continues around Georgian TV channel Rustavi 2 with allegations of politically-charged changes in editorial policy following a hotly contested change in ownership. [Read more…]
A journalist was detained and a protest forcibly dispersed by police on Monday in front of the Press Council in Baku. National Press Day is celebrated annually on 22 July in Azerbaijan, to mark the anniversary of the first publication of the first Azerbaijani newspaper, Akinchi. [Read more…]
Ingush activist Bagaudin Myakiyev has been beaten up in a detention centre in Nalchik, the capital of the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, his lawyer says.