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28/09/2018

Chechen dissident YouTuber denied asylum in Poland

Tumso Abdurakhmanov is a popular Chechen YouTuber and an ardent critic of the Chechen government.

Chechen dissident YouTuber denied asylum in Poland

Tumso Abdurakhmanov is a popular Chechen YouTuber and an ardent critic of the Chechen government.

27/09/2018

Georgian authorities ‘investigating’ media giant Palitra

The prosecutor’s office has demanded four years worth of records from Palitra Media, the owners of Palitra News, IneterPressNews, Kviris Palitra.

Georgian authorities ‘investigating’ media giant Palitra

The prosecutor’s office has demanded four years worth of records from Palitra Media, the owners of Palitra News, IneterPressNews, Kviris Palitra.

Brother of former head of Daghestan detained by FSB

Radzhab Abdulatipov was detained on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in a criminal scheme issuing fake disability documents.

Brother of former head of Daghestan detained by FSB

Radzhab Abdulatipov was detained on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in a criminal scheme issuing fake disability documents.

Chechen–Ingush land swap sparks protests in Ingushetia

Details of the agreement signed on Wednesday have remained secret.

Chechen–Ingush land swap sparks protests in Ingushetia

Details of the agreement signed on Wednesday have remained secret.

26/09/2018

Parents protest teen shepherds’ murders in Daghestan

While the authorities initially claimed the brothers were militants, charges against them were later dropped and a murder investigation opened.

Parents protest teen shepherds’ murders in Daghestan

While the authorities initially claimed the brothers were militants, charges against them were later dropped and a murder investigation opened.

Georgian broadcasters told to remove Zurabishvili attack ads

GYLA said the move by Georgia’s National Communications Commission was ‘risky and may even develop into censorship’.

Georgian broadcasters told to remove Zurabishvili attack ads

GYLA said the move by Georgia’s National Communications Commission was ‘risky and may even develop into censorship’.

24/09/2018

Pashinyan block wins landslide in Yerevan Council elections

Pashinyan ally Hayk Marutyan is set to become mayor after the My Step bloc’s sweeping victory winning 81% of the vote.

Pashinyan block wins landslide in Yerevan Council elections

Pashinyan ally Hayk Marutyan is set to become mayor after the My Step bloc’s sweeping victory winning 81% of the vote.

Dispute over history ignites ethnic clashes in Kabardino-Balkaria

Kabardian and Balkar groups clashed after a group of horsemen was blocked from riding through a Balkar village to celebrate an 18th century battle.

Dispute over history ignites ethnic clashes in Kabardino-Balkaria

Kabardian and Balkar groups clashed after a group of horsemen was blocked from riding through a Balkar village to celebrate an 18th century battle.

21/09/2018

‘Fabricated’ arson charges dropped against four in Daghestan

Charges against the men for setting fire to a local administration building were allegedly based on a confession gained under torture.

‘Fabricated’ arson charges dropped against four in Daghestan

Charges against the men for setting fire to a local administration building were allegedly based on a confession gained under torture.

ECHR rules jailing of Azerbaijani rights lawyer ‘politically motivated’

Intigam Aliyev has been a loud critic of Azerbaijan’s authorities accusing them of cracking down on independent lawyers and other forms of repression.

ECHR rules jailing of Azerbaijani rights lawyer ‘politically motivated’

Intigam Aliyev has been a loud critic of Azerbaijan’s authorities accusing them of cracking down on independent lawyers and other forms of repression.