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30/07/2018

Protests in Kabardino-Balkaria over retirement age rise

More than 500 people gathered in Nalchik on Saturday with protests also in the republic’s second city, Prokhladny, and cities throughout Russia.

Protests in Kabardino-Balkaria over retirement age rise

More than 500 people gathered in Nalchik on Saturday with protests also in the republic’s second city, Prokhladny, and cities throughout Russia.

27/07/2018

Armenian ex-president Robert Kocharyan charged over 2008 crackdown

Kocharyan appeared in court on Friday morning charged with 'breaching the Constitutional order'.

Armenian ex-president Robert Kocharyan charged over 2008 crackdown

Kocharyan appeared in court on Friday morning charged with 'breaching the Constitutional order'.

Russian Government orders North Caucasus to pay gas debts

The government said that North Caucasian officials had been ‘ineffective’ in ensuring energy debts were paid.

Russian Government orders North Caucasus to pay gas debts

The government said that North Caucasian officials had been ‘ineffective’ in ensuring energy debts were paid.

26/07/2018

Kabardino-Balkaria Supreme Court denies compensation for Chernobyl ‘liquidators’

The court said the group of emergency workers from the nuclear accident filled their application too long after a 2017 ECHR ruling in their favour.

Kabardino-Balkaria Supreme Court denies compensation for Chernobyl ‘liquidators’

The court said the group of emergency workers from the nuclear accident filled their application too long after a 2017 ECHR ruling in their favour.

Riot police deployed to Svaneti in ‘illegal logging’ crackdown

Local residents claim the authorities are trying to thwart their resistance to hydropower plant construction in the area.

Riot police deployed to Svaneti in ‘illegal logging’ crackdown

Local residents claim the authorities are trying to thwart their resistance to hydropower plant construction in the area.

25/07/2018

Protests over forced resettlement in Makhachkala

Some have accused the authorities of using a federal resettlement programme as a ‘land grab’ to acquire valuable land in the city centre.

Protests over forced resettlement in Makhachkala

Some have accused the authorities of using a federal resettlement programme as a ‘land grab’ to acquire valuable land in the city centre.

Ivanishvili: two banks have ‘eaten up’ Georgia

In an interview with the GPB, the Georgian Dream leader discussed falling out with the former PM, the Khorava Street murders, and the next president.

Ivanishvili: two banks have ‘eaten up’ Georgia

In an interview with the GPB, the Georgian Dream leader discussed falling out with the former PM, the Khorava Street murders, and the next president.

Georgian street children are ‘used as shields’ in crimes

According to a study by UNICEF, there are places in Georgia known for criminal activities that involve children, but untouched by authorities.

Georgian street children are ‘used as shields’ in crimes

According to a study by UNICEF, there are places in Georgia known for criminal activities that involve children, but untouched by authorities.

24/07/2018

Trial begins of Chechen rights activist Oyub Titiyev

The head of Memorial in Chechnya has been in custody since January on drugs charges.

Trial begins of Chechen rights activist Oyub Titiyev

The head of Memorial in Chechnya has been in custody since January on drugs charges.

New Adjara head faces conservative backlash after approving Batumi mosque

Ultra-conservative groups called the new Chair of Adjara’s government a ‘traitor’, after he promised to authorise a new mosque in Batumi.

New Adjara head faces conservative backlash after approving Batumi mosque

Ultra-conservative groups called the new Chair of Adjara’s government a ‘traitor’, after he promised to authorise a new mosque in Batumi.