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Opinion | Khabib Nurmagomedov — the next head of Daghestan?

If the champion fighter chooses to enter politics, Chechnya Head Ramzan Kadyrov will doubtless be a rival.

Opinion | Khabib Nurmagomedov — the next head of Daghestan?

By Leonid Krasnov

If the champion fighter chooses to enter politics, Chechnya Head Ramzan Kadyrov will doubtless be a rival.

Daghestan court reaffirms 2-year probation sentence for man who killed ex-wife

Tagir Velagaev had previously worked for Daghestan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Daghestan court reaffirms 2-year probation sentence for man who killed ex-wife

Tagir Velagaev had previously worked for Daghestan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.

A new list of political prisoners in the North Caucasus

According to human rights activists in Russia, there are at least 420 political prisoners in the country right now, of those 33 are in the North Caucasus. 

A new list of political prisoners in the North Caucasus

According to human rights activists in Russia, there are at least 420 political prisoners in the country right now, of those 33 are in the North Caucasus. 

15-year-old student stabbed to death in capital of Daghestan

The alleged killer was the victim’s classmate and has been charged with murder.

15-year-old student stabbed to death in capital of Daghestan

The alleged killer was the victim’s classmate and has been charged with murder.

99.7% for Kadyrov as United Russia sweeps elections in the North Caucasus

The elections in Russia were marred by irregularities and in the North Caucasus resulted in a landslide victory for United Russia and incumbent authorities.

99.7% for Kadyrov as United Russia sweeps elections in the North Caucasus

The elections in Russia were marred by irregularities and in the North Caucasus resulted in a landslide victory for United Russia and incumbent authorities.

Stavropol Krai resident arrested for alleged participation in Basayev’s ‘March on Daghestan’

Russian investigators suspect Bagaudin Kuvanaev's involvement in the 'march on Daghestan'  led by Shamil Basayev and Ibn al-Khattab in 1999.

Stavropol Krai resident arrested for alleged participation in Basayev’s ‘March on Daghestan’

Russian investigators suspect Bagaudin Kuvanaev's involvement in the 'march on Daghestan'  led by Shamil Basayev and Ibn al-Khattab in 1999.

Hundreds of endangered seals wash up dead on Daghestan’s shores

Eco-activists and scientists have warned of an environmental disaster in the Caspian Sea.

Hundreds of endangered seals wash up dead on Daghestan’s shores

Eco-activists and scientists have warned of an environmental disaster in the Caspian Sea.

Daghestani and Azerbaijani inmates sew mouths shut in Russia prison hunger strike 

Nine inmates of a prison colony in Smolensk sew their lips shut as part of a hunger strike over ‘inhuman treatment’ at the hands of prison guards.

Daghestani and Azerbaijani inmates sew mouths shut in Russia prison hunger strike 

Nine inmates of a prison colony in Smolensk sew their lips shut as part of a hunger strike over ‘inhuman treatment’ at the hands of prison guards.

Pro-Navalny protesters arrested in Makhachkala

Many were arrested before the protest began, all have since been released.

Pro-Navalny protesters arrested in Makhachkala

Many were arrested before the protest began, all have since been released.

Russia’s killing of teen shepherds ‘unlawful’, court rules

The Gasanguseynov brothers, aged 17 and 19, were shot dead by Russian security forces in August 2016 near their home village.

Russia’s killing of teen shepherds ‘unlawful’, court rules

The Gasanguseynov brothers, aged 17 and 19, were shot dead by Russian security forces in August 2016 near their home village.

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