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Feminist blogger from Kabarda–Balkaria charged with justification of terrorism

Zalina Marshenkulova was reportedly charged after commenting on the murder of a Russian pro-war blogger. 

Feminist blogger from Kabarda–Balkaria charged with justification of terrorism

Zalina Marshenkulova was reportedly charged after commenting on the murder of a Russian pro-war blogger. 

Balkar man seeks to hold Stalin criminally responsible for Soviet deportations

The Balkars were among several North Caucasians to be deported en masse to Central Asia by the Soviet Union.

Balkar man seeks to hold Stalin criminally responsible for Soviet deportations

The Balkars were among several North Caucasians to be deported en masse to Central Asia by the Soviet Union.

Teenager ‘beaten’ and publicly chastised in Kabardino-Balkaria after mocking Quran 

A teenager was reportedly beaten and was forced to publicly apologise for mocking the Quran in a video.

Teenager ‘beaten’ and publicly chastised in Kabardino-Balkaria after mocking Quran 

A teenager was reportedly beaten and was forced to publicly apologise for mocking the Quran in a video.

What was behind the North Caucasus’ antisemitic surge?

After a series of antisemitic events in the North Caucasus, the factors contributing to mass violence remain cause for debate.  

What was behind the North Caucasus’ antisemitic surge?

By Tata Shoshiashvili

After a series of antisemitic events in the North Caucasus, the factors contributing to mass violence remain cause for debate.  

Activists commemorate Circassian Genocide in Nalchik despite event ban

The authorities in Kabardino-Balkaria had banned the annual Circassian Genocide memorial day march for the second year in a row.

Activists commemorate Circassian Genocide in Nalchik despite event ban

The authorities in Kabardino-Balkaria had banned the annual Circassian Genocide memorial day march for the second year in a row.

Podcast | What does Russia's partial mobilisation mean for the Caucasus?

OC Media's staff discuss reactions to Putin's partial mobilisation announcement in the North Caucasus and Georgia.

Podcast | What does Russia's partial mobilisation mean for the Caucasus?

OC Media's staff discuss reactions to Putin's partial mobilisation announcement in the North Caucasus and Georgia.

Violence and arrests as anti-war protests hit Russia’s North Caucasus 

 At least 100 people have been arrested in unprecedented protests in Kabardino-Balkaria and Daghestan. 

Violence and arrests as anti-war protests hit Russia’s North Caucasus 

 At least 100 people have been arrested in unprecedented protests in Kabardino-Balkaria and Daghestan. 

Deserters and the nameless dead: Kabardino-Balkaria and the war in Ukraine

In Kabardino-Balkaria, the invasion of Ukraine has prompted mass desertion by soldiers, legal challenges by those dismissed from the armed forces, and fear in the families of those sent to the front.

Deserters and the nameless dead: Kabardino-Balkaria and the war in Ukraine

By Dmitriy Pavlov

In Kabardino-Balkaria, the invasion of Ukraine has prompted mass desertion by soldiers, legal challenges by those dismissed from the armed forces, and fear in the families of those sent to the front.

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. 

‘I slipped a ₽1,000 bill in her lab coat’: false vaccine certificates in Russia’s North Caucasus

As compulsory COVID-19 vaccination begins for some professions, in Kabardino-Balkaria, vaccination certificates are available for as little as $14.

‘I slipped a ₽1,000 bill in her lab coat’: false vaccine certificates in Russia’s North Caucasus

By Askar Shogenov

As compulsory COVID-19 vaccination begins for some professions, in Kabardino-Balkaria, vaccination certificates are available for as little as $14.