Officials at a detention centre in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria have denied access to lawyers to three activists detained after March protests in Magas. The activists from the neighbouring republic of Ingushetia were fighting against a land deal between Ingushetia and Chechnya. [Read more…]
A former high-ranking official has been detained in Krasnodar as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation into officials from the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Two people have been killed by the security forces in a ‘counterterrorism operation’ in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria. The two men, who the authorities said were members of the ‘radical Islamist underground’, were killed just 10 kilometres from the republic’s capital, Nalchik. [Read more…]
Mystery drugs, bad food, unknown rules, and a complete absence of clocks. Patients at the Narcological Dispensary in Nalchik report living in a Kafkaesque nightmare. [Read more…]
A court in the Russian Republic of Kabardino–Balkaria has begun hearing extremism charges against a Balkar newspaper over an article about ethnic clashes between Kabardians and Balkars. [Read more…]
The Communist Party of Russia has held protests in two cities in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, calling for ‘fair and clean elections’. [Read more…]
Rights group Memorial has published a report detailing the alleged torture of a local businessman in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria in the summer of 2018. [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.
The Supreme Court of the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria has released Circassian activist Martin Kochesoko into house arrest, satisfying an application by his defence team. [Read more…]
A former FSB officer has been sentenced to nine years in a strict regime penal colony for ‘causing grievous bodily harm’ after stabbing a man to death in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria.