The leader of Circassian group Khabze, Martin Kochesoko, has been arrested in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria on drugs charges. Two other members of the group were also detained. [Read more…]
Three activists were briefly detained in the Russian Republic of Daghestan after they held an unsanctioned rally in support of a Meduza journalist and a Circassian activist, both of whom were arrested in recent days on drug charges. [Read more…]
Twelve high-ranking police officials in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria have been arrested on suspicion of participating in a criminal community. [Read more…]
Circassian activists in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria have claimed that police prevented drivers with Circassian flags from entering the capital Nalchik to celebrate Circassian Flag Day.
A group of residents of Nalchik, the capital of the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, have appealed to the authorities against the construction of a business centre in their yard. Local residents told OC Media that permission for the building was granted without the required public consultations. [Read more…]
As Russia’s 2020 census approaches, a campaign for Circassians to label themselves not as Adygeans, Kabardians, Shapsughs, and Cherkess, but as Circassians, has breathed new life into the nationalist movement.
Around 50 people blocked a federal motorway in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria on 16 March in protest against the leasing of state land to a local businessman. [Read more…]
A school director in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria is suing one of her former employees after she spoke out against the lack of Circassian language lessons in the school. [Read more…]