An editor and journalist from Chernovik, an independent newspaper in the Russian republic of Daghestan, has been arrested on suspicion of financing terrorism and participating in a terrorist organisation. [Read more…]
A protest by students from the Daghestan State Pedagogical University (DSPU) against acting rector Aslan Radzhabov is about to enter its third week. [Read more…]
More than 100 people have been hospitalised in Khasavyurt, a city in the Russian republic of Daghestan, with officials blaming the city’s water supply. [Read more…]
Daghestani mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov has led calls for censorship of plays in Daghestan, after a Russian production of the play ‘Hunting for Men’ was shown at a theatre in the capital, Makhachkala. Nurmagomedov was joined in his calls by Daghestan’s muftiate, among others.
Authorities in the Russian Republic of Daghestan have prohibited a rally in support of Anastasia Shevchenko, a Russian human rights activist under house arrest who was denied the right to see her dying daughter. [Read more…]
The prosecutor’s office of the Daghestani capital, Makhachkala, is to sue the city’s water company for providing substandard water. On 28 January, the prosecutor's office demanded the company and city authorities provide suburban residents with quality drinking water. [Read more…]
The head of Gazprom’s local subsidiary in the Russian Republic of Daghestan has been arrested suspected of stealing gas, covering the cost by illegally adding gas debts to other people’s accounts. [Read more…]
A number of public organisations and prominent people in the Russian Republic of Daghestan have called for the authorities to close down all nightclubs in the republic. Calls intensified after 26-year-old National Guard officer Murad Ramazanov was shot dead outside a club in the early hours of Sunday.
Federal Security Service (FSB) agents in the Russian Republic of Daghestan have arrested the acting mayor of the capital, Makhachkala. Abusupyan Gasanov was detained on Wednesday suspected of costing the state ₽40 million ($600,000) during auctions under a federal roads programme. [Read more…]
A court in Makhachkala, the capital of the Russian Republic of Daghestan has sentenced the city’s former mayor to four years in prison on corruption charges.