On 23 August, the Supreme Court of the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria released Martin Kochesoko, who has been under house arrest, on bail. His defence insists that drugs were planted on him and witnesses gave false testimonies.
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…]
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…]