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Chechnya ‘abducts’ around 90 people linked to man accused of burning pro-Kadyrov car

Human rights activists report that dozens of people were abducted in Chechnya.

Chechnya ‘abducts’ around 90 people linked to man accused of burning pro-Kadyrov car

Human rights activists report that dozens of people were abducted in Chechnya.

Kadyrov confidant Magomed Daudov steps down as speaker of Chechen Parliament

Nicknamed ‘Lord’, Daudov was seen as a close confidant of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov.

Kadyrov confidant Magomed Daudov steps down as speaker of Chechen Parliament

Nicknamed ‘Lord’, Daudov was seen as a close confidant of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov.

Two police officers killed in second attack in a week in Karachay–Cherkessia

The assailants, who had killed two other police officers the week prior, were killed in the gunfight.

Two police officers killed in second attack in a week in Karachay–Cherkessia

The assailants, who had killed two other police officers the week prior, were killed in the gunfight.

Two police officers killed in attack in Karachay–Cherkessia

Five suspects remain at large after attacking a police unit on the night of Sunday to Monday.

Two police officers killed in attack in Karachay–Cherkessia

Five suspects remain at large after attacking a police unit on the night of Sunday to Monday.

Podcast | Is Chechnya banning lezginka?

Luiza Mchedlishvili and musicologist Ben Wheeler talk about Chechnya’s restriction of ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ music.

Podcast | Is Chechnya banning lezginka?

Luiza Mchedlishvili and musicologist Ben Wheeler talk about Chechnya’s restriction of ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ music.

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. 

Chechnya bans ‘fast and slow’ music

In Chechnya, restrictions have been introduced on the speed of music and dance.

Chechnya bans ‘fast and slow’ music

In Chechnya, restrictions have been introduced on the speed of music and dance.

Daghestan arrests four on terrorism charges

The FSB claimed the men were connected to the Crocus City Hall attackers.

Daghestan arrests four on terrorism charges

The FSB claimed the men were connected to the Crocus City Hall attackers.

Pankisi Imam accused of ‘spying’ on locals for Chechnya

The Imam in Georgia's Pankisi Gorge has been accused of being connected with the Chechen authorities.

Pankisi Imam accused of ‘spying’ on locals for Chechnya

The Imam in Georgia's Pankisi Gorge has been accused of being connected with the Chechen authorities.