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15-year-old student stabbed to death in capital of Daghestan

The alleged killer was the victim’s classmate and has been charged with murder.

15-year-old student stabbed to death in capital of Daghestan

The alleged killer was the victim’s classmate and has been charged with murder.

‘I slipped a ₽1,000 bill in her lab coat’: false vaccine certificates in Russia’s North Caucasus

As compulsory COVID-19 vaccination begins for some professions, in Kabardino-Balkaria, vaccination certificates are available for as little as $14.

‘I slipped a ₽1,000 bill in her lab coat’: false vaccine certificates in Russia’s North Caucasus

By Askar Shogenov

As compulsory COVID-19 vaccination begins for some professions, in Kabardino-Balkaria, vaccination certificates are available for as little as $14.

Voice | ‘I was shot twice in the head and abducted, but I survived’

Sufyan had a promising life and career ahead of him until he reported his superiors for a massive fraudulent scheme.

Voice | ‘I was shot twice in the head and abducted, but I survived’

Sufyan had a promising life and career ahead of him until he reported his superiors for a massive fraudulent scheme.

South Ossetian minister charged with attacking journalist in Vladikavkaz

The Deputy Defence Minister of South Ossetia is accused of attacking a journalist in January.

South Ossetian minister charged with attacking journalist in Vladikavkaz

The Deputy Defence Minister of South Ossetia is accused of attacking a journalist in January.

Hundreds of endangered seals wash up dead on Daghestan’s shores

Eco-activists and scientists have warned of an environmental disaster in the Caspian Sea.

Hundreds of endangered seals wash up dead on Daghestan’s shores

Eco-activists and scientists have warned of an environmental disaster in the Caspian Sea.

One person killed during ‘counter-terrorist operation’ in Daghestan

The special Counter-Terrorist Operation regime was in force for much of Thursday in the Makhachkala’s Sovietsky district.

One person killed during ‘counter-terrorist operation’ in Daghestan

The special Counter-Terrorist Operation regime was in force for much of Thursday in the Makhachkala’s Sovietsky district.

Chechen man ‘abducted and held in basement’ for past six months

Local residents say 35-year-old Usman Mitayev was abducted by police in October.

Chechen man ‘abducted and held in basement’ for past six months

Local residents say 35-year-old Usman Mitayev was abducted by police in October.

Novaya Gazeta: Russian police forced abductees to swear allegiance to ISIS before killing them

Novaya Gazeta has found proof of the illegal detention of at least 27 Chechen men who were killed by Russian security forces in January 2017. 

Novaya Gazeta: Russian police forced abductees to swear allegiance to ISIS before killing them

Novaya Gazeta has found proof of the illegal detention of at least 27 Chechen men who were killed by Russian security forces in January 2017. 

‘The officer swore he would rape his sister’ — EHCR awards $1 million over North Caucasus tortures

The court heard harrowing testimony of torture by Russian security forces, including strangulation, electrocution, sexual violence, and rape threats.

‘The officer swore he would rape his sister’ — EHCR awards $1 million over North Caucasus tortures

The court heard harrowing testimony of torture by Russian security forces, including strangulation, electrocution, sexual violence, and rape threats.

Russian police ‘abduct gay Chechen brothers’ from safehouse in central Russia

Activists suspect the brothers, aged 17 and 20, have already been handed over to Chechen special forces.

Russian police ‘abduct gay Chechen brothers’ from safehouse in central Russia

Activists suspect the brothers, aged 17 and 20, have already been handed over to Chechen special forces.

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