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#North Caucasus

Farmers in Kabardino-Balkaria protest leasing of state land

Around 50 people blocked a federal motorway after discovering 200 hectares had been leased to a local businessman.

Farmers in Kabardino-Balkaria protest leasing of state land

Around 50 people blocked a federal motorway after discovering 200 hectares had been leased to a local businessman.

Over 100 hospitalised by ‘tainted drinking water’ in Daghestan

A criminal case has been launched for violations of water safety standards in the city of Khasavyurt.

Over 100 hospitalised by ‘tainted drinking water’ in Daghestan

A criminal case has been launched for violations of water safety standards in the city of Khasavyurt.

School director sues Circassian-language teacher in Kabardino-Balkaria

The director of the Nalchik school is suing her former employee after she spoke out against the lack of Circassian language lessons in the school.

School director sues Circassian-language teacher in Kabardino-Balkaria

The director of the Nalchik school is suing her former employee after she spoke out against the lack of Circassian language lessons in the school.

Opinion | It’s time for North Caucasian men to stop trying to put women ‘in their place’

Tradition and religion need not preclude an active role for women in society.

Opinion | It’s time for North Caucasian men to stop trying to put women ‘in their place’

By Lidiya Mikhalchenko

Tradition and religion need not preclude an active role for women in society.

Creator of ‘Imamat of Daghestan’ Instagram account detained by FSB

Akhmed Israfilov was detained on extremism charges after repeatedly calling for the cancellation of cultural events in Daghestan.

Creator of ‘Imamat of Daghestan’ Instagram account detained by FSB

Akhmed Israfilov was detained on extremism charges after repeatedly calling for the cancellation of cultural events in Daghestan.

Court in Ingushetia considers ‘falsified’ vote on Chechnya land deal

Six MPs from the Ingush parliament are appealing in court that the vote in parliament approving the deal was fraudulent.

Court in Ingushetia considers ‘falsified’ vote on Chechnya land deal

Six MPs from the Ingush parliament are appealing in court that the vote in parliament approving the deal was fraudulent.

Voice | The bitterness of the Kvankhidatli salt — the women salt miners of Daghestan

In the mountain village of Kvankhidatli, women recall ‘going to the salt’ since the beginning of the 20th century.

Voice | The bitterness of the Kvankhidatli salt — the women salt miners of Daghestan

In the mountain village of Kvankhidatli, women recall ‘going to the salt’ since the beginning of the 20th century.

Queer women in Russia’s North Caucasus ‘face sexual violence, forced marriage, and murder’

Homophobic and transphobic stigma adds another layer to women’s situations in the region.

Queer women in Russia’s North Caucasus ‘face sexual violence, forced marriage, and murder’

Homophobic and transphobic stigma adds another layer to women’s situations in the region.

North Caucasus State Academy ‘illegally evicting’ families

Some former teachers and their families facing eviction from the local academy dormitories have lived there for over 30 years.

North Caucasus State Academy ‘illegally evicting’ families

Some former teachers and their families facing eviction from the local academy dormitories have lived there for over 30 years.

Circassians and Abaza in Karachay–Cherkessia appeal to Putin over ‘discrimination’

Three Circassian and Abaza organisations protested what they say is a disproportionate allocation of power amongst the republic’s ethnic groups.

Circassians and Abaza in Karachay–Cherkessia appeal to Putin over ‘discrimination’

Three Circassian and Abaza organisations protested what they say is a disproportionate allocation of power amongst the republic’s ethnic groups.