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Acting Mayor of Makhachkala detained over missing ₽40 million

Abusupyan Gasanov is the fourth mayor of Daghestan’s capital to be arrested; the head of the republic promised consequences for all corrupt officials.

Acting Mayor of Makhachkala detained over missing ₽40 million

Abusupyan Gasanov is the fourth mayor of Daghestan’s capital to be arrested; the head of the republic promised consequences for all corrupt officials.

Russia’s North Caucasus: buried in gas debts

The Russian government has accused the North Caucasus of not paying their energy bills, but many locals say bills are beyond what they can afford.

Russia’s North Caucasus: buried in gas debts

By Aslan Urumov

The Russian government has accused the North Caucasus of not paying their energy bills, but many locals say bills are beyond what they can afford.

The green zone: where Russia’s Caucasian prisoners are fighting back

Singled out for beatings, bullying, and torture — North Caucasian inmates in Russian prisons have developed a system of resistance.

The green zone: where Russia’s Caucasian prisoners are fighting back

By Aslan Urumov

Singled out for beatings, bullying, and torture — North Caucasian inmates in Russian prisons have developed a system of resistance.

Brother of former head of Daghestan detained by FSB

Radzhab Abdulatipov was detained on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in a criminal scheme issuing fake disability documents.

Brother of former head of Daghestan detained by FSB

Radzhab Abdulatipov was detained on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in a criminal scheme issuing fake disability documents.

Ingush Mufti unexplainedly absent from North Caucasus Muftiate conference

Muftiates of all North Caucasus republics attended except Ingushetia whose Mufti has been in public conflict with the authorities since 2015.

Ingush Mufti unexplainedly absent from North Caucasus Muftiate conference

Muftiates of all North Caucasus republics attended except Ingushetia whose Mufti has been in public conflict with the authorities since 2015.

The disappeared men in Daghestan’s ‘fake war on terror’

Families of many slain Daghestani ‘militants’ say their loved ones were kidnapped by the authorities.

The disappeared men in Daghestan’s ‘fake war on terror’

By Saida Vagabova

Families of many slain Daghestani ‘militants’ say their loved ones were kidnapped by the authorities.

Kabardino-Balkaria’s commission on former militants — handcuffed by police ambitions?

A number of high-profile prosecutions has raised doubts over the authorities’ commitment to reintegrating former militants into society.

Kabardino-Balkaria’s commission on former militants — handcuffed by police ambitions?

By Aslan Urumov

A number of high-profile prosecutions has raised doubts over the authorities’ commitment to reintegrating former militants into society.

Relatives of slain public figures in Karachay–Cherkessia demand senator be brought to justice for ordering killings

Relatives of Fral Shebzukhov and Aslan Zhukov, gunned down in 2010, are protesting what they say is a deliberately stalled investigation.

Relatives of slain public figures in Karachay–Cherkessia demand senator be brought to justice for ordering killings

Relatives of Fral Shebzukhov and Aslan Zhukov, gunned down in 2010, are protesting what they say is a deliberately stalled investigation.

Protesters rally across North Caucasus against Russian pension reforms

Rallies in Cherkessk, Makhachkala, and Nalchik were organised by the regional branches of the Communist Party of Russia.

Protesters rally across North Caucasus against Russian pension reforms

Rallies in Cherkessk, Makhachkala, and Nalchik were organised by the regional branches of the Communist Party of Russia.

North Caucasian women appeal to Putin over families imprisoned in Iraq

Around 50 women appealed for the authorities to do more to return the families of Russian-born IS fighters from detention in Iraq, including children.

North Caucasian women appeal to Putin over families imprisoned in Iraq

Around 50 women appealed for the authorities to do more to return the families of Russian-born IS fighters from detention in Iraq, including children.