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Daghestani and Azerbaijani inmates sew mouths shut in Russia prison hunger strike 

Nine inmates of a prison colony in Smolensk sew their lips shut as part of a hunger strike over ‘inhuman treatment’ at the hands of prison guards.

Daghestani and Azerbaijani inmates sew mouths shut in Russia prison hunger strike 

Nine inmates of a prison colony in Smolensk sew their lips shut as part of a hunger strike over ‘inhuman treatment’ at the hands of prison guards.

Chechen ‘torture victim’ deported from France to Russia and immidiately arrested

Magomed Gadaev was immediately detained on his arrival at the request of the Chechen authorities.

Chechen ‘torture victim’ deported from France to Russia and immidiately arrested

Magomed Gadaev was immediately detained on his arrival at the request of the Chechen authorities.

Is an interconnected Caucasus on the horizon?

Russia, Turkey, and Iran have all shown interest in participating in restoring the transport corridors.

Is an interconnected Caucasus on the horizon?

By Hamida Giyasbayli

Russia, Turkey, and Iran have all shown interest in participating in restoring the transport corridors.

Asylum seeker deported from Germany ‘disappeared’ in Chechnya

On the second day after the deportation, Russian security officials in Chechnya kidnapped a man. He is being held at the base of the security unit.

Asylum seeker deported from Germany ‘disappeared’ in Chechnya

On the second day after the deportation, Russian security officials in Chechnya kidnapped a man. He is being held at the base of the security unit.

POWs, the economy, and vaccines discussed as Pashinyan meets Putin

Pashinyan and Putin discussed the situation over Nagorno-Karabakh and the future of Russian-Armenian relations.

POWs, the economy, and vaccines discussed as Pashinyan meets Putin

Pashinyan and Putin discussed the situation over Nagorno-Karabakh and the future of Russian-Armenian relations.

Russia’s killing of teen shepherds ‘unlawful’, court rules

The Gasanguseynov brothers, aged 17 and 19, were shot dead by Russian security forces in August 2016 near their home village.

Russia’s killing of teen shepherds ‘unlawful’, court rules

The Gasanguseynov brothers, aged 17 and 19, were shot dead by Russian security forces in August 2016 near their home village.

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. 

Russian language law presented to Nagorno-Karabakh parliament

A new draft law envisions elevating Russian to the status of an official language. 

Russian language law presented to Nagorno-Karabakh parliament

A new draft law envisions elevating Russian to the status of an official language. 

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