Chechnya and Daghestan have suspended the border demarcation process between the two Russian republics a month after Chechnya ‘unilaterally’ registered parts of Daghestan as within their own territory. [Read more…]
As Russia’s 2020 census approaches, a campaign for Circassians to label themselves not as Adygeans, Kabardians, Shapsughs, and Cherkess, but as Circassians, has breathed new life into the nationalist movement.
The acting police chief of Kaspiysk, a city on Daghestan’s Caspian coast, has been arrested on suspicion of ordering an assassination attempt against the then–deputy head of the republic’s Criminal Investigation Department. [Read more…]
The Supreme Court of Russia has overturned a decision to strip a Circassian Turk of his right to live in Russia, ordering a local court to hear his appeal. [Read more…]
The Prosecutor of Karachay–Cherkessia has been dismissed from his post, reportedly over his connection to the Arashukov family, three members of which were arrested in January. [Read more…]
A court in the Russian Republic of Daghestan has remanded two former senior officials into two months of pre-trial detention on suspicion of financing terrorist activities. [Read more…]
The Daghestani parliament has issued an official protest against the ‘unilateral’ demarcation by Chechen authorities of the border between the two Russian republics. [Read more…]
A USAID-funded study by CRRC-Georgia released on Monday shows that the far right in Georgia is engaged in activities similar to their Russian-supported counterparts in the European Union but speak more negatively about Russia than the West. Whether witting or unwitting, the implications are far-reaching for Georgia.