On August 29, Vasily Golubev, the Governor of the Rostov Region, announced that all field temporary accommodation centres (TACs) for Ukrainian refugees would be closed during a week. The TACs are to be closed because of bad weather conditions in the Rostov Region. The authorities plan to transfer refugees to stationary accommodation centres.
In Sochi, Lavrikov family members have challenged the decision of the Krasnodar Regional Court to grant the request of the Sochi city administration to transfer the Lavrikov family members to "Olympic" housing. The appeal has been filed against the court's decision to evict four adults from the dilapidated house to a one-room apartment in a building for "Olympic" settlers.
Today, the town of Beslan has started a three-day mourning event to mark the tenth anniversary of the terror act committed on September 1, 2004. More than 3000 people came to the yard of the School No. 1 to commemorate the victims of the terror act.
Today, Seimur Khazi (Khaziev), 32, an oppositional journalist and an observer of the "Azadlyg" (Freedom) newspaper, has been arrested by a court in Azerbaijan for two months. The journalist was charged with disorderly conduct (hooliganism).
Today, on the International Day of Missing People, relatives of those missing and kidnapped held a rally in Grozny demanding to punish those responsible for kidnappings. The action was attended by about 60 people, the participants told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.
Family members of Kurman-Ali Baichorov, the Imam of Kislovodsk, the Deputy Mufti of the Stavropol Territory, who is accused of drug possession, have appealed for help to rights defenders and staff members of the Ombudsman's Office in Chechnya.
The charge against Ali Gyulalyev, who is accused of disorderly conduct, has been fabricated for political reasons, stated opposition activist Oktai Gyulalyev, the father of the defendant. According to Djamil Gasanli, the leader of the National Council of Democratic Forces (NCDF), the criminal case against Ali Gyulalyev became the next one in a series of the cases instituted against relatives of opposition members and rights defenders.
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