November 20, 2015 19:47
Four warships of the Caspian Fleet have shelled Syrian positions of the "Islamic State" (IS) with long-range missiles "Calibre". This was reported by Sergey Shoygu, Russian Minister of Defence, to the Russian President.
November 18, 2015 09:50
More than 70 residents of the Astrakhan Region stay in Syria, being involved in illegal armed formations (IAFs) of the "Islamic State" (IS). This was reported by a source from the law enforcement bodies.
November 17, 2015 18:24
In Russia, the introduction of tolls on federal highways for traffic of trucks will force carriers to increase the prices for their services, and that will ultimately result in the growth of prices for food in the stores. This opinion was expressed by economists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".
November 09, 2015 07:24
The Lefortovo Court of Moscow has extended the detention in custody for Saida Khalikova, a student of the AstrakhanMedicalAcademy, accused of financial support provided to the "Islamic State" (IS).
November 02, 2015 15:01
In the Astrakhan Region, according to investigators, four men opened fire on law enforcers when trying to escape in a boat during the illegal fishing.
October 22, 2015 03:51
The procedure for bringing to responsibility Igor Stenin, the head of the movement "Russians of Astrakhan", for his post in a social network has not been fully completed. This opinion was expressed by the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".
October 06, 2015 04:40
In Astrakhan, the investigation has been launched into the criminal case on falsification of the election results at the electoral precinct No. 344 of the Soviet District of Astrakhan.
October 04, 2015 22:59
Employees of the "Akhtuba ATP" (auto transport company) have stopped their hunger strike after the citywide rally and meeting. The participants of the action have put forward the demands to prevent the bankruptcy of the enterprise and create the conditions for its active operation.
October 03, 2015 22:21
Today, in Akhtubinsk, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) has held a rally demanding to maintain the municipal enterprise "Akhtuba ATP" (auto transport company). Besides, the rally also supported the employees of the "Akhtuba ATP" who had declared a hunger strike.
October 01, 2015 02:40
In the Astrakhan Region, women, who take part in the hunger strike of the employees of the "Akhtuba ATP", have suspended their participation in the protest action because of sharp deterioration of their health. Three employees of the "Akhtuba ATP" continue the hunger strike, and they are joined by two deputies.
November 27, 2015 20:35
Chechen authorities order policemen to read prayers
November 27, 2015 19:46
Volgograd communists support truckers' demands
November 27, 2015 19:32
ASF Commander: place of filming Su-24 was controlled by militants from Caucasus
November 27, 2015 16:44
Director of Turkish madrasa detained in Derbent
November 27, 2015 16:05
Two members of "Muslim Unity" detained in Ganja
November 27, 2015 14:52
HRC takes control over inquiry into teenager's death in Kuban colony
November 27, 2015 11:41
Nardaran residents report on stabilization of situation in their village
November 27, 2015 11:04
In USA, Fund raises more than 10 million US dollars for residents of Nagorno-Karabakh
November 27, 2015 10:29
In Karachay-Cherkessia, man killed in shootout with police
November 27, 2015 06:53
PACE Committee urges Armenia to ensure access to water for residents of Azerbaijani frontline areas
November 12, 2015 14:05
The Court of Appeal has released the Azerbaijani political scientist Arif Yunus from custody because of deterioration of his health. Arif has demanded to release his wife, the human rights activist...
November 12, 2015 21:11
Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Russia has revealed violations in the activities of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", which should be eliminated before December 21. The MoJ's claims concern...
November 12, 2015 22:20
Officials of the Sochi Mayoralty fail to fulfil their "pre-Olympic" promises and do not solve the problem of water drainage, local residents assert. Those of them who live in the neighbourhood...
November 10, 2015 15:08
Ecologist Evgeny Vitishko is to leave the penal colony in 10 days, since the Kirsanov District Court of the Tambov Region is preparing to pronounce the decision on his conditional early relief...
November 10, 2015 16:36
Today, Robert Zankishiev, the leader of the unit of the "Islamic State" (IS), has been killed during a special operation in Nalchik. This was reported by officials from the law enforcement bodies.
November 23, 2015 09:00
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 16-22
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November 09, 2015 09:00
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 2-8
The activists presented the postcards with portraits of Yevgeny Vitishko, Timur Kuashev, Intigam Aliyev, Khadija Ismayilova, Leyla and Arif Yunus
The participants of the action hold postcards with portraits of the political prisoners
Postcards with portraits of Anna Politkovskaya, Timur Kuashev, Anar Mamedli, Alexey Belyatsky
The participants of the action
The Group continued its march to the House of Literature
A female activist makes her way to the House of Literature
The Group marches to the House of Literature
The Group continued its march to the House of Literature, where a discussion about the future of the struggle for human rights was held
The activists make their way to the House of Literature
The participants of the action hold postcards with portraits of human rights defenders
June 12, 2015 22:31
The media attention is drawn to the European Games opened in Baku, while rights defenders and activists are kept in prisons, where there had been placed for political reasons, said Mary Lawlor, the...
April 17, 2015 15:35
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January 18, 2014 04:46
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January 18, 2014 01:28
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April 17, 2015 20:36
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November 27, 2015 20:35Chechen authorities order policemen to read prayers
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November 27, 2015 05:28Believers report on seizure of books from mosque in Kotrov Street
November 26, 2015 18:52Nardaran residents erect barricades at entrances to the village
November 26, 2015 16:50Six people killed in special operation in Azerbaijan
November 26, 2015 08:54One hundred truckers attend protest action in Rostov Region
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November 23, 2015 01:05
Truck drivers report on dispersal of protest action in Babayurt (+video)
November 18, 2015 20:39
Eyewitnesses report on protest actions of truckers in Dagestan (+video)
November 12, 2015 14:05
Arif Yunus released under recognizance not to leave (+video)
October 30, 2015 18:18
Volgograd residents pay tribute to victims of political repressions (+video)
October 30, 2015 19:37
Experts treat opposition's chances at elections in Azerbaijan as low (+video)
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