Astrakhan region

February 08, 2016 16:56

  • Astrakhan Court announces Stenin's trial closed

    At the request of the Prosecutor's Office, the Sovietskiy District Court of Astrakhan, which is considering the case of Igor Stenin, the leader of the movement "Russians of Astrakhan", has announced the trial closed and removed the audience and the media from the courtroom.

February 07, 2016 21:03

February 06, 2016 20:14

  • Astrakhan protesters demand resignation of Russian government

    In Astrakhan, over 50 people have come today with social demands to a rally, organized by the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF). Protesters stated the insolvency of the Russian government in the face of rising prices and tariffs and demanded its resignation.

February 05, 2016 17:08

January 31, 2016 03:08

January 19, 2016 08:09

  • Mass Epiphany bathing takes place in SFD and NCFD

    In the regions of southern Russia, rituals of Epiphany bathing in the numerous font basins were held without incidents. On the bank of a number of water reservoirs, field kitchens and heating points were equipped for believers. Their security was controlled by law enforcers, rescue teams of the Ministry for Emergencies (MfE), and doctors.

January 17, 2016 20:03

  • 2015 outcomes in SFD: change in administration, pressure on activists, and truckers' protests

    Change of the ruling elite in Kuban, pressure on Circassian activists in Adygea, resonant sentences against activists in the Rostov Region, explosion in a multi-storey building in Volgograd, hunger strike of transport workers in Astrakhan, start of the struggle for a new Constitution of the Republic of Kalmykia, protests by truck drivers against the system "Platon", these and other events occurred in 2015 in the Southern Federal District (SFD) of Russia.

January 13, 2016 04:55

  • Russia refuses to extradite Khaiser Djemilev to Ukraine

    The Russian General Prosecutor's Office has dismissed the request of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Ukraine for the extradition of Khaiser Djemilev, who is sentenced in the Krasnodar Territory and who is a son of Mustafa Djemilev, a deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. This was reported by advocate Nikolai Polozov.

January 08, 2016 01:41

  • Astrakhan hosts action in support of Ildar Dadin

    Activists of the movement "Russians of Astrakhan" have held a picket in support of Ildar Dadin, who was sentenced to three years of imprisonment in a penal colony on the charge of repeated violation of the rules for holding actions. This was reported by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

January 06, 2016 01:48

  • One child died and six others rescued from fire in village near Astrakhan

    In the village of Evpraksino of the Astrakhan Region, a six-year boy fell victim to a fire. Other six children were accompanied out of the burning private house. This was reported by Dmitry Dubrovsky, the head of the press service of the Department for the Astrakhan Region of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies (MfE).

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