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In Dagestan, new director of Kizlyar Cognac Factory is appointed, local sources report

In Dagestan, a new director of the Kizlyar Cognac Factory has been appointed. This was reported by Nikolai Spirin, Cossack Chieftain of the Kizlyar Special Near-Border District of the Lower Terek Cossack Army. According to his story, Oleg Artukhov became the company's director.

Dagestan, North-Caucasian Federal District > Economics, Politics, Society

Apr 22 2014, 12:56; CK correspondent

ICRF: Dagestani investigators identify suspected assassinator of Musa Islavov

The investigating authorities of Dagestan have identified a suspected assassinator of Musa Islavov, a Deputy (MP) of the People's Assembly of Dagestan. This was reported by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

Dagestan, North-Caucasian Federal District > Crime, Politics, Society

Musa Islavov. Photo: the officail site of the People's Assembly of Dagestan, http://nsrd.ru/
Apr 21 2014, 19:29

MP Omarov dies when driving a motorcycle, press service of Dagestani Parliament reports

Chupalav Omarov, a Deputy of the National Assembly of Dagestan and a member of the Committee on Industry, Transport and Communications, was lost in a road accident while driving a motorcycle.

Dagestan, North-Caucasian Federal District > Incidents, Politics

Apr 21 2014, 10:24; CK correspondent

Life of policeman wounded in Dagestan is out of danger, MIA source reports

On Monday, a staff member of the Makhachkala police was wounded as a result of the attack committed by unidentified persons. His life is out of danger, and his state is estimated by doctors as of moderate severity. This was reported by an official from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) for Dagestan.

Dagestan, North-Caucasian Federal District > Conflicts, Crime, Society

Ambulance car. Photo by the Ministry for Emergencies, http://www.mchs.gov.ru/
Apr 21 2014, 09:00

Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 14-20

Murder of Dagestani MP Musa Islavov; start of trying Astrakhan Mayor Mikhail Stolyarov, accused of bribe-taking; tougher penalty to former vice -premier of the Volgograd Region, accused of fraud; detention of Georgian journalists near the border with South Ossetia; hunger strike in SIZO of defendants in Nalchik attack case; start of local self-government election campaign in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 14-20, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

Astrakhan region, Dagestan, Georgia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North-Caucasian Federal District, Russia, South Caucasus, South Federal District, South Ossetia, Volgograd region > Conflicts, Crime, Economics, Human rights, Politics, Society

Apr 21 2014, 04:43

During week of April 14-20, 2014, 13 persons fell victim to armed conflict in Northern Caucasus

During the week of April 14-20, 2014, at least 13 persons suffered in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. Of them, 9 persons were killed, and 4 persons were wounded. These are the results of calculations made by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.

Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Caucasus, North-Caucasian Federal District > Conflicts, Crime, Incidents, Society

Special operation. Photo http://nac.gov.ru/
Apr 21 2014, 03:40; CK correspondents

North Caucasus marked Easter without accidents

On April 20, Christians celebrated the major religious holiday Easter or Resurrection of the Lord. Easter services were held in the North-Caucasian republics.

Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Karachaevo-Cherkesia, North Ossetia - Alania, North-Caucasian Federal District, Stavropol region > Society

Easter vigil in the Saint George Cathedral in Vladikavkaz. April 19, 2014. Photo by Emma Marzoeva for the "Caucasian Knot"
Apr 19 2014, 16:19; CK correspondent

Organizers of Extraordinary Congress of Nations of Dagestan state the event was disrupted by police

Today in Makhachkala, policemen did not allow holding the Extraordinary Congress of Nations of Dagestan, said Ruslan Rasulov, a public activist and a member of the organizing committee of the congress.

Dagestan, North-Caucasian Federal District > Incidents, Politics, Society

Member of organizing committee of the Extraordinary Congress of Nations of Dagestan, public activist Ruslan Rasulov. Makhachkala, April 19, 2014. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the ‘Caucasian Knot’.
Apr 19 2014, 07:53; CK correspondent

Roundtable in Pyatigorsk discusses growing conflicts among students of Dagestan and Stavropol Territory

The participants of the interregional round table "Preventing Conflicts among Students of Dagestan and Stavropol Territory: New Approaches", held on April 16 in Pyatigorsk, discussed ways to prevent interethnic conflicts and issues of combating extremism among young people, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

Dagestan, North-Caucasian Federal District, Stavropol region > Conflicts, Interethnic relations, Politics, Society

Apr 18 2014, 21:35; CK correspondent

In Dagestan, detained mosque-goers from Shamkhal released, locals report

Today in Dagestan, the parishioners of the Salafi mosque located in the village of Shamkhal, an outskirt of Makhachkala, detained during a police raid have been set free, said a local resident.

Dagestan, North-Caucasian Federal District > Human rights, Society

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