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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

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

Apr 18 2014, 04:43; CK correspondent

Makhachkala authorities had no right to cancel rally in support of Said Amirov, rally participants assert

The ban to hold a rally in Makhachkala in support of Said Amirov was unjustified, and law enforcers provoked participants of the rally. This was stated by participants of the press conference held in Makhachkala.

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

Rally in support of Said Amirov, Makhachkala, April 12, 2014. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the ‘Caucasian Knot’.
Apr 18 2014, 00:25

MP Musa Islavov's murder in Dagestan has to do with militants, investigators believe

According to the investigators' priority version, militants are involved in the assassination of Musa Islavov, a Dagestani MP. This was reported by an official from the investigating bodies.

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

Apr 17 2014, 12:28

CPJ: Russia occupies tenth place by number of unsolved journalists' murders

Following the results of 2013, Russia occupied the 10th place in the ranking of countries, where high probability of impunity for murders of journalists still remained. This was reported by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). The report prepared by the CPJ mentions the murders of journalists from Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Chechnya and the Stavropol Territory.

Chechnya, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Caucasus, North-Caucasian Federal District, Stavropol region > Crime, Human rights, Society

Funeral procession in connection with the murder of journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev. Makhachkala, July 9, 2013. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the ‘Caucasian Knot’.
Apr 17 2014, 09:25

MP is assassinated in Dagestan

This morning, unidentified persons have shelled a car of Musa Islavov, a deputy of the National Assembly of Dagestan. The MP died at the place, and his driver was hospitalized in a serious condition.

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

Musa Islavov. Photo: Information and analytical department of the National Assembly of Dagestan, http://nsrd.ru
Apr 16 2014, 13:49

During special operation in Makhachkala, investigators report on elimination of militants involved in stores explosions

The number of victims of the special operation held on April 15 on the outskirts of Makhachkala includes members of a terrorist grouping, involved in undermining stores in Dakhadaev Street in the capital of Dagestan committed on October 30, 2013. This was reported by the Dagestani investigating agencies.

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

Special operation on the outskirts of Makhachkala. April 15, 2014. Photo http://nac.gov.ru
Apr 16 2014, 03:37; CK correspondent

In Dagestan, Ruslan Rasulov demands to punish policemen who detained him

Ruslan Rasulov, Chairman of the Dagestani Regional Public Organization (DRPO) "Union to Protect Human, Citizens' and Peoples' Rights and Freedoms", has appealed to the Dagestani Prosecutor's Office. He asks to bring to justice staff members of the Soviet ROVD (District Interior Division) in Makhachkala.

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

Makhachkala Soviet ROVD policemen detaining Chairman of the Dagestani Regional Public Organization (DRPO) "Union to Protect Human, Citizens' and Peoples' Rights and Freedoms" Ruslan Rasulov. Makhachkala, April 12, 2014. Photo: Ruslan Alibekov/RIFA05
Apr 15 2014, 19:03

Source: five people killed in special operation in Makhachkala

On April 15, five persons were killed by law enforcers during a special operation in Makhachkala township of Stepnoy; three of them have been preliminarily identified, said a Dagestani law enforcement source.

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

Special operation, http://nac.gov.ru/

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