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Moscow Court Sentences Four Members Of Hizb Ut-Tahrir

A Russian court has handed down sentences to four members of a banned Islamic group. More

Family Disputes Daghestani Man's Official Cause Of Death

Relatives of a man found dead in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Daghestan say he was kidnapped and killed and did not die in an explosion as officials say. More

Assailants Kill Lawmaker In Russia's Karachaevo-Cherkessia

A lawmaker in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Karachaevo-Cherkessia has been killed. More

Photogallery Russian Activists Commemorate Slain Rights Defender Estemirova

Russian and international rights organizations have called for justice on the fifth anniversary of the killing of slain Chechen rights activist and journalist Natalya Estemirova. More

Retired Cop Killed In Daghestan

Unknown assailants stabbed a retired top police official to death in Russia's volatile North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan. More

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Lawyers For Former Makhachkala Mayor Appeal Prison Term

The team of lawyers representing former Makhachkala Mayor Said Amirov, once one of the most powerful men in Daghestan, and his nephew, Yusup Dzhaparov, has appealed the prison terms handed down to the two men on July 9. More

Respected Chechen Political Figure Jailed For Four Years

A court in the Chechen town of Urus Martan has sentenced Assembly of Peoples of the Caucasus head Ruslan Kutayev to four years in prison on a charge of illegal possession of drugs that human rights activists say was blatantly fabricated. More
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