All Posts Tagged With: "Ingushetia"

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Medvedev Ousts President of Chaotic Caucasus Republic

Russian president Dmitri Medvedev has dismissed Ingush President Murat Zyazikov.

Oct 30, 2008 | Continued
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Ingushetia Descending into Civil War — Aushev

Present-day Ingushetia has “elements of a slow civil war,” according to former Ingush president Ruslan Aushev.

Sep 30, 2008 | Continued
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Situation in Ingushetia Threatens All of Russia – Alexeyeva

Human right activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva speaks on the situation in Ingushetia, where disappearances and killings happen on a daily basis. The atmosphere of fear, she says, is comparable to Chechnya, and the Soviet Union in the 1930s.

Sep 22, 2008 | Continued
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Slain Opposition Leader Explains (video)

Magomed Yevloyev, an opposition leader from Ingushetia who was killed in police custody, presented at the FINROSFORUM 2008 in June, describing the immense pressure on independent news media in Russia. Translation and subtitles by

Sep 5, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Leader Killed In Police Custody

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Ingushetia, one of Russia’s southern republics, after an opposition leader and businessman was shot and killed while in police custody. In an open letter, Roza Malsagova, the editor-in-chief of the opposition internet newspaper, blames Ingushetia’s president Murat Zyazikov for Yevloyev’s death.

Sep 2, 2008 | Continued
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Online Newspaper Chief Flees Russia

The editor-in-chief of the independent online newspaper has fled Russia, and will seek political asylum in Europe, after persecution on the part of authorities.

Aug 5, 2008 | Continued
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Human Rights Activist Kidnapped and Beaten in Ingushetia

Zurab Tsechoev, a human rights advocate working in Ingushetia, was kidnapped Friday by a squad of camouflaged law enforcement officers. After a harrowing interrogation and beating, he was thrown from an automobile to the side of the highway.

Jul 26, 2008 | Continued
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Ingushetia Tries to Ban TV Station Over Critical Reporting

The Parliament of the Russian Republic of Ingushetia has demanded that REN-TV, a private television channel, be blocked from the region for inflammatory reporting. Sergei Mironov, the speaker of Russia’s Federation Council, regretted that the Government did not have the authority to do so.

Mar 19, 2008 | Continued
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The Senseless Rule of Law

Yulia Latynina writes a scathing analysis of the ongoing crisis in Russia’s North Caucasus region, where “disappearances” and brutal repression are a fact of life, and where little legal recourse exists.

Feb 23, 2008 | Continued
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Special Forces Violently Disperse Rally in Ingushetia

A demonstration against corruption and human rights abuses has been violently shut down by law enforcement in Nazran. Protesters responded with stones and Molotov cocktails. Two building have been burned and at least one person has been injured.

Jan 27, 2008 | Continued