Kendelen villagers. Photo by Lyudmila Maratova for the "Caucasian Knot"

19 September 2018, 21:56

Clashes of activists and law enforcers occur near the KBR's village of Kendelen

Participants of the march in honour of the 310th anniversary of the Kanjali Battle and their supporters tried to break through the barriers; policemen used tear gas.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 18 Kendelen villagers refused to let the equestrian marchers in honour of the 310th anniversary of the Kanjali Battle through their village. Law enforcers blocked the village to prevent a large-scale conflict; several villagers received traumas in skirmishes with the marchers.

The confrontation of marchers with policemen broke out near the village of Zayukovo, located near Kendelen, where the marchers and their supporters have gathered today.

Having learned that the riders had changed the route of the march to bypass Kendelen, the marchers tried to break through the police barriers. Some of them threw stones at policemen; and the latter used tear gas in response.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 19, 2018 at 04:38 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Lyudmila Maratova Source: CK correspondent

All news
НАСТОЯЩИЙ МАТЕРИАЛ (ИНФОРМАЦИЯ) ПРОИЗВЕДЕН И РАСПРОСТРАНЕН ИНОСТРАННЫМ АГЕНТОМ ООО “МЕМО”, ЛИБО КАСАЕТСЯ ДЕЯТЕЛЬНОСТИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА ООО “МЕМО”.

April 19, 2024 16:07

  • Kadyrov’s law enforcer harshly detained in Dagestan

    In Dagestan, at least six persons took part in the detention of a driver in a state of alcoholic intoxication. According to media reports, the drunk driver was identified as Major General Alikhan Tsakaev, Chechen Minister for Emergencies, a classmate of Ramzan Kadyrov.

April 19, 2024 16:03

April 19, 2024 15:01

April 18, 2024 23:58

  • Rights defenders declare Valery Bailo as political prisoner

    In violation of international legal norms, Valery Bailo, a Jehovah's Witness* from the Krasnodar Territory, was arrested on charges of extremism. The human rights project "Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial" has stated that his prosecution is politically motivated.

April 18, 2024 23:49

  • "Memory Project" reports consequences of forced disappearances in Chechnya

    The traumatic experience obtained by relatives of those who went missing in Chechnya doesn't pass without traceless. Families find themselves in a difficult financial situation; and children of those missing often face problems with law enforcement bodies, since authorities classify them as at risk of radicalization.

News archive