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March 22, 2024 16:26

  • Alexander Somryakov. Screenshot of a video posted by the joint press service of the Krasnodar region courts on July 20, 2023 20.07.23, Lawyers assess Somryakov’s chances of regaining Russian citizenship

    Krasnodar resident Alexander Somryakov, convicted of spreading fake news about the Russian Army, can challenge the decision to deprive him of Russian citizenship, but the prospects for restoring citizenship are doubtful. If Alexander Somryakov retains his second citizenship, he could be deported after his release, lawyers note.

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  • Irina Skorovarova sentenced conditionally

    The Taganrog City Court has sentenced Irina Skorovarova, accused of repeatedly discrediting the Russian Army, to 2.5 years and six months of probation (conditional imprisonment).

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  • A polling station in Chechnya. Screenshot of the photo posted on the Telegram channel of the  election commission in Chechnya on March 16, 2024 Chechnya sets trend of demonstrative support for Putin by regional elites

    Demonstration of maximum support for the incumbent power, characteristic of regions of Northern Caucasus, and especially of Chechnya, where authorities reported almost 99% of votes for Putin, has become a norm for many Russian regions. The election gave local elites a chance to show their loyalty to the Kremlin, analysts believe.

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  • Participants of the rally in Magas. Photo by Umar Yovloy for the "Caucasian Knot" Ingush activists treat enforcers' warnings as form of pressure

    The activists who have served their sentences within the case of the rally in Magas have linked the law enforcers' increased attention with the anniversary of Vainakhs' deportation and the presidential election. However, the pressure continues all the time after release, and former convicts are unable to get a job in state bodies, the activist assert.

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  • Omar Murtazaliev's video appeal. Screenshot of a video by the Dagestani native Murtazaliev’s defence alarmed by his transfer to SIZO

    Omar Murtazaliev, a native of Dagestan, was transferred from a penal colony in the Kurgan Region to a SIZO (pre-trial prison) in Shadrinsk without any explanations. His defender suggests that law enforcers likely intend to question Omar Murtazaliev as a witness or incriminate him with a new crime.

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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