Kalimatov Confirmed by Popular Assembly as Ingush Head

Friday, September 13, 2019

Kalimatov Confirmed by Popular Assembly as Ingush Head

Paul Goble

Staunton, September 8 – With 27 votes in favor (out of 32), Makhud-Ali Kalimatov was confirmed by the republic’s Popular Assembly as head of Ingushetia for a five-year term, an election with no surprises that was described by one writer as “a profanation of democracy under the pretext of stability” (6portal.ru/posts/выборы-главы-ингушетии-профанация/). Read more

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Kalimatov Calls on Ingush People to Ignore Boycott Calls and Vote in Municipal Elections

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Kalimatov Calls on Ingush People to Ignore Boycott Calls and Vote in Municipal Elections

Paul Goble

Staunton, September 7 – Makhmud-Ali Kalimatov, acting head of Ingushetia, says the Ingush people must ignore calls for a boycott of municipal elections lest by not voting they reduce the sense of responsibility that deputies must always show to the population (ingushetia.ru/news/m_kalimatov_prizval_zhiteley_ingushetii_prinyat_aktivnoe_uchastie_v_munitsipalnykh_vyborakh_/). Read more

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Circassians Call for All Ingush Prisoners to Be Treated as ‘Brothers’ and Returned to Ingushetia

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Circassians Call for All Ingush Prisoners to Be Treated as ‘Brothers’ and Returned to Ingushetia

Paul Goble

            Staunton, August 4 – The leaders of various public organizations in Kabardino-Balkaria are calling for Nalchik jail officials to treat Ingush opposition figures as brothers who are being “repressed” until they can be returned as the law requires to their native Ingushetia. Only in that way can the rights of those under detention be guaranteed.

            Marks Shamurzov, a Circassian who heads the Association of Victims of Political Repressions, took the lead in making that argument at a meeting in Nalchik four days ago.  He was unanimously supported by others at the session and by lawyers who represent some of the 29 Ingush prisoners now being held in KBR facilities (zamanho.com/?p=11387). Read more

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الشراكسة يعبرون عن دعم قادة المعارضة الأنجوشية المحتجزين

الأحد، 4 أغسطس/آب، 2019

الشراكسة يعبرون عن دعم قادة المعارضة الأنجوشية المحتجزين

بول غوبل (Paul Goble)

ترجمة: عادل بشقوي

5 أغسطس/آب، 019

ستاونتون، 1 أغسطس/آب – تقوم نساء شركسيات بتوزيع عريضة تطالب بإطلاق سراح ظريفة سوتييفا (Zarifa Sautiyeva)، المنسقة والناشطة الأنغوشية (aheku.net/news/society/cherkeshenki-organizovali-sbor-podpisej) حيث عقد النشطاء النشطاء الشركس طاولة مستديرة لتركيز الانتباه على مصير نشطاء الإنغوش المحتجزين في أماكن الاحتجاز في نالتشيك (fortanga.org/2019/08/v-kbr-trevozhatsya-soderzhaniyu-arestovannyh-ingushskih-aktivistov-v-nalchike/). Read more

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Circassians Come Out in Support of Jailed Ingush Opposition Leaders

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Circassians Come Out in Support of Jailed Ingush Opposition Leaders

Paul Goble

Staunton, August 1 – Circassian women are circulating a petition calling for the liberation of Zarifa Sautiyeva, the Ingush curator and activist now (aheku.net/news/society/cherkeshenki-organizovali-sbor-podpisej), and Circassian activists have held a roundtable to focus attention on the fate of Ingush activists being held in Nalchik detention facilities (fortanga.org/2019/08/v-kbr-trevozhatsya-soderzhaniyu-arestovannyh-ingushskih-aktivistov-v-nalchike/). Read more

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Коротко о событиях в черкесском мире за неделю, тематические обзоры, авторские колонки, экспертные статьи 3 / August / 2019

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Коротко о событиях в черкесском мире за неделю, тематические обзоры, авторские колонки, экспертные статьи 3 / August / 2019 Read more

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Putin’s Plenipotentiary in North Caucasus Architect of Repression in Ingushetia, Lyanov Says

Monday, July 22, 2019

Putin’s Plenipotentiary in North Caucasus Architect of Repression in Ingushetia, Lyanov Says

Paul Goble

Staunton, July 20 – In a 13-minute YouTube video clip that has gone viral among Ingush, Ibragim Lyanov, president of the European Association of Ingush, says that Russian Maj. Gen. Aleksandr Matovnikov, Vladimir Putin’s plenipotentiary representative for the North Caucasus Federal District since last summer, is the architect of the ongoing repression in Ingushetia (zamanho.com/?p=10767 andyoutube.com/watch?v=ouQAF4KrWWk&feature=share). Read more

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