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26 December 2016

posted 26 Dec 2016, 00:31 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 26 Dec 2016, 00:32 ]
Activist Chirikov detained in Krasnodar

Today, policemen took away Victor Chirikov, a Krasnodar activist, to some unknown place, said his wife. The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on December 21 policemen came to Victor Chirikov and declared that he was suspected of placing, on December 20, a cross to the pedestal of the bust of Felix Dzerzhinsky. Victor Chirikov himself told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent about it. According to his wife, Victor Chirikov was detained at about 2:00 p.m., while he was driving in his car in Krasnodar. The detention was very tough; it was performed by two cars of the post-and-patrol service (PPS) and a car with operative agents in civilian clothes. [...]
Source: Caucasian Knot [24 December 2016]

Persons killed in Shamil District of Dagestan identified
According to law enforcement bodies, the militants shot dead tonight in the outskirt of the village of Teletl were Ibragim Amirov, the leader of Shamil militants, and his subordinate Gamzatapandi Magomedov, a law enforcement source has reported. The "Caucasian Knot" has reported, referring to power agents, that the shootout near Teletl occurred after law enforcers found, within the CTO, two armed men, who, when offered to surrender, opened fire. The casualties have been pre-identified as the locals Ibragim Amirov, born in 1989, and Gamzatapandi Magomedov, born in 1982, said a law enforcement source. [...]
Source: Caucasian Knot [24 December 2016]