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The officer shot two people dead in the Gerga village (Kayakentsky district, Dagestan), according to the Press Service of the Main Department of the MIA Directorate in Dagestan. The murder was due to a conflict that escalated into a fight. The off-duty officer shot his opponents from a Saiga rifle, killing both ...

The trial in the case of former Head of Kizlyarsky district of Dagestan Andrey Vinogradov saw the witness calling Sagid Murtazaliev, Olympic wrestling champion and ex-Head of the Russian Pension Fund (PFR) branch in Dagestan, the customer of the murder of MIA Lieutenant Colonel Shevket Kudzhaev.
A special operation in the Dagestani village of Gubden on December 16 saw three militants killed (Caucasian Knot, December 17, 2017). ... of terrorist attacks planned for New Year's Day in Moscow by destroying a group of militants based in the Dagestani city of Khasavyurt (Ren TV, December 29, 2016).
Notably, this is not the first time that the Prosecutor's Office of Dagestan has uncovered a conflict of interests. January saw the dismissal of the principal of the boarding school in Izberbash, who is a sister of the city mayor. Clan-based post assigning is very common in Dagestan. A vivid example of this is the ...
In early 2018, they came to the republic of Dagestan in the North Caucasus, the stability of which depends on a fine-tuned power bargain between the ... Curiously, after the initial reports about Melikov's possible appointment, the mayor of Dagestan's capital city Musa Musaev was spotted binge-liking the ...
Since the second half of January, the Republic of Dagestan has undergone a systemic “cleaning out” of the entrenched local authorities. Similarly, there were ... On February 18, an armed attack on parishioners of the Russian Orthodox Church took place in the Dagestani town of Kizlyar (RBC, February 18).
A man carrying a knife and a hunting rifle opened fire on worshipers on Sunday at an Orthodox church in Kizlyar, in the Dagestan region of Russia, killing at least five people ... The attack took place in Kizlyar, a town of about 50,000 people on the Terek River delta on the border with Chechnya, Tass said.
The court has suspended Head of the Derbent district of Dagestan Magomed Dzhelilov from office and sent him under house arrest. ... that he was detained on suspicion of fraud with land, and his brother Zulfedin Dzhelilov – former Deputy of the city assembly of Derbent – on suspicion of drug possession.
Arrested on charges of budget funds' embezzlement, former chairman of the Dagestani government Abdusamad Hamidov says that the criminal case against him is "the political frame-up". The ex-official makes such a statement in the Moscow City Court during the consideration of the question of the ...
During a police raid on Monday, the five recruiters were nabbed in Dagestan's capital city of Makhachkala for inciting the local people to join the IS in Syria, according to an FSB press release. The FSB seized a large number of explosive devices, firearms and ammunition, which the detainees planned to ...


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