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North Caucasian Federal District marks 5th anniversary

North Caucasian Federal District marks 5th anniversary

The North Caucasian Federal District is marking its 5th anniversary today. The district was created by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on January 19, 2010. Russian Plenipotentiary Presidential Envoy to the NCFD Sergey Melikov has congratulated the population on the formation of the districts. Unemployment in the region has dropped from 459,000 to 193,000 people since 2010. The average income per capita increased from 12,800 rubles in 2011 to 18,700 rubles in 2014. Construction of social facilities has intensified, especially the construction of pre-schools. Law and order have been enforced, terrorists weakened, anti-corruption measures intensified. 

North Caucasus leaders to make meetings more regular

Ingush Leader Yunus-Bek Yevkurov has told Vestnik Kavkaza that leaders of the North Caucasian Federal District will make meetings more regular to discuss pressing issues of cooperation and economic coordination. Commenting on the joint communiqué declaring the commitment of the North Caucasus leaders to strengthen the traditions of good neighbourliness and friendship, Yevkurov called the document neutral and the meeting where it was signed very fruitful. In his words, the format was initiated by Governor of the Stavropol Territory Vladimir Vladimirov. Yevkurov added that Ingushetia will host two meetings, other regions may host two-three.

Main event of 2nd Forum of North Caucasus Mass Media starts in Pyatigorsk

Pyatigorsk is hosting a plenary session on the depiction of the North Caucasus in the mass media within the framework of the 2nd Forum of North Caucasus Mass Media. The session is attended by Russian Vice Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the NCFD Sergey Melikov, Minister for Caucasus Affairs Lev Kuznetsov, heads of regions of the NCFD, Northern Caucasus Resorts Director General Sergey Vereshchagin, representatives of federal and regional mass media, including Vestnik Kavkaza Editor-in-Chief Maria Sidelnikova.

2nd North Caucasus mass media forum opens in Pyatigorsk

The 2nd Forum of Mass Media of the North Caucasian Federal District has opened in Pyatigorsk (Stavropol Territory). The forum is dedicated to truthful information from the North Caucasus, release of regional media products on the federal information space, cooperation of mass media with heads of organizations realizing large investment, social and cultural projects in the NCFD. Attendees of the forum will visit the Arkhyz all-season tourism complex on December 3 to attend a round-table conference with Northern Caucasus Resorts Director General Sergey Vereshchagin.

Mothers of Russia to meet in Ingushetia

Mothers of Russia to meet in Ingushetia

 Mothers of Russia to meet in IngushetiaNext weekend, on November 29-30, a conference of the all-Russian public movement "Mothers of Russia" will take place in Ingushetia. The idea of holding the meeting in Ingushetia belongs to the …

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Russian envoy to North Caucasus visits Derbent

Russian envoy to North Caucasus visits Derbent

Sergey Melikov, the Russian plenipotentiary presidential envoy to the NCFD, has visited Derbent and discussed preparations to mark the 2000th anniversary of the city with Dagestani Leader Ramazan Abdulatipov. Melikov will visit the Naryn-Kala Citadel, the old part of the city, the Juma Mosque, the Street of Mamedbekov and the coast.The envoy will attend a session of the anti-terrorism commission of Dagestan, meet Chief of the FSB Directorate in Dagestan Alexander Mironov and Dagestani Interior Minister Abdurashid Magomedov.

"Mashuk-2014" brings 3 million rubles to Cossacks

"Mashuk-2014" brings 3 million rubles to Cossacks

 Following the results of the forum "Mashuk-2014", Cossacks are to receive about 3 million rubles, the plenipotentiary envoy of the president of Russia in the North Caucasus Federal District, Sergey Melikov, said."Following the results …

Sergey Melikov inspects Ingushetia

Sergey Melikov inspects Ingushetia

 Sergey Melikov inspects Ingushetia The presidential envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District, Sergei Melikov arrived today in Ingushetia with a working visit.He met today with the head of the republic, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, Prime …

Russian plenipotentiary envoy to North Caucasus visits Stavropol Territory

Russian plenipotentiary envoy to North Caucasus visits Stavropol Territory

Russian Plenipotentiary Presidential Envoy to the North Caucasian Federal District Sergey Melikov visited the Stavropol Territory. He attended the 3rd military and patriotic forum of young Cossacks of Russia’s South, Cossack Unity-2014, in Temnolesskaya (Shpakovsky District), met Acting Governor Vladimir Vladimirov, Grozny-Inform reports.The forum will continue at the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Rehabilitation Center for four days. Experts will discuss spiritual and ethical problems.

Investors to continue Mamison Resort construction

 North Ossetian Leader Taymuraz Mamsurov said at a meeting with Russian Plenipotentiary Presidential Envoy to the NCFD Sergey Melikov that investors will continue construction of the all-season Mamison Resort, Interfax-South reports.He …

Mufti comments on formation of Ministry for North Caucasus

Mufti comments on formation of Ministry for North Caucasus

Mufti Ismail Berdiyev, head of the Coordinating Center for Muslims of the North Caucasus, said that formation of the Ministry for North Caucasus Affairs and staff reshuffles in the NCFD were inspiring optimism about security in the region and cooperation between Muslim communities, RIA Novosti reports.The mufti is confident that appointment of a military officer would improve security.

Khloponin dismissed as presidential envoy to North Caucasus

Khloponin dismissed as presidential envoy to North Caucasus

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed his Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North Caucasian Federal District and replaced him with Sergey Melikov, commander of the joint group of the Internal Forces in the North Caucasus, RIA Novosti reports.Khloponin keeps his post as a vice prime minister.

First Chechen conscripts in 20 years

First Chechen conscripts in 20 years

 Chechnya has seen the first conscripts in 20 years take the oath, press service of the Chechen government reports.The oath was taken at the Glory Alley Memorial of Russian Hero Akhmad Haji Kadyrov in Grozny. Chechen President Ramzan Kayrov, Commander of the UGA of the North Caucasus Region Sergey Melikov, Russian MP Adam Delimkhanov, Chechen Speaker of Parliament Dukuvakha Abdurakhmanov and the head of the Presidential Administration and government of Chechnya Magomed Daudov were at the ceremony.