Criminal in Caucasus

Armenian soldier killed by fellow serviceman

Armenian soldier killed by fellow serviceman

Eighteen-year-old private of the Armenian armed forces Movses Tadevosyan with a gunshot wound in the head was found on December 31, 2021, at about 10:50 (GMT +4), at one of the combat posts in the Vayots Dzor region of Armenia, according to the …

Zurabishvili pardons 14 inmates for New Year's Eve

Zurabishvili pardons 14 inmates for New Year's Eve

Georgia's president Salome Zurabishvili has issued pardons for 14 inmates, nine of which are set to be released on Friday, ahead of New Year's Eve celebrations. The convicted individuals received the pardons as has become a …

Saakashvili faints after learning about transfer to prison

Saakashvili faints after learning about transfer to prison

Georgian ex-president Mikhail Saakashvili fainted after learning that he will be transferred back to prison from the military hospital, Georgian Ombudsman’s representative Anna Dzaniashvili told journalists Tuesday after visiting the former …

Saakashvili decided to end hunger strike

Saakashvili decided to end hunger strike

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili ends his hunger strike. This was announced by the lawyer of the ex-head of state Nika Gvaramia after meeting with him. "My hunger strike is already becoming a weapon of the Russians and …

Brother of Khabib Nurmagomedov was detained in Moscow

Brother of Khabib Nurmagomedov was detained in Moscow

At Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, law enforcement officers detained the cousin of the ex-champion of the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC) in lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, a mixed martial arts fighter Usman Nurmagomedov. …

Two injured during stone throwing at UNM rally in Tbilisi

Two injured during stone throwing at UNM rally in Tbilisi

Two citizens have been injured by stones thrown during a United National Movement (UNM) rally held in front of the State Security Service (SSS) building. The stones, supposedly thrown from the roof of the residential building near the …

Nine arrested in Georgia for forging Covid-19 passports

Nine arrested in Georgia for forging Covid-19 passports

Georgian police have arrested nine individuals for forging Covid-19 passports and laboratory tests showing negative results, in the country’s capital city of Tbilisi and the Imereti region, the Georgian Investigation Service of the Ministry …

Saakashvili charged for illegal border crossing

Saakashvili charged for illegal border crossing

Georgia's third president Mikheil Saakashvili, who was detained in Tbilisi on October 1, has been officially charged for the illegal crossing of the state border. Six other criminal charges are filed against Saakashvili who has been …

Russian security forces nab 5 extremists in North Caucasus

Russian security forces nab 5 extremists in North Caucasus

The security forces foiled the activity of the Al-Takfir wal-Hijra extremist group (outlawed in Russia) in the Karachay-Circassian Republic in the North Caucasus and detained five group members, the press office of Russia’s Interior …

Teen stabbed to death during fight in Dagestan high school

Teen stabbed to death during fight in Dagestan high school

A high school student in Makhachkala, the capital of the Russian Republic of Dagestan, died on Monday after sustaining a stab wound, Gayana Gariyeva, a spokeswoman for the local Interior Ministry, said. "A high school student …

Saakashvili's health deteriorated - doctor

Saakashvili's health deteriorated - doctor

The health condition of Georgian ex-President Mikhail Saakashvili, who has been on a hunger strike in prison since October 1, has deteriorated and he needs to be taken to hospital, his personal doctor Nikoloz Kipshidze said on Sunday. …

Stavropol cosmetologists deceived customers for 3 mln rubles

Stavropol cosmetologists deceived customers for 3 mln rubles

In Stavropol, a gang of cosmetologists has been detained, having defrauded more than 60 clients for 3 mln rubles, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Stavropol Territory informs. The scammers worked under …

Shootout takes place on Azerbaijani-Iranian border (PHOTO)

Shootout takes place on Azerbaijani-Iranian border (PHOTO)

A shootout has taken place at the Azerbaijani-Iranian border, according to joint statement from the Prosecutor General's Office and the State Border Service of Azerbaijan. According to the statement, one person was wounded. …

Robber of Bank of Georgia branch in Kvareli detained

Robber of Bank of Georgia branch in Kvareli detained

The armed robber who attacked the Bank of Georgia branch in Kvareli, eastern Georgian region of Kakheti earlier today has been detained, the Georgian Interior Ministry reports. The individual, identified only as …