Dagestan: Republic bans

In the North Caucasus has been a growing trend to prohibit and abolish the “objectionable” concerts, films and other events

15 August in Dagestan was to be held concert of the popular Russian pop group Serebro, but in a matter of days before the performance the organizer announced on his page on “Instagram” that the concert was cancelled because of storm warnings. The Dagestani fans in the threat of the storm did not believe, moreover, that the MOE of Dagestan warnings these days are not announced. About the real reason for the cancellation of the concert organizer to your subscribers and not told, only have deleted a video message in which he referred to the impending bad weather, and told where to return the ticket and collect the money.

The very arrival with a concert in Republic female pop group, known for its — by Dagestani standards — revealing outfits and relaxed behavior at the scene seemed surreal, especially because in recent years, the cancellation of concerts and renting movies, and also bans mass events not meeting religious or ethical demands, in Dagestan have become commonplace. Open Russia has prepared the recalls that have not allowed the conservative government of the Republic.
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Dagestan Resident Mission commemorates Bariyat Muradova

Ahead of International Theater Day, the resident mission of Dagestan held a commemorative meeting devoted to the great Kumyk actress Bariyat Muradova. In 2014 her 100th birthday was marked. She was the first and only woman mountaineer to be made a People’s Artist of the USSR. There was no village in Dagestan in which Bariyat didn’t perform. Many people still remember her lively and spontaneous manner of playing.
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First national cultural Kumyk autonomy formed in Chechnya




The first national and cultural Kumyk autonomy has been formed at Braguny, the largest Kumyk settlement in Chechnya. Activists of local Kumyk national and cultural autonomies Tere and Tyuzlyuk from the Gudermessky and the Groznenssky Districts, officials of the department for PR and religious organizations at the administration of the Chechen leader and government took part in the foundation of the autonomy, Lenta.ru reports.

Zaurbek Bikinin, the head of the Tere autonomy, has been elected as the head of the new organization.

Tere and Tyuzlyuk became the first Kumyk autonomies of Russia in 2014, according to Rinat Abdullayev, deputy head of the new organization.

Kumyks are a Turkic ethnicity living in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia and North Ossetia. They have a population of 600,000. Kumyks are the second largest national minority in Chechnya, after Russians.
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