Dozens of arrests as Russian anti-corruption rallies hit Daghestan

Several dozen people were detained on 26 March during an anti-corruption rally in Daghestan’s capital Makhachkala. In Krasnodar, the capital of Krasnodar Krai seven people were arrested. Rallies against official corruption were held across Russia, including in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk and Tomsk, according to the BBC. The purpose of the protests was to force the Russian government to launch an investigation into alleged corruption by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
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Territory of advanced development to be created in Dagestan

The territory of advanced development 'Kaspiysk' will be created in Dagestan. The relevant decree was signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

The prime minister said at a meeting with vice prime ministers that he had signed two documents: on the creation of the territory of advanced development 'Kaspiysk' in Dagestan and the territory of advanced development 'Chusovoy' in the Perm region, which would allow opening enterprises of different orientations, including the production of food products, furniture, machinery, equipment, pulp, gasoline additives, hotel and recreation complexes and etc.
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