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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Iraq's Caucasus tribes demand formal recognition


Three Iraqi Caucasus tribes are uniting to seek recognition under the Iraqi Constitution. The Circassians, Chechens and Kumyks want to unify their communities under one national name, “Caucasus,” much like the Christians of Iraq did when they formed the Chaldean Syriac Assyrian Popular Council political party in 2007. The tribes seek formal recognition in the constitution to guarantee equal rights and legal protection from violence against minorities.
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