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About Ekaterina Neroznikova

Ekaterina Neroznikova is a reporter and columnist who writes about the North Caucasus. She writes for a number of publications about politics, international relations and human rights in Russia. 

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Hidden motivations: a brutal attack on a Russian Orthodox Church in Chechnya leaves questions unanswered

Allegations of a cover-up and improper qualification of an organised assault on an Orthodox Church in May this year have left space for conspiracy and intrigue.

Meet Atsamaz Khadikov, the man leading North Ossetia's quiet struggle for a non-toxic environment

Russia's North Caucasus region is famed for its landscapes and nature. But as this local doctor and activist tells me, there's a lot more going on behind the scenes.

How real urban planning could address the demographic challenge in Russia’s North Caucasus

As new data shows, birth rates, migration and urban planning in Russia’s North Caucasus affect the region’s politics. RU

No defence in Chechnya: Oyub Titiyev and the grim future of human rights in Russia’s North Caucasus

The prosecution of a Chechen human rights campaigner is a landmark step in the systematic elimination of civil society under Ramzan Kadyrov. RU

How Russia and Uzbekistan cooperate on the kidnap trail to Central Asia

People leave Uzbekistan seeking safety and work in Russia. But what they find is prosecution and abduction.

The burning land of Lenin-Aul

In a remote corner of Dagestan, a vicious land dispute has erupted between Avars and Chechens. RU

Strangers in the village

Despite Russia’s economic woes, labour migrants from Central Asia continue to arrive. And now they seek a better life not only in big cities, but in deserted Russian villages. RU

Convert and love: Russia’s Muslim wives

Russian women marrying Muslim men convert to Islam in the certainty that a shared religion will strengthen their family. Nevertheless, cultural differences often win out — and Russian Muslims’ world remains closed to converts. RU

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