May 27, 2017 10:26

  • Gezyal Bairamly arrested for three months

    The Sabail District Court of Baku has pronounced the pre-trial restriction measure in the form of an arrest for three months against Gezyal Bairamly, the deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) accused of smuggling. Gezyal Bairamly has rejected the accusation and claimed being prosecuted because of her opposition political activities.

May 27, 2017 06:14

  • Truck drivers from regions of Southern Russia cordoned off in Khimki camp

    In Khimki in the Moscow Region, employees of the "Mosgaz" service dug a ditch around a camp of truck drivers on protest against the "Platon" system. Truck drivers from Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, and the Rostov Region were among participants of the protest action, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

May 26, 2017 23:42

May 26, 2017 18:01

May 26, 2017 12:01

  • PFPA's deputy chair Gezyal Bairamly detained

    In Azerbaijan, Gezyal Bairamly, the deputy chair of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), has been detained on suspicion of smuggling. This was reported by advocate Elchin Sadygov. Colleagues of Gezyal Bairamly have already claimed a possibility of a provocation against her.

May 26, 2017 10:10

May 26, 2017 07:32

  • Tatiana Lokshina: Chechnya arranges raids against gays with tacit consent of Kremlin

    Since early 2017, the problem of the persecution of homosexuals in Chechnya has become urgent, and the authorities of the republic take brutal punitive measures against suspected LGBT community members with the tacit approval of the Kremlin. This was stated by Tatiana Lokshina, the programme director of human rights organization "Human Rights Watch" (HRW) in Russia, when she commented on the HRW's report released today.

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Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years.

Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years

Over the past six years, from 2010 to early 2016, the number of victims of the armed conflict in the North Caucasus has decreased significantly. A stable tendency for reduction of the number of people killed and injured in the regions of the North Caucasian Federal District is shown in the infographics below, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot" and based on its own data and open sources information. By clicking each figure, you can see distribution of casualties in the center of the circle, divided by categories such as security forces, militants, and civilians.


Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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