February 17, 2018 05:42

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  • Residents of Kalmykia celebrate national holiday of Tsagaan Sar

    Residents of Kalmykia have celebrated Tsagaan Sar (White Month), one of the main national holidays, symbolizing the coming of spring and the awakening of nature. In Elista, festive events were held in the Central Khurul and Victory Square, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

February 16, 2018 18:28

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  • Murder of entrepreneur in Chechnya reminds of blood feud custom

    An employee of Chechen power agencies shot a businessman dead and came to surrender, a local law enforcement source had reported. According to local residents, the murder was caused by blood feud, despite the regular assurances of the authorities that blood feudists get reconciled.

February 16, 2018 16:02

  • Friends of a Kuban resident report his death in Syria

    Oleg Tereschenko, a native of the Cossack village of Krylovskaya, a private military company fighter, was killed in Syria, his friends and acquaintances reported. The number of the deceased people can also include Russian citizens, but that assumption requires verification, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) commented on the incident in Syria.

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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.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

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