June 23, 2017 10:54

  • In Astrakhan, an official loses her position after commenting on a seriously ill patient

    Anna Lubeznova, an official from the press service of the Ministry for Public Health for the Astrakhan Region, was dismissed from her position after posting a critical comment on Facebook under a request for help written by a young woman suffering from a rare blood disease. The official herself stated that she did not write the comment and that her Facebook account was hacked.

June 23, 2017 04:08

  • Dagestani activists: guilt of "Union of the Just" leader not proven

    In Rostov-on-Don, the North-Caucasian District Military Court is nearing the end of the consideration in the case against Khiramagomed Magomedov, one of the leaders of the NGO "Union of the Just". This was told to the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent by Abakar Abakarov, a public figure from Dagestan, one of the organizers of the rally against Caucasus-phobia and Islamophobia in Moscow.

June 22, 2017 23:32

June 22, 2017 23:26

June 22, 2017 21:12

  • NKR states death of four Azerbaijani servicemen

    Servicemen of the Defence Army have stopped an attempt of a group of Azerbaijani special agents to cross the troops contact line; at least four saboteurs were killed, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) reports.

June 22, 2017 19:30

June 22, 2017 16:37

  • In Baku, Court begins considering Alexander Lapshin's case

    Today, the Baku Court for Grave Crimes has held a preparatory hearing on the case against blogger Alexander Lapshin. At the hearing, the Court was to decide whether to accept the case for consideration or not. "That was a procedural action, and all issues were resolved within the law," said the advocate.

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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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