May 23, 2017 06:19

  • German citizen detained in Abkhazia for border crossing

    In the Gali District of Abkhazia, a German citizen was detained for illegal crossing the border with Georgia. He explained that he was engaged in hiking, and was not aware that he had crossed the border, informs the Abkhazian branch of the Frontier Department of the Russian FSB.

May 20, 2017 11:17

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May 15, 2017 23:09

  • Russia's MFA criticizes ban for Luzhkov to enter Georgia

    Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Russian Federation has reacted to Georgia's putting Yuri Luzhkov, a former Mayor of Moscow, on the list of undesirable persons. The Russia's MFA has treated it as a provocation and reminded Russians of the risks associated with travelling to Georgia.

May 11, 2017 17:16

May 10, 2017 11:03

  • Georgian MIA refuses to prosecute Yuri Luzhkov

    According to the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), the Criminal Code of Georgia does not allow prosecuting the former Mayor of Moscow for visiting Abkhazia and South Ossetia, in connection with the expiry of the period of limitations of the violation of the Law "On the Occupied Territories" committed by Yuri Luzhkov.

May 08, 2017 19:56

  • Georgian MIA verifying how Yuri Luzhkov entered country

    Former Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov is in Georgia, and he visits tourist attractions together with his wife Elena Baturina. Public activists of Georgia express their indignation about the fact that no sanctions were imposed on Yuri Luzhkov in accordance with the Law "On the Occupied Territories" in force in the country.

May 06, 2017 23:42

  • Experts predict no changes in Abkhaz Parliament after re-election

    Abkhazia has stopped registering candidates for a seat in local parliament at a re-election in the 17th constituency, to be held on May 14 has. Two candidates have applied for the vacant seat; however, the voting outcome will not significantly affect the composition of the parliament, said the Abkhaz journalists, interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".

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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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