January 14, 2017 16:39

  • Georgian Patriarchate requests UNESCO monitoring in Abkhazia

    Georgian authorities should agree with Russia on holding a UNESCO monitoring in Abkhazia to prevent the destruction of historical monuments. This was stated by the Georgian Patriarchate in its comment on the construction works underway near the church in the village of Tsebelda.

January 11, 2017 13:31

December 23, 2016 16:11

  • Putin doubts Oksana Sevastidi's guilt

    Oksana Sevastidi, a resident of Sochi, convicted of treason after sending an SMS message about movement of military equipment, had hardly disclosed any state secrets, Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested today, promising to sort out the details of her case.

December 19, 2016 04:03

  • International Migrants Day marked against violations of migrants' rights in Southern Russia

    In the post-Soviet space, labour migration has become a usual way of life for millions of people. Of them, a large part is represented by natives of the South Caucasian countries. Meanwhile, Russia demonstrates tough approach to the status of migrants, while the countries, which natives leave them in search for jobs, do too little to protect their citizens abroad. This was announced by the Anti-Discrimination Centre "Memorial".

December 16, 2016 01:56

  • Raul Khajimba offered oppositionists high government posts

    The President of Abkhazia Raul Khajimba has offered the oppositionists, who demanded his resignation, as a compromise, high government posts, including the posts of the Public Prosecutor General and Vice-Premier. He also agreed to limit his own powers.

December 15, 2016 18:22

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December 06, 2016 22:36

  • "Team 29": within four years, ten people in Kuban were convicted for treason

    The verdict of seven years in colony, passed to Oksana Sevastidi, a resident of Sochi, for sending an SMS message saying that she was an eyewitness of transporting military equipment to Abkhazia, has become in Kuban (the Krasnodar Territory) at least tenth conviction for treason and espionage, said the "Team 29", an association of lawyers and journalists.

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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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