July 22, 2016 19:30

  • In Abkhazia, opposition announces preparation for people's assembly

    In Abkhazia, the opposition forces bloc plans to hold the people's assembly in autumn. Within the preparation for the people's assembly, the opposition organizes meetings with residents of the republic. On July 20, the notification of the decision to hold the people's assembly, made at the extended meeting of the opposition "Amtsakhara" Party, was published on the website of the agency "Abkhaz-Inform".

July 13, 2016 18:29

July 11, 2016 18:50

  • Abkhazian CEC declares opposition's right to hold new referendum

    The same question may be put forward to a referendum only two years later; however, the opposition can reformulate it and hold a new voting after collection of the required number of signatures. This was stated by Batal Tabagua, the head of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Abkhazia.

July 09, 2016 23:54

  • In Abkhazia, opposition refuses to take part in referendum

    In Abkhazia, the block of opposition forces has announced the refusal to take part in the referendum to be held on July 10. The referendum will put forward the question on the need of the early presidential elections to be held in the republic.

July 09, 2016 17:41

  • Residents of Abkhazia report on lack of information on referendum

    In Abkhazia, the tomorrow's referendum on the early presidential elections was not preceded by agitation and appropriate information work. Thus, a lot of people do not understand the meaning of the event. This opinion was voiced by residents of the republic and experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 08, 2016 22:49

July 07, 2016 10:04

July 06, 2016 19:46

July 06, 2016 17:26

July 06, 2016 16:05

  • Most victims of riots in Sukhumi are power agents

    Among those who applied for medical aid during the July 5 unrests in Sukhumi there was only one participant of the protest rally; all other victims are policemen, said the chief physician of the republic's hospital.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

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.


Infographics. Statistics of victims

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