Adygeia

April 21, 2017 16:50

  • HRW sharply condemns judgement on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international human rights organization, has found the decision of the Russia’s Supreme Court (SC) to ban the Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia and local religious organizations to be a severe blow to the freedom of conscience.

April 21, 2017 14:35

  • EU stands up for Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The European External Affairs Service (EU diplomatic service) has stated that Jehovah's Witnesses, like other religious organizations, "should be able to peacefully hold meetings, as it is guaranteed by the Russian Constitution, international obligations of Russia and international human rights standards." This was a reaction of the European External Affairs Service to a court's decision in Russia on the liquidation of the organization.

April 20, 2017 20:27

  • Jehovah's Witnesses treat SC’s verdict as biased

    The Supreme Court (SC) of Russia has made a mistake by approving the liquidation of the Administrative Centre and local organizations of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia. This decision will be appealed against, the representative of the Centre and advocates have stated.

April 19, 2017 13:32

  • Jehovah's Witnesses refute accusations of financing extremism

    Today, at the trial on the liquidation of the Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses' in Russia as an extremist organization, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has presented documents on the Centre’s finances and stated that money was spent on extremism; however, was not able to justify its assertions.

April 15, 2017 11:31

  • Two ecologists detained in Krasnodar

    Oleg Desyatov, an activist of the "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus" (EcoWatch), and a female volunteer of the "Greenpeace" were detained during a search carried out on April 14 in an apartment of Pavel Suganeev, a resident of Krasnodar and a member of the "EcoWatch". This was reported by Alexei Avanesyan, an advocate of Pavel Suganeyev.

April 13, 2017 18:58

  • Activists of "Adyge Khase" claim pressure from law enforcers

    Members of the Maikop organization "Adyge Khase-Circassian Council" have been summoned for questioning to the Centre for Combating Extremism (CCE) in connection with the complaint filed by the Mufti of Adygea, who demanded to bring ecologist Valery Brinikh to justice. According to the activists, the complaint against Valery Brinikh, who reported the theft of the sacrificial sheep, was a formal reason to put pressure on them.

April 10, 2017 18:34

April 10, 2017 17:16

  • Muftiate treats Brinikh's allegations about theft of Kadyrov's sheep as insulting

    The head of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM) of the Krasnodar Territory and Adygea has sent an application to law enforcement bodies asking to bring the ecologist Valery Brinikh to responsibility for insulting the believers’ feelings. As Mr Brinikh himself found out during his interrogation at the Centre for Combating Extremism (CCE), the Muftiate saw an insult in his publications about the theft of the sheep, sacrificed by Ramzan Kadyrov to poor people in

April 08, 2017 06:57

April 07, 2017 08:41

  • MoJ states possible criminal prosecution of Jehovah's Witnesses

    After the liquidation of the Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses, the believers may get under criminal cases for violating the anti-extremist legislation, the spokeswoman of the Russia’s Ministry of Justice (MoJ) told the Supreme Court (SC) on April 6.

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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

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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