September 15, 2017 14:29

September 12, 2017 19:20

  • Ruslan Gvashev reports health deterioration

    Ruslan Gvashev, a Circassian activist, who went on a hunger strike in protest against court decisions about his prayer at the Tulip Tree, says his health has worsened, but his protest will continue.

September 11, 2017 14:05

  • Ruslan Gvashev goes on hunger strike

    Circassian activist Ruslan Gvashev has declared indefinite hunger strike in protest against the court's decisions in the case on the prayer near the Tulip Tree.

September 11, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 4-10

    Special operation near Vladikavkaz; mass rallies of North-Caucasians in support of Myanmar Muslims; major NATO exercises in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 4-10, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 07, 2017 13:43

  • Unique dolmen restored in Adygea

    Archaeologists have restored a four-thousand-year-old dolmen, destroyed in the Maikop District. According to scientists, the police failed to confirm the fact of vandalism.

August 30, 2017 20:23

  • Sochi court refuses to cancel fine imposed on Gvashev

    The Lazarevskoe District Court of Sochi has re-examined the case on holding a prayer on the Adygs’ Remembrance Day and upheld the administrative fine imposed on Ruslan Gvashev, a Circassian activist. The judgement will be appealed against, as the court has violated the activist's right to defence, said Marina Dubrovina, a Gvashev's advocate.

August 29, 2017 20:28

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August 24, 2017 00:48

August 23, 2017 03:45

  • Lezginka dancer transferred to Pyatigorsk hospital

    Salim Akhobekov, detained for dancing lezginka in Gelendzhik for five days, has been transferred to the hospital in Pyatigorsk. Physicians suspect that the man was poisoned by gas sprayed during his detention. Angela Maxidova, an injured eyewitness of the lezginka dancers' detention, still stays in the hospital.

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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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