Astrakhan region

August 22, 2016 17:49

  • Archaeologists demand money for museumification Samosdelka settlement

    The project of making a museum out of the Samosdelka settlement in Astrakhan Region is not realized because of a lack of funding, said archaeologist Dmitri Vasiliev. The project has been stopped due to sequestration of the budget of the regional targeted programme, local officials explain.

August 16, 2016 12:07

  • Suspected IS recruiter arrested in Astrakhan

    The court has pronounced the decision to detain a 54-year-old resident of Astrakhan, suspected of aiding and abetting the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS), banned in Russia by court.

August 06, 2016 02:56

July 28, 2016 17:30

July 13, 2016 08:51

July 13, 2016 05:28

  • Movement "For Human Rights" speaks in support of Igor Stenin

    The Astrakhan Regional Court has received an appeal from the movement "For Human Rights" in support of Igor Stenin, who was sentenced to two years of imprisonment on the charge of public calls for extremism. At the court of first instance, the activist was unable to prove his innocence.

July 09, 2016 04:22

  • Astrakhan policemen suspected of forcing detainee to confess of crime

    In the Astrakhan Region, a district police inspector and a field investigator of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) for the Volodarsky District are suspected of abuse of power with the use of special means and infliction of serious consequences.

July 03, 2016 23:14

  • In Astrakhan, activists demand to release Klykh, Sentsov, and Karpyuk

    Igor Stenin, the leader of the community "Russians of Astrakhan", and activist Konstantin Koshkin held a protest action near the house, where Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko lived in Astrakhan. During their protest action, the activists demanded to release Stanislav Klykh, Oleg Sentsov, and Nikolai Karpyuk, sentenced in Russia to imprisonment.

June 30, 2016 11:39

June 15, 2016 18:57

  • Stenin's complaint against fine rejected

    Today, the Sovietsky District Court of Astrakhan has upheld the ruling of the magistrate judge to fine by 300 roubles Igor Stenin, the leader of the nationalist movement "Russians of Astrakhan" for the dissemination of personal data.

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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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