August 22, 2016 17:49
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
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
According to the General Prosecutor's Office of Russia, the Astrakhan Region has entered the top three most corrupted Russian regions. According to the supervisory authority, in the first half of 2016, the Astrakhan Region faced a more than double increase in the number of registered crimes related to bribery. According to the report, in January-June 2016, the number of such crimes reached 74, while in the first half of 2015, there were only 36 of them.
July 28, 2016 17:30
The Astrakhan Regional Court has upheld the verdict against Igor Stenin, who was sentenced to two years of imprisonment in a penal settlement-colony on the charge of public calls for extremism.
July 13, 2016 08:51
One more person, who was injured in the collision of a passenger bus and a truck in Dagestan, died in hospital.
July 13, 2016 05:28
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
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
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
Yuri Modebadze, Chairman of the Board of the Astrakhan organization of Georgian culture "Iveriya", and Sergey Zaplavsky, a resident of Astrakhan, have been kept in custody for a year on the charge of a large-scale theft. Both defendants claim to have alibis, which the investigators and the court ignore.
June 15, 2016 18:57
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.
August 26, 2016 15:46
RWB urges Azerbaijan to release Faig Amirov
August 25, 2016 16:00
Court leaves Araik Khandoyan of "Sasna Tsrer" in custody
August 25, 2016 00:28
Maxim Shevchenko decides not to challenge CEC's decision
August 24, 2016 21:00
Resident of Pankisi Gorge killed in Syria identified as son of IS Minister of Justice
August 24, 2016 19:43
Law enforcers report names of men killed in Shamil District of Dagestan
August 24, 2016 19:04
Two members of "tractor march" fined n Aksai
August 24, 2016 18:10
Residents of Volgograd treat idea of renaming airport to "Stalingrad" as populism
August 24, 2016 18:00
Prosecutor's Office claims inconsistency of Khadija Ismayilova's claim
August 24, 2016 17:19
Court fails to select jury in case of Boris Nemtsov's murder
August 24, 2016 16:55
Court leaves Andreas Gukasyan in custody
August 19, 2016 17:59
Usman Murdalov and Sulim Israilov, killed in attack on road-and-patrol (DPS) employees near Moscow, had assured their families that they went to Moscow in search of employment, the Chechen Ministry...
August 17, 2016 15:54
The figurants in the case on an attempt to create a caliphate in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) have rejected in the court their confessions made under pressure during the preliminary...
August 18, 2016 10:35
Irina Dochiya, the secretary of the political council of the "United Abkhazia" Party, who was kidnapped on July 2, returned home. This has been reported today by an official from the State Security...
August 15, 2016 17:01
Dagestan preserves the practice of traditional girls' genital cuttings (circumcision), performed with the support of the official clergy and considered by the population as their religious duty,...
August 17, 2016 18:03
Zalim Shebzukhov, one of the leaders of North-Caucasian militants, was killed during a special operation in Saint Petersburg, said the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC).
August 22, 2016 09:10
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 15-21
August 15, 2016 08:30
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 8-14
August 08, 2016 08:30
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 1-7
April 17, 2015 15:35
Azerbaijani journalist, author of the series of journalist reports dealing with state-level corruption in Azerbaijan. On October 24, 2012, she was awarded the Courage of Journalism Award founded by...
May 09, 2014 10:37
On July 9, 2013, in the outskirts of Makhachkala, our colleague, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev, was shot dead. He set the bar high: being in one of the hottest regions of...
January 18, 2014 04:46
Andrei Rudomakha is a social activist, a coordinator of the NGO "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", Chairman of the Krasnodar Regional Branch of the "Yabloko" Party, a member of the...
January 18, 2014 01:28
Suren Gazaryan is an activist of the public organization "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", who was fighting for the preservation of the environment of the Krasnodar Territory, despite being...
April 17, 2015 20:36
Prosecution of human rights defenders and civil society activists in Azerbaijan
December 29, 2014 19:15
Imarat Kavkaz (Caucasus Emirate)
November 27, 2014 23:52
Caucasians in the ranks of IS (ISIL)
July 08, 2014 19:51
Kutaev's case: chronology and details
December 30, 2013 10:44
Terror acts committed by suicide bombers in the territory of the Russian Federation
December 20, 2013 19:10
Persecutions of civil society activists in Krasnodar and Sochi
December 16, 2013 11:36Decree of the President of the Russian Federation N 686 "On the use of high security during the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi"
December 06, 2011 23:00Joint Statement by the Heads of Delegation of the Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries and the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan
July 13, 2009 02:00Divided Europe Reunited: promoting human rights and civil liberties in the OSCE region in the 21st century
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December 15, 2005 11:59US House of Representatives Resolution on Russia's New NGO Legislation
August 26, 2016 15:46RWB urges Azerbaijan to release Faig Amirov
August 25, 2016 16:00Court leaves Araik Khandoyan of "Sasna Tsrer" in custody
August 25, 2016 00:28Maxim Shevchenko decides not to challenge CEC's decision
August 24, 2016 19:04Two members of "tractor march" fined n Aksai
August 24, 2016 18:00Prosecutor's Office claims inconsistency of Khadija Ismayilova's claim
August 24, 2016 15:09HRC member declares inadmissibility of reprisals against Kuban farmers
August 24, 2016 13:51Human rights defender Mikael Danielyan suddenly dies in Armenia
August 24, 2016 03:20In Gukovo, number of miners on hunger strike reaches 65
July 30, 2016 22:41
Yerevan marcher hospitalized with burns (+video)
July 20, 2016 23:11
Police used tear gas in Yerevan (+video)
July 20, 2016 01:11
Activists built barricades in Yerevan (+video)
June 28, 2016 14:03
Ramazan Rashidov's relatives doubt version of car explosion (+video)
June 21, 2016 16:55
Volgograd activist holds picket against inaction of prosecutor’s office (+video)
August 26, 2016 16:45Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern caucasus in July 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
August 11, 2016 12:59Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 2 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
August 08, 2016 18:08Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in june 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
June 27, 2016 11:41Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in may 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
June 14, 2016 11:18Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in April 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
May 10, 2016 15:12Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 1 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
May 10, 2016 14:51Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in March 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
April 05, 2016 00:00Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in February 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
March 21, 2016 14:49Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in January 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
February 10, 2016 16:08Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for a period of 6 years