Astrakhan region

February 17, 2018 15:34

  • Igor Stenin leaves Russia

    Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin has left Russia together with his wife and son for fear of pressure on his relatives from law enforcers.

February 17, 2018 10:33

  • Court upholds fine for Astrakhan activist

    The Astrakhan Regional Court has refused to grant the appeal of Mikhail Anisenko, who was fined by 10,000 roubles after participating in an action to pay tribute to the memory of the victims of political repressions.

February 15, 2018 14:24

  • Vladimir Putin's pre-election billboards guarded: Astrakhan residents report

    On February 12, a video appeared in the group "Typical Astrakhan" in the social network "VKontakte". Its author reported that billboards with the image of Vladimir Putin in Astrakhan were guarded by law enforcers. "A poster reads: 'Strong Russia, strong president,' and given the poverty around, it looks like a mockery," the author wrote.

January 20, 2018 18:18

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January 16, 2018 01:48

January 05, 2018 04:05

  • SFD in 2017: protests, large-scale fires and resonant trials

    The regions of the Southern Federal District (SFD) will remember the year of 2017 by numerous protest actions, large-scale fires in the Rostov and Volgograd Regions, launch of a railway to bypass Ukraine, verdicts in cases of resonant crimes, and attacks on law enforcers. The "Caucasian Knot" has summed up the results of 2017 in six regions of Southern Russia.

December 21, 2017 12:47

  • Court re-dismisses Igor Stenin's appeal

    Today, after the General Prosecutor's Office request, the Court of the Astrakhan Region has once again considered the complaints filed by advocates of activist Igor Stenin. The verdict to the activist has been upheld. The court hearing has taken place against the background of a picket in defence of Igor Stenin.

December 20, 2017 22:36

  • Astrakhan activists hold pickets on FSB Day

    In front of the FSB building in Astrakhan, activists have held two solo pickets demanding to stop politically motivated persecutions and respect the Constitution's article on the freedom of assembly.

December 05, 2017 12:20

  • Imam Makhmud Velitov hospitalized in penal colony

    Makhmud Velitov, Imam of the Moscow "Yardyam" mosque, sentenced for preaching about a Dagestani religious figure, has been hospitalized because of his complaints of dizziness, pain in his legs and high blood pressure. This has been reported today by advocate Dagir Khasavov.

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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

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