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  • MP Rafik Yaraliev detained after shootout in Dagestan

    Rafik Yaraliev, a member of the Derbent City Assembly, has been detained and gives evidence in the case of the shootout in Dagestan, a regional law enforcement source has reported. The shootout involved relatives of Imam Yaraliev, the former Mayor of Derbent, and Farid Akhmedov, the head of the Magaramkent District, law enforcers have reported.

November 24, 2017 03:29

November 23, 2017 22:37

  • CPT and "Novaya Gazeta" receive Sakharov Award

    The 2017 Andrei Sakharov Award was given today to the "Novaya Gazeta" newspaper and the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT), who were represented by Elena Milashina and Olga Sadovskaya, respectively. Elena Milashina told the "Caucasian Knot" that she associates the awarding with the topics that the 'Novaya Gazeta' has risen this year about Chechnya.

November 23, 2017 19:06

  • Azerbaijani officer found dead near Armenian positions

    Today, an official from the Armenian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported about a discovery of a dead body of an officer on the border with Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence has confirmed the death of a soldier.

November 23, 2017 16:57

  • Kadyrov's plenipotentiary to Ukraine detained

    Ramzan Tsitsulaev, a plenipotentiary of the Chechen leader in Ukraine, who was wanted during the past three years, was detained in the Bryansk Region and sent to Moscow. This was reported by a source from the law enforcement agencies.

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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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