Politics

February 20, 2017 20:09

  • Donors raise nearly 1.5 million roubles for Ingush family’s house

    The authors of the project "House with windows into happiness" managed to raise nearly 1.5 million roubles to build a house for a large Djandigov family. Most of the funds – 950,000 roubles – were raised by means of crowdfunding, which was praised by the "Solidarity" Charity Fund as highly efficient.

February 20, 2017 19:59

February 20, 2017 17:57

  • Derbent residents threaten to block highway in protest against resettlement

    For the second day in a row, residents of central Derbent are holding protests with a demand not to resettle them into new buildings. Townspeople have threatened to block the federal highway and the railway. The Chairman of the City Assembly has urged them to wait for the outcomes of the Mayor’s meeting with the republic’s Premier.

February 20, 2017 17:52

  • "Azadlyg" newspaper reports its staff questioned by GPO

    Eight journalists of the paper have been summoned to the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Azerbaijan for interrogation within the case initiated against Faig Amirov, the Chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), the "Azadlyg" reports.

February 19, 2017 15:14

February 19, 2017 11:59

February 18, 2017 17:17

  • Rights defenders present 27 Azerbaijani political prisoners to pardoning

    The list, presented by a group of rights defenders to the Commission on Pardoning under the Azerbaijani President, includes, first of all, prisoners with serious health problems, persons, on whom there are decisions of the European Court of Human Rights ECtHR, and the "prisoners of conscience", recognized as such by the Amnesty International (AI).

February 18, 2017 14:42

February 18, 2017 03:20

February 18, 2017 02:21

  • 1539 candidates nominated for parliamentary elections in Armenia

    The lists of political parties and blocs, which have declared their participation in the upcoming parliamentary elections, include 1539 candidates, Tigran Mukuchyan, the Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Armenia said on February 17 at a press conference, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

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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

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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