Interethnic relations

February 15, 2017 18:52

  • Kadyrov mistakenly reported about apologies of Russian Chief Rabbi

    Ramzan Kadyrov has received from the Moscow Jewish Religious Community a video record of the statement of Pinchas Goldschmidt, who apologized for his words about Muslims-terrorists, Olga Esaulova, the spokeswoman of the community, told the "Caucasian Knot". Kadyrov himself, when speaking about Goldschmidt’s apologies, mistakenly called him the Chief Rabbi of Russia.

February 14, 2017 18:59

February 09, 2017 23:59

  • Scandal with Chechens in Austria used for political purposes

    The scandal with the detention of Chechens in Vienna was used by Austrian nationalists and the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Austria, who stated that "refugees have abused the hospitality," Herweg Heller, an Austrian journalist, has stated.

January 31, 2017 19:42

  • ICA states its readiness to settle the conflict with KAFFED

    An appeal to the Turkish Federation of Caucasian Associations (KAFFED) to resume contacts with the International Circassian Association (ICA) was addressed by Asker Sokht, the deputy head of "Adyge Khase" of the KrasnodarTerritory. His appeal was supported by Khauti Sokhrokov, the President of the ICA, and Ali Aslanov, its member.

January 23, 2017 19:55

  • Volgograd conference finds measures of Cossacks' rehabilitation insufficient

    The Russian legislation fails to consider the cultural and ethnic specificities of Cossacks; therefore, possible measures for the rehabilitation thereof are limited, said the participants of a conference held in Volgograd. In their view, the rehabilitation may facilitate the recognition of the decossackization process a form of genocide.

January 20, 2017 06:54

January 19, 2017 23:22

January 07, 2017 16:59

  • 2016 outcomes in SFD: farmers' and miners' protests, spy mania and pressure on activists

    Protests of Kuban farmers and miners in Rostov Region; disappointment in the Governor at the background of social problems in Volgograd Region; abolition of direct election of head of Adygea; interethnic conflict in Kalmykia; pressure on Circassian activists and environmentalists, – these and other events marked 2016 in the Southern Federal District (SFD) of Russia.

January 03, 2017 00:48

December 30, 2016 22:30

  • Circassian activists blame ICA leadership for split of Association

    The decision of the Turkish Federation of Caucasian Associations (KAFFED – from the Turkish Kafkas Dernekleri Federasyonu) to suspend its membership in the International Circassian Association (ICA) was a result of a systemic crisis within the ICA, the leadership of which supports the attempts of Russian authorities to suppress the protest moods of the Circassian community, said the activists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".

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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.


Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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