Interethnic relations

November 14, 2017 23:57

  • On anniversary of deportation, Meskhetian Turks demand rehabilitation

    The city of Volgodonsk has held events dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of deportation of Meskhetian Turks from Georgia. They pointed to the absence of dialogue with the Georgian authorities on the issue of their return to their historical homeland. The nation's right to rehabilitation has not yet been realized, they assert.

November 12, 2017 04:40

  • Isa Gambotov's relatives link his persecution with Ossetian-Ingush conflict

    Isa Gambotov, a resident of Ingushetia, is kept at the Vladikavkaz SIZO (pre-trial prison); the court has extended his arrest until next January on charges of a kidnapping. Law enforcers treat Gambotov as a member of a criminal grouping; however, his relatives insist on his innocence and associate his persecution with the 1992 interethnic conflict.

September 29, 2017 17:53

August 11, 2017 11:50

  • "Krasnodar" football player apologizes to Rodolfo for insult

    On August 10, during a football match in Grozny, a clash occurred between Pavel Mamaev, a player from the "Krasnodar" FC, and Rodolfo, a player from the "Akhmat" FC. The conflict provoked a clash during the break and was exhausted after Pavel Mamaev apologized to Rodolfo.

August 01, 2017 21:06

July 27, 2017 17:10

  • Social network users urge authorities to solve Leninaul problem

    Local leaders in the village of Leninaul and social network provocateurs had contributed to the escalation of the village conflict, Dagestani journalists have stated. The authorities should settle the land disputes, rather than trying to settle Chechens-Avars conflicts, social network users believe.

July 27, 2017 05:52

  • Activists criticize film director Kantemir Balagov for rejecting Circassian identity

    Circassian activist Andzor Kabard believes that residents of Kabardino-Balkaria will unlikely forget film director Kantemir Balagov saying that he does not consider himself to be a Kabardian. Circassians feel indignation about the film director's attempt to assess the cultural baggage of the people, said Asker Sokht, the deputy chairman of the "Adyge Khase".

July 27, 2017 04:29

July 24, 2017 14:04

  • Chechnya's SAM explains its attitude towards jihad against Israel

    Residents of Chechnya have considered the Chechen Mufti's appeal to the Israeli authorities with the demand to restore the access for Muslim to the Al-Aqsa Mosque as a readiness for jihad. The head of the Chechen Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM) called on the Israeli authorities to peacefully resolve the conflict, the Muftiate explained.

July 24, 2017 12:52

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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

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