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May 27, 2017 22:15

  • Kantemir Balagov's film awarded at Cannes Film Festival

    The documentary film "Tightness", which tells about the Jewish family from Nalchik, won the prize of the International Federation of Film Press. The film was presented in the second by importance contest programme "A Special Look" of the Cannes Film Festival.

May 24, 2017 10:50

  • Dagestan to mark first day of Ramadan on May 27

    In Dagestan, the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan will be started on May 27. The appropriate decision was made at a meeting of the Council of Dagestani Alims. According to the Muftiate, the decision is not final, and theologians will follow the appearance of the moon.

May 23, 2017 15:03

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May 06, 2017 07:15

  • Chechen Parliament suggests bill on alternative autopsy

    The Chechen MPs have offered their State Duma colleagues to prescribe in the law an opportunity to replace the autopsy of dead bodies by the so-called "virtual autopsy", which is more appropriate to the Islamic tradition and can be carried out with the help of high-tech equipment.

May 03, 2017 05:03

  • Activists unite to revive Circassian horse breeding

    Starting from May 14, Maikop will host a meeting of the new association "Shuuya Khase". Its goal is to preserve the Kabardian breed of horses and increase the prestige of horsemanship. According to Ismel Mizov, the leader of the "Shuuya Khase", the authorities do not take measures to preserve the Kabardian breed of horses, while members of the Circassian Diaspora are ready to take part in the activities of the "Shuuya Khase".

May 03, 2017 00:06

  • Residents of Makhachkala treat situation with Akhmat Kadyrov Streets as absurd

    At present, in the capital of Dagestan, there are now two streets named after Akhmat Kadyrov. Meanwhile, local residents treat the decision of the City Mayor's Office to rename Kotrov Street as strange and ambiguous. According to a source from the Makhachkala Parliament, the City Mayor's Office flounders in its decisions and wants to cancel the decision to rename a section of Ordzhonikidze Street in honour of Akhmat Kadyrov.

May 02, 2017 11:05

  • Chechnya starts building sixth Hafiz school

    In the village of Benoy of the Nozhai-Yurt District, workers have begun building a school of Hafizes (Koran reciters by heart), intended for 100 pupils. Some residents of Chechnya doubt that the republic needs six Hafiz schools.

April 26, 2017 17:52

  • Participants of "Memorial" contest report pressure

    The participants of the contest for high school pupils "The Man in History; Russia – the 20th Century", which is annually held by the International "Memorial", faced pressure in the form of intimidation and suspicious questions, said the participants and organizers of the contest.

April 26, 2017 16:04

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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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