February 18, 2017 21:51

February 18, 2017 14:34

February 16, 2017 15:35

  • Discussion on Caucasus’ colonialism compares Kadyrov with Emir of Bukhara

    The issues of colonial practices of the Caucasus and Central Asia were discussed at the sitting on "Caucasus and Central Asia: Colonialism Factor in Imperial and Soviet Epochs", which took place on February 15 within the regular scientific-practical seminar "Caucasus in the Past and the Present (Society and Politics, Economy and Culture)”.

February 16, 2017 04:56

February 14, 2017 10:30

February 11, 2017 01:31

  • Kadyrov bans Shiite self-torture rituals in Chechnya

    A group of followers of the Shiite ritual of driving knives in heads has been revealed in Chechnya. Ramzan Kadyrov has held a preventive talk with the self-proclaimed Caliph of the community. The Chechen Muftiate has treated the beliefs of the group as contrary to Islam.

February 10, 2017 16:59

  • Kaloev is against banning "Aftermath" movie

    The fiction film "Aftermath", covering the story of Vitaly Kaloev, may be a speculation on his tragedy, said Chermen Dudaev, the Deputy Minister of Culture of North Ossetia. Kaloev himself noted that "young people could take useful lessons from the movie."

February 09, 2017 03:02

February 07, 2017 19:01

February 06, 2017 12:19

  • Court ignores lawsuit against construction in Makhachkala park

    The Sovietsky District Court of Makhachkala has failed to consider the lawsuit lodged by a group of citizens, opposing the construction of a museum in the Lenin Komsomol Park, having requested a copy of the land lease agreement for the museum, said Arsen Magomedov, one of the claimants.

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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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