March 21, 2017 02:25

  • Stavropol: 21 people enrolled to study Circassian language

    Among the visitors of the courses in Stavropol there are 15 children, for whom, according to organizers, studying the Circassian language is free of charge. The announcement of the opening of the courses arrived at the SMS-service of the "Caucasian Knot" on March 15.

March 20, 2017 22:33

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March 17, 2017 14:26

  • Makhachkala residents dispute on initiative to rename Kotrov Street

    Polar views were expressed by residents of Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan, about the initiative to rename Kotrov Street into Khachilaev Brothers Street. Some of them believe that the renaming will lead to another topographical mess, while others declare the merits of Khachilaev brothers.

March 14, 2017 23:14

  • Experts treat works of twice repressed Caucasian scholar Anatoly Genko as unique

    According to experts, the "Bibliography of the Caucasus", compiled by historian and Caucasus scholar Anatoly Genko and donated to the Kunstkammer, is of great interest to the national science. A daughter of Anatoly Genko stated her father was twice repressed for writing about the problems of the small peoples of the Caucasus.

March 11, 2017 17:27

  • 3000 people visit triennial in Moscow

    On the first day of the triennial, the "Garage" museum of contemporary art, where works of 68 painters, including from Southern of Russia, are presented, was visited by 3000 people.

March 10, 2017 04:27

March 09, 2017 15:08

  • Scientists explain story of "Afro-Abkhazian" from 19th century photo

    In January, the website “” published, in the article "Peoples of the Russian Empire", some photos from the stock of the library of the US Congress, including a portrait of an "Afro-Abkhazian" – a man in a beshmet and a fur hat with a naked dagger, having Negroid facial features. According to the article, these photos are from the collection of the American writer and traveller George Kennan, made in the 1870-1880s.

March 06, 2017 20:57

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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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