Crime

March 21, 2017 16:02

  • Victims’ defence criticize judgement on Zakaev’s case

    The rights of the victims of the terror act in Dubrovka were not observed during the sentencing of Khasan Zakaev, said the advocates, adding that Zakaev would not be able to pay compensation to the victims in the total amount of 37.5 million roubles.

March 21, 2017 10:58

  • Militants killed in January in Chechnya buried in nameless graves

    The bodies of the militants, killed on January 11 in the Kurchaloi District of Chechnya and on January 30 in the city of Shali, have been buried into unmarked graves in the cemetery near Grozny, local residents report. Power agents followed the law on burial of terrorists.

March 21, 2017 04:05

  • Court rejects Usmanov’s request to check torture allegations

    The advocates of Abdurakhman Usmanov, accused of links with the “Islamic State” (IS), have submitted five motions asking to check his reports of torture, applied to him during the preliminary investigation. Four motions were rejected. The court agreed only to interrogate the Usmanov’s cellmate, who could see traces of torture on his body.

March 20, 2017 17:35

  • Kirill Bobro arrested in Stavropol for two months

    The judgement to arrest Kirill Bobro, the head of the Stavropol “Youth Yabloko” branch, for illegal drug dealing was passed today by the court in Stavropol; the activist himself asked the court to place him under house arrest.

March 20, 2017 14:18

  • Residents of Dagestan treat situation in CTO area as calm

    In Khasavyurt and the Khasavyurt, Kazbek and Kizilyurt Districts of Dagestan, the search activities are being carried out by law enforcers mainly in the forest areas and do not affect everyday life of population. This was reported by local residents interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

March 20, 2017 01:37

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March 18, 2017 06:38

  • State prosecution asks 8 years in prison for Kushtov

    The Supreme Court (SC) of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) has held a debate on the case of Magomed Kushtov, a resident of Ingushetia, accused of abducting Laura Lichtman, an Israeli citizen. The prosecution believes that Kushtov's guilt has been proved, and believes that he should be sentenced to eight years in prison.

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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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