Crime

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  • Court upholds verdict in "Nardaran case"

    The Baku Court of Appeal (BCA) has upheld the verdict in the case of the riots in the village of Nardaran, which involves Talekh Bagirzade, the leader of the movement "Muslim Unity", and 17 other people. The court has pronounced the decision in the absence of the advocate who treated that as a violation of the defendants' rights to defence.

July 21, 2017 00:15

July 20, 2017 16:17

July 20, 2017 13:21

  • Advocate does not rule out Lapshin's extradition to Russia or Ukraine

    The decision to appeal against the verdict handed down in Baku to blogger Alexander Lapshin will depend on his personal will, said Eduard Chernin, his advocate. In his opinion, an appeal should be submitted for Lapshin's complete acquittal, and in case it is rejected, one may expect his extradition to Russia or Ukraine.

July 20, 2017 08:13

July 20, 2017 03:20

  • Nine advocates boycott court hearing in "Sasna Tsrer" case

    On July 19, the court hearing on the first case against the "Sasna Tsrer" (Daredevils of Sassoun) began with a delay. Court officials did not allow advocates Musheg Shushanyan and Araik Papikyan to enter the court building, since they refused to provide their briefcases for inspection, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

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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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