Crime

September 19, 2017 19:22

  • Chechen authorities react to appeal of disappeared singer's mother to Kadyrov

    On September 18, in Chechnya, the Ministry for National Policy, External Relations, Press and Information and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) almost simultaneously rejected the political and criminal subtext in the disappearance of Zelimkhan Bakaev. The Ministries have assured they are making all efforts to find him.

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  • Tax authorities unblock accounts of Azerbaijani agency "Turan"

    Today, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Taxes has cancelled sanctions against the agency "Turan", but it still cannot resume its activities because of the absence of the information on the closure of the criminal case. This was told to the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent by Shakhin Gadjiev, the deputy director for the agency "Turan".

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  • IRFS urges Azeri authorities to release bloggers and journalists

    The Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS) has welcomed the liberation of Mekhman Aliev, Director of the “Turan” News Agency, and Faig Amirov, Financial Director of the “Azadlyg” newspaper; however, it has called on the Azerbaijani authorities to immediately release all the remaining journalists and bloggers imprisoned for criticizing them.

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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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