Nature And Ecology

February 11, 2017 15:41

  • Staff of scientific centre accuses Makhachkala authorities of arbitrariness

    Officials from the Makhachkala administration, acting under the Mayor’ order, have dismantled the decorative fence of the Dagestani Scientific Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), although the managers of the centre received no notifications. In response, the Mayoralty said that the fence had been installed illegally.

February 11, 2017 07:17

  • "Green Patrol" announces creation of branch in Volgograd

    Activists of the All-Russian public organization "Green Patrol" have announced the creation of a regional branch in Volgograd. The organization will launch a "hotline" for receiving complaints from residents of Volgograd, and start fighting illegal dumps in the region, said activists of the "Green Patrol".

February 10, 2017 04:16

  • Residents of North Ossetia ask to identify priorities for improving residential districts

    The government of North Ossetia has announced that the address list of works on improvement of households in the capital and regional centres of the republic will be formed on the results of public hearings prior to April 1. At first, trees should be planted at city yards, and order should be brought to parking of vehicles. This opinion was reported by residents of Vladikavkaz, questioned by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 09, 2017 03:02

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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.

January 31, 2017 03:42

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January 27, 2017 21:08

  • Makhachkala residents criticize museum in city park

    The Dagestani weekly "Chernovik" has invited Makhachkala residents to an excursion in the Lenin Komsomol Park to draw their attention to the authorities' decision to build a museum there. Environmentalists and social network users agree that a wrong place was chosen for the museum.

January 27, 2017 13:05

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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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