Terror acts in Moscow and Caucasus

April 25, 2017 20:57

April 25, 2017 11:02

April 18, 2017 21:01

  • “Beslan Mothers” reproach critics for pettiness and ignorance

    The main purpose of addressing the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was to uphold the right to a fair investigation, and not to receive compensations, as some users of social networks assert, said the “Beslan Mothers” Committee. Based on the decision of the ECtHR, Russian authorities should eliminate violations in the inquiry into the terror act, the "Legal Initiative" has stated.

April 17, 2017 17:26

  • Convicts for plotting terror declared political prisoners by HRC "Memorial"

    The case of plotting of a terror act in the Moscow "Kyrgyzstan" cinema was fabricated. This was stated by the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial". 15 persons sentenced in the case, including natives of the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) and the Southern Federal District (SFD), were recognized by the HRC as political prisoners.

April 17, 2017 11:25

April 14, 2017 14:13

April 13, 2017 17:36

  • Victims of terror act in Beslan treat compensation awarded by ECtHR as symbolic

    The decision pronounced by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in favour of relatives of the victims of the Beslan terror act is a victory. However, the awarded compensations will not be tangible for the state and will remain symbolic amounts. This opinion was voiced by Ella Kesaeva, the leader of the "Voice of Beslan".

April 13, 2017 11:33

April 12, 2017 21:47

  • Kadyrov and Sechin threaten to sue Financial Times

    The conflict of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov with Igor Sechin, Director of the “Rosneft” Corporation, has escalated, which resulted in the appearance of a version of the "Chechen trace" in the Saint Petersburg terror act, the Financial Times newspaper has reported. In their joint statement, Kadyrov and Sechin refuted this information, threatening to sue the newspaper.

April 10, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 3-9

    Voting at the presidential election in South Ossetia; terror act in Saint Petersburg, associated by experts with the Caucasian underground; two attacks on law enforcers in Astrakhan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 3-9, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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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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