Chechnya

March 25, 2017 22:49

  • Relatives report disappearance of Apti Kharaev, resident of Chechnya

    Apti Kharaev, a resident of the Urus-Martan District of Chechnya, went missing on March 14; since then, his whereabouts is unknown, said his relatives, who turned to the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial". Earlier, Kharaev had been convicted for taking part in an illegal armed formation (IAF), and was accused of killing power agents, law enforcement sources have reported.

March 25, 2017 21:22

March 25, 2017 12:01

  • Relatives of militants killed in Naurskaya detained in Chechnya

    On March 24, the father of Muridov brothers, killed by law enforcers during the attack on the checkpoint of the “Rosgvardia” (National Guard of Russia), was detained, along with other relatives of the militants, said a resident of the village of Naurskaya. Mass detentions of young people with beards were also held in Grozny, local residents have reported.

March 25, 2017 10:41

  • All militants killed at attack in Chechnya identified as Naurskaya residents

    The six militants killed on March 24, during the attack on the checkpoint of the “Rosgvardia”, had lived in the village of Naurskaya, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Chechnya has reported. The families of the deceased servicemen will be granted material help, said the spokesman of the “Rosgvardia”.

March 25, 2017 01:27

  • Kushtov's defence treats proofs of his guilt questionable

    When passing the verdict to Magomed Kushtov, the court failed to take into account the testimony of his brother Abukar, who has confessed that it was he who took part in the abduction of the Israeli citizen Laura Lichtman, not Magomed. The evidence, regarded by the court, is doubtful; therefore, the Kushtov's guilt cannot be considered proved, his advocates assert.

March 24, 2017 18:28

  • IS claims responsibility for attack in Chechnya

    The organization "Islamic State" (IS), banned in Russia, has claimed responsible for attacking the military camp of the National Guard, as a result of which 12 people were killed and three others wounded. Four days before the attack, a video appeared on the Internet of a meeting of militants-returnees from Syria, members of another terrorist organization, which opposes the IS.

March 24, 2017 17:54

March 24, 2017 11:16

March 23, 2017 18:33

  • Date for return of Ingush battalion from Syria announced

    On May 10, fighters of the battalion of the military police sent from Ingushetia to Syria will return home. This has been reported today to Yunus-Bek Evkurov by Vladimir Ivanovsky, the head of the Chief Department of the Russian Military Police.

March 23, 2017 14:55

  • "Novaya Gazeta": Chechen money discovered in "laundromat scheme"

    Officials of the Chechen Ministry of Construction paid their foreign contractors through the "laundromat scheme", a network of one-day "money laundering" companies. 22 billion US dollars were withdrawn from Russia through such companies. This was reported by the newspaper "Novaya Gazeta" with reference to the story of the construction of a brick factory in Grozny, investigated together with the Slovenian edition "Delo".

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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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