August 20, 2016 14:38
Law enforcers have explained that an explosion of an improvised explosion device (IED) in the car, found today in the Kayakent District of Dagestan, killed one person, not two, as reported earlier.
August 20, 2016 11:57
Two victims, whose bodies have been found today near a burnt-out off-roader in the Kayakent District of Dagestan, have not been identified yet. This was reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA).
August 19, 2016 15:44
A bill, submitted today to the State Duma of Russia, envisages 5-10 years in prison for female circumcision, committed on religious grounds.
August 19, 2016 10:15
The practice of mutilating procedures on girls' genitals in Dagestan is a criminal offense. This opinion was voiced by advocates interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot". According to them, a procedure of female circumcision can be qualified as a bodily injury.
August 18, 2016 16:35
The Solntsevo District Court of Moscow has imposed a fine of 400,000 roubles on Patimat Gadjieva, a native of Dagestan and a student of the medical university, accused of reposting an image of the flag of the so-called "Islamic State” (IS), banned in Russia by the court judgement.
August 17, 2016 23:56
The Russian Ministry of Public Health (MPH) has criticized the ritual of female circumcision widespread in Dagestan, and the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) has promised to check the legality of the practice of female circumcision in Northern Caucasus.
August 17, 2016 11:01
Today, in the Buinaksk and Karabudakhkent Districts of Dagestan, law enforcers have started a special operation to search for militants and their accomplices. This has been reported by the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC).
August 16, 2016 21:36
All the visitors of the fitness gym "Premium" in Makhachkala, detained on August 15 during a raid conducted by power agents, have been released after filling in questionnaires and check of documents.
August 16, 2016 14:48
The topic of female genital cutting (circumcision), raised by rights defenders, should be discussed by a narrow circle of experts, said Anita Soboleva, a member of the Human Rights Council (HRC) under the President of Russia.
August 16, 2016 12:46
On August 15, natives of Northern and Southern Caucasus won six medals at the Olympic Games in Brazil. Three medals were won by athletes of the Russian national team, and each of the national teams of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Belarus won one medal.
August 22, 2016 23:02
Residents of Chechnya report on ban on tezet for attackers killed in Moscow Region
August 22, 2016 12:07
In Georgia, seven persons detained on charge of plotting terror act on gas pipeline
August 22, 2016 06:03
In Abkhazia, opposition accuses authorities of failure to comply with principal agreements
August 20, 2016 17:49
Employees of Volgograd factory demand indexation of unpaid wages
August 20, 2016 16:05
Azerbaijani rights defender Nazir Guliev dies in road accident
August 20, 2016 15:12
Fourth PFPA activist detained in Azerbaijan within a week
August 20, 2016 14:38
Power agents state that SUV in Dagestan was blown up by a bomb
August 20, 2016 14:00
Assistant to PFPA leader detained in Baku
August 20, 2016 13:20
PFPA claims falsification of case against Fuad Akhmedli
August 20, 2016 11:57
A car with two burnt bodies found in Dagestan
August 19, 2016 17:59
Usman Murdalov and Sulim Israilov, killed in attack on road-and-patrol (DPS) employees near Moscow, had assured their families that they went to Moscow in search of employment, the Chechen Ministry...
August 17, 2016 15:54
The figurants in the case on an attempt to create a caliphate in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) have rejected in the court their confessions made under pressure during the preliminary...
August 18, 2016 10:35
Irina Dochiya, the secretary of the political council of the "United Abkhazia" Party, who was kidnapped on July 2, returned home. This has been reported today by an official from the State Security...
August 15, 2016 17:01
Dagestan preserves the practice of traditional girls' genital cuttings (circumcision), performed with the support of the official clergy and considered by the population as their religious duty,...
August 17, 2016 18:03
Zalim Shebzukhov, one of the leaders of North-Caucasian militants, was killed during a special operation in Saint Petersburg, said the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC).
August 22, 2016 09:10
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 15-21
August 15, 2016 08:30
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 8-14
August 08, 2016 08:30
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 1-7
April 17, 2015 15:35
Azerbaijani journalist, author of the series of journalist reports dealing with state-level corruption in Azerbaijan. On October 24, 2012, she was awarded the Courage of Journalism Award founded by...
May 09, 2014 10:37
On July 9, 2013, in the outskirts of Makhachkala, our colleague, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev, was shot dead. He set the bar high: being in one of the hottest regions of...
January 18, 2014 04:46
Andrei Rudomakha is a social activist, a coordinator of the NGO "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", Chairman of the Krasnodar Regional Branch of the "Yabloko" Party, a member of the...
January 18, 2014 01:28
Suren Gazaryan is an activist of the public organization "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", who was fighting for the preservation of the environment of the Krasnodar Territory, despite being...
April 17, 2015 20:36
Prosecution of human rights defenders and civil society activists in Azerbaijan
December 29, 2014 19:15
Imarat Kavkaz (Caucasus Emirate)
November 27, 2014 23:52
Caucasians in the ranks of IS (ISIL)
July 08, 2014 19:51
Kutaev's case: chronology and details
December 30, 2013 10:44
Terror acts committed by suicide bombers in the territory of the Russian Federation
December 20, 2013 19:10
Persecutions of civil society activists in Krasnodar and Sochi
December 16, 2013 11:36Decree of the President of the Russian Federation N 686 "On the use of high security during the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi"
December 06, 2011 23:00Joint Statement by the Heads of Delegation of the Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries and the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan
July 13, 2009 02:00Divided Europe Reunited: promoting human rights and civil liberties in the OSCE region in the 21st century
September 10, 2008 21:04The Current Situation in Georgia and Implications for U.S. Policy
December 15, 2005 11:59US House of Representatives Resolution on Russia's New NGO Legislation
August 22, 2016 23:02Residents of Chechnya report on ban on tezet for attackers killed in Moscow Region
August 20, 2016 17:49Employees of Volgograd factory demand indexation of unpaid wages
August 20, 2016 16:05Azerbaijani rights defender Nazir Guliev dies in road accident
August 20, 2016 15:12Fourth PFPA activist detained in Azerbaijan within a week
August 20, 2016 14:00Assistant to PFPA leader detained in Baku
August 20, 2016 13:20PFPA claims falsification of case against Fuad Akhmedli
August 20, 2016 11:34Workers of "Kingcoal" leave meeting with authorities in protest
August 20, 2016 05:26Six members of "Sasna Tsrer" left in custody
July 30, 2016 22:41
Yerevan marcher hospitalized with burns (+video)
July 20, 2016 23:11
Police used tear gas in Yerevan (+video)
July 20, 2016 01:11
Activists built barricades in Yerevan (+video)
June 28, 2016 14:03
Ramazan Rashidov's relatives doubt version of car explosion (+video)
June 21, 2016 16:55
Volgograd activist holds picket against inaction of prosecutor’s office (+video)
August 11, 2016 12:59Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 2 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
August 08, 2016 18:08Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in june 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
June 27, 2016 11:41Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in may 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
June 14, 2016 11:18Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in April 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
May 10, 2016 15:12Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 1 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
May 10, 2016 14:51Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in March 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
April 05, 2016 00:00Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in February 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
March 21, 2016 14:49Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in January 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
February 10, 2016 16:08Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for a period of 6 years
February 08, 2016 14:21Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus for 2015 under the data of the Caucasian Knot