May 27, 2017 21:16

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May 27, 2017 06:14

  • Truck drivers from regions of Southern Russia cordoned off in Khimki camp

    In Khimki in the Moscow Region, employees of the "Mosgaz" service dug a ditch around a camp of truck drivers on protest against the "Platon" system. Truck drivers from Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, and the Rostov Region were among participants of the protest action, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

May 26, 2017 23:03

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May 25, 2017 19:43

  • Svetlana Anokhina awarded 2016 Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev journalism award

    The "Caucasian Knot" has named the winners of the annual award for journalistic materials about the Caucasus, organized in memory of Dagestani journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev. Journalist Svetlana Anokhina has been recognized the winner of the Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev Prize for 2016 for her article "Circumcised women subject their daughters to circumcision".

May 25, 2017 08:45

  • Appeal on pardon for Said Amirov filed to presidential administration

    Andrei Babushkin, a member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights, has reported on filing an appeal to Sergey Kiriyenko, the first deputy chief of the presidential administration, with a request to consider pardoning of Said Amirov, the former Mayor of Makhachkala, who was sentenced to life imprisonment.

May 25, 2017 03:12

May 24, 2017 20:46

  • Investigators to check complaint about the doctors' negligence in Buynaksk

    The information about the negligence of ambulance doctors in Buynaksk will be checked in connection with the appearance of a video record, according to which medical assistants refused to help the person who needed help, Rasul Temirbekov, the spokesman from the Investigating Department (ID) for Dagestan of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has stated.

May 24, 2017 12:59

  • Lawyers: mosque in Shamkhal village closed illegally

    A decision to close a mosque can only be made by a court. This opinion was expressed by Dagestani lawyers interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot", who recognized as illegal the actions of law enforcers against the Shamkhal mosque closed at the request of the law enforcement agencies.

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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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