Georgia

September 25, 2016 15:16

  • In Pankisi Gorge, schools to teach Chechen language

    In Georgia, schools located in the Pankisi Gorge provide pupils of the fifth and sixth forms with the opportunity to study the Chechen language. The classes of the Chechen language have been introduced in the schools at the request of Chechen Kistinians.

September 23, 2016 09:50

  • Georgian political analysts treat "peace memorandum" of ruling party as senseless

    The ruling "Georgian Dream" Party has offered its opponents to sign a memorandum, which would guarantee the non-interference of participants of the parliamentary race into each other's campaigns, in order to avoid incidents. The document is formal and does not guarantee the parties' refusal to hold protest actions after the elections, political analysts believe.

September 21, 2016 18:47

September 15, 2016 00:12

  • Georgian authorities accuse "UNM" Party of desire to destabilize situation in country

    On September 14, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, reported that the Georgian authorities became aware of the intention of the opposition "United National Movement" (UNM) Party to organize riots in the country. "The UNM's interests include radicalization of the situation... This statement is based on the specific information. Therefore, we are to carry out preventive measures to avoid aggravation of the situation at any polling station," emphasized the Georgian Prime Minister.

September 14, 2016 03:50

September 10, 2016 02:32

  • In Georgia, military exercises involve American howitzers for the first time

    The multinational NATO military exercises "Agile Spirit", which were completed in Georgia on September 9, involved the new US military equipment. This was reported by the Georgian General Headquarters. According to the experts, interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot", the military exercises mostly included training of defensive tactics.

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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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