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 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 17:04

  • Magomed Aushev identifies three policemen suspected of torturing him

    During the confrontations arranged on March 21 and 22, Magomed Aushev has identified two other policemen. According to the resident of the Ingush village of Ekazhevo, they tortured him. Earlier, Magomed Aushev identified one of the policemen and claimed that he used violence against him.

March 23, 2017 14:27

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March 18, 2017 06:38

  • State prosecution asks 8 years in prison for Kushtov

    The Supreme Court (SC) of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) has held a debate on the case of Magomed Kushtov, a resident of Ingushetia, accused of abducting Laura Lichtman, an Israeli citizen. The prosecution believes that Kushtov's guilt has been proved, and believes that he should be sentenced to eight years in prison.

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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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