Kabardino-Balkaria

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 17:54

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March 22, 2017 10:34

  • Internet users disbelieve fake video about gay parade in Nalchik

    A video has appeared on the Internet about a gay parade, allegedly held in Nalchik. The "Life" TV Channel, whose logo stands on the video, asks residents of Kabardino-Balkaria not to react to the video, treating it as a fake. Most of the comments under the video indicate that people did not believe that it is true.

March 21, 2017 02:25

  • Stavropol: 21 people enrolled to study Circassian language

    Among the visitors of the courses in Stavropol there are 15 children, for whom, according to organizers, studying the Circassian language is free of charge. The announcement of the opening of the courses arrived at the SMS-service of the "Caucasian Knot" on March 15.

March 20, 2017 22:33

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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.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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