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  • Advocate claims relation between Alexander Dolzhenko's and William Browder's cases

    In case of an unfavourable decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of Kalmykia under an appeal filed by Alexander Dolzhenko, a former manager of Limited Liability Company (LLC) "Dalnyaya Step", the law enforcement agencies will have grounds to arrest in the case the foreign banking accounts of William Browder, the director of the "Hermitage Capital". This was reported by advocate Alaudi Musaev.

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  • Defence of Jehovah's Witnesses fears for believers' fate after Russia's SC judgement

    The decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to liquidate the Russian Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses, can be perceived by power agents and local authorities to persecute believers, said lawyers of the religious organization interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot". However, according to their stories, so far, there are no grounds to talk about any large-scale repressions.

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  • HRW sharply condemns judgement on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international human rights organization, has found the decision of the Russia’s Supreme Court (SC) to ban the Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia and local religious organizations to be a severe blow to the freedom of conscience.

April 21, 2017 14:35

  • EU stands up for Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The European External Affairs Service (EU diplomatic service) has stated that Jehovah's Witnesses, like other religious organizations, "should be able to peacefully hold meetings, as it is guaranteed by the Russian Constitution, international obligations of Russia and international human rights standards." This was a reaction of the European External Affairs Service to a court's decision in Russia on the liquidation of the organization.

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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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