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July 29, 2016 14:24

  • Advocate intends to seek acquittal of Said Osmanov

    The release of athlete Said Osmanov, who was sentenced in Elista on the charge of desecrating a statue of Buddha and inciting ethnic hatred, will allow him to focus on appealing against the verdict of guilty. This was stated by his advocate.

July 28, 2016 16:34

  • Court finds Said Osmanov guilty

    In Elista, the court has found the Dagestani athlete guilty of desecrating a statue of Buddha and inciting ethnic hatred and sentenced him to two years of conditional imprisonment.

July 25, 2016 19:09

  • Said Osmanov's advocate claims contradictions in testimonies of prosecution witnesses

    Today, in Elista, the court has questioned the witnesses in the Said Osmanov's case. The advocate of the athlete has claimed that the testimonies given today contradict the testimonies of the same witnesses given during the preliminary investigation. According to the advocate, the main witness has confessed that she did not see Said Osmanov desecrating a statue of Buddha.

July 20, 2016 00:22

July 19, 2016 02:54

  • Said Osmanov's actions contain elements of administrative offence only, his advocate asserts

    The criminal charges brought against Dagestani athlete Said Osmanov in the case on desecration of a statue of Buddha in Elista are unfounded. Witnesses do not confirm that Said Osmanov had publicly scolded a statue of Buddha sacred for Buddhist. The athlete could be prosecuted for disorderly conduct in connection with the use of bad language in a public place, believes his advocate Murad Velikhanov.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

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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Infographics. Statistics of victims

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