February 16, 2017 12:20

  • Relatives of inmate who died in Elista colony treat list of figurants as incomplete

    The Elista City Court plans to hold the first session on the death of the inmate Dmitri Batyrev in the colony, who, according to investigators, received at least 60 blows with a rubber truncheon. The prisoner’s dock contains seven employees of the local department of the Federal Penitentiary Service (know as UFSIN); five of them are accused of the inmate’s death; and two others – of beating inmates in 2012. The family of Batyrev believes that investigators failed to reveal all those guilty of his death.

February 15, 2017 10:40

  • Family with many children from Kalmykia goes to court in seek for shelter from state

    The Supreme Court (SC) of Kalmykia has dismissed the complaint filed by a female resident of the republic, excluded by the administration of Elista from the number of participants of the programme "Affordable Housing for Young Families" in connection with the fact that the woman celebrated her 35th birthday. The complainant intends to file a cassation appeal.

February 12, 2017 15:11

  • Zelimkhan Bakharchiev's father evicted from Chechnya buried in Ingushetia

    Aslanbek Bakharchiev, the seriously ill father of suspected militant Zelimkhan Bakharchiev, expelled from a Chechen village, died in Kalmykia and was buried in Ingushetia. This was reported by residents of the republic. According to them, the authorities did not allow family members of Aslanbek Bakharchiev to bury him in Chechnya.

January 31, 2017 17:09

  • Solo picketer detained in Kalmykia

    As reported by Batyr Boromangnaev, the chairman of the Kalmyk branch of the "Yabloko" Party, policemen have detained the activist, who held in Elista a solo picket against the socio-economic policy of the republic's authorities.

January 08, 2017 02:11

January 07, 2017 16:59

  • 2016 outcomes in SFD: farmers' and miners' protests, spy mania and pressure on activists

    Protests of Kuban farmers and miners in Rostov Region; disappointment in the Governor at the background of social problems in Volgograd Region; abolition of direct election of head of Adygea; interethnic conflict in Kalmykia; pressure on Circassian activists and environmentalists, – these and other events marked 2016 in the Southern Federal District (SFD) of Russia.

December 12, 2016 12:55

  • Five leaders of southern regions of Russia lost points in ranking of governors' survival

    Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov is the only one of the heads of southern regions of Russia, who became one of the "honours" of the "survival" rating, compiled on the basis of estimations voiced by experts of the "Petersburg Politics" Foundation and the "Minchenko Consulting" Holding. The number of the leaders, who lost their positions, included the head of Adygea, Dagestan, Ingushetia, the Krasnodar Territory, and the Volgograd Region.

November 23, 2016 19:48

October 19, 2016 18:39

  • "Gulagu.net" project coordinator states his kidnapping

    Unidentified persons kept Anton Drozdov, the coordinator of the project "Gulagu.net" and a member of the Committee for Civil Rights, in their apartment for four days. The project is engaged, among other things, in problems of human rights violations in jails of Southern Russia.

September 29, 2016 03:08

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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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