May 22, 2017 04:24

May 21, 2017 04:55

  • Police seize Circassian mourning ribbons

    In the Krasnodar Territory, officials of the law enforcement agencies have seized a party of mourning ribbons manufactured to the 153rd anniversary of the end of the Caucasian War. This was reported by Beslan Teuvazhev, a Circassian activist.

May 10, 2017 01:42

May 09, 2017 19:19

May 06, 2017 03:24

  • HSE studies adaptation problems of Syrian refugees in KChR

    The Syrian Circassians, who arrived in Russia, mostly settle in Adygea and Kabardino-Balkaria; while in the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR), there are tens of times less refugees left. This was reported by the staff of the laboratory for monitoring the risks of socio-political destabilization of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (HSE).

May 05, 2017 21:33

  • 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.

May 03, 2017 20:33

May 03, 2017 05:03

  • Activists unite to revive Circassian horse breeding

    Starting from May 14, Maikop will host a meeting of the new association "Shuuya Khase". Its goal is to preserve the Kabardian breed of horses and increase the prestige of horsemanship. According to Ismel Mizov, the leader of the "Shuuya Khase", the authorities do not take measures to preserve the Kabardian breed of horses, while members of the Circassian Diaspora are ready to take part in the activities of the "Shuuya Khase".

April 28, 2017 19:02

  • KChR’s leader announces May 3 a day off

    According to the decree of Rashid Temrezov, the head of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR), the Revival Day of the Karachay People, marked on May 3, will be a day off, because of the anniversary – 60 year from the start of mass return from deportation.

April 27, 2017 09:30

  • In KChR, truck drivers refute Dmitry Medvedev's data on protesters

    Only in Cherkessk, more than 500 entrepreneurs engaged in transportation activities have stopped their work. This was stated by truck drivers when they commented on the statement made by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on 480 protestors on strike against the "Platon" system throughout Russia. Truck drivers of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) have sent a report about disinformation to the address of Dmitry Medvedev.

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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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