North Caucasus

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  • IS militants disseminate video with threats against Russia

    The "Islamic State" (IS), banned in Russia by the court and recognized as a terrorist grouping, has disseminated a video calling for a jihad in Russia. The video posted on the Internet contains threats against Russian citizens and an appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the "Reuters" reports.

July 27, 2016 14:54

  • Alexander Bortnikov: over 260 terrorists put on international wanted list

    More than 260 people who are engaged abroad in plotting terror acts in Russia and other countries are put on the international wanted list. Besides, in Russia, the secret services watch more than 220 potential pseudo suicide bombers. This was reported by Alexander Bortnikov, the chief of the Russian FSB.

July 26, 2016 14:26

July 24, 2016 19:13

  • RWF officials express their confidence in admission of wrestlers to Olympic Games

    The international federation "United World Wrestling" will let Russian wrestlers, including athletes from the republics of Northern Caucasus, to participate in the 2016 Olympic Games. This was announced by the leaders of the Russian Wrestling Federation (RWF) after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had decided to delegate to the federations the right to decide on the participation of athletes in the Olympic Games.

July 23, 2016 02:44

  • Experts claim no background for sharp struggle during elections in NCFD

    On July 19, the Carnegie Moscow Centre hosted the presentation of the report on the topic "2016 elections: routine or change?" Despite the signals on intention to conduct the upcoming election campaign openly, people should not expect serious competition and dramatic changes. This was told to the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent by the co-author of the report Andrei Kolesnikov.

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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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