North Caucasus

February 20, 2017 20:09

  • Donors raise nearly 1.5 million roubles for Ingush family’s house

    The authors of the project "House with windows into happiness" managed to raise nearly 1.5 million roubles to build a house for a large Djandigov family. Most of the funds – 950,000 roubles – were raised by means of crowdfunding, which was praised by the "Solidarity" Charity Fund as highly efficient.

February 18, 2017 04:41

February 16, 2017 15:35

  • Discussion on Caucasus’ colonialism compares Kadyrov with Emir of Bukhara

    The issues of colonial practices of the Caucasus and Central Asia were discussed at the sitting on "Caucasus and Central Asia: Colonialism Factor in Imperial and Soviet Epochs", which took place on February 15 within the regular scientific-practical seminar "Caucasus in the Past and the Present (Society and Politics, Economy and Culture)”.

January 31, 2017 10:13

  • CTO in Tsumadin District is fifth in Dagestan in January

    Last night, the counterterrorist operation (CTO) regime was introduced in the dwelling settlements of Kvanada and Gimerso of the Tsumadin District of Dagestan, the spokesman of the republic's operative headquarters of the Russia's National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) has reported. According to his story, the CTO regime is in force since 4:00 a.m. Moscow time.

January 30, 2017 00:57

January 28, 2017 14:48

January 18, 2017 02:26

January 16, 2017 12:52

  • International "Memorial" challenges its recognition as foreign agent

    Today, Elena Zhemkova, the executive director of the International "Memorial", has reported on filing an appeal to the Moscow City Court against the decision of the Zamoskvorechye Court of Moscow to recognize the legitimacy of the introduction of the NGO in the register of foreign agents.

January 14, 2017 23:24

January 13, 2017 05:10

  • HRW claims deterioration of human rights situation in Northern Caucasus

    In 2016, Russia stepped up the persecution against dissidents and tightened the control over freedom of expression and assembly. In Northern Caucasus, Salafi communities, human rights defenders and journalists found themselves under severe pressure of the authorities. This was declared by the report prepared by the international human rights organization "Human Rights Watch" (HRW).

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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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