North Caucasus

October 08, 2016 22:24

October 05, 2016 15:16

  • Svetlana Gannushkina nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Svetlana Gannushkina, the chair of the Committee "Civil Assistance", is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2016. She can be awarded such a reward, in particular, for her activities on protection of migrants' rights.

October 04, 2016 14:57

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September 29, 2016 05:24

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September 27, 2016 03:26

  • About 4000 pictures posted on social networks within project "Unknown Caucasus"

    In the period from May till September, within the project "Unknown Caucasus", bloggers have posted on social networks about 4000 images of picturesque parts of Northern Caucasus. This was reported by participants of the project. On September 25, the next stage of the blog tour ended in North Ossetia, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

September 22, 2016 12:29

  • Svetlana Gannushkina is Laureate of Right Livelihood Award

    In 2016, Svetlana Gannushkina, the Chair of the "Civil Assistance" Committee, has become a Laureate of the Right Livelihood Award "for her many years' commitment to the cause of defence of human rights and fair treatment of refugees and forced migrants, as well as tolerance to various ethnic groups." The awarding decision has been announced in Stockholm.

September 21, 2016 17:50

  • Bar Association lifts Trunov's lawyer's status

    The lawyer Igor Trunov has been stripped of the lawyer's status for "violating the professional ethics," the Bar Association of the Moscow Region has reported. This decision will be appealed against, said Mr Trunov, known for defending the interests of the victims of the terror acts committed at the Domodedovo Airport, Dubrovka Theatrical Centre and Moscow metro.

September 19, 2016 13:29

  • Residents of four NCFD regions lose interest in elections

    The preliminary data on voter turnout in comparison with the 2011 similar election campaign indicate a downward trend in the interest of residents of Chechnya, Stavropol Territory, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) and Ingushetia to the election of Russian State Duma MPs. However, this time, the voter turnout has increased slightly in Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) and North Ossetia.

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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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