North Caucasus

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.

September 12, 2016 17:24

  • Council of Muftis reports 100,000 praying at Moscow Jami

    Collective prayers in honour of the Eid al-Adha took place in ten locations in Moscow, but the largest number of believers, about 100,000, came to the Moscow Jami (Cathedral Mosque), the "Caucasian Knot" was informed at the Russia's Council of Muftis.

September 09, 2016 13:18

September 05, 2016 23:36

  • "Memorial" prepares instruction for people registered by MIA

    The Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" has prepared instructions for the people included by the police in the prevention registration lists. A manual compiled by lawyers includes detailed comments and examples of appeals to be filed to the Ministry Internal Affairs (MIA) and courts.

September 05, 2016 00:29

September 01, 2016 09:55

  • Natives of Northern Caucasus put on Belgian list of suspected terrorists

    The Belgian secret services have compiled a list of suspected terrorists, which included 614 people. Of them, 29 are citizens of Russia, the edition "Knack" reports. According to it, the number of Russian citizens mostly includes natives of the North-Caucasian republics, who have connections with the terrorist organization "Imarat Kavkaz" banned in Russia by court.

August 14, 2016 10:59

August 10, 2016 11:55

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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.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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