North-Caucasian Federal District

September 28, 2016 21:33

September 28, 2016 16:38

  • CPRF members go on hunger strike in Buynaksk

    There are 15 hunger-strikers from the Buynaksk branch of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF), who demand to revise the election outcomes in Buynaksk, said Kamil Shakhbulatov, the branch leader.

September 28, 2016 14:42

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  • Baichorov's advocate associates his client's case with plans to demolish Kislovodsk mosque

    On September 27, the court of appeal began to question witnesses in the case against of Kislovodsk Imam Kurman-Ali Baichorov. Witness Vitaly Kravtsov, who was invited as a witness during the Imam's detention, stated that he had arrived to the checkpoint of the road-and-patrol service (known as DPS) by an order of his Ataman. According to the witness, when he saw Kurman-Ali Baichorov for the first time, the latter had been already kept at the DPS checkpoint handcuffed behind his back and with a plastic bag over his head.

September 28, 2016 04:33

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  • In case of caliphate in KBR, defenders treat prosecutors' version as "far-fetched"

    On September 27, the North-Caucasian District Military Court held a hearing in the case of an attempt to create a Sharia state in the territory of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR). During the court hearing, an indictment was read out. Advocates of the defendants claimed lack of description of the objective side of the crimes in the indictment, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

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  • 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.

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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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