North Ossetia - Alania

February 18, 2017 14:34

February 17, 2017 19:21

February 10, 2017 16:59

  • Kaloev is against banning "Aftermath" movie

    The fiction film "Aftermath", covering the story of Vitaly Kaloev, may be a speculation on his tragedy, said Chermen Dudaev, the Deputy Minister of Culture of North Ossetia. Kaloev himself noted that "young people could take useful lessons from the movie."

February 10, 2017 04:16

  • Residents of North Ossetia ask to identify priorities for improving residential districts

    The government of North Ossetia has announced that the address list of works on improvement of households in the capital and regional centres of the republic will be formed on the results of public hearings prior to April 1. At first, trees should be planted at city yards, and order should be brought to parking of vehicles. This opinion was reported by residents of Vladikavkaz, questioned by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 09, 2017 22:59

  • MPH promises to check diplomas of chief physician of Vladikavkaz polyclinic

    The chief physician of one of Vladikavkaz polyclinics was appointed to this position without completing a higher school and without the relevant work experience, said the chair of the city assembly. The Ministry of Public Health (MPH) has presented the doctor as a worthy specialist, but promised to check the authenticity of his diplomas.

January 24, 2017 12:33

  • "Electrozink" is preparing for modernization

    During 2017, the Open Joint-Stock Company (OJSC) "Electrozink" plans to prepare a base for the modernization of equipment, said the press service of the company. Works are expected to start in February.

January 17, 2017 21:05

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).

January 08, 2017 11:04

  • Results of 2016 in NCFD: resonant attacks, echo of elections and human rights violations

    The third term for Ramzan Kadyrov and tightening of pressure in Chechnya, scandals at elections and attacks on policemen in Dagestan, attacks on human rights defenders in Ingushetia, struggle against natural disasters and swine fever in Kabardino-Balkaria, pressure on activists in North Ossetia and the Stavropol Territory, these and other events took place in the years 2016 in the regions of the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) of Russia.

January 08, 2017 02:11

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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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