August 27, 2016 16:50
Today, people celebrate the day of the memory of Hadji Murad, a participant of the Caucasian War, in his homeland in the Khunzakh District of Dagestan. In the republic, many people treat Hadji Murad with his bright biography as a symbol of struggle against oppression. This was stated by the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".
August 27, 2016 05:22
Sports competitions, screening the film "Time of Happy Discoveries" and the festival "Days of Russia's Spiritual Culture" were held in Sukhumi on the eighth anniversary of recognition of the independence of Abkhazia.
August 26, 2016 19:49
The remains of Sharpuddin Israilov who disappeared in Chechnya in 2002 were found. However, his mother still has not received them for burial, reports the "Legal Initiative". According to the organization, the Sharpuddin Israilov's mother should also be provided with access to all the materials of the case on her son's death.
August 26, 2016 19:07
Three arrested members of the Kuban farmers' tractor run still stay at the IVS (temporary detention facility) in Aksai, and Alexei Volchenko, the detained leader of the movement "Polite Farmers" is being kept at the IVS in the Krasnodar Territory.
August 26, 2016 18:14
The information on the hunger strike held in Krasnodar by members of the "Communists of Russia" Party, who demand the resignation of the Governor of the Stavropol Territory, will be sent to the central office of the OSCE mission.
August 26, 2016 16:54
Gasangusein and Nabi Gasanguseinov, killed in the village of Goor-Khindakh of the Shamil District of Dagestan, had no connections with militants. The law enforcement bodies are to bear responsibility for their killing. This was stated by villagers in their open letter addressed to Vladimir Putin, the General Prosecutor's Office and the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF).
August 26, 2016 16:03
Nadezhda Kurazhkovskaya, an activist of the "Russian Association of Carriers", who arrived in Rostov-on-Don to support Sergey Vladimirov, sentenced to a 10-day arrest, has reported on the visit of policemen to her apartment in the Vologda Region.
August 26, 2016 10:54
At the meeting with the Russian President, Ramzan Kadyrov has reported to Vladimir Putin on the increase in the number of milk cows in Chechnya, the growth of teachers' salaries, and the reduction in unemployment. The President has expressed interest in the Ramzan Kadyrov's proposal to attend training of athletes of the "Edelweiss" Judo Club in Grozny.
August 26, 2016 08:17
On August 25, the court extended by two other months the house arrest of Makhmud Velitov, Imam of the Moscow mosque "Yardyam", whose statements about Abdulla Gappaev, a religious figure killed in Kizlyar, were treated by investigators as a public justification of terrorism. The Imam's defence intends to appeal against the court's decision.
August 25, 2016 04:03
The charge has been filed against five persons, including two members of the battalion "Sever" (North), arrested in the case of extortion of 100 million roubles from a Moscow businessman. The defendants plead not guilty.
August 27, 2016 23:41
Resident of Chechnya convicted for taking part in war in Syria
August 27, 2016 21:55
Karabudakhkent District put under CTO regime
August 27, 2016 16:50
Experts associate interest in Hadji Murad in Dagestan with his image of hero-liberator
August 27, 2016 15:19
NAC reports names of attackers on DPS checkpoint killed near Nalchik
August 27, 2016 13:23
Elgiz Gakhramanov's complaints about torture ignored, his defender asserts
August 27, 2016 12:31
Mosque for 3000 visitors opened in Gudermes District of Chechnya
August 27, 2016 08:02
Khasan Khalmurzaev receives apartment and car from Ingush businessmen
August 27, 2016 05:22
Residents of Abkhazia celebrate anniversary of recognition of independence
August 27, 2016 01:34
In Yerevan, rally in support of "Sasna Tsrer" finishes in march
August 26, 2016 22:15
Political council of "Sasna Tsrer" plans to hold national conference
August 19, 2016 17:59
Usman Murdalov and Sulim Israilov, killed in attack on road-and-patrol (DPS) employees near Moscow, had assured their families that they went to Moscow in search of employment, the Chechen Ministry...
August 17, 2016 15:54
The figurants in the case on an attempt to create a caliphate in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) have rejected in the court their confessions made under pressure during the preliminary...
August 18, 2016 10:35
Irina Dochiya, the secretary of the political council of the "United Abkhazia" Party, who was kidnapped on July 2, returned home. This has been reported today by an official from the State Security...
August 15, 2016 17:01
Dagestan preserves the practice of traditional girls' genital cuttings (circumcision), performed with the support of the official clergy and considered by the population as their religious duty,...
August 17, 2016 18:03
Zalim Shebzukhov, one of the leaders of North-Caucasian militants, was killed during a special operation in Saint Petersburg, said the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC).
August 22, 2016 09:10
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 15-21
August 15, 2016 08:30
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 8-14
August 08, 2016 08:30
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 1-7
April 17, 2015 15:35
Azerbaijani journalist, author of the series of journalist reports dealing with state-level corruption in Azerbaijan. On October 24, 2012, she was awarded the Courage of Journalism Award founded by...
May 09, 2014 10:37
On July 9, 2013, in the outskirts of Makhachkala, our colleague, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev, was shot dead. He set the bar high: being in one of the hottest regions of...
January 18, 2014 04:46
Andrei Rudomakha is a social activist, a coordinator of the NGO "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", Chairman of the Krasnodar Regional Branch of the "Yabloko" Party, a member of the...
January 18, 2014 01:28
Suren Gazaryan is an activist of the public organization "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", who was fighting for the preservation of the environment of the Krasnodar Territory, despite being...
April 17, 2015 20:36
Prosecution of human rights defenders and civil society activists in Azerbaijan
December 29, 2014 19:15
Imarat Kavkaz (Caucasus Emirate)
November 27, 2014 23:52
Caucasians in the ranks of IS (ISIL)
July 08, 2014 19:51
Kutaev's case: chronology and details
December 30, 2013 10:44
Terror acts committed by suicide bombers in the territory of the Russian Federation
December 20, 2013 19:10
Persecutions of civil society activists in Krasnodar and Sochi
December 16, 2013 11:36Decree of the President of the Russian Federation N 686 "On the use of high security during the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi"
December 06, 2011 23:00Joint Statement by the Heads of Delegation of the Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries and the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan
July 13, 2009 02:00Divided Europe Reunited: promoting human rights and civil liberties in the OSCE region in the 21st century
September 10, 2008 21:04The Current Situation in Georgia and Implications for U.S. Policy
December 15, 2005 11:59US House of Representatives Resolution on Russia's New NGO Legislation
August 27, 2016 13:23Elgiz Gakhramanov's complaints about torture ignored, his defender asserts
August 26, 2016 19:49"Legal Initiative" calls on to give out to Chechen woman remains of her son
August 26, 2016 19:21In Gukovo, number of hunger-strikers exceeds 100 people
August 26, 2016 19:07POC denies report on release of participants of tractor march
August 26, 2016 16:54Villagers demand to punish law enforcers for killing Gasanguseinov brothers
August 26, 2016 16:03Activist of "Association of Carriers" reports on policemen's visit to her apartment
August 26, 2016 08:17Imam Makhmud Velitov left under house arrest until October 27
August 26, 2016 07:27Advocate treats testimonies given by policemen in "Nardaran case" as contradictory
July 30, 2016 22:41
Yerevan marcher hospitalized with burns (+video)
July 20, 2016 23:11
Police used tear gas in Yerevan (+video)
July 20, 2016 01:11
Activists built barricades in Yerevan (+video)
June 28, 2016 14:03
Ramazan Rashidov's relatives doubt version of car explosion (+video)
June 21, 2016 16:55
Volgograd activist holds picket against inaction of prosecutor’s office (+video)
August 26, 2016 16:45Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern caucasus in July 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
August 11, 2016 12:59Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 2 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
August 08, 2016 18:08Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in june 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
June 27, 2016 11:41Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in may 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
June 14, 2016 11:18Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in April 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
May 10, 2016 15:12Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 1 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
May 10, 2016 14:51Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in March 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
April 05, 2016 00:00Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in February 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
March 21, 2016 14:49Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in January 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
February 10, 2016 16:08Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for a period of 6 years