Rostov region

March 24, 2017 10:22

March 24, 2017 03:02

March 21, 2017 04:05

  • Court rejects Usmanov’s request to check torture allegations

    The advocates of Abdurakhman Usmanov, accused of links with the “Islamic State” (IS), have submitted five motions asking to check his reports of torture, applied to him during the preliminary investigation. Four motions were rejected. The court agreed only to interrogate the Usmanov’s cellmate, who could see traces of torture on his body.

March 18, 2017 05:05

March 16, 2017 01:50

March 14, 2017 17:20

  • Kuban farmers find supporters for their "tractor march"

    The new "tractor march" will be coordinated with the authorities in order to avoid detentions of protesters. This was announced by farmers. According to them, taxi drivers and truck drivers will also take part in the protest action.

March 14, 2017 07:31

March 08, 2017 02:54

  • Defendant accused of plotting terror act in Rostov-on-Don admits his guilt

    The North-Caucasian District Military Court considers a case against Arthur Panov, a 19-year-old resident of the town of Krasnodon of the Lugansk Region of Ukraine, and Maxim Smyshlyaev, a resident of Rostov, accused of plotting a terror act. At the trial, Arthur Panov has admitted his guilt in manufacturing and storing of an explosive device and, in part, in plotting of a terror act.

March 07, 2017 03:19

March 07, 2017 02:05

  • Usmanov charged with involvement in IS accuses law enforcers of cruel torture

    In Rostov-on-Don, at the trial in the case against Abdurakhman Usmanov charged with aiding and abetting militants in Syria, the native of Dagestan has claimed that after his detention he was subjected to torture with water and electric current. He signed a number of protocols included in the case after he could not stand the pain. This was reported by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent from the courtroom.

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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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