Сhronicles

December 11, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 4-10

    Verdict in the case against the gang of Rostov Amazons; special operation in Stavropol; detention of Mikhail Saakashvili in Ukraine; opening of a new airport near Rostov-on-Don; detention of Tuapse Mayor Alexander Chekhov, –see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 4-10, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 04, 2017 09:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 27-December 3

    Confirmation of the Akhmed Chataev's death in Tbilisi; beginning of the trial in Azerbaijan against Gezyal Bairamly and Afghan Mukhtarly; false information about the death of Said Amirov, the former Mayor Makhachkala, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 27-December 3, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 27, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 20-26

    Special operation in Tbilisi; fire in Batumi hotel; detention of Suleiman Kerimov in France; shoot-out as a result of business partners' conflict in Dagestan; verdict to Umar Djabrailov accused of hooliganism; protest actions of defrauded housing co-investors in Krasnodar and Volgograd, – read these news storiesin the review of the main events in the Caucasus for the week of November 20-26, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 20, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 13-19

    "Kunaki" film festival in Abkhazia; earthquake in Azerbaijan; arrival of more than 40 women and children in Grozny from Syria, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 13-19, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 13, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 6-12

    Events to mark the 100th anniversary of October Revolution in Southern Russia; voting at the second round of local elections in Georgia; strike of Armenian students against the abolition of delay of army service; Navalny's rally in Volgograd; SC's decision on the case of Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 6-12, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 06, 2017 08:30

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 30-November 5

    Suicide bombing in Ingushetia; hostage taking in a kindergarten in the Armenian city of Armavir; assassination attempt on spouses Amina Okueva and Adam Osmaev committed near Kiev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 30-November 5, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 30, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 23-29

    Shelling of fighters in a Chechen unit of the National Guard of Russia; fall of Georgian lari; election of Mayors in Cherkessk and Karachaevsk; attack on policemen in the Stavropol Territory; screening of "Matilda" in Southern Russia, launched with enhanced security measures; resignation of Lev Travnev, who served as Mayor of Pyatigorsk for 11 years, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 23-29, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 23, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 16-22

    Municipal elections in Georgia; negotiations between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia; death of Armenian philanthropist Levon Airapetyan in a Russian penal colony, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 16-22, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 16, 2017 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 9-15

    Entry into force of the verdict in the Nemtsov murder case; ECtHR’s decision on the complaint of relatives of the murdered residents of the Chechen village of Novye Aldy; overcoming the Georgian President’s veto on country’s draft constitution; appointment of a new head of Abkhazian MIA; detention of officer Khudyakov, who had been hiding for almost a decade; major fire in the commodity marketplace in Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 9-15, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 09, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 2-8

    Appointment of new Dagestani leader; execution of a Rostov Cossack in Syria; special operation in Dagestan announced after attacks on policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 2-8, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 02, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 25-October 1

    Ramazan Abdulatipov's announcement of his resignation from the position of the Dagestani leader; discovery in Ingushetia of the Doku Umarov's remains; actions held by Adygs from Kabardino-Balkaria and Abkhazia in defence of Ruslan Gvashev on hunger strike; bad weather in Poti, Novorossiysk, and the Kerch Strait crossing, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 25-October 1, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 25, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 18-24

    Mass evacuations in seven southern cities after reports about mined buildings; rally in Baku with a demand to investigate reports about bribery by ruling elite of European lobbyists; refusal to pardon the former Makhachkala Mayor Said Amirov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 18-24, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 18, 2017 08:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 11-17

    Approval of results of municipal and Legislative Assembly elections and elections in Kuban (Krasnodar Territory) and North Ossetia; rallies of deceived real estate investors in Southern Russia; mass evacuation of people because of false reports of undermining in Stavropol and other Russian cities; release in Azerbaijan of blogger Alexander Lapshin, Mekhman Aliev and Faig Amirov, recognized as political prisoners, and 14 convicts under the Nardaran case; acquittal of Makhachkala Mayor's son accused of insulting and injuring policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 11-17, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 04, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 28-September 3

    Celebration of Knowledge Day and Eid al-Adha in Southern Russia; mudflow in Kabardino-Balkaria; case instituted against former Chechen senator Umar Djabrailov for disorderly conduct; fire at the "Nairit" factory in Yerevan; IS* militants’ attack on policemen in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 28-September 3, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 28, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 21-27

    Huge fire in central Rostov-on-Don and fires in 12 districts of the Volgograd Region; special operation in Ingushetia; arrest in Azerbaijan of Mekhman Aliev, Director General of independent news agency, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 21-27, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 21, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 14-20

    Story about detention of lezginka dancers in Gelendzhik; fires in Southern Russia and Armenia; political hunger strike declared by activists of "Communists of Russia" Party in North Ossetia; mass repentance action in Chechnya; departure of first pilgrim groups from the North-Caucasian regions for Hajj; emergency situation caused by mudflow in the Kabardino-Balkarian city of Tyrnyauz, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 14-20, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 14, 2017 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 7-13

    Putin's visit to Abkhazia; conviction in terror act plotting case in Rostov-on-Don; indignation of North-Caucasian republics’ authorities regarding release of “Matilda” movie, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 7-13, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 07, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 31-August 6

    Explosions of shells at an ammunition depot in Abkhazia, to which Russian tourists fell victim; determination of main participants in the election of deputies to the Legislative Assemblies for the Krasnodar Territory and North Ossetia; visit to Georgia by US Vice President Mike Pence; appointment of a man from Ramazan Abdulatipov's team the acting Mayor of the Dagestani city of Buynaksk, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 31-August 6, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 31, 2017 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 24-30

    Death of three Russian citizens in a wreck of a light aircraft in Abkhazia; kidnapping of Dagestani minister with the aim of claiming ransom; Deprivation of former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili of Ukrainian citizenship – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 24-30, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 24, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 17-23

    Guilty verdict to blogger Alexander Lapshin in Azerbaijan; re-election of Bako Sahakyan as the President of Nagorno-Karabakh; extradition to the homeland of Armenian citizen Grachya Arutyunyan, sentenced for a major road accident in Russia; appointment of the acting head of the Nogai District administration in Dagestan; adoption of the law on resort fee to be introduced in Kuban and in the Stavropol Territory; launch of an audit of the expenses for the wedding party for a daughter of Krasnodar Judge Elena Khakhaleva, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 17-23, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 17, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 10-16

    Announcement of verdict in Boris Nemtsov's murder case; outcomes of "Golden Apricot" Film Festival in Yerevan; promise of Russian president's plenipotentiary to intervene in the political conflict in Nogai District of Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 10-16, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 10, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 3-9

    Conflict at elections in Nogay District of Dagestan; Rostov miners go on protest hunger strike; Armenian Parliament decides on increasing water intake from Lake Sevan; head of Sberbank Branch in Chechnya announced wanted; death of civilians in Karabakh conflict zone as a result of shelling, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 3-9, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 03, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 26-July 2

    Announcement of the jury's verdict in Boris Nemtsov's murder case; capture by Ukrainian soldiers of a Russian citizen, whose mother reported about his military service in the Rostov Region; beating at the Yerevan court of defendants in the "Sasna Tsrer" case, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 26-July 2, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 26, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 19-25

    Start of Muslim celebration of Uraza-Bayram; bad weather in various regions of Northern and Southern Caucasus; adoption of new Georgian constitution in two readings; mutual accusations of sabotage by parties in Karabakh conflict; trial of blogger Lapshin in Baku; rallies of Abkhazians on minor's rape and "murder of honour", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 19-25, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 19, 2017 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 12-18

    "Direct Line" of Vladimir Putin, during which the Russian President answered some questions voiced by residents of Southern Russia; actions of Alexei Navalny's supporters held in the southern cities of the country on June 12; Nogai People's Congress in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 12-18, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 12, 2017 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 5-11

    Detention near Bryansk, and then in Belarus, of Murad Amriev, MMA world champion, who claimed to have been tortured in Chechnya and therefore fled from the republic, and his transfer to Chechen power agents; announcement of the first winner at the "Kinotavr" Film Festival in Sochi; parties' debates at trial of Nemtsov's murder; termination of work of Georgia's Constitutional Commission, after which Parliament began considering draft Constitution; start of trying the case of capturing police building in Yerevan by "Sasna Tsrer" detachment; election of the new Speaker of South-Ossetian Parliament, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 5-11, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 05, 2017 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 29-June 4

    Guilty verdict in the Caliphate case in Kabardino-Balkaria; failed evacuation of population because of threat of a dam failure in the Stavropol Territory; arrest of Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 29-June 4, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 29, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 22-28

    Start of Muslims' Ramadan fasting in the Caucasus; emergencies caused by flooding of about 2000 houses in the Stavropol Territory, Adygea, and the Krasnodar Territory; arrest of deputy chair of opposition party in Azerbaijan; session of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Tbilisi; detention of Kuban's Vice Governor on suspicion of abuse of powers and fraud, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 22-28, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 22, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 15-21

    Explosion of gas, which destroyed an apartment building in Volgograd; special operation in Dagestan, during which four suspected militants were killed; extradition to Russia of soldier Valery Permyakov, sentenced for the mass murder in Armenia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 15-21, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 15, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 8-14

    Celebrations of the Victory Day in the regions of Northern and Southern Caucasus; elections to the Council of Elders in Yerevan; pronouncement of the verdict against warders of the penal colony in Belorechensk in the case on beating of prisoners; opening of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku; story of the kidnapping of a child by foster parents of a deceased boy from the Volgograd Region; militant attack on a DPS checkpoint in Ingushetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 8-14, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 08, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 1-7

    May Day actions in the southern regions of Russia and Transcaucasia; new personnel decisions with regard to chiefs of law enforcement and investigating agencies in the south of Russia; fights of football fans in Kuban, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 1-7, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 01, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 24-30

    Syrian militants' claim responsibility for terror act in Saint Petersburg; PACE resolution on human rights violations in Northern Caucasus; explosion of a grenade at a computer club in a Dagestani village; entry into force of life sentence to Valery Permyakov; participation of residents of Southern Russia in the protest action "Nadoel!"; change of chair of the government of the Astrakhan Region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 24-30, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 24, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 17-23

    Court judgement to ban Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia; sending the second battalion of military police from Chechnya to Syria; ongoing truckers’ protests in Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 17-23, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 17, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 10-16

    Celebration of Easter by Orthodox residents of Northern and Southern Caucasus; final results of the presidential election in South Ossetia; decision pronounced by the ECtHR on the complaint filed by victims of the terror act in Beslan; election of the Speaker of the Abkhazian Parliament; two criminal cases instituted against top-ranking Dagestani officials; release of the updated list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 10-16, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 03, 2017 08:55

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 27-April 2

    Parliamentary elections in Armenia; strikes of truck drivers in the south of Russia as a part of the all-Russian protest action against the "Platon" system; disrupted "tractor march" of the Kuban farmers to Moscow; conflict between residents of the Chechen village of Davydenko with law enforcers, which ended in a forced apology; verdict in the case of torture at a police station in Karachay-Cherkessia; fire on the Makhachkala market, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 27-April 2, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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

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