Сhronicles

March 20, 2017 09:30

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

    Death of Arthur Sargsyan, who held a 25-day hunger strike in Armenia; end of registration of presidential candidates by CEC of South Ossetia and protests of Kokoity’s supporters; decision of ECtHR on beating up journalists and rights defender in Ingushetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus on March 13-19, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 13, 2017 08:30

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

    Parliamentary elections in Abkhazia; street disorders in Batumi; start of debates at the trial on terror act in Dubrovka; pardoning of woman from Sochi, earlier recognized to be a political prisoner; Azerbaijan's exit from "Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative"; direction of case of deputy head of Cherkessk police to city court for the third time, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus on March 6-12, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 06, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 27-March 5

    Resonant judgement of Georgian court to transfer "Rustavi-2" TV Company back to former owner; presentation of the film about Boris Nemtsov in Rostov-on-Don; conviction of blogger who posted materials about corruption in Azerbaijan for defamation; debates in Makhachkala on problems associated with stray animals; death of seven tourists in an avalanche on Mount Cheget; completion of World Military Games in Sochi, – see the review of major events in the Caucasus on February 27-March 5, 2017, prepared by the ‘Caucasian Knot’.

February 27, 2017 07:00

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

    Voting at constitutional referendum in Nagorno-Karabakh; appointment of Azerbaijani president’s wife as his first deputy; civil forum in Moscow, which demanded direct election of head of Dagestan, – see a review of major events in the Caucasus on February 20-26, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 20, 2017 09:00

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

    Sending militaries from Ingushetia to Syria; mass detention of Azerbaijani migrants in Derbent and visit of Russia's CEC head to Makhachkala; a major fire in Krasnodar multi-storey building; removal of erotic movie "Fifty Shades Darker" from screening in Vladikavkaz; nomination of lists of candidates by political forces in Armenia for the upcoming parliamentary elections, – see a review of major events in the Caucasus on February 13-19, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 13, 2017 09:00

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

    Extradition of Russian blogger Lapshin from Belarus to Azerbaijan; refusal to institute proceedings against Ingush human rights activist Mutsolgov; reshuffle in the Dagestani government and cancellation of the decision on the construction of the museum in the park of Makhachkala - see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 6-12, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 06, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 30 to February 5

    Decision of European Parliament to abolish visas for Georgia; heavy snow on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus; armed clash in the Chechen town of Shali; appointment of a new head of the RPF Dagestani branch; start of nominating candidates for president of South Ossetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 30-February 5, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 30, 2017 09:00

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

    Guilty verdict to figurants in "Nardaran case" in Azerbaijan; distant dispute of Vasilieva with Kadyrov on hijabs in schools; special operation in Khasavyurt, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 23-29, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 23, 2017 09:00

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

    Two CTOs in Dagestan; appointment of referendum date on draft new Constitution of Nagorno-Karabakh; UNM congress in Georgia after the split of the party; gatherings of Chechnya residents who decided to evict militants' families; detention in Spain of a resident of the Rostov Region on US suspicion of creating a computer virus; information about release under CER of Sergey Arakcheev, convicted for killing residents of Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 15-22, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 16, 2017 09:00

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

    Resignation of the head of Adygea Aslan Tkhakushinov; clash in the Chechen village of Tsotsi-Yurt and subsequent special operation; attack on "Caucasian Knot" correspondent in Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 9-15, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 09, 2017 09:00

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

    Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas; the release from prison of ex-Mayor of Tbilisi Gigi Ugulava; rally of fellow villagers of thesuspect of killing Ingush journalist; opening of first casino in new gambling zone "Krasnaya Polyana" in Sochi, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 2-8, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 02, 2017 08:35

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 26, 2016-January 1, 2017

    Search works at sea near Sochi after the crash of the aircraft of the Russian MoD; Chechen SC's decision on appeal complaint of journalist Zhalaudi Geriev; rally of Grozny residents gathering on the blood feud after attacks on policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December26, 2016, to January 1, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 26, 2016 09:00

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

    Crash of an aircraft of the Russian Ministry of Defence in Sochi; conviction of Varvara Karaulova; mass detentions of relatives of suspected militants, killed in Grozny, and statement on organization of attack on policemen by ISIL militants; agreement of Abkhaz authorities with the opposition, already in force regardingformation of the Central Election Commission; failed attempt of protesting miners from Gukovo to go to Moscow, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 19-25, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 19, 2016 09:00

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

    Attack of militants on policemen in Grozny; people's assembly held by opposition in Abkhazia; detention of a suspect of assassination attempt on Ingush Imam Tsechoev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 12-18, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 12, 2016 09:10

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

    Press conference of rights defenders on force countering discussions of corruption in Chechnya; detention in Ingushetia of a high-ranking police officer; conviction in Azerbaijani of activist of "Nida" movement, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 5-11, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 05, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 28-December 4

    Liquidation of Rustam Asilderov, suspected of organizing terror acts, in Dagestan; bad weather in Kuban, Georgia, and Abkhazia, which results in emergencies; decision to raise tariffs for gas and electricity in Azerbaijan; bankruptcy of "Nairit" Factory in Yerevan; major road traffic accident in Chechnya, followed by police raids on roads and stop of sale of alcoholic drinks; adoption in the first reading of the Social Code in the Astrakhan Region; mass poisoning of employees of "Magnit" stores in Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 28-December 4, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 28, 2016 09:00

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

    Bad weather in the Stavropol territory and Karachay-Cherkessia, which caused emergencies; start of the trial in the case against Khasan Zakaev, a native of Chechnya, charged of involvement in the seizure of the Dubrovka Theatre Centre; special operation in Ingushetia and Dagestan; replacement of the Government of Georgia; gas outburst at the Volgograd "Caustic" plant, which caused four victims; decision of ECtHR concerning complaint filed by a group of residents of Chechnya about disappearance of their relatives, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 21-27, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 21, 2016 09:00

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

    Resignation of Ingush government; first sitting of newly elected Parliament of Georgia; attempt on governor of Volgograd Region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 14-20, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 14, 2016 09:00

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

    Start of considering the appeal in Permyakov's case in Armenia; special operations in KBR and Dagestan; military exercises in Georgia and Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 7-13, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 07, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 31-November 6

    Celebration of the People's Unity Day in Southern Russia; protest rally and arrest of the general director of "Vodokanal" in connection with the mass poisoning in the capital of Dagestan; publication of the RWB's report on the situation of press freedom in the world; crash of recreational helicopter fallen on a private house in Sochi; dismissal of the Kabardino-Balkarian Minister of Property; detention of the tenth suspect in the case of death of a man after his interrogation by the Vladikavkaz police, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 31-November 6, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 31, 2016 09:00

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

    Voting in the second round of the parliamentary elections in Georgia; Russian SC's decision in the case against Ukrainian citizens Nikolai Karpyuk and Stanislav Klykh on their involvement in the war in Chechnya; mass poisoning of Makhachkala residents with drinking water; amendments to the Azerbaijan legislation toughening responsibility for religious extremism and empowering law enforcers during special operations; murder of a judge in Karachay-Cherkessia; withdrawal of the banking licence of the "Kuban Universal Bank" from Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 24-30, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 24, 2016 09:00

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

    Explosion in Sukhumi, treated by police as terror act attempt; the repeated parliamentary elections in Marneuli and Zugdidi Districts of Georgia; recognition of "Caucasian Knot" correspondent Zhalaudi Geriev a political prisoner, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 17-23, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 17, 2016 09:00

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

    Preliminary results of the voting at the parliamentary elections in Georgia; sentencing in the case against Kuban MP Sergey Zirinov; road traffic accident involving a bus on route from Moscow to Yerevan in North Ossetia; special operations carried out by law enforcers in Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria; revocation of the banking licence of the "Razvitie" Bank in Karachay-Cherkessia; granting of refugee status to Mikhail Savva in Ukraine and the USA, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 10-16, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 10, 2016 09:10

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

    Parliamentary elections in Georgia; children MMA fights in Grozny that caused resonance; ten years after Anna Politkovskaya's murder, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 3-9, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 03, 2016 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 26-October 2

    15th Jubilee International Investment Forum in Sochi; voting at the referendum on amendments to Azerbaijani Constitution; murder of a Muslim religious activist in the Stavropol Territory; selection of jurors for trial in case of Boris Nemtsov's assassination in Moscow; election of the Speaker of the Dagestani Parliament and hunger strike of Buynaksk Communists, who demand to cancel the results of the elections of September 18; Pope's visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 26-October 2, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 26, 2016 09:00

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

    Summary of the outcome of the elections to the Russian State Duma; accommodation in Volgograd of tenants of dismantled high-rise building in new apartments; new sentence of Vano Merabishvili, the former Georgian Minister of Internal Affairs, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 19-25, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 19, 2016 08:31

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

    Single voting day at elections in southern regions of Russia; election of leaders of North Ossetia and Karachay-Cherkessia; celebrations of Eid al-Adha; detention of Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Kabardino-Balkaria on suspicion of bribe-giving; appointment of a new prime minister in Armenia; jurors' verdict in Sergey Zirinov's case; death in Chechnya of Yuri Torshin, a former commander of the special group "Alpha", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 12-18, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 12, 2016 09:02

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

    Competitions of Paralympic Games, which bring together athletes from the countries of Southern Caucasus; resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Ovik Abramyan; two special operations and detentions of top-ranking police officers in Dagestan; verdict to journalist Geriev, pronounced by the Chechen court, which resulted in condemnation by human rights defenders; military exercises at training grounds in Georgia and Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 5-11, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 05, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 29-September 4

    Mourning ceremonies dedicated to the anniversary of the terror act in Beslan and protest action of victims; disappearance in Chechnya of political analyst Ruslan Martagov, who criticized the authorities; prevention of a terror act at near a mosque in Ingushetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 29-September 4, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 29, 2016 09:00

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

    Verdict of guilty pronounced against a Russian soldier for the mass murder in Gyumri; publication of the list of candidates for the positions of the leaders of Karachay-Cherkessia and North Ossetia; failed tractor march of Kuban farmers to Moscow, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 22-28, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 22, 2016 09:10

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

    Completion of the competition at the Olympic Games in Brazil; attack on policemen in the Moscow Region, the responsibility for which was taken by the "Islamic State" (IS), banned by court in Russia; debates in the Russian society provoked by the human rights report on female circumcision in Dagestan; special operation in Saint Petersburg, which resulted in elimination of militants from Kabardino-Balkaria; decision on the establishment of a gambling zone in Sochi; expansion of territory in the Volgograd Region where outbreak of African swine fever was registered, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 15-21, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 15, 2016 08:30

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

    Successes of natives of the Caucasus at Olympics in Brazil; registration of candidates for the State Duma in Southern Russia; two special operations in districts of Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 8-14, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 08, 2016 08:30

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

    The first gold medal at the Olympic Games, won for Russia by a native of Kabardino-Balkaria; flooding in Sukhumi caused by heavy rain; motion for Dmitry Medvedev's resignation after his response to a question of a Dagestani teacher concerning teachers' salaries; earthquake in Azerbaijan which damaged old buildings; gas explosion in a banquet hall in Makhachkala, which injured 27 people, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 1-7, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 01, 2016 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 25-31

    Surrender to authorities of rebels who captured a police building in Yerevan; start of consideration by Moscow court of Boris Nemtsov's murder case; death of two people in explosion at Azerbaijani military factory in the Azeri, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 18-24, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 25, 2016 09:00

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

    Forceful dispersal of opposition supporters and release of police officers held hostage in Yerevan; IOC's decision on the participation of the Russian national team in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro; appointment of a new City Mayor in Volgograd; beginning of the consideration by the court of the cases on desecration of a statue of Buddha in Elista; initiation by the Azerbaijani President of the amendments to the Constitution; opposition's announcement of preparation of the people's assembly in Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 18-24, 2016, 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

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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