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February 19, 2018 09:05

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

    Investment Forum in Sochi; law enforcers' CTO and shooting of holidaymakers in Dagestan; Saakashvili's deportation from Ukraine to Poland; celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Karabakh liberation movement, – read the review of these events in the Caucasus that happened during the week of February 12-18, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 12, 2018 09:00

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

    Detention of the Dagestani Prime Minister and his deputies and formation of a new Cabinet of Ministers in the region; announcement of the date for the early presidential election in Azerbaijan; special operation in Ingushetia, in which two suspected militants were killed, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 5-11, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 05, 2018 09:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 29-February 4

    Collapse of the ceiling at the "Varketili" metro station in Tbilisi; Volgograd parade in honour of the 75th anniversary of the victory at Stalingrad; detention of the chief architect in Makhachkala; election of the new Mayor in the capital of Adygea; detention in custody of the plenipotentiary of the Governor for the Stavropol territory; inclusion in the US "Kremlin list" of officials and businessmen from the Caucasus, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 29-February 4, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 29, 2018 09:10

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

    Action "Voters' Strike" in Southern Russia; charges against the Mayor of Makhachkala; threats to rights defenders in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 22-28, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 22, 2018 09:05

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

    Arrest of Makhachkala Mayor; fire in the Nazran office of the HRC "Memorial"; large-scale opposition rally in Yerevan against rising prices; pickets of Gukovo miners demanding to give them coal; hunger strike of deceived real estate investors in Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 15-21, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 08, 2018 09:15

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

    Celebration of the New Year and Christmas; verdict of guilty to Mikhail Saakashvili in Georgia; attack on a policeman in Chechnya and murder of suspected killer; unrest in Abkhazia after extradition to Georgia of prisoner Giorgi Lukava, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 1-7, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 01, 2018 10:00

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

    CTO of Georgian law enforcers in Pankisi Gorge; the nomination of Dagestan Mufti’s wife for Russian presidency; Facebook’s explanation of blocking Kadyrov's accounts – read about these and other events in the Caucasus that happened during the week of December 25-31, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 25, 2017 09:00

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

    Killing of eight suspected militants during special operations conducted in three regions of Northern Caucasus; armed attack on a Rostov journalist of the "Caucasian Knot"; vote of confidence in an updated government of Georgia; release of Chechen activist Ruslan Kutaev from a penal colony; second dismissal of an appeal against the verdict to Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin; inclusion of the Chechen leader in the US sanctions list, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 18-24, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 18, 2017 09:00

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

    Special operations in Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria; court's decision regarding Said Amirov's request to release him from prison; murder of a well-known businessman in Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 11-17, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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".

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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

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