Сhronicles

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".

March 27, 2017 08:35

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

    Attack of militants of a terrorist organization on a military unit in Chechnya; anti-corruption actions held by Alexei Navalny's supporters in the cities of Southern Russia; verdict against Khasan Zakaev in the case of the terror act at the Dubrovka Theatre, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 20-26, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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".

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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