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  • The city of Saint Pelten, Austria. Photo: Summary Native of Chechnya convicted in Austria for promoting IS

    An Austrian court has sentenced a 22-year-old native of Chechnya to 2.5 years in prison, having found him guilty of propagating the ideas of the “Islamic State” (IS), a terrorist organization, banned in Russia and in some other countries.

October 17, 2017 19:03

  • The defendants in the Caliphate case  Islam Shogenov, Kantemir Zheldashev, Ruslan Kipshiev, Zaur Tekuzhev, Ruslan Zhugov, Oleg Miskhozhev, and Arthur Karov (to the right). Photo courtesy of Ramzan Uzuev for the "Caucasian Knot" Russia’s SC upholds verdict to convicts under Caliphate case

    The Supreme Court (SC) of Russia has upheld the verdict to the natives of Kabardino-Balkaria convicted under the case of an attempt to create a Caliphate with a Sharia form of ruling in the republic. This was reported by Lyudmila Ragulina, an advocate of Islam Shogenov, one of the convicts.

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  • Said Amirov in the courtroom. Photo by Oleg Pchyolov for the "Caucasian Knot" ECtHR denies Amirov’s complaint against prison doctors

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found convincing the evidence provided by Russian authorities that Said Amirov, a former Mayor of Makhachkala, receives all the necessary medical care in the colony, where he serves his term.

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  • Source makes public names of all four detained Dagestanis

    Dagestani natives Khidirnabi Kazuev, Samir Ibragimov, Gabibula Khalduzov, and Albert Khasbolatov are detained on the suspicion of involvement in the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS) banned in Russia. This has been reported by a source.

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  • Circassian activists near the building of the Krasnodar Territorial Court. October 16, 2017. Photo by Anna Gritsevich for the "Caucasian Knot" Ruslan Gvashev announces intent to go on struggling for his rights

    Ruslan Gvashev’s defenders and relatives have treated the decision of the Krasnodar Territorial Court on his case as unjustified and absurd. Gvashev himself said that he was gaining strength for the further struggle for his rights, but he would not plan go on a hunger strike.

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  • Circassian activists near the building of the Krasnodar Territorial Court. October 16, 2017. Photo by Anna Gritsevich for the "Caucasian Knot" Abkhazian group of Gvashev’s supporters detained in Adygea for four hours

    Today, fifteen supporters of Ruslan Gvashev from Abkhazia, who were travelling to Krasnodar in order to attend the trial of his case, spent four hours at the police station of the village of Enem in the Republic of Adygea. Activists from Kabardino-Balkaria were allowed by the police to continue their travel after the trial was over.

October 16, 2017 16:16

  • War in Syria. Photo: REUTERS/Erik De Castro CIT: nine mercenaries from "Wagner's PMC" killed in Syria

    At least nine mercenaries from the private military company known as "Wagner's PMC", including a native of the Volzhsky town in the Volgograd Region, were killed in Syria in August and September. This was reported by the Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT). The "Wagner's PMC" attracts people by promises of good earnings, explained residents of the Rostov Region.

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  • Anet, an elderly woman from the Karabakh village of Talish. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" ICRC launches business programme for refugees from Talish village

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which provides assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Karabakh village of Talish, has decided to reduce the dependence of refugees' family members from financial assistance and invited them to take part in collective microeconomic projects.

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  • Residents of the Khazar village at the meeting held on October 14, 2017. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the "Caucasian Knot" Residents of Dagestani village complain about extortion voiced by officials

    In Dagestan, residents of the Khazar village in the Derbent District held a meeting of owners of land plots allocated for personal households. According to the participants of the meeting, they have paid money to registration of their land plots, but now officials state that the villagers got the documents illegally.

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  • Power agents report detention of four IS* members-natives of Dagestan

    Four natives of Dagestan were detained in Moscow and Makhachkala on October 13 and 14. They are members of the so-called “dormant unit” of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court, the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reports.

October 14, 2017 16:54

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.


Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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