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  • Igor Stenin leaves Russia

    Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin has left Russia together with his wife and son for fear of pressure on his relatives from law enforcers.

February 17, 2018 10:33

  • Mikhail Anisenko (centre) at the Astrakhan Regional Court, February 16, 2018. Photo by the Caucasian Knot correspondent. Court upholds fine for Astrakhan activist

    The Astrakhan Regional Court has refused to grant the appeal of Mikhail Anisenko, who was fined by 10,000 roubles after participating in an action to pay tribute to the memory of the victims of political repressions.

February 17, 2018 07:49

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  • People celebrate Tsagaan Sar holiday in Elista. Photo by Badma Byurchiev for the Caucasian Knot. Residents of Kalmykia celebrate national holiday of Tsagaan Sar

    Residents of Kalmykia have celebrated Tsagaan Sar (White Month), one of the main national holidays, symbolizing the coming of spring and the awakening of nature. In Elista, festive events were held in the Central Khurul and Victory Square, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

February 16, 2018 20:48

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  • Orphans receive keys from apartments in Nalchik, February 16, 2018. Photo by Lyudmila Maratova for the Caucasian Knot. 29 orphans get apartments in Nalchik

    Among the orphans who received apartments in Nalchik today, there are two former pupils of orphanages, who complained about the unfitness of the flats they had received earlier.

February 16, 2018 18:28

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  • Law enforcer, Grozny. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer (RUSSIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT MILITARY) Murder of entrepreneur in Chechnya reminds of blood feud custom

    An employee of Chechen power agencies shot a businessman dead and came to surrender, a local law enforcement source had reported. According to local residents, the murder was caused by blood feud, despite the regular assurances of the authorities that blood feudists get reconciled.

February 16, 2018 16:02

  • War in Syria. Photo: REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi Friends of a Kuban resident report his death in Syria

    Oleg Tereschenko, a native of the Cossack village of Krylovskaya, a private military company fighter, was killed in Syria, his friends and acquaintances reported. The number of the deceased people can also include Russian citizens, but that assumption requires verification, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) commented on the incident in Syria.

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  • Stray dog. Photo by Vyacheslav Yaschenko for the Caucasian Knot. In Dagestan, second child per year dies from dog bites

    A four-year-old child, lost in Makhachkala on February 15, was found dead. According to a version released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), he died from stray dog bites, like a nine-year-old schoolgirl in February 2017.

February 16, 2018 09:57

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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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