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  • Resident of Dagestan accused of aiding militants

    The criminal case against Magomed Maglaev, a resident of Dagestan, who, according to investigators, helped a militant and kept ammunition and explosive elements in his house, has been sent to the court.

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  • Vadim Prokhorov, an advocate. Photo: Nemtsov family advocate explains where to look for the murder customer

    A person who ordered the Boris Nemtsov's murder had a political motive, and investigators proved that victims were right when they claimed the need to involve in the case top-ranking officials from Chechnya. This opinion was voice by Vadim Prokhorov, an advocate of the Boris Nemtsov's family members.

June 27, 2017 10:33

  • The village of Novogrozny. Photo Residents of Novogrozny doubt safety of new houses

    30 families in need have moved into houses built in the village of Novogrozny during 11 days. This was reported by the administration of the Gudermes District. Local residents fear that the construction of houses in a short time could involve violation of technology.

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  • Entrance to the National Park in the Mount Elbrus area. Photo by Anna Chernysh for the Caucasian Knot. Directress of "Zvezda Elbrusa" Hotel goes on hunger strike

    Zhanna Mazikhova, Director General of the hotel located in the Mount Elbrus area, has gone on a hunger strike in protest against a raider capture of the property of the Closed Joint-Stock Company (CJSC) "Zvezda Elbrusa" and a section of the National Park.

June 26, 2017 19:39

  • Siluanov tells about special funding of Chechnya

    The financial help is allocated to Chechnya under a special scheme, which is not applied to other Russian regions, namely: the Ministry of Finance (MoF) allots subsidies to the republic based on the expenditures of its budget, said Anton Siluanov, the Russia's Finance Minister.

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  • Military police unit. Photo:военные-полицейские-вво-отработали-к/ Battalion of military police returns to Chechnya from Syria without losses

    Soldiers and officers from the second military police unit sent to Syria in April have returned to Chechnya. Fighters from the military police unit performed military tasks in Syria for about three months, and no one suffered. This has been reported by the military commandant's office of the Chechen Republic.

June 26, 2017 06:09

  • Zhalaudi Geriev. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot. Zhalaudi Geriev's complaint filed to ECtHR

    The defence of Zhalaudi Geriev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, accused of drug trafficking, filed a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Zhalaudi Geriev says that the charge has been fabricated. Earlier, human rights organizations have recognized him as a political prisoner.

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  • Sochi pensioners Klara and Valentin Donchi-Ool. Photo by Svetlana Kravchenko for the Caucasian Knot. Court obliges MoF to pay 100,000 roubles to compensate Sochi pensioners for criminal case

    Today, the court ruling of May 24 has come into force, according to which the Russia's Ministry of Finance (MoF) has to pay 100,000 roubles to Klara and Valentin Donchi-Ool, a pensioners' family couple from Sochi, in compensation for moral harm suffered from a criminal case unlawfully opened against them. The amount awarded by the court is ten times smaller than the spouses had claimed in their lawsuit; however, they will not challenge the ruling.

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  • Exhibition "Dagestan: Portrait of the Nation" in Makhachkala. Dagestani residents give more than 1500 historical photographs for exhibition "Portrait of the Nation"

    Organizers of the exhibition "Dagestan: Portrait of the Nation" offered residents of the republic, who had in their family archives photos from the 19th and early 20th centuries to take part in the art project. As a result, the organizers received 1500 works, of which they selected for the exhibition more than 300. Besides, the exposition presents works from leading museums of Russia, Georgia, and the United States.

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  • Lawyer Rustam Yunusov arrested

    A Makhachkala court has ruled to place the lawyer Rustam Yunusov, suspected of an attempted fraud, into custody. He refused to plead guilty; and the advocate Musa Abdulkadirov, who is defending Yunusov's interests, promised to appeal against the ruling.

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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.


Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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