Analytics

July 16, 2019 00:52

  • Refugee. Photo: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis Human rights defenders: why natives of Caucasus leave for Europe

    The practice to deport natives of Northern Caucasus to Russia contradicts the principles of the international law. People who seek asylum in Europe are victims of domestic violence and unlawful criminal prosecution, as well as those who are being harassed in their homeland for their religious beliefs. This is stated in the report prepared by human rights defender Svetlana Gannushkina, extracts from which the "Caucasian Knot" publishes.

February 13, 2019 08:39

February 02, 2019 18:52

  • Dagestan: in 2018, count of victims of armed conflict dropped by almost 11%

    In 2018, at least 49 people fell victim to the conflict in Dagestan – like in 2017, most casualties were among militants. The count of victims among law enforcers and civilians has decreased. The total number of victims, as compared with 2017, decreased by 10.9%. These are the results of the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on the data collected by our own correspondents and information from open sources.

January 31, 2019 14:51

January 31, 2019 12:03

  • In 2018, in Stavropol Territory, number of victims to armed conflict up 33.3%

    In 2018, in the Stavropol Territory, at least 8 persons fell victim to the ongoing armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. Of them, 6 persons were killed and other 2 were wounded. The number of victims by 33.3 percent exceeds the figure for 2017, when there were 6 victims. These are the results of the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.

January 30, 2019 17:51

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December 27, 2018 16:08

December 11, 2018 14:54

November 14, 2018 18:50

November 11, 2018 08:48

November 10, 2018 08:27

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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