South Federal District

July 22, 2017 23:08

  • Rights defenders see ROC's influence in judicial ban of Jehovah's Witnesses*

    The ban of religious organizations of Jehovah's Witnesses by the Supreme Court (SC) of the Russian Federation has to do with the increased influence of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), headed by Patriarch Kirill, on the policy of Russian authorities, Lyudmila Alekseeva, the head of the Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG), is convinced.

July 21, 2017 20:46

  • Experts treat Apple's Muslim emojis as social order

    The information on the fact that the Apple Company, the manufacturer of the popular iPhone smartphone, has introduced a new set of emoji pictures used in electronic messages and web pages, namely, by girls in hijabs, arrived at the "Caucasian Knot" SMS-service on July 18.

July 21, 2017 17:34

July 21, 2017 12:25

  • Coordinator of Alexei Navalny's office suspected of collage for "Motherland Calls!"

    In the case on a photo of the monument "Motherland Calls!" poured with green paint, investigators have changed the status of Alexei Volkov, the coordinator of the opposition leader Alexei Navalny's office in Volgograd, from a witness to a suspect. Alexei Volkov is suspected of rehabilitating Nazism, and he had to sign recognizance not to leave the city.

July 20, 2017 11:57

July 20, 2017 06:56

July 19, 2017 16:17

  • Two persons join miners' hunger strike in Gukovo

    Today, in Gukovo, miners have held another picket in front of the "Kingcoal" Company's office. According to the calculations made by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, more than 100 gathered in the square in front of the office building.

July 19, 2017 10:33

July 19, 2017 05:43

  • State Duma MP complains to Central Bank about loan discrimination of Caucasus

    Shamsail Saraliev, a State Duma MP from Chechnya, has sent an appeal to Elvira Nabiullina, the chief of the Russian Central Bank, with complaints about discrimination against residents of the Southern Federal District (SFD) and the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) by Russian banks. The Shamsail Saraliev's appeal was supported by deputies of the State Duma from other Russian regions.

July 18, 2017 22:48

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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

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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