South Federal District

April 24, 2017 15:16

  • Navalny supporter from Sochi complains about persecution to ECtHR

    Legal representatives of Vitaly Nebieridze, a Sochi activist, who has served his eight-day arrest on charges of organizing an anti-corruption rally, found a violation of his rights in authorities’ actions and filed a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

April 23, 2017 18:15

April 21, 2017 21:23

  • Volgograd truckers demand meeting with Bocharov

    Andrei Bocharov, the Governor of the Volgograd Region, should react to the situation with transport services in the region and convey the demand of local truckers to abolish the “Platon” system to the federal centre, the protesters said.

April 21, 2017 18:33

  • Sochi Cossack Fetisov convicted for five years

    The Adler District Court of Sochi has sentenced the Cossack Sergey Fetisov, accused of a fraud, to five years in a general-security colony. It took the judge only ten minutes to draw up the verdict, which means that it was agreed in advance, the defence believes.

April 21, 2017 16:50

  • HRW sharply condemns judgement on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international human rights organization, has found the decision of the Russia’s Supreme Court (SC) to ban the Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia and local religious organizations to be a severe blow to the freedom of conscience.

April 21, 2017 14:35

  • EU stands up for Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The European External Affairs Service (EU diplomatic service) has stated that Jehovah's Witnesses, like other religious organizations, "should be able to peacefully hold meetings, as it is guaranteed by the Russian Constitution, international obligations of Russia and international human rights standards." This was a reaction of the European External Affairs Service to a court's decision in Russia on the liquidation of the organization.

April 21, 2017 03:50

April 20, 2017 20:27

  • Jehovah's Witnesses treat SC’s verdict as biased

    The Supreme Court (SC) of Russia has made a mistake by approving the liquidation of the Administrative Centre and local organizations of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia. This decision will be appealed against, the representative of the Centre and advocates have stated.

April 20, 2017 17:05

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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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