South Federal District

December 06, 2016 22:36

  • "Team 29": within four years, ten people in Kuban were convicted for treason

    The verdict of seven years in colony, passed to Oksana Sevastidi, a resident of Sochi, for sending an SMS message saying that she was an eyewitness of transporting military equipment to Abkhazia, has become in Kuban (the Krasnodar Territory) at least tenth conviction for treason and espionage, said the "Team 29", an association of lawyers and journalists.

December 06, 2016 15:10

December 05, 2016 23:14

  • Policemen release Denisenko after document check

    The lawyer Elena Denisenko, detained at the Gerzel checkpoint in Dagestan, could continue her trip to Krasnodar after power agents returned her passport and ID certificate. The passengers of the bus, by which Ms Denisenko was travelling, had to wait until the check was over.

December 03, 2016 17:06

  • EcoWatch activists and Dozhd journalist released after detention near Gelendzhik

    Two activists of the "Ecological Watch for North Caucasus" (EcoWatch) and a journalist of the "Dozhd" (Rain) TV Channel "Rain" were taken to the police station after being kept for five hours by employees of a private security company near the city of Gelendzhik. The activists were released after giving their explanatory notes, the "EcoWatch" activists report.

December 03, 2016 14:51

December 03, 2016 01:28

  • Volgograd ecologists criticize Centre for Monitoring of Environmental Quality

    In the evening of December 1, residents of the cottage village near Tulak Street in the city of Volgograd have reported on strong smell of hydrogen sulphide. According to ecologist Irina Glinyanova, who also lives in the cottage village, at about 7:00 p.m., she reported about the problem to the urban environmental service. However, after half an hour, according to Irina Glinyanova, she noticed no experts coming to the place.

December 02, 2016 23:47

December 02, 2016 20:39

  • "EcoWatch" activists, "Dozhd" reporter detained in Krasnodar Territory

    Dmitry Shevchenko and Victor Chirikov, activists of the "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus" (EcoWatch), and Sergey Petrov, a correspondent of the "Dozhd" (Rain) TV Channel, were detained today in the vicinity of the village of Kabardinka by employees of the private security company; this was reported by Chirikov in his page on the "Facebook" social network.

December 02, 2016 14:08

December 02, 2016 11:52

  • Ecologist reports on theft of Ramzan Kadyrov's sheep

    Valery Brinikh, the chairman of the All-Russian Society for Protection of Environment, has filed to the police a complaint with a request to verify the information stating that some sheep sent to Adygea by the order of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov for Eid al-Adha were not allocated to the poor. According to the ecologist, who also sent an appeal to Ramzan Kadyrov, the sheep were stolen by local officials.

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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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