South Federal District

February 17, 2018 15:34

  • Igor Stenin leaves Russia

    Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin has left Russia together with his wife and son for fear of pressure on his relatives from law enforcers.

February 17, 2018 10:33

  • Court upholds fine for Astrakhan activist

    The Astrakhan Regional Court has refused to grant the appeal of Mikhail Anisenko, who was fined by 10,000 roubles after participating in an action to pay tribute to the memory of the victims of political repressions.

February 17, 2018 04:25

  • Residents of Kalmykia celebrate national holiday of Tsagaan Sar

    Residents of Kalmykia have celebrated Tsagaan Sar (White Month), one of the main national holidays, symbolizing the coming of spring and the awakening of nature. In Elista, festive events were held in the Central Khurul and Victory Square, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

February 16, 2018 20:48

February 16, 2018 16:02

  • Friends of a Kuban resident report his death in Syria

    Oleg Tereschenko, a native of the Cossack village of Krylovskaya, a private military company fighter, was killed in Syria, his friends and acquaintances reported. The number of the deceased people can also include Russian citizens, but that assumption requires verification, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) commented on the incident in Syria.

February 16, 2018 15:10

February 15, 2018 19:18

February 15, 2018 14:24

  • Vladimir Putin's pre-election billboards guarded: Astrakhan residents report

    On February 12, a video appeared in the group "Typical Astrakhan" in the social network "VKontakte". Its author reported that billboards with the image of Vladimir Putin in Astrakhan were guarded by law enforcers. "A poster reads: 'Strong Russia, strong president,' and given the poverty around, it looks like a mockery," the author wrote.

February 14, 2018 12:42

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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

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