South Federal District

May 27, 2017 12:52

May 27, 2017 06:14

  • Truck drivers from regions of Southern Russia cordoned off in Khimki camp

    In Khimki in the Moscow Region, employees of the "Mosgaz" service dug a ditch around a camp of truck drivers on protest against the "Platon" system. Truck drivers from Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, and the Rostov Region were among participants of the protest action, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

May 27, 2017 04:53

May 26, 2017 12:43

  • Arthur Panov complains to ECtHR about violation of his rights

    Arthur Panov, a citizen of Ukraine, accused of plotting a terror act in Rostov-on-Don, has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with a complaint about violation of several articles of the Convention on Human Rights. The defendant also intends to seek the cancellation of his pre-trial restriction measure. Arthur Panov informed of the above the "Caucasian Knot" in his letter sent through his advocate.

May 26, 2017 06:58

May 25, 2017 19:43

  • Svetlana Anokhina awarded 2016 Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev journalism award

    The "Caucasian Knot" has named the winners of the annual award for journalistic materials about the Caucasus, organized in memory of Dagestani journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev. Journalist Svetlana Anokhina has been recognized the winner of the Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev Prize for 2016 for her article "Circumcised women subject their daughters to circumcision".

May 25, 2017 12:00

May 24, 2017 16:39

  • Kuban farmer Petrov released under house arrest

    The Kavkaz District Court has granted the petition of the prosecutor's office to release Oleg Petrov, an activist of the "Polite Farmers" movement, from custody, said Alexei Volchenko, the leader of the movement.

May 24, 2017 15:47

  • Defence accuses law enforcers of falsifying Caliphate case

    On May 23, the North-Caucasian District Military Court continued the debate in the case of Caliphate, which, according to investigators, 10 residents of the republic wanted to establish in Kabardino-Balkaria. This was reported by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent who attended the court hearing.

May 24, 2017 10:05

  • In Sochi, Court refuses to clarify its decision in Saveliev family's case

    On May 23, Sergey Mashevets, Judge of the Adler District Court, who on April 17, 2015 pronounced the decision to evict the Saveliev family from a cottage for Olympic settlers in the village of Veseloye Psou, refused to explain at their request his decision on mentioning the need to solve the housing problem of the evicted family, reports Lyudmila Savelieva.

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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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