South Federal District

February 20, 2017 03:36

  • In Sochi, court marshals try to move large family out of municipal apartment

    On February 19, Sochi court marshal Andrei Zorinovsky, warned Tatiana Dyakova and Fyodor Dyakov, parents of three minor children, of eviction of their family members from the apartment until February 28. Meanwhile, the court marshal has ignored the claim of the Dyakov spouses that the family includes an infant and a child with disabilities.

February 17, 2017 22:37

  • Gukovo miners threaten authorities with new hunger strike

    Workers of the “Zamchalovsky Anthracite", one of the companies of the "Kingcoal" group, said at the picket in Gukovo that they have received no wage debts from the start of the year. According to the protesters, should the authorities fail to resume payments, they will begin a mass hunger strike.

February 17, 2017 21:38

February 17, 2017 02:28

  • Court reduces compensation to builder beaten by policeman in Sochi

    On February 16, the Krasnodar Regional Court made a decision concerning a complaint filed by Sergey Kuznetsov, a former policeman in Sochi, sentenced for beating builder Pavel Solovyov, and reduced the amount of compensation earlier assigned to the builder from 650,000 down to 350,000 roubles.

February 16, 2017 12:20

  • Relatives of inmate who died in Elista colony treat list of figurants as incomplete

    The Elista City Court plans to hold the first session on the death of the inmate Dmitri Batyrev in the colony, who, according to investigators, received at least 60 blows with a rubber truncheon. The prisoner’s dock contains seven employees of the local department of the Federal Penitentiary Service (know as UFSIN); five of them are accused of the inmate’s death; and two others – of beating inmates in 2012. The family of Batyrev believes that investigators failed to reveal all those guilty of his death.

February 15, 2017 18:52

  • Kadyrov mistakenly reported about apologies of Russian Chief Rabbi

    Ramzan Kadyrov has received from the Moscow Jewish Religious Community a video record of the statement of Pinchas Goldschmidt, who apologized for his words about Muslims-terrorists, Olga Esaulova, the spokeswoman of the community, told the "Caucasian Knot". Kadyrov himself, when speaking about Goldschmidt’s apologies, mistakenly called him the Chief Rabbi of Russia.

February 15, 2017 17:17

  • Krasnodar farmers report detention of Alexei Volchenko

    According to Oleg Petrov, a farmer, today, Alexei Volchenko, the leader of the "Polite Farmers” movement, was detained by law enforcers. "I managed to call him and talked to him for a few minutes, he said that he’s suspected of bribing a medic," Oleg Petrov told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

February 15, 2017 10:40

  • Family with many children from Kalmykia goes to court in seek for shelter from state

    The Supreme Court (SC) of Kalmykia has dismissed the complaint filed by a female resident of the republic, excluded by the administration of Elista from the number of participants of the programme "Affordable Housing for Young Families" in connection with the fact that the woman celebrated her 35th birthday. The complainant intends to file a cassation appeal.

February 15, 2017 00:57

February 14, 2017 12:55

  • Defendants accused of plotting terror act in Rostov-on-Don refuse to plead guilty

    Today, the North-Caucasian District Military Court has begun considering the case on the preparation of a terror act in central Rostov-on-Don. The defendants – Maxim Smyshlyaev, a resident of Rostov-on-Don, and Arthur Panov, a citizen of Ukraine, refused to plead guilty. Besides, Panov put forward a petition demanding to recognize him a prisoner of war.

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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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