Volgograd region

September 19, 2017 13:54

September 16, 2017 22:21

September 16, 2017 12:20

  • Igor Nagavkin left in custody

    In Moscow, the court has extended the term of detention for Igor Nagavkin until September 28. This has been reported today by advocates of the rights defender who is on hunger strike at the SIZO (pre-trial prison). According to them, the court pronounced the decision in their absence.

September 15, 2017 00:13

  • Nagavkin stops hunger strike

    On September 17, rights defender Igor Nagavkin decided to stop his hunger strike because of his health problems, his advocate Farit Murtazin reports.

September 13, 2017 14:18

  • Moscow Ombudsperson to consider Igor Nagavkin's complaints

    Tatiana Potyaeva, the Moscow’s Ombudsperson, has requested the Prosecutor's Office and the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) to carry out an investigation following the hunger strike declared by human rights defender Igor Nagavkin. This was reported on September 12 by Denis Nabiullin, a member of the Public Oversight Commission (POC).

September 12, 2017 11:54

September 11, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 4-10

    Special operation near Vladikavkaz; mass rallies of North-Caucasians in support of Myanmar Muslims; major NATO exercises in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 4-10, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 10, 2017 18:11

  • Volgograd: observers fix ballot throw-in

    Observers from the PARNAS and “Yabloko” Parties and the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) have fixed a ballot throw-in at polling station No. 438, located in the Volgograd Youth Centre, Roman Zaitsev, the lawyer of the Volgograd Navalny’s office, told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

September 01, 2017 04:00

  • In Volgograd, solo picketers demand resignation of City Mayor

    On August 31, in Volgograd, activists held three solo pickets within the All-Russia action "Strategy-31". The picketers came out in defence of Article 31 of the Russian Constitution and demanded the resignation of Mayor Vitaly Likhachov after the city administration refused to sanction pickets to be held in the city centre on August 31.

August 30, 2017 01:46

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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

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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