21 February 2020, 15:16

In Quarter 4 of 2019, in Chechnya, no one fell victim to armed conflict

In Chechnya, during the period from October 1 to December 31, 2019, nobody fell victim to the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. These are the data of the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from open sources.

In Quarter 1 of 2019, at least three people suffered from the conflict: one of them perished and two others were wounded. In Quarter 2, at least three persons fell victim to the armed conflict as well: one was killed and two others were wounded. In Quarter 3, at least four people perished in the armed conflict in Chechnya.

The provided statistics cannot reflect the number of victims with the 100 percent accuracy. Not all information is included in the news reports. It is not always possible to check the reliability of the statements voiced by the law enforcement bodies. Besides, new facts about the events of the reporting period become often known after the statistics had been already published on the "Caucasian Knot".

In 2018, in Chechnya, at least 35 people fell victim to the armed conflict: at least 26 were killed and 9 wounded. In 2017, at least 50 people fell victim to the armed conflict in Chechnya. According to the "Novaya Gazeta", other 25 civilians were executed without trial. Thus, according to the estimates of the "Caucasian Knot" and the "Novaya Gazeta", in 2018, overall, there were 75 victims in Chechnya: 59 persons were killed, and 16 others were wounded. In 2016, at least 43 people fell victim to the armed conflict in Chechnya: at least 27 were killed, and 16 wounded.

In 2015, at least 30 people fell victim to the armed conflict in Chechnya, of which at least 14 were killed and 16 others wounded. In 2014, at least 117 people suffered from the conflict in Chechnya, of whom at least 52 were killed and 65 others wounded. In 2013, at least 101 people fell victim to the armed conflict in the republic: at least 39 were killed, and 62 more were wounded.

In 2012, 174 people fell victim to the armed conflict in Chechnya: 82 were killed, and 92 others were wounded. In 2011, at least 201 people suffered from the conflict, of whom at least 95 people were killed and 106 persons were wounded.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 30, 2020 at 09:35 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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