December 31, 2017 08:00

  • Ksenia Sobchak. Photo: Reuters/Anton Vaganov Why volunteers of Southern Russia prefer Sobchak, not Putin or Navalny

    After Ksenia Sobchak, a public person and a journalist, had been nominated to run for Russian presidency, her offices and volunteer groups launched activities in the regions. In Rostov-on-Don, Mineralnye Vody, Sochi, and Volgograd, the "Caucasian Knot" interviewed supporters and volunteers of Ksenia Sobchak to find out what to expect from the "candidate against all" and why she is more preferable than Putin and Navalny. Rivals and opponents of Ksenia Sobchak also had something to tell about her.

December 28, 2017 17:35

  • Resident of Chechnya writes about underground oil refinery in his letter to the Caucasian Knot. Photo by the Caucasian Knot. Chechnya, Dagestan and Krasnodar: how oil refineries generate protests

    For more than 10 years, in an outskirt of Grozny, a secret oil refinery has been operating. It is situated at the exit from the Zavodskoy District of the city in the direction of the dwelling settlement of Andreevskaya Dolina. This was reported in a letter sent to the "Caucasian Knot" by one of Grozny townspeople. Residents of other places of Russian South – of the city of Tuapse and Dagestani countryside – told about their personal experience and consequences of living close to oil refineries.

December 15, 2017 18:10

July 08, 2009 14:00

  • National Reconciliation in South Ossetia

    The Commission of National Reconciliation in South Ossetia could become a vital tool for reducing tensions and finding lasting political solutions in the region, argues journalist and analyst Valeriy Dzutsev.

October 24, 2008 13:30

August 21, 2008 17:35

  • Russian bloggers go after YouTube

    While the real war between Russia and Georgia may be over, the Internet war lingers on, with virtual battalions continuing to fight on sites like YouTube.

August 18, 2008 17:45

August 16, 2008 17:43

August 13, 2008 15:34

  • The Kremlin's Virtual Army

    Shadowy hackers in Moscow and St. Petersburg? Old news. Get ready for the next generation of Russian cyberwarriors

May 23, 2008 21:36

January 17, 2008 14:56

December 22, 2007 01:20

November 29, 2007 20:49

January 17, 2007 22:38

August 14, 2006 14:35

December 14, 2005 19:08

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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