May 26, 2016 19:26
Today, the counterterrorist operation (CTO) regime has been introduced in the city of Nazran and in the Nazran District of Ingushetia. According to the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC), five militants have been killed in the course of the CTO.
May 26, 2016 18:13
By the decision of the Chechen Supreme Court (SC) Nikolai Karpyuk has been sentenced to 22 years and 6 months of imprisonment, and Stanislav Klykh – to 20 years.
May 26, 2016 15:24
Investigators have charged three former top managers of the colony located in the town of Belorechensk, Krasnodar Territory (also called Kuban by the name of the main river), with abuse of power within the case of beating inmates, one of whom died. Earlier, seven employees of the Federal Penitentiary Service (known as FSIN) were arrested.
May 26, 2016 12:37
The international human rights organization "Amnesty International" (AI) has organized an action of urgent assistance to Valentina Cherevatenko, the leader of the Union "Women of the Don", who faces criminal prosecution for failure to supply documents for inclusion of her NGO in the register of foreign agents.
May 26, 2016 07:55
On May 16-25, Mr Sètondji Roland Adjovi (Benin), the head of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, and his deputy José Guevara (Mexico) attended 25 penitentiary institutions in Azerbaijan, where detainees and convicts serving their sentences are kept. The UN officials interviewed more than 80 detainees and prisoners and met government officials and activists of civil society in the cities of Baku, Ganja, and Nakhchivan.
May 25, 2016 19:09
Today, the Supreme Court (SC) has lifted charges of misappropriation and abuse of office from the journalist Khadija Ismayilova.
May 25, 2016 18:01
Yesterday, militants managed not only to mine a relay tower in the Shamil District, but also to blow it up, said a law enforcement source. In the tower's coverage area cellular communication is absent; and interruptions in TV broadcasting are observed.
May 25, 2016 15:56
Vladimir Putin signed a decree to pardon Nadezhda Savchenko, said Dmitri Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian president, adding that the Russians Alexander Alexandrov and Evgeny Erofeev, convicted in Kiev, had been brought to Moscow.
May 25, 2016 15:38
Within the past six months, the list run by the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" of the persons deprived of freedom for political reasons, has went up to 87 persons. Out of 45 new political prisoners, five are natives of Northern Caucasus and Southern Federal District (SFD), or those, convicted in these regions.
May 25, 2016 15:56
Putin pardons Savchenko prior to her departure to Kiev
May 25, 2016 15:38
"Memorial" lists 45 new political prisoners within six months
May 24, 2016 15:31
Court leaves Karaulova in custody until July 27
May 24, 2016 09:03
"Rosbalt": Boris Nemtsov's killers three times contacted each other via phones at moment of crime
May 23, 2016 13:08
Circassian activists complain about non-admission to march in Maikop
May 27, 2016 11:14
Judge proposes to deprive defenders of Klykh and Karpyuk of advocate status
May 27, 2016 09:47
Chechen Prosecutor's Office treats investigators' refusal to open case on attack on Igor Kalyapin as unlawful
May 27, 2016 09:25
Source reports names of three men killed in Ingushetia
May 27, 2016 08:01
Sochi: residents of dilapidated houses demand new apartments
May 27, 2016 04:53
South-Ossetian MPs: referendum on joining Russia needs revision
May 27, 2016 00:40
Georgia appeals to Interpol in connection with killing on border with Abkhazia
May 26, 2016 21:24
Circassian activists state loss of ICA's position in the world
May 26, 2016 19:41
Referendum on South Ossetia's accession to Russia postponed till 2017
May 26, 2016 19:26
NAC: five militants killed in Ingushetia
May 26, 2016 18:13
Klykh and Karpyuk sentenced to long prison terms
May 20, 2016 14:13
The National Assembly (Parliament) of Azerbaijan has adopted the Amnesty Act, dated to the Republic's Day, celebrated on May 28. The amnesty will cover over 10,000 people, including 3500 of them,...
May 20, 2016 22:44
Giga Otkhozoriya, killed on the border with Georgia, violated the passport regime and threatened an Abkhaz border guard. As a result, the latter was forced to use his service firearms. This was...
May 18, 2016 10:46
Residents of the city of Martakert, who left home after the April escalation of the Karabakh conflict, start to return to their houses. According to an official from the City Mayoralty, the damaged...
May 19, 2016 15:36
Petro Poroshenko has condemned the jury's verdict passed in Grozny to Nikolai Karpyuk and Stanislav Klykh and promised to struggle for their release. If Karpyuk gets a life sentence, it will...
May 19, 2016 14:07
The number of victims of the road accident involving a bus with Russian officers has reached 22 people. Of them, six were killed, and 16 others stay in hospitals. This was reported by the Russian...
May 23, 2016 09:00
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 16-22
May 16, 2016 09:00
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 9-15
May 09, 2016 08:55
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 2-8
The activists presented the postcards with portraits of Yevgeny Vitishko, Timur Kuashev, Intigam Aliyev, Khadija Ismayilova, Leyla and Arif Yunus
The participants of the action hold postcards with portraits of the political prisoners
Postcards with portraits of Anna Politkovskaya, Timur Kuashev, Anar Mamedli, Alexey Belyatsky
The participants of the action
The Group continued its march to the House of Literature
A female activist makes her way to the House of Literature
The Group marches to the House of Literature
The Group continued its march to the House of Literature, where a discussion about the future of the struggle for human rights was held
The activists make their way to the House of Literature
The participants of the action hold postcards with portraits of human rights defenders
April 17, 2015 15:35
Azerbaijani journalist, author of the series of journalist reports dealing with state-level corruption in Azerbaijan. On October 24, 2012, she was awarded the Courage of Journalism Award founded by...
May 09, 2014 10:37
On July 9, 2013, in the outskirts of Makhachkala, our colleague, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev, was shot dead. He set the bar high: being in one of the hottest regions of...
January 18, 2014 04:46
Andrei Rudomakha is a social activist, a coordinator of the NGO "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", Chairman of the Krasnodar Regional Branch of the "Yabloko" Party, a member of the...
January 18, 2014 01:28
Suren Gazaryan is an activist of the public organization "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus", who was fighting for the preservation of the environment of the Krasnodar Territory, despite being...
April 17, 2015 20:36
Prosecution of human rights defenders and civil society activists in Azerbaijan
December 29, 2014 19:15
Imarat Kavkaz (Caucasus Emirate)
November 27, 2014 23:52
Caucasians in the ranks of IS (ISIL)
July 08, 2014 19:51
Kutaev's case: chronology and details
December 30, 2013 10:44
Terror acts committed by suicide bombers in the territory of the Russian Federation
December 20, 2013 19:10
Persecutions of civil society activists in Krasnodar and Sochi
December 16, 2013 11:36Decree of the President of the Russian Federation N 686 "On the use of high security during the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi"
December 06, 2011 23:00Joint Statement by the Heads of Delegation of the Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries and the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan
July 13, 2009 02:00Divided Europe Reunited: promoting human rights and civil liberties in the OSCE region in the 21st century
September 10, 2008 21:04The Current Situation in Georgia and Implications for U.S. Policy
December 15, 2005 11:59US House of Representatives Resolution on Russia's New NGO Legislation
May 27, 2016 11:14Judge proposes to deprive defenders of Klykh and Karpyuk of advocate status
May 27, 2016 09:47Chechen Prosecutor's Office treats investigators' refusal to open case on attack on Igor Kalyapin as unlawful
May 27, 2016 08:01Sochi: residents of dilapidated houses demand new apartments
May 26, 2016 18:13Klykh and Karpyuk sentenced to long prison terms
May 26, 2016 15:24Three bosses of Kuban colony arrested under case of teenager's death
May 26, 2016 12:37AI calls on people to send to authorities letters in support of "Women of the Don"
May 26, 2016 09:05Khadija Ismayilova intends to continue her journalistic investigations
May 26, 2016 07:55UN reports on human rights violations in Azerbaijani penitentiary institutions
May 22, 2016 23:24
Turkey: Circassians intend to continue protests until withdrawal of charges against Adnan Khuade (+video)
May 22, 2016 02:58
Rally in memory of end of Caucasian War over in Istanbul (+video)
May 10, 2016 22:08
In Kabardino-Balkaria, villagers open monument to Joseph Stalin (+video)
May 06, 2016 10:17
Grandson became a grandfather and the tree turned into a staff (+video)
April 30, 2016 11:10
Sochi residents reveal reasons of conflict around pedestrian crossing (+video)
May 10, 2016 15:12Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 1 of 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
May 10, 2016 14:51Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in March 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
April 05, 2016 00:00Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in February 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
March 21, 2016 14:49Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in January 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
February 10, 2016 16:08Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for a period of 6 years
February 08, 2016 14:21Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus for 2015 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
January 25, 2016 11:07Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in Quarter 4 of 2015 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
January 20, 2016 17:16Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in December 2015 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
December 23, 2015 15:10Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in November 2015 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
November 16, 2015 18:30Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in October 2015 under the data of the Caucasian Knot