May 23, 2016 17:33
On May 22, in the Astrakhan Region, the primaries (intra-party voting) of the "Edinaya Rossiya" (United Russia) Party were held in 115 polling stations. According to organizers, 7.79% of the total number of voters took part in the vote.
May 20, 2016 18:22
The Moscow City Court (MCC) has upheld the arrest of Maxim Panfilov, a resident of the city of Astrakhan, accused of assaulting a policeman during the mass riots in Bolotnaya Square.
May 19, 2016 14:43
The Presnya Court of Moscow has arrested Yuri Chabuev, who held the post of the director of the Khovanskoye cemetery, where a mass fight occurred. Lechi Yakhyaev, a native of the Astrakhan Region, was also arrested. He became the 14th person arrested in the criminal case opened on the fight.
May 16, 2016 13:53
Igor Stenin, the head of the movement "Russians of Astrakhan", has been found guilty of public calls to extremism, and sentenced to two years in a colony-settlement. He intends to appeal against the verdict.
May 06, 2016 10:53
During the pleadings in the case against Igor Stenin, the leader of the nationalist movement "Russians of Astrakhan", prosecutors have asked the court to sentence the defendant to 2 years of imprisonment in a settlement colony, while the defence requested to acquit the defendant. The verdict will be pronounced on May 11.
May 02, 2016 22:59
The list of 45 nominees has included Elena Grebenyuk, a journalist from Astrakhan, a correspondent of the "Caucasian Knot", Tuapse ecologist Evgeny Vitishko, Krasnodar activist Darya Polyudova, and Polina Zherbetsova, a writer, a political refugee from Chechnya.
April 29, 2016 07:00
The decision of the Astrakhan court to refuse conditional early relief (CER) for Khaiser Djemilev can be explained by the political position of his father Mustafa Djemilev, one of the leaders of the Crimean Tatar movement. This was told to the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent by advocate Nikolai Polozov.
April 28, 2016 11:12
Today, the Astrakhan Regional Court has upheld the decision of the first instance court to refuse conditional early relief (CER) for Khaiser Djemilev, a son of Mustafa Djemilev, one of the leaders of the Crimean Tatar movement.
April 21, 2016 12:54
With the start of the spring flood, the Volzhskaya Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) began to discharge water. According to experts, the spring water discharges will not result in flooding of villages and towns and will have a positive impact on the state of the environment.
April 14, 2016 03:49
Maxim Panfilov, a resident of Astrakhan, arrested on the charge of involvement in the mass riot in Bolotnaya Square on May 6, 2012, is to undergo an appointed psychiatric examination. This was reported by his advocate.
May 25, 2016 19:09
Khadija Ismayilova released from colony
May 25, 2016 18:01
Explosion of tower in Dagestan results in broadcasting interruptions
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 25, 2016 15:21
Yerevan woman holds protest action in non-working fountain
May 25, 2016 13:43
Krasnodar activist sentenced to 10-day arrest for reposting video criticizing Russian authorities
May 25, 2016 13:06
Reuters: Nadezhda Savchenko takes plane from Rostov-on-Don to Ukraine
May 25, 2016 12:20
Ernst Chorny treats arguments of investigators in Varvara Karaulova's case as bluff
May 25, 2016 05:40
In Dagestan, administrative resource affects results of primaries, experts assert
May 25, 2016 04:32
Public activists express distrust of commission on use of heritage of 2014 Olympic Games
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
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 25, 2016 19:09Khadija Ismayilova released from colony
May 25, 2016 15:56Putin pardons Savchenko prior to her departure to Kiev
May 25, 2016 15:38"Memorial" lists 45 new political prisoners within six months
May 25, 2016 13:43Krasnodar activist sentenced to 10-day arrest for reposting video criticizing Russian authorities
May 25, 2016 12:20Ernst Chorny treats arguments of investigators in Varvara Karaulova's case as bluff
May 25, 2016 00:26Advocate reports on violations of rights of Bairam Mamedov and Giyas Ibragimov in SIZO
May 24, 2016 23:03KBR resident states being tortured
May 24, 2016 19:27Baku court grants lawsuit of journalist Elchin Mamed to MIA
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)
April 28, 2016 17:16
Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of using cluster shells (+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