A delegation of public figures from Crimea has visited the North-Caucasian republics during the visit organized by the Russian Congress of the Peoples of the Caucasus (RCPC) and the "Altair" Foundation. Within the period of August 15-20, the delegation visited Karachay-Cherkessia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Chechnya, and Dagestan.
During the week of August 18-24, 2014, at least 11 persons suffered in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. Of them, 8 persons were killed, and 3 persons were wounded. These are the results of calculations made by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.
On August 17, the fifth annual North-Caucasian Youth Forum "Mashuk-2014", held in Pyatigorsk during two weeks, was closed. The closing ceremony was held at the evening of August 16.
To assist conscripts, the Ingush authorities will create the Committee of Soldiers' Fathers (CSF). However, according to rights defenders, the organization in its activities should not duplicate the functions of the existing public institutions.
In the course of special operations conducted in Northern Caucasus this year, law enforcers have eliminated 158 active militants, including 25 militants' leaders. This was reported by Alexander Bortnikov, the Chairman of the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC).
The criminal case on the attack on soldiers, in which one person was killed, and another one was wounded, and the case on the murder of Rustam Azhigov, a resident of the village of Plievo of the Nazran District, have been combined into one case.
During the week of August 4-10, 2014, at least 9 persons suffered in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. Of them, 5 persons were killed, and 4 others were wounded. These are the results of the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.
In Ingushetia, the Nazran District Court has sentenced a local resident to one year of conditional imprisonment on charges of possessing live ammunition.
On August 8, the city of Grozny held a roundtable "Chechnya's Experience as Tool to Stop Bloodshed in Ukraine", organized by the "Objective" News Agency jointly with the "United Caucasian Forum" and with the support of the Public Chamber of Chechnya. The event was attended by rights defenders and public figures from Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia and North Ossetia.
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