May 27, 2016 18:12
At the today's session of the court, which is considering the murder of the Armenian family by a Russian serviceman Valery Permyakov, the advocate of successors of the Avetisyan family has petitioned for lodging a civil lawsuit against the Russian Federation, which should bear, according to the claimants, responsibility for the mistakes of the command of the military base, which had led to the tragedy.
May 27, 2016 12:43
According to the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), Russian authorities are obliged to pay 70,000 euros to the family of the citizen of Georgia Manana Djabeliya, who died in a Moscow detention centre for foreign nationals in 2006, the advocate of the Djabeliya family has announced today.
May 27, 2016 09:47
The Chechen Prosecutor's Office has revoked the investigators' resolution on refusal to open a criminal case of the attack in Chechnya on Igor Kalyapin, a member of the Human Rights Council (HRC). The prosecutors have sent the materials for re-verification.
May 27, 2016 09:25
In the course of the special operation in Nazran and Malgobek, law enforcers killed suspected militant Khizyr Galaev and Usman and Zurab Tsoloev, reports a source from the law enforcement bodies. The names of two other killed men have not yet been reported.
May 26, 2016 21:24
The International Circassian Association (ICA) has lost its popularity and authority in the Circassian world. Russia needs to establish constructive relations with the structure alternative to the ICA, believe the Circassian activists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot".
May 26, 2016 19:41
The referendum will be held after the presidential election in South Ossetia, says the joint statement, signed today by President Leonid Tibilov and Parliament Speaker Anatoly Bibilov.
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 18:13
Klykh and Karpyuk sentenced to long prison terms
May 26, 2016 09:05
Khadija Ismayilova intends to continue her journalistic investigations
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 28, 2016 08:45
Dagestani republic's wrestling team ignores request of head of Dagestan
May 28, 2016 08:01
Yerevan: presentation of photo album on movement for NKR's independence was attended by about 50 persons
May 28, 2016 06:01
Experts state absence of intrigue at KChR primaries
May 27, 2016 22:15
"Nida" activist Anar Abdullah arrested for 10 days
May 27, 2016 21:00
Ingush Security Council refutes theft of militant's body from morgue
May 27, 2016 18:48
HRC "Memorial": relatives of Djakhbarov brothers report their disappearance
May 27, 2016 18:12
At trial in Gyumri, lawsuit against Russia voiced out
May 27, 2016 16:12
Kalyapin treats decision of Prosecutor's Office on attack in Grozny as formal
May 27, 2016 16:05
Rights defenders report another beating of Ayub Tuntuev in colony
May 27, 2016 12:43
ECtHR finds Russia responsible for death of Manana Djabeliya
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 22:15"Nida" activist Anar Abdullah arrested for 10 days
May 27, 2016 18:48HRC "Memorial": relatives of Djakhbarov brothers report their disappearance
May 27, 2016 16:12Kalyapin treats decision of Prosecutor's Office on attack in Grozny as formal
May 27, 2016 16:05Rights defenders report another beating of Ayub Tuntuev in colony
May 27, 2016 12:43ECtHR finds Russia responsible for death of Manana Djabeliya
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 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