June 25, 2016 22:16
When examining the article by Valery Brinikh "The Silence of the Lambs", the expert of the forensic centre of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) made gross methodology mistakes in examining the article for extremist statements, Elizaveta Tolstunova, a linguist from Nizhni Novgorod, has stated at the Maikop City Court.
June 25, 2016 10:44
Members of 17 families from the village of Tsa-Vedeno, who lost their homes as a result of a landslide, are settled in the new houses, built during less than two weeks. Employees of the construction sector interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" express their concern that the accelerated pace of the construction of the houses may have a negative impact on their quality.
June 25, 2016 00:23
Members of the Presidential Council on Human Rights (HRC) have expressed their concern about a search conducted in the office of the non-commercial organization "Union of Don Women". The human rights defenders treat the above search as an attempt to put into question the implementation of the Minsk agreements. This was stated by Mikhail Fedotov, the chairman of the HRC.
June 24, 2016 22:22
Ibragim Tsechoev, the claimant in the case "Tsechoev vs. Russia", is dissatisfied with the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), despite the fact that the court had sided with him. He believes that the court had disregarded his version, set out in the complaint, of the kidnapping in 2012 of his brother Abu-Bakar Tsechoev, a resident of Ingushetia.
June 24, 2016 21:33
Pope Francis, who has begun his visit to Armenia today, has reaffirmed his attitude to massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in 1915, treating them again as genocide.
June 24, 2016 13:43
Today, the Russian State Duma has approved, in the second and third readings, the package of antiterrorist bills. A number of provisions thereof have touched on non-traditional religious groups, including Salafists.
June 24, 2016 10:28
Investigators refuse to appoint a medical examination for Lecho Gadamauri, a resident of Ingushetia, who is being kept at the SIZO (pre-trial prison) in Vladikavkaz. This was stated by his relatives and his advocate.
June 24, 2016 03:28
On June 23, in Vanadzor, supporters of Zhirair Sefilyan, the leader of the movement "100 years without regime", a member of the Front of National Salvation "New Armenia", held an action in his support. They have called the activist's arrest as unfounded and started collecting signatures in support of the oppositionist, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.
June 27, 2016 23:57
Georgian human rights defenders treat deceased Emil Adelkhanov as their teacher
June 27, 2016 18:14
Closure of Azerbaijani newspaper "Azadlyg" postponed
June 27, 2016 16:54
Ramzan Kadyrov and six leaders of Southern Russia put on pre-election list of "Edinaya Rossiya" Party
June 28, 2016 13:38
Founder of Volgograd "Youth Centre for Consulting and Training" appeals to ECtHR
June 26, 2016 01:15
Defence of leader of "Union of Don Women" intends to challenge resolution on initiation of criminal proceedings
June 29, 2016 23:12
Investigator changes pre-trial restriction measure against Mozdok resident Timur Temirov
June 29, 2016 22:44
Residents of Volgograd ask Vladimir Putin to protect them from eviction
June 29, 2016 22:37
SC recognizes legality of investigators' actions in Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev's case
June 29, 2016 21:49
In Volgograd, demolition of house in Kirov District suspended
June 29, 2016 21:11
Nagorno-Karabakh pays tribute to memory of killed and missing persons
June 29, 2016 19:42
Jurors acquit defendants accused of killing staff member of "Chernomortransneft" in Dagestan
June 29, 2016 17:35
Arrest of Imam Magomedov extended until July 28
June 29, 2016 17:30
Relatives of Rashidov and Ramazanov doubt version of accidental explosion
June 29, 2016 15:11
Resident of Pankisi Gorge killed in Syria
June 29, 2016 13:42
SC allows construction of tourist facilities in Sochi Natural Reserve
June 18, 2016 02:12
One of the five power agents wounded in special operations in Dagestan has died in hospital. Earlier, 14 casualties were reported: four power agents and 10 suspected militants.
June 18, 2016 22:14
Jane Buchanan, a member of the international human rights organization "Human Rights Watch" (HRW), has called "disappointing" the comment of Bernie Ecclestone, the head of the company "Formula One...
June 17, 2016 12:55
Sergey Zirinov, a deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Kuban, has told the court about his acquaintance with Vitaly Sadovnichy, the director of the Anapa sanatorium "Little Bay". Sergey Zirinov...
June 17, 2016 15:50
Today, Grant Grigoryan, a soldier of the Defence Army, has died from a gunshot wound under unclear circumstances. This was reported by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Nagorno-Karabakh.
June 16, 2016 14:42
A bridge in Saint Petersburg was named after Akhmat Kadyrov in spite of the citizens' attitude towards his personality, and the decision itself was adopted with violations. This was stated by...
June 27, 2016 09:00
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 20-26
June 20, 2016 09:00
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 13-19
June 13, 2016 09:05
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 6-12
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
June 29, 2016 23:12Investigator changes pre-trial restriction measure against Mozdok resident Timur Temirov
June 29, 2016 22:44Residents of Volgograd ask Vladimir Putin to protect them from eviction
June 29, 2016 22:37SC recognizes legality of investigators' actions in Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev's case
June 29, 2016 21:49In Volgograd, demolition of house in Kirov District suspended
June 29, 2016 19:42Jurors acquit defendants accused of killing staff member of "Chernomortransneft" in Dagestan
June 29, 2016 17:35Arrest of Imam Magomedov extended until July 28
June 29, 2016 17:30Relatives of Rashidov and Ramazanov doubt version of accidental explosion
June 29, 2016 11:40Forum of Azerbaijani civil society calls on authorities to ensure conditions for NGOs
June 21, 2016 16:55
Volgograd activist holds picket against inaction of prosecutor’s office (+video)
June 15, 2016 17:56
Relatives of Omar Musaev demand to let them into police building (+video)
June 06, 2016 17:03
About 300 residents of Vladikavkaz ask for help in repairing their houses hit by hail (+video)
June 03, 2016 08:26
Rights defenders: Chechen refugees seek asylum in Germany because of repressions in their republic (+video)
May 22, 2016 23:24
Turkey: Circassians intend to continue protests until withdrawal of charges against Adnan Khuade (+video)
June 27, 2016 11:41Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in may 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
June 14, 2016 11:18Infographics. Statistics of victims in Northern Caucasus in April 2016 under the data of the Caucasian Knot
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