Zaurbiy Chundyshko elected the first among equal at Phase Two of the contest "Hero of the Caucasus-2015" 4 topics и One message

Dec 22, 2016 00:02

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The public figure from Adygea Zaurbiy Chundyshko, who held a solo picket in memory of Judi Maf, an 11-year old Circassian girl, killed in Syria on September 26, and attracted thereby attention to the problem of Circassians’ repatriates, has become the first among equal by the outcomes of the contest "Hero of the Caucasus-2015" for the Southern Federal District of Russia. By the outcomes of the voting of the readers of the "Caucasian Knot", he received 17.54% of the total votes. The "Caucasian Knot" believes all the candidates are heroes, not only those who took first places in each list.

The second place was awarded by readers to the rights defender from Kalmykia Semyon Ateev, who criticized the national policy of the Republic of Kalmykia and defended the Kalmyk language. Semyon Ateev won 16.77% of all the votes.

The third place went to Alexander Saveliev, an activist of the "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus" from Krasnodar, a blogger and rights defender, who won 16.75% of all the votes.

Participants of Phase Two of the contest "Hero of the Caucasus-2015"

The list of the heroes, nominated by the "Caucasian Knot" for Phase Two of the contest "Hero of the Caucasus-2015", included representatives of Adygea, Kalmykia, Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories, Rostov and Volgograd Regions. All of them are Heroes of the Caucasus, since they achieved important results in their activities.

The voting for the laureates of Phase Three of the contest "Hero of the Caucasus-2015" lasted for 10 days, on December 11-21.

Names of six heroes were nominated for voting. Each of the heroes achieved concrete tangible results. The list of the heroes, nominated by the "Caucasian Knot" for voting, included: public figure Zaurbiy Chundyshko, rights defender Semyon Ateev, public figure Valery Dyakonov, activist Igor Stenin, public figure Valery Kotelnikov and activist Alexander Saveliev.

Results of the contest depended only of readers’ activities.

To conduct the polling and ensure a reliable accounting of the votes, we made use of the independent service Polldaddy, based in the Netherlands, integrated into the Wordpress, the most popular platform and sites and blogs, on which every sixth website of the Internet is based. This service is used by such popular Internet resources like the PCWorld, Wired, TechCrunch and Myspace. The "Caucasian Knot" had no technical facilities to affect the process of voting.

To nominate candidatures for the contest "Hero of the Caucasus", we launched a special branch (thread) in the forum of the "Caucasian Knot"; it can be also done by any other suitable way of communicating with the edition – by means of the SMS-service, feedback form, and comments to the materials on the page of the "Heroes of the Caucasus".

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