All news

November 12, 2018 13:43

November 12, 2018 13:41

  • Baku. Photo: © Sputnik / Vladimir Pesnya, https://ru.sputnik.az/news/20181110/417837630/norway-azerbaijan-zakrytie-posolstva.html Opposition links closure of Norwegian Embassy in Baku with democracy regress

    The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced its plans to close its Embassy in Baku and open it in Tbilisi. The Embassy in Turkey will be in charge of relationships with Azerbaijan, the MFA has stated. According to the opposition, the closure of the Embassy has to do with a regress of democracy in Azerbaijan.

November 12, 2018 13:40

  • Zaza Saralidze's supporters set up tents near the parliament building in Tbilisi. Photo by Inna Kukudjanova for the "Caucasian Knot" Six thousand sign petition in Saralidze's support

    The signatories to the petition have called on Georgian authorities to allow Zaza Saralidze, the father of the murdered schoolboy, to hold his protest action at the parliament building, where Tbilisi Mayoralty plans to set up a New Year Tree.

November 12, 2018 11:27

November 12, 2018 11:24

November 11, 2018 11:13

  • Fragment of the map of Chechnya studied by "Novoe Delo". Source: https://ndelo.ru/detail/novaya-karta-chechenskoj-respubliki-zatronula-i-dagestan Chechen authorities ascribe Dagestani territories in a new map

    The new map of Chechnya, posted with account of the agreement on the Chechen-Ingush border, show Lake Kezenoy-Am, located on the Chechen-Dagestani border, as well as a part of the territory near the Dagestani village of Ansalta, within the territory of Chechnya, the "Novoe Delo" wrote on November 10.

November 11, 2018 11:03

November 11, 2018 10:56

November 10, 2018 17:02

November 10, 2018 16:47

November 10, 2018 16:35

  • Meeting of CSTO Council in Astana, November 8, 2018. Photo: website of Armenia prime minister, http://www.primeminister.am/hy/press-release/item/2018/11/08/Nikol-Pashinyan-attended-CSTO-meeting/ Armenian political analysts report on struggle for post of CSTO Secretary General

    The state leaders have not agreed on a new candidate for the post of the CSTO Secretary General at the CSTO summit in Astana. On December 6, discussion of the issue will be continued. Kazakhstan and Belarus are struggling behind the scenes in attempts to use the situation with the appointment of the CSTO Secretary General and to get benefits for themselves, analysts say.

November 10, 2018 16:29

  • Fighters of 'Vostok' battalion in Georgia. Photo: Yana Amelina, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Battalion_Vostok_3.jpg Georgian authorities use in presidential campaign videos with Saakashvili made during Five-Day War

    A video from the period of the ruling of Mikhail Saakashvili, the third President of Georgia, with his confession to unleashing the Five-Day War, has been made public on the eve of the second round of the presidential election in the country. The video will not have a serious impact on the will of voters with their attraction to the side of Salome Zuraishvili, believe Georgian political analysts.

November 10, 2018 12:36

  • Chechen Parliament publishes republic's map with new border

    A new map of Chechnya, indicating the territories that the republic should take over from Ingushetia under the border agreement, has been posted by the Chechen Parliament on its website, on the page "Map of the Chechen Republic" of the section "Chechen Republic", the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

November 10, 2018 12:23

November 10, 2018 12:08

  • Picket of Nartan residents demanding equal distribution of land, April 24, 2018. Screenshot of the video posted at TV Channel "Other Nalchik" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25kCDFJpQCI Nartan conflict recalls the need for land reform

    On November 9, a press conference was held at the Human Rights Centre (HRC) of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) on problems in the sphere of land relations; activists associate the attack on Adam Medaliev and the arson of his car with these problems.

November 10, 2018 08:29

November 10, 2018 08:22

November 09, 2018 22:38

November 09, 2018 22:28

  • Zaza Saralidze (centre). Photo by Inna Kukudzhanova for the Caucasian Knot Tbilisi Mayoralty demands Zaza Saralidze stop protest action in front of parliament

    In Tbilisi, a Christmas tree to celebrate the New Year will be installed in the territory in front of the parliament building, where Zaza Saralidze, a father of a killed schoolboy, has been holding his protest action since September 10, the Mayoralty announces. Zaza Saralidze has called on the Mayoralty to cede a place and noted that the protesters will not interfere with preparations for the holiday.

November 09, 2018 19:35

  • Election campaign poster with Salome Zurabishvili's portrait in Tbilisi, October 2018. Photo:  REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili In Georgia, five oppositionists beaten over a week

    During the week, in Djavakheti, five members of opposition parties were beaten with batons. All cases involve the name of MP Enzel Mkoyan, a member of the ruling "Georgian Dream" Party, but he himself has denied involvement in the incidents, the "JAMnews" reported on November 8.

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

Find Caucasian Knot partners: