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June 29, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 22-28

    Heavy rains that led to flooding of houses in Sochi and other settlements of the Krasnodar Territory, Karachay-Cherkessia and Abkhazia; protests against increase of electricity tariff in Armenia; statement of the "Islamic State" about establishment of its branch in Northern Caucasus; end of the First European Games in Baku; decision of Russian Supreme Court on the murder of Anna Politkovskaya; sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for terror act in Boston, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 22-28, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 22, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 15-21

    Works to eliminate the aftermath of severe flooding in Tbilisi; decision to raise electricity tariffs in Armenia, causing protests; European Games in Baku at the background of international criticism of the situation in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 15-21, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 15, 2015 08:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 8-14

    Mass poisoning of people in the North Ossetian town of Alagir; opening of the European Games in Baku that rights defenders called to boycott; floods in Tbilisi with fatalities, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 8-14, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 08, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 1-7

    Resignation of the head of North Ossetia Taimuraz Mamsurov; pogrom of rights defenders' office in Grozny; exacerbation of conflict among believers in Ingush Nasyr-Kort; start of consideration by Moscow City Court of the case of Ilya Goryachev, alleged BORN leader; crash of training fighter jet in Astrakhan Region; local elections in Armenia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 1-7, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 01, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 25-31

    USE passed not without incidents and violations in North-Caucasian republics; rains and hail resulted in state of emergency in Southern Russia; ex-president of Georgia awarded Ukrainian citizenship and appointed governor of Odessa Region; All-Armenian against rise of electricity tariffs; four Georgian MPs quit oppositional "United National Movement"; FC "Krasnodar" wins bronze in Russian Premier League, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 25-31, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 25, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 18-24

    EaP summit in Riga; participation of singers from Southern Caucasus in "Eurovision-2015"; mourning events on Memory Day of Caucasian War Victims, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 11-17, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 18, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 11-17

    Death sentence passed in the USA to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that caused resonance in Chechnya; wedding of police boss with a minor girl; two-day sit-in of ex-workers of Yerevan "Nairit" Factory; conviction of Rostov activist; oppositionists' hunger strike in Azerbaijan demanding to release political prisoners; start of consideration of Ali Taziev's case in Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 11-17, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 11, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 4-10

    Victory Day celebrations in Southern Russia; announcement of results of parliamentary elections in NKR; conviction of Karabakh serviceman and update the list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan, –see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 4-10, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 04, 2015 08:45

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 27-May 3

    May Day rallies and demonstrations in the southern regions of Russia and the countries of South Caucasus; voting at the elections to the Parliament of Nagorno-Karabakh; resignations of two Ministers in Georgiathat was followed by consideration of the Government's composition in the Parliament; fire at a military training ground in the Rostov Region; amnesty in South Ossetia; start of consideration of the substantive case against Said Amirov in court, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 27-May 3, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 27, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 20-26

    Events in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh and other countries dated to centenary of Armenian Genocide; conviction of rights defender Intigam Aliev in Azerbaijan; death of leader of "Imarat Kavkaz" Aliaskhab Kebekov in Dagestan, –see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 20-26, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 20, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 13-19

    Conviction of human rights defender Rasul Jafarov in Azerbaijan; two special operations in Kabardino-Balkaria; refusal to release Krasnodar ecologist Evgeny Vitishko on parole; failed attempt to hold a referendum on all-people's election of the Mayor of Astrakhan; start of the Stavropol court hearing in the case of mass fight in the hospital of Mineralnye Vody; preparations for construction of a bridge across the Strait of Kerch in the Krasnodar Territory, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 13-19, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 13, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 6-12

    Detention of activists of "Constituent Parliament" in Armenia on charges of plotting mass disorders; new unofficial information and re-arrest of three defendants in Boris Nemtsov's murder case; termination of protest hunger strike of Dagestani Shushiya villagers, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 6-12, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 06, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 30-April 5

    Series of accidents on power lines and other emergencies in Southern Russia caused by hurricane; decision of Moscow City Court on complaints against arrest of figurants in Nemtsov's murder case; verdict of jurors in BORN case in Moscow; Ukraine's refusal to give Mikhail Saakashvili out to Georgia; sentence in murder case of Dagestani journalist Akhmedilov; protest action demanding to compensate inflation losses in Baku, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 30-April 5, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 30, 2015 09:20

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 23-29

    Adoption by UN Council of Armenia's resolution against justification of genocides; direction of main case of ex-Mayor of Makhachkala Said Amirov to court; decision of Russian Supreme Court in case of resident of Chechnya, whose rights violation was recognized by ECtHR, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 23-29, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 23, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 16-22

    Large-scale oppositional protest action in Tbilisi; special operation in Makhachkala; armed clash on the Azerbaijani-Nagorno-Karabakh border; signing of a new Russian-South Ossetia alliance and integration treaty; actions in Southern Russia on the anniversary of Crimea annexation; change of Prime Minister in Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 16-22, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 16, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 9-15

    Anti-crisis plan submitted by Georgia's Govt and failure of discussing thereof at Parliament; no-confidence vote of South-Ossetian Parliament to MFA head Sanakoev; appointment of Oleg Polumordvinov as Astrakhan city manager; start of trial of terror act in Pyatigorsk, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 9-15, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 09, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 2-8

    Funeral of Boris Nemtsov and detention of natives of Northern Caucasus suspected of his murder; acquittal of former Imam of Kislovodsk in case of Bostanov's murder; suspension of hunger strike of Shushiya villagers of Dagestan, who demand land allocation; start of trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston case; launch countdown of 100 days till the start of the European Olympic Games in Baku; start of fan-type hunger strike of parents of many children in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 2-8, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 02, 2015 09:15

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 23 to March 1

    Commemoration of assassinated Russian politician Boris Nemtsov in regions of Southern Russia; events dedicated to the 71st anniversary of deportation of Vainakhs; protest rally in Yerevan on anniversary of events on March 1, 2008, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 23-March 1, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 23, 2015 08:55

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 16-22

    Collapse of political oppositional troika in Armenia; beating up of Dagestani leader of "Spravedlivaya Rossiya" in Makhachkala; sharp devaluation of national currency by Azerbaijani Central Bank; emigration from Russia of Mikhail Savva, conditionally convicted in Krasnodar; election of a new head of Astrakhan; entry into force of four ECtHR's decision on complaints of residents of Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 16-22, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 16, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 9-15

    Initiation of criminal case against head of Derbent, and gathering of his supporters; resignation of leader of the Party "Prosperous Armenia" (PPA) from the post of a member of National Security Council, which, according to opposition leaders, worsened political situation; closure of schools and kindergartens under quarantine for influenza in Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 9-15, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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