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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".

February 09, 2015 09:00

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

    Aggravation of situation in the area of the Karabakh and Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict; attack on advocate in Dagestan; arrest of current and former vice-governors in Krasnodar Territory; start of sending Ukrainian refugees from Rostov Region to other regions of Russia; detention of 11 former employees of Georgia's MIA on suspicion of resonant past murder; public utility accidents in Volgograd Region, which left residents without heat and power, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 2-8, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 02, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 26 to February 1

    Mass protests of entrepreneurs in Yerevan, demanding to repeal amendments to Law "On Turnover Tax"; appointment of a new MIA boss in Georgia; second within a month visit of Presidential Envoy Melikov to Derbent, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 26 to February 1, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 26, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 19-25

    Death of the baby – the only survivor in the attack on family in Gyumri, and interrogation of soldier Permyakov accused of the massacre by Armenian investigators; actions against caricatures on Prophet Muhammad in Chechnya, Dagestan, Georgia and Azerbaijan; verdict in Rostov-on-Don to journalist Sergey Reznik; mass brawl in a Minvody cafe with fatality; construction of railway in Southern Russia, bypassing Ukraine; revocation of license from "Adam International" Bank of Makhachkala, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 19-25, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 19, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 12-18

    Massacre in Gyumri that sparked protests among the population of Armenia; mass rallies in Ingushetia stating inadmissibility of caricatures insulting religious feelings; conviction of Kislovodsk Imam Kurman-Ali Baichorov in Stavropol Territory, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 12-18, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 12, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 5-11, 2015

    Accidents caused by bad winter weather in Southern Russia and countries of Southern Caucasus; Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas; rallies in Armenia and Georgia in memory of victims of terror attacks in Paris; resumption of broadcasting of Radio Liberty in Azerbaijan; terror act in Istanbul, committed by a suspected native of Northern Caucasus; start of trial in the United States of terror act in Boston against a native of Chechnya Johar Tsarnaev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 5-11, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 05, 2015 09:20

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 29, 2014, to January 4, 2015

    Long New Year holidays for residents of Russian Northern Caucasus and countries of Southern Caucasus; memorial actions of those killed in last year's terror acts in Volgograd committed on the eve of the New Year; special operation in Chechnya, in which two suspected militants were killed, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 29, 2014, to January 4, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 29, 2014 09:00

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

    Verdict on 2005 Nalchik attack case; reduction of prison term of ex-Mayor of Astrakhan Mikhail Stolyarov; decision to set up parliamentary commission in Georgia to investigate the works in the Sakdrisi-Kachagiani mine; hunger strike of residents Novolak District of Dagestan with demand to solve their land problem; pipeline accident in the Krasnodar Territory, resulting in sea pollution; municipal elections in Azerbaijan and search and closure of Radio Liberty office in Baku, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 22-28, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 22, 2014 09:00

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

    Continued destruction of houses belonging to militants' relatives in Chechnya; resumption of investigation into the case on the Dubrovka terror act in Moscow; work of the South-Ossetian authorities on finalizing the new agreement on alliance with Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 15-21, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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