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July 14, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 7-13

    Death of Eduard Shevardnadze and the second round of municipal elections in Georgia; death of Sergey Tsapok convicted for "Kuschevskaya massacre" in SIZO in Krasnodar; sentencing of Chechen activist who criticized Kadyrov; a guilty verdict in the case of Said Amirov, ex-Mayor of Makhachkala; echo of Ukrainian warfare in Rostov Region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 7-13, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 07, 2014 08:35

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 29-July 6

    Call of the leader of "Imarat Kavkaz" to militants to refuse from terror acts against civilians; suspension because of shelling of operation of checkpoint in Russian-Ukrainian border in the Rostov Region; CTO and detentions of parishioners in Dagestan mosques, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 29-July 6, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 30, 2014 09:00

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

    Georgia's signs the Association Agreement with the EU; pleadings at the Rostov-on-Don Court in Said Amirov's case; appointment of Rapporteur on political prisoners in Azerbaijan; first candidates for the post of President of Abkhazia; scheduling of the date for the election of the leader of Kabardino-Balkaria; withdrawal of the licence of the Vladikavkaz bank "Dig-Bank", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 23-29, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 23, 2014 09:00

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

    Preliminary voting outcomes at municipal elections in Georgia; armed clashes in Russian-Ukrainian border in Rostov Region and increase of the number of refugees from Ukraine in Southern Russia; next round of Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia, – look these and other news about major events in the Caucasus during the week of June 16-22, 2014, in the review prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 16, 2014 09:00

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

    MCC announces guilty verdict to figurants in Anna Politkovskaya's murder case; municipal elections in Georgia; voting results at the parliamentary elections in South Ossetia; announcement of date of parliamentary elections in KChR and KBR, and elections of governors of the Astrakhan Region and Stavropol Territory; celebrations and protests on the Day of Russia; heavy rains and floods in the Krasnodar Territory, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 9-15, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 09, 2014 09:00

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

    Election of MPs in South Ossetia; continuation of Amirov's trial in Rostov-on-Don; explosions and shelling in Ingushetia injuring 12 power agents, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 2-8, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 02, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 26 to June 1

    Political crisis in Abkhazia that ended in abdication of President Alexander Ankvab; reports of Chechen residents about funeral of locals who perished in warfare in the Donetsk Region of Ukraine; conviction of Anar Mamedli who conducted monitoring of presidential election in Azerbaijan; conviction of Kontantin Shirshov, a State Duma MP from the Krasnodar Territory, for an attempted fraud; abolition of direct election of heads of towns and districts of Volgograd Region; "Extraordinary Congress of Dagestani Nations" urging Russian President to dismiss region head, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 26-June 1, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 26, 2014 09:00

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

    Events in the regions of Southern Russia and Southern Caucasus dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the end of the Caucasian War; special operation in Ingushetia, during which, according to power agents, leader of the local militants was killed; jury's verdict of guilty in Politkovskaya's murder case, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 19-25, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 19, 2014 09:00

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

    Replacement of Russian President's Envoy in Northern Caucasus and setting up a ministry to be in charge for development of the region; landslide in Georgia causing human deaths, highway closure and interaction of gas supplies to Armenia; start of parties' pleadings at MCC on Anna Politkovskaya's murder; daring attack of unidentified persons on law enforcers in Gunib District of Dagestan; conviction of journalist Parviz Gashimli in Azerbaijan; decision of the court in Rostov Region on recognizing the "Union of Don Women" as a foreign agent, – read the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 12-18, 2014, prepared by the"Caucasian Knot".

May 12, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 5-11

    Victory Day celebrations in regions of Southern Russia and countries of Southern Caucasus; conviction of young "Nida" activists in Azerbaijan; start of election campaign in Georgia; verdict to ex-Minister of Education of KChR, accused of attempted bribe-taking; statement of early resignation and preparation for early direct election of the head of Kalmykia Alexei Orlov; reshuffle in the government of Ingushetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 5-11, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 05, 2014 09:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 28 to May 4

    Detention and long interrogation of rights defender Leyla Yunus in Azerbaijan; armed clash in Stavropol Territory; festivities in KChR in honour of 57th anniversary of return of deported Karachay nationals to their historic homeland, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 28-May 4, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 28, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 21-27

    Events in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh and Russia on Remembrance Day of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire; Day of Circassian Flag in Adygea, Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria; start of trying Ruslan Kutaev, who criticized the head of Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 21-27, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 21, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 14-20

    Murder of Dagestani MP Musa Islavov; start of trying Astrakhan Mayor Mikhail Stolyarov, accused of bribe-taking; tougher penalty to former vice -premier of the Volgograd Region, accused of fraud; detention of Georgian journalists near the border with South Ossetia; hunger strike in SIZO of defendants in Nalchik attack case; start of local self-government election campaign in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 14-20, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 14, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 7-13

    End of trial on terror act in Vladikavkaz and start of hearing Said Amirov's case by North-Caucasian District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don; two high-profile murders and action in support of tried Makhachkala Mayor held in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 7-13, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 07, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 31 to April 6

    Resignation of Sergey Bozhenov, Governor of Volgograd Region; conviction in Krasnodar of Mikhail Savva, Director of Grant Programmes of SRRC; verdict of Armenia's CC about the unconstitutionality of the mandatory component of the new pension system; adoption in KBR of elections of republic's head by members of parliament; regular change of the head of capital of Dagestan; over a hundred patients with food poisoning in Stavropol Territory, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 31-April 6, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 31, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 24-30

    Geneva Debates on Security and Stability in Transcaucasia; skirmishes in Karabakh conflict zone and meeting of Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Hague; announcement of court verdict in resonant case on scuffle near "Harsnaqar" Restaurant, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 24-30, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 24, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 17-23

    Hurricane causing numerous accidents in Southern Russia; scandal in Georgia with inquiry materials on the death of Zurab Zhvaniya posted on the Internet, which do not exclude his murder; completion of inquiry into the case of former Astrakhan Mayor Mikhail Stolyarov, accused of bribe-taking; appointment of parliamentary elections in South Ossetia; sentences in Volgograd in cases of explosion in "Bellagio" Café, and of riots in Ismailly; confirmation by North-Caucasian militants of death of Doku Umarov, leader of "Imarat Kavkaz", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 17-23, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 17, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 10-16

    Closing ceremony of the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi; rallies in support of and against the actions of the Russian authorities in Crimea; special operations in Nalchik, in which the leader of the local militants was killed, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 10-16, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 10, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 3-9

    Start of Winter Paralympics in Sochi; rallies in Southern Russia in support of citizens of Ukraine and rallies in the countries of Southern Caucasus against the actions of the Russian authorities; mass poisoning of residents of the village near Baku with household gas; cancellation of the investigators' decision to close the case against the deputy in the Stavropol Territory who knocked down a pedestrian; another decision of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to revoke the license of a Dagestani bank, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 3-9, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 03, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on February 24-March 2

    Statements made in Southern Russia in support for compatriots in Ukraine and press conference of Viktor Yanukovych in Rostov-on- Don; commemoration of those killed in Khojaly and Sumgait; suspension of three banks in Ingushetia and Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 24-March 2, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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