Сhronicles

December 15, 2014 09:00

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

    Burned down houses of militants' relatives in Chechnya; condemnation by Russian rights defenders of principle of collective responsibility, and the subsequent incidents with them in Grozny; end of hunger strike in Dagestan demanding to restore Tarki District; Geneva discussions on safety in Southern Caucasus; attacks on oppositionactivists in Armenia; next humanitarian convoy from Russia to Donbas; special operations in Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria, during which nine suspected militants were killed, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 8-14, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 08, 2014 09:10

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

    Attack of militants on Grozny; opening of traffic through Gimry Tunnel in Dagestan; verdict on December 2013 terror acts in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 1-7, 2014, prepared bythe "Caucasian Knot".

December 01, 2014 09:00

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

    Signing of Russian-Abkhaz alliance and strategic partnership treaty; ECtHR's award of 15,000 euros of compensation to ex-Mayor of Makhachkala Said Amirov; eighth delivery of humanitarian aid from Russia to Donbas; mass poisoning in Armenian kindergarten; license revocation "PrestizhKreditBank" of Derbent and cancellation of CTO regime in the Untsukul District of Dagestan; upholding by Russia's SC of verdict to natives of Ingushetia for terror act in "Domodedovo" Airport, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 24-30, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 24, 2014 09:00

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

    End of drafting new Russian-Abkhaz cooperation treaty; funeral in Georgia of ex-Minister of Economy Kakha Bendukidze who died in London; hunger strike of Tarki villagers in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 17-23, 2014, prepared bythe "Caucasian Knot".

November 17, 2014 09:00

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

    Incident with a military helicopter shot down in the Karabakh conflict zone; road traffic accident involving a motorcade of the Dagestani leader; law passed in the Astrakhan Region abolishing the direct election of the Mayor of Astrakhan; awarding Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to political prisoners of Azerbaijan; launch of the third power unit of Rostov NPP; attack on the Prime Minister of Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 10-16, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 10, 2014 09:00

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

    Split in the ruling coalition of Georgia after resignation of Defence Minister Irakli Alasaniya; festivities in Russia on National Unity Day; open festival "Kunaki" of documentaries and author's TV programmes of Northern Caucasus in Sukhumi, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 3-9, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 03, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 27-November 2

    Hunger strike of several activists in Makhachkala demanding resignation of head of Dagestan; major power outage in Stavropol; meeting of presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Paris; protests of mothers of many children from Volgograd Region in Moscow; two convoys with Russian humanitarian aid to residents of Donetsk and Lugansk; decision of Chechen SC on Ruslan Kutaev's case, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 27-November 2, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 27, 2014 11:00

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

    Russian Supreme Court's decision on appeals lodged by convicts for massacre in the village of Kuschevskaya, Krasnodar Territory; verdicts of guilty against Bacho Akhalaya and Vano Merabishvili, Mikhail Saakashvili's close associates in Georgia; mass rally in Yerevan, demanding resignation of President Serzh Sargsyan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 20-26, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 20, 2014 09:00

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

    Public hearing at the ECtHR on human rights violations in the case on the terror act in Beslan in September 2007; changes in executive power of Volgograd Region; conviction of "Million Mask March" protesters in Yerevan; pardoning in Azerbaijan that affected four political prisoners; search for organizers of terror act in Chechnya; heavy rains in the Krasnodar Territory that caused flooding of some resort cities, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 13-19, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 13, 2014 09:00

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

    Election of the head of the KBR by its parliament; negotiations during Geneva debates; Armenia's accession to the EAEU, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 6-12, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 06, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 29 to October 5

    Suicide bombing in Grozny; death of Minvody resident, beaten up in hospital, and public resonance in Stavropol Territory in this regard; meeting of "Caspian Five" leaders in Astrakhan; delivery of Vaclav Havel Award rights defender who was convicted in Azerbaijan Anar Mamedli; start of autumn recruitment into the Russian Army, where they plan to draw over 4000 conscripts from the republics of Northern Caucasus; election of a new Speaker of the City Assembly of Vladikavkaz - the head of the city, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 29-October 5, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 29, 2014 09:00

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

    Hurricane in Southern Russia, flooding hundreds of houses of local residents and killing several people; inauguration of new President of Abkhazia; conviction of key witness in one of cases against dismissed Mayor of Makhachkala Said Amirov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 22-28, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 15, 2014 09:55

  • Banner at the press conference of the election committee in Stavropol Region. Photo: http://stavizbirkom.ru/news/2014/09/11/1209press_centr/ Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 8-14

    Voting in Southern Russia to elect heads of the four regions and legislative assemblies of three regions; closing TACs opened earlier for Ukrainian refugees in Rostov Region; adoption of the first reading of abolition of direct election of municipality heads in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 8-14, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 08, 2014 09:00

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

    Mourning events to commemorate victims of the terror act in Beslan in 2004; Knowledge Day celebrated by children of Southern Russia together with children of Ukrainian refugees; Georgia's receipt of NATO package of "enhanced cooperation"; beginning of construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait in the Crimea; two aircraft accidents in the Krasnodar Territory; consideration of the claim filed by opponents of construction of a maternity hospital in a wooded area of Stavropol, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 1-7, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 01, 2014 09:00

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

    Reports of involvement of Russian militaries, including soldiers from southern regions of the country, in combat operations in the territory of Ukraine; recognition of independence of Nagorno-Karabakh by the US State of California; abolition of the direct election of the Makhachkala Mayor and withdrawal of the banking license of the Dagestani "Mesed" Bank; several false reports on bombs in public places of Stavropol, Volgograd, and Rostov-on-Don; music festival "KaZantip" in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 25-31, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 25, 2014 09:00

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

    Election of President of Abkhazia; Russian humanitarian convoy's week-long waiting at Ukrainian customs in Rostov Region; rights defender Ilgar Nasibov beaten up in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 18-24, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 18, 2014 08:32

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

    Murder of Deputy Mufti of North Ossetia; announcement of search of ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili; harassment of civil society activists in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 4-10, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 11, 2014 09:00

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

    Events to mark six years after the August 2008 warfare in South Ossetia; meeting of presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Sochi; search of IRFS office and arrest of rights defender Intigam Aliev in Baku; fire that burnt down the marketplace in central Cherkessk; murder of deputy head of Makhachkala GIBDD; deadline for registration of candidates for the heads of the Stavropol Territory and Kalmykia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 4-10, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 04, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 28 to August 3

    Death of public figure Timur Kuashev in KBR; escalation in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone; arrest of human rights defenders Leyla Yunus and Rasul Jafarov in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 28-August 3, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 28, 2014 09:00

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

    Shuffling in government of Georgia that required approval of the parliament; withdrawal of license from Makhachkala "New Commercial Bank"; registration of first candidate for Governor of Astrakhan Region; burial of two militants' bodies in Nalchik; election of a new head of Volgograd; conviction of Igor Bestuzhy, former Stavropol City Manager, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 21-27, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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