Сhronicles

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".

July 21, 2014 11:34

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

    International Film Festival "Golden Apricot" in Yerevan; murder of KChR's MP Mukhamed Kunizhev; accusation against journalist Mirkadirov of transferring military secrets to Armenian NGOs, announced byAzerbaijan special services, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 14-20, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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".

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