Сhronicles

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".

February 24, 2014 09:00

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

    Completion of Winter Olympic Games in Sochi; solidarity actions with the Kiev Euromaidan held in Tbilisi and Yerevan; 70 years after start of Stalin's deportation of Chechens and Ingushes; conviction of former Prime Minister of Georgia Vano Merabishvili, legal recognition of life sentence to Ali Taziev, who, according tolaw enforcers, was one of militants' leaders in Northern Caucasus; continued pumping Azerbaijani oil through the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline, – read about these and other major events in the review of week of February 17-23, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 17, 2014 09:00

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

    Competitions at Winter Olympics in Sochi; two attempts of self-immolation in Azerbaijan; special operations against militants in five districts of Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 10-16, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 10, 2014 09:00

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

    Opening of the Olympic Games in Sochi; snowy and frosty weather in the Caucasus; resignation statement of Batumi Mayor and mass prisoners' hunger strike in Georgia; death of three people in Cherkessk SIZO and ROVD of Karachay-Cherkessia; hunger strike of parents of large families and of children with disabilities in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 3-9, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 03, 2014 09:09

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on January 27-February 2

    Passage of the Olympic Torch Relay in the republics of Northern Caucasus; detention in Dagestan of suspected helpers to suicide bombers and identification of initiators of terror acts in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 27-February 2, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 27, 2014 09:06

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

    Arrest and removal from office of Deputy Prime Minister of Dagestan Magomedgusen Nasrutdinov; elimination of consequences of freezing rain in Krasnodar Territory and Adygea, which caused electricity and heat supply outages in the regions; Olympic Torch Relay in Volgograd and Rostov Regions, Stavropol Territory and Kalmykia; actions in Georgia and Armenia in support of Ukrainian Euromaidan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 20-26, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 20, 2014 09:05

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

    Bomb explosion at entertainment complex in Makhachkala and a special operation where seven suspected militants were killed; information appearing on the web about the death of Doku Umarov, the leader of North-Caucasian militants; election of jurors for Anna Politkovskaya's murder case and searches at lawyer Musaev's before the court session, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 13-19, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 13, 2014 09:05

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

    Introduction of CTO regime after a series of murders of car drivers in Stavropol Territory and recognition of the explosion in Pyatigorsk to be a terror act; introduction of reinforced security measures for the period of the Olympics in Sochi; another decision of the ECtHR on complaints of Chechen residents about disappearance of their relatives; retirement of the court dealing with attack on Nalchik to the deliberation room for sentencing; march in Yerevan in support of arrested participants of "Million Mask March", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 6-12, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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