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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".

January 06, 2014 09:48

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on December 30-January 5

    Terror act in the city trolleybus in Volgograd; commissioning of several dozens apartment blocks for locals in Ingushetia; cancellation of the total ban on rallies, not related to the Olympics, in Sochi; resignation of the General Public Prosecutor of Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 30, 2013, to January 5, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 30, 2013 09:00

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

    Terror act at the railway station in Volgograd; publication of names of plenipotentiary envoys of the leader of Dagestan in four regional districts; abolition of direct election of regional leader in Karachay-Cherkessia; adoption in Kabardino-Balkaria in the first reading of the law to abolish the election of regional leader, and election of Arsen Kanokov as the senator from the region; ratification of gas agreements with Russia by Armenian Parliament and opposition protest; Russian figure skating championship in Sochi, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 23-29, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 23, 2013 09:00

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

    Two court verdicts in the Krasnodar Territory: on real prison term to environmental activist Evgeny Vitishko and annulment of the ban on translation of the Koran; death in road accident in Moscow of Deputy Prime Minister of Dagestan Gadji Makhachev; early resignation of Mayor Nalchik, Kanokov's transition to work in Parliament and new government of KBR, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 16-22, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 16, 2013 09:00

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

    Bad weather creates problems for regions of Southern and Northern Caucasus and Southern Russia; start of considering the bill on abolishment of direct election of KBR leader; adoption of "Self-Government Code" in the first reading by Georgian Parliament against the opposition's boycott; detention of the former head of the OJSC "IDGC of Northern Caucasus" in the case of embezzlement of 4 billion roubles; change of plaque in Zmiyovskaya Balka Memorial in the Rostov Region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 9-15, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 09, 2013 09:00

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

    Resignation of the head of Kabardino-Balkaria; visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Armenia; increase of prices for gasoline and diesel fuel in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 2-8, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 02, 2013 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 25-December 1

    Initiation of criminal case against Russia's ex- Defence Minister Serdyukov on negligence at construction of the recreation centre in Astrakhan Region; Georgia initials its Association Agreement with the European Union (EU); Azerbaijan signs visa simplification with the EU; abolishment of direct election of the head of North Ossetia; creation of territorial units in Dagestan and license withdrawal from Makhachkala "Naftabank"; conviction of journalist Reznik in Rostov-on-Don – look at these and other events in the review of the week from November 25 to December 1, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 25, 2013 09:00

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

    Conviction of Krasnodar Court on Kuschevskaya massacre; first in two years meeting of Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan; death during a special operation in Makhachkala of alleged organizer of the terror act in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 18-24, 2013, prepared by the " Caucasian Knot".

November 18, 2013 09:00

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

    Detention of Mikhail Stolyarov, Mayor of Astrakhan, on suspicion of bribe-taking; entrance of Georgy Margvelashvily into the post of President of Georgia; special operation in Dagestan, which resulted, according to power agents, in the murder of Dmitry Sokolov, who was involved in the terror act in Volgograd; dissolution of the jury on Anna Politkovskaya murder trial; and sentence to four natives of Ingushetia in connection with the terror act in Domodedovo, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 11-17, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 11, 2013 09:00

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

    Explosion in a store selling alcohol and the murder of a judge in Makhachkala; "Million Mask March" in Yerevan that turned into clashes with the police and arrest of its members; talks in Geneva on security and stability in Southern Caucasus, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 4-10, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 04, 2013 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on October 28-November 3

    Recognition of the victory of Georgy Margvelashvily at presidential election in Georgia and announcement of the name of possible new prime minister; two explosions near stores in Makhachkala, where 18 people suffered; adoption in the first reading of the law on the abolition of direct election of the head of North Ossetia; appointment of Konstantin Khramov to the post of Prime Minister of Kabardino-Balkaria; outbreak of African swine fever on the border of the Volgograd and Rostov Regions, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 28-November 3, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 28, 2013 09:00

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

    Terror act committed by female suicide bomber in Volgograd and a special operation to search for militants in Makhachkala; presidential election in Georgia; formation of new government of Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 21-27, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 21, 2013 09:00

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

    Celebration of Eid al-Adha (Kurban Bayram) by Muslims of Southern Russia; inauguration of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliev and his pardoning of 153 convicts; conviction of Ali Taziev, believed to be one of the leaders of Ingush militants; festival of documentaries and TV programme "Kunaki" in Karachay-Cherkessia; start of formation of the Government of the Stavropol Territory by the new head of the region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 14-28, 2013, prepared by the " Caucasian Knot".

October 14, 2013 09:00

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

    Victory of Ilham Aliev at presidential election in Azerbaijan and protests of the opposition; collecting signatures by Georgian NGOs for boycott of 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi; decisions of ECtHR on complaints of residents of Chechnya and Ingushetia in the amount of more than one million euros, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 7-13, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 07, 2013 10:11

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 30-October 6

    Solution of the case of threats to Georgian peacemakers and pardon by president of conditional convicts in Georgia; amnesty in Armenia dated to 22 years of independence; start of consideration of the bill on refusal from direct election of the head of North Ossetia; end of judicial investigation and verdict of the Supreme Court on cases of resonant killingsin the village of Kuschevskaya, Krasnodar Territory; stop of hunger strikes of parents of many children and parents of children with disabilities in Volgograd Region, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 30-October 6, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 30, 2013 09:00

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

    Suicide bombing and killing of SC judge in Dagestan; investment forum in Sochi, held after emergency situation caused by bad weather; conviction of Hilal Mamedov, editor-in-chief of "Tolyshi Sado", in Azerbaijan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 23-29, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 23, 2013 09:29

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

    Suicide attacks in Chechnya and Ingushetia; start of presidential election campaign in Azerbaijan; statements about solving the murder of Russian diplomat in Sukhumi; recall of license of "Business Bank" in Dagestan; election of Speaker of Parliament and approval of Premier in Ingushetia; post-election rally of communists in Volgograd that caused legality doubts with the police, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 16-22, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 16, 2013 09:00

  • Announcement of the mayoral elections in Krymsk. Krasnodar region, September 8, 2013. Photo by Natalya Dorokhina for the "Caucasian Knot" Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 9-15

    Summing up the results of elections, held on September 8 in Southern Russia; killing at Sukhumi of Russian diplomat; investigators' statement about new criminal case against Mayor of Makhachkala Said Amirov, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 9-15, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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