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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".

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".

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