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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".

September 09, 2013 09:15

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

    Voting at local elections in all regions of Southern Russia, except for KBR; election of heads of Ingushetia and Dagestan; mourning events in North Ossetia on the ninth anniversary of the terror act in Beslan; termination of criminal prosecution of journalist Tsagoev in KBR; start of considering the terror act in the marketplace in Vladikavkaz; visit of Serzh Sargsyan to Russia that ended with declaration of Armenia's intent to join the Customs Union, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 26-September 1, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 02, 2013 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 26-September 1

    Scandal in Chechnya with mobile operators in connection of participation of Grozny Mosque in the all-Russian sights contest; killing in Ingushetia of Akhmed Kotiev, Secretary of the Ingush Security Council; fifth anniversary of Russia's recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 26-September 1, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 26, 2013 09:19

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 19-25

    Definition of candidates for the heads of Dagestan and Ingushetia to be elected by respective local parliaments on September 8; special operation in Buynaksk and unrest in Karaman in Dagestan; announced sentence to four officials for Krymsk flood; start of hearing in relation to 16 persons accused of links with militants in Karachay-Cherkessia; registration of the first presidential candidate and nomination by opposition of backup united candidate, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 19-25, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 19, 2013 09:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 12-18

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Azerbaijan; attempt on one of the defendants in Anna Politkovskaya's murder case in Moscow; Volgograd native Yelena Isinbayeva wins at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 12-18, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 12, 2013 10:46

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 5-11

    Five years after start of August 2008 events in South Ossetia; Muslims celebrate 'Id al-Fitr; arrest of Karachaevsk Mayor; death of militant leader of Kabardino-Balkaria; oral hearing at trial on flood in Krymsk; explosion at the police building in Volgograd; a major road accident with passenger bus in the Stavropol Territory, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 5-11, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 05, 2013 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 29 to August 4

    Operation aimed to detain an alleged rapist in Moscow, which turned into "cleansing" of Moscow marketplaces and gathering places of natives from Northern Caucasus and Central Asia; another murder of theologian in Dagestan; appointment of voting date at presidential election in Azerbaijan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 29-August 4, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 29, 2013 09:00

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

    Announcement of Georgian presidential candidate by the "United National Movement"; attack on rabbi and resignation of government in Dagestan; start of trial at the Moscow City Court of Anna Politkovskaya's murder case; protests in Yerevan against increase of public transport fares; hunger strike of doctors at Stavropol Children Hospital and reinstatement of its sacked chief physician; Jewish ethnographic expedition over cities of Southern Russia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 22-28, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 22, 2013 00:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 15-21

    Actions in support of opposition leader and blogger Alexei Navalny in cities of Southern Russia; death of a child from meningitis in North Ossetia; natural disaster in Georgia flooding 20 villages; nomination of incumbent heads of Ingushetia and Dagestan for the upcoming indirect elections; verdict in the case of the death of a tourist at "Zorb" entertainment in Karachay-Cherkessia; establishment of a new oppositional alliance in Azerbaijan in support of the National Council of Democratic Forces, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 15-21, 2013, prepared by the"Caucasian Knot".

July 15, 2013 15:02

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

    Murder of journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev in Dagestan; decision of Russia's Supreme Court to uphold ban on wearing hijabs in schools of Stavropol Territory; start of trial in Boston of Johar Tsarnaev, accused of committing a terror act during marathon race; start of nominating presidential candidates in Georgia; a public hearing on the reconstruction project of Volgograd embankment; end of international film festival "Golden Apricot" in Armenia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 8-14, 2013, prepared by the"Caucasian Knot".

July 08, 2013 09:00

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

    One year after the flood in the Krymsk District, Krasnodar Territory; pre-election resignation of the head of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Evkurov; united opposition of Azerbaijan nominates its presidential candidate, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 1-70, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 01, 2013 15:27

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

    Fight of power agents with militants in the mountains of Chechnya, where two persons were killed and more than a dozen others were wounded; detention of a regional parliamentarian in Dagestan; shelling of the police and killing of a suspect at detention in the Stavropol Territory; a fruitless round of Geneva discussions on security issues in Southern Caucasus; the sentence for the murder of the head of the MIA of Dagestan Adilgerey Magomedtagirov; incident in the Volgograd Region, where the unloading dock – an object of cultural heritage – was burned down, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 24-30, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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