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June 17, 2013 17:23

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

    Court removes Mayor of Makhachkala Said Amirov from office, and his suicide attempt in SIZO was reported; refusal of Russian government from building Kudepsta TPP in Sochi; start of hearing on the merits of the case of former city manager of Stavropol Igor Bestuzhy; strike of lawyers in Armenia against non-transparent methods of country Court of Cassation; sentence for hostage taking in Astrakhan by using mock firearm and bomb, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 10-16, 2013, prepared by the"Caucasian Knot".

June 10, 2013 19:10

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

    Terror act in Afghanistan which took lives of six Georgian soldiers; infective episode in the kindergarten in Rostov-on-Don; recently adopted law establishing criminal penalties for defamation on the Internet and arrest of an opposition activist in Azerbaijan, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 3-9, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 03, 2013 19:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 27-June 2

    Russian school graduates start taking their USEs, during which a number of violations were fixed in South of Russia; Makhachkala Mayor detained on suspicion of organizing a murder in Dagestan; Georgia protests against Russia's demarcation actions on the border with South Ossetia; establishment of the oppositional National Council of Democratic Forces of Azerbaijan prior to the upcoming presidential election; women's hunger strike demanding more places in kindergartens of Volgograd, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 27-June 2, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 27, 2013 23:00

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

    Two terror acts in Makhachkala, one of which committed by female suicide bomber; arrest on corruption charges of former Premier of Georgia Vano Merabishvili; election of Maikop Mayor; success of the Dagestani "Anji" FC to win bronze medals in Russia's football championships, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 20-26, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot.

May 20, 2013 23:00

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

    Start of hearing in Rostov-on-Don of the case of Ali Taziev, a leader of North-Caucasian militants; trial of officials in connection with flood in Krymsk; death in Afghanistan of three Georgian servicemen and actions in defence and against sexual minorities in Tbilisi; self-explosion of a suspected militant in Ingushetia; pupils in Chechnya get poisoned with some unknown substance, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 13-19, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot.

May 13, 2013 22:00

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

    Crash of freight train in the Rostov Region; adoption of law on large-scale amnesty in Azerbaijan; verdict on 15 years in colony to native of Chechnya Temerkhanov for killing Budanov in Moscow; cancellation of direct election of the head of Ingushetia; announcement of candidate for President of Georgia from the "Georgian Dream" at the autumn presidential election, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 6-12, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot.

May 06, 2013 22:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events from April 29 to May 5

    Voting to the Board of Elders; verdict of guilty passed by jury to Yusup Temerkhanov, accused of killing Yuri Budanov; distribution of quotas allocation for Hajj-2013 by Hajj Mission of Russia; legitimization of Mikhail Savva's arrest in Krasnodar and clash of locals with securities at construction site of TPP in Sochi; explosion in Makhachkala killing two children; start of discussing amendments to the law "On Occupied Territories" and Georgia's decision to take part in Sochi Olympics, - see the review of major events in the Caucasus during the week of April 29-May 5, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 29, 2013 22:00

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

    Events dedicated to the Remembrance Day of the Victims of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915-1923 and the Day of Circassian Flag; transition to final phase of trials on Budanov's murder in Moscow and bribes in GIBDD in Volgograd; adoption in the first reading of the bill on electing the head of Ingushetia by parliamentary vote - see the review of major events in the Caucasus during the week of April 22-28, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 22, 2013 23:00

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

    Terror act in Boston, where Chechen natives are suspected as organizers; adoption of the law to elect head of Dagestan by the parliament; confrontation of power agents at the border of Ingushetia and Chechnya; hunger strike of life convicts in Azerbaijan; transfer to the Alabin District Court of the Krasnodar Territory of the case on Krymsk flood; resignation and reinstatement of Volgograd Mayor, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 15-21, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 15, 2013 08:00

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

    Inauguration of Serzh Sargsyan, accompanied by protest action of supporters of Raffi Ovannisyan; bankruptcy of "Express" Bank and dispute about the order of electing head of the republic in Dagestan; termination of inquiry into GIBDD bribery case in Volgograd; disqualification of judges of Krymsk District Court on the flood case; funeral of the first president of North Ossetia; sentence and arrest of figurant in resonant crimes in Stavropol Territory, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 8-14, 2013, prepared by the"Caucasian Knot".

April 08, 2013 09:00

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

    Fire in "Grozny City" complex of high-rise buildings in the Chechen capital; over a dozen injured in mine explosions in Ingushetia and Chechnya; negotiations of Agrarian Ministries of Georgia result in agreement on supply of Georgian foodstuffs to Russian market; arrest on suspicion of involvement in murder of Deputy of Krasnodar Territory Legislative Assembly; three mass brawls in the Stavropol Territory, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 1-7, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot.

April 01, 2013 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 25-31

    Three years after terror acts in Moscow metro; mass checks of NPOs in Russia, including in country's south; military exercises in the area of Russian Black Sea shore; another round of Geneva Debates, where the parties failed to agree on a joint statement on non-use of force; adoption amendments to Constitution of Georgia and the first application for running for the presidency; ASF hotbeds in North Ossetia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 25-31, 2013, prepared by the "CaucasianKnot".

March 25, 2013 09:00

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

    Election of Anapa Mayor; three-day-long special operation near Makhachkala; reconsideration by court in Moscow of Budanov's murder case; end of receiving nominees from political forces of Armenia for the Board of Elders of Yerevan; dismissal by court in Stavropol of the lawsuit against the ban on hijabs in schools; adoption of law on possible cancellation by regions of direct elections of governors, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 18-24, 2013, prepared by the "CaucasianKnot".

March 18, 2013 09:00

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

    Hostage-taking using a toy pistol and fake bomb in Astrakhan; decision of ECtHR on of a Chechen's disappearance; Russian SC's uphold of verdict to Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov, figurant in Politkovskaya's murder case; relegation of Dagestani "Anji" FC out of Europa League; tougher punishment of ex –policeman who knocked down woman in the Stavropol Territory; conviction of editor of "Khural" newspaper Avaz Zeinalov in Azerbaijan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 11-17, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 11, 2013 09:00

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

    Murders of a federal judge, a teacher and a teacher and folk healer in Dagestan; announcement by the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation of essential overrating of Olympic objects in Sochi; permit to 40 Georgian producers of mineral water, wine and cognac to enter the Russian market; granting political asylum in Finland to Polina Zherebtsova, author of the book about war in Chechnya; presentation of the study "What people think about Stalin in Russia and Transcaucasia", dated to 60years after deathof Joseph Stalin, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 4-10, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 04, 2013 16:41

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 25-March 3

    Announcement of official outcomes of presidential elections in Armenia and non-recognition of them by the opponents of the winner Sargsyan; termination of protest action in Dagestan of Chechens-Akkies, who demanded to have their lands in the Novolak District back; inspection of Georgian producers of wine and mineral water by Russian experts; conviction in terror case in the Stavropol Territory; end of nomination of candidates for the post of Anapa Mayor – so far, ten pretenders, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 25-March 3, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 25, 2013 11:00

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

    Presidential election in Armenia, won by Serzh Sargsyan; resignation of government heads of the Stavropol Territory and Volgograd Region; exit of the "Anji" FC from Dagestan to the 1/8-final of Europa League and its victory in the Premium "National Football Olympus"; arrest in absentia by Moscow court of the Georgian MP Givi Targamadze; deprivation of Oleg Mikheev, MP from Volgograd, of his Deputy's immunity, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 18-24, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 18, 2013 14:44

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

    Self-explosion of suicide bomber in Khasavyurt and subsequent special operations in Dagestan; putting Givi Targamadze, a Georgian MP, on the Russia's wanted list; verdict to policemen accused of torturing a detainee in the Stavropol Territory; dissolution of jurymen in Budanov's murder case; deprivation of Shirshov, Russia's State Duma Deputy from the Krasnodar Territory, of his deputy's immunity; announcement in Azerbaijan of a reward for an ear of the writer Ailisli, who wrote a novel about the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict; mass poisoning in South Ossetia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 11-17, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 11, 2013 16:42

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

    Pre-election situation in Armenia: presidential candidates hold hunger strikes, refuse to take part in the election and try to delay it; non-sanctioned action of nationalists in Stavropol that ended with mass detentions; Putin's inspection of Olympic sites of Sochi that revealed breaks of deadlines of certain objects; resignation of Mayor of Maikop Mikhail Chernichenko, who moved to the post of advisor to the head of Adygea, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 4-10, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 04, 2013 12:22

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 28-February 3

    Resignation of Magomedsalam Magomedov from the post of the head of Dagestan and formation of a new team by the acting head of the republic Ramazan Abdulatipov; attempt on Paruir Airikyan, a presidential candidate in Armenia and a possible, in this context, delay of the presidential election, celebrations in Volgograd in honour of the 70th anniversary of the victory in Stalingrad Battle and temporary renaming of the city; resignation of Ruslan Tambiev, Mayor of the capital of Karachay-Cherkessia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 28-February 3, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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