Сhronicles

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".

January 28, 2013 16:33

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

    Disturbances in the Azerbaijani city of Ismailly; anniversary of the terror act in the Moscow "Domodedovo" Airport; celebration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad and death of militants' leaders Gakaev brothers in Chechnya; acknowledgement by the Moscow City Court of the verdict to Rasul Mirzaev as legitimate; recall of licence from the major in Dagestan "Express"; demand of Cossacks in Rostov-on-Don to recognize them as a nation; resignation of Mayor of Akhtubinsk in Astrakhan Region, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 21-27, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 21, 2013 16:30

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

    Murder of a judge of the Supreme Court of Dagestan and information about a possible dismissal of the head of the region; audit of the preparation process for presidential election in Armenia by the PACE and application about a hunger strike of one of the presidential candidates; acquittal in Georgia of a Chechen Chataev accused of storing a bomb; a murder and burial in Moscow of Aslan Usoyan, a criminal authority and a native of Georgia; election of the speaker of the parliament of Adygea and start of preparing election of the head of region in Ingushetia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of January 14-20, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 14, 2013 15:51

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

    Tragic accidents with tourists in the mountains of the Caucasus; protest action against non-combat army losses and start of trial of editor-in-chief of the "Tolyshi Sado" in Azerbaijan; launch of top class railway train and awarding the winners of the contest "Civil Society Heroes" in Ingushetia; stop of servicing population by one of major banks of Dagestan; criminal case about bribe-taking initiated against a major official from the Volgograd Region, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 7-13, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 07, 2013 12:23

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 31 to January 6

    Accidents on New Year night and first day of 2013 in South of Russia; decision of the "Musavat" Party to nominate its leader to presidency of Azerbaijan; end of reception of the CEC of Armenia of documents from potential presidential candidates; actions in Georgia demanding resignation of President Saakashvili; pickets of relatives of kidnapped coach and celebration of the 70th anniversary of liberation of Malgobek from fascist troops in Ingushetia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 31, 2012, to January 6, 2013, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 31, 2012 15:18

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

    Several earthquakes in different regions of the Caucasus; murders near Vladikavkaz of Deputy Mufti of North Ossetia and Nalchik and rector of local agrarian university; pardoning by President of Azerbaijan of 87 prisoners; start of presidential race in Armenia; statement of the Investigatory Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) about possible deprivation of deputy's immunity of two Russian MPs elected from the Krasnodar Territory and Volgograd Region, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 24-30, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 24, 2012 12:14

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

    Launch of reconstructed Baksan HPP in Kabardino-Balkaria; departure from Russia of an activist-ecologist from the Krasnodar Territory with the aim to seek political asylum in another country; scandal around the change of the name of a district newspaper in Chechnya and decision of the ECtHR on disappearance of eight residents of the republic; signing an agreement on simplified entry visas for citizens of Armenia to EU countries; protest action in the context of the murder of a resident of Nevinnomyssk, resignation of Mayor of Zheleznovodsk and two ministers of the Stavropol Territory, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 17-23, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 17, 2012 13:38

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

    Collapse of building in construction in Taganrog killing five and injuring over ten persons; first meeting of special representatives for settling Georgian-Russian relations; verdict to one of the figurants in the Anna Politkovskaya's murder case; announcement of suspects of murdering Gekkiev, a journalist of the GTRK "Kabardino-Balkaria"; earthquake in several regions of South of Russia; dispersal of another action of opposition in Azerbaijan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of December 10-16, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 10, 2012 15:00

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

    Murder of TV journalist in Nalchik at the background of threats addressed by North-Caucasian militants to mass media people; election of the head of the Krymsk District of the Krasnodar Territory; appointment of the date of presidential election in Armenia; winning by Baku of the right to organize the first European Olympic Games; approval of a new ombudsperson and pardoning of over 300 prisoners in Georgia; recall of licenses from three banks within two months, and blocking by power agents of a mountain village in Dagestan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 3-9, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 03, 2012 13:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 26-December 2

    Verdict to sambo wrestler Rasul Mirzaev; election of the Mayor of Novocherkassk; successful performance of groups from Georgia and Armenia at "Junior Eurovision-2012"; quarantine in the Krasnodar Territory after detection of avian influenza virus in dead migrating birds; selection of jurymen for trying the case of Yuri Budanov's murder; new conflicts around wearing hijabs in schools of the Stavropol Territory; charging ex-city manager of Stavropol and fight of townspeople for direct election of the Mayor, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 26 to December 2, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 26, 2012 23:00

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

    Solidarity actions with Syrian Circassians; victory of FC "Anji" over Italian "Udinese Calcio"; explosions in Shamilkala and sentence to policemen accused of beating a teen in Dagestan; a failed session of Armenian Parliament initiated by the opposition and telethon in Los Angeles; return of Irakli Okruashvili to Georgia and mass pardoning of prisoners; first sessions of Parliament of North Ossetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 19-25, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 19, 2012 08:00

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

    Protest action of opposition in Baku demanding to dissolve the parliament; detention of more than a dozen former senior MIA officials in Georgia; end of debates at Mirzaev's trial; rapist of a child in the hospital in Budennovsk, Stavropol Territory, sentenced; start of trial on massacre in Kuschevskaya and population of new district in Krymsk heavily hit by flood in July; approval of government heads by parliamentarians of Kalmykia and Karachay-Cherkessia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 12-18, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 12, 2012 09:00

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

    Arrest of Bacho Akhalaya, Georgia's ex-Minister of Defence and Interior; election of the new Mayor of Grozny; start of trial on massacre in Kuschevskaya, first session of the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnodar Territory, and fight of policemen in Tuapse; verdict of guilty to figurant in "Chitigov's case" in Ingushetia; resignation of the minister of construction and architecture of the Stavropol Territory; nomination of candidates for the Mayor of Novocherkassk, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 5-11, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 05, 2012 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 29 to November 4

    Actions of nationalists in cities of Southern Russia on the National Unity Day; resignation of the government of Kabardino-Balkaria; preliminary results of census and Raffi Ovannisyan's intention to run for presidency in Armenia; killing of imam of Dagestani mosque; sentencing of ex-policemen accused of torturing detainees; and a hunger strike of oppositionists in Ingushetia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 29-November 4, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 29, 2012 11:00

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

    Celebration of one of the major Muslim holidays – Kurban Bayram (Eid al-Fitr); approval of the Cabinet of Ministers headed by Bidzina Ivanishvili by newly elected MPs; suicide bombing at a police post on the North-Ossetian-Ingush border; extraordinary congress Dagestani nations in Moscow; early termination of powers of Alexei Knyshov, Russian State Duma Deputy from Rostov Region, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 22-28, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 22, 2012 09:00

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

    First sitting of the newly elected parliament of Georgia and nomination of Bidzina Ivanishvili to the post of prime minister; observers' statements about violations at elections to the Legislative Assembly of Krasnodar Territory; outcomes of parliamentary elections in North Ossetia, where "Patriots of Russia" were especially successful; action in Baku demanding dissolution of Azerbaijani parliament; restoration of Chechen districts abolished in 1944, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 15-21, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 15, 2012 23:00

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

    Local and regional elections in Southern Russia; flood in Derbent; Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia; the seventh anniversary of the attack on Nalchik, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 8-14, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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