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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".

October 08, 2012 23:00

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

    Parliamentary elections in Georgia, won by Ivanishvili's oppositional bloc; opening in Dagestan of Gimry Tunnel after years of reconstruction; killing of ex-judge and suicide of the kidnapper of the girl in Rostov-on-Don; pickets of Ingushetia residents in Moscow; clashes of protesting believers with police and opposition's demand to disband the parliament in Azerbaijan, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 1-7, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 01, 2012 23:00

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

    Congress of Lak nationals and new information about the murder of Said Chirkeisky in Dagestan; happy end in the kidnapping of the eight-year-old girl in Rostov-on-Don; court ruling in Chechnya to ban screening the "Innocence of Muslims"; arrest of the head of Pension Fund in Vladikavkaz on suspicion of participation in machinations with maternal capital; scandal caused by a video about bribing a seat in the Azerbaijani parliament, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 24-30, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 24, 2012 23:00

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

    Mass protests in Georgia after disclosure of facts of torture in prison; actions of CPRF against growth of prices and utility tariffs in Southern Russia; hunger strike of Chechen refugees in Ingushetia; International Investment Forum in Sochi; shooting at policemen in Rostov Region, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 17-23, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 17, 2012 23:00

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

    Actions within "March of Millions" in cities of Southern Russia; celebration of Unity Day of Nations of Dagestan at the background of ongoing conflict in the region; counterterrorist operation in North Ossetia; preparation for parliamentary elections in Georgia; championships of the Russian Federation in sporting and caving tourism in Adygea, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 10-16, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 10, 2012 23:00

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

    Elections to local self-government in Armenia, discussion of Chechen-Ingush border raised by head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov; release of Azerbaijani poets arrested in Iran; shelling of military column with killing of six servicemen; motor rally "White Stream", within which opposition held meetings and actions in Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, Krasnodar and Stavropol, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 3-9, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 03, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 27 to September 2

    Murder in a suicide bombing in Dagestan of Sheikh Said Afandi and gunfire at the frontier post; special operation to free hostages in Georgia; pardoning of Ramil Safarov, found guilty of murdering Armenian officer, in Azerbaijan; commemoration of casualties of 2004 Beslan terror act, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 27-September 2, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 27, 2012 09:00

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

    Fourth anniversary of recognition of independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia; start of trials on the massacre in Kuschevskaya and terror act at Moscow "Domodedovo" Airport; new flood in Krasnodar Territory; another victory of Makhachkala "Anji" FC and attack on its fans in St Petersburg; refusal of one of oppositional parties to participate in parliamentary elections in Georgia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 20-26, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 20, 2012 08:00

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

    Suicidal terror act in Ingushetia; murder of believers in a mosque in Dagestan; protests on the Day of Quds in Azerbaijan; forty days after tragedy in Krymsk; continued investigation of Mirzaev's case; spread of ASF in Krasnodar Territory, Volgograd and Rostov Regions, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 13-19, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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