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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".

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".

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