Сhronicles

August 13, 2012 08:00

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

    Successful Caucasian athletes at London Olympics; fourth anniversary of August events in South Ossetia; suicide bombing in Chechnya; start of trial in Iran of Azerbaijani poets; appointment of city manager in Stavropol; another victory of "Anji" FC Europa League; end of trial on resonant criminal case against the world champion in mixed martial arts Rasul Mirzaev, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 6-12, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 06, 2012 10:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 30 to August 5

    Successes and failures of Caucasian athletes at London Olympics; polemics of heads of Chechnya and Ingushetia after special operation in Galashki; set up of office in North Ossetia to help compatriots in Syria and real measures already taken in Armenia; announcement of the date of parliamentary elections in Georgia; debates on future of Stavropol, including return of pre-revolutionary names to its streets, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 30-August 5, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 30, 2012 08:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 23-29

    Participation of athletes from the Caucasus in the London Olympics; outbreak of ASF and sending the case on Kuschevskaya massacre to the court in the Krasnodar Territory; successful start of "Anji" in UEFA Europa League tournament and a special operation in Makhachkala with a self-explosion; consideration of Mirzaev's case on the merits and sending the case on terror act at Moscow Domodedovo Airport to the court; skirmishes in the Karabakh conflict zone and capture of Azerbaijani soldier by Armenia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 23-29, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 24, 2012 11:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 16-22

    Start of the sacred Muslim month of Ramadan; presidential elections in Nagorno-Karabakh; mass brawl, a serious road accident and election of Mayor of Nevinnomyssk in the Stavropol Territory; Shein loses trials in district courts of Astrakhan on abolition of Mayor election; start of consideration of Rasul Mirzaev's case, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 16-22, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 16, 2012 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 9-15

    Liquidation of consequences of catastrophic flood in Krasnodar Territory; all-Caucasian camp "Mashuk" in Pyatigorsk; Film Festival "Golden Apricot" in Yerevan; reducing of the number of presidential candidates in Nagorno-Karabakh; exhibition of Islamic relics in Grozny; murder of an employee of the General Prosecutor's Office and the outcomes of the service check at the Ministry of Justice on application about a capture of party office in South Ossetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 9-15, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 09, 2012 23:00

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

    Catastrophic flood in the Krasnodar Territory; Communists' actions in South of Russia against Russia's accession to the WTO; loss of Kadyrov's representative of litigation against HRC "Memorial"; removal of deputy's immunity from Vladimir Bessonov, Rostov Region's State Duma MP; hunger strike in Makhachkala SIZO and action against the ban imposed on "Anji" FC to play Europa League matches in Dagestan; poisoning of dozens of people in Georgia with chlorine and support by the country's parliament of the renewed government, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of July 2-8, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 02, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 25 to July 1

    Continuation of struggle for power after the election in the city of Lermontov of the Stavropol Territory; new claims to the courts, filed by Oleg Shein, ex-candidate for the position of Mayor of Astrakhan; an updated law on election of Dagestani leader and continuing military confrontation; collection of signatures in support of human rights defender Mamedov, arrested in Azerbaijan; new Prime Minister of Georgia and amendments to the Georgian Electoral Code and strategy of the North-Caucasian policy, adopted by Georgian Parliament; protest actions of different directions in Volgograd, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 25-July 1, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 25, 2012 23:00

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

    Demand of Muftis of Northern Caucasus to hold fair consideration of the ban of 65 books on Islam in Orenburg; calamity that struck Djeirakh District of Ingushetia; arrival of repatriates from Syria in Kabardino-Balkaria and criminal case against Mayor of Nalchik; amnesty of "prisoners of conscience" in Azerbaijan; court's decision to fine Oleg Shein by 20,000 roubles for an unauthorized rally; protest action in Yerevan in context of beating military doctors near the MP's restaurant, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 18-24, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 18, 2012 23:00

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

    Participation of residents of Southern Russia in the oppositional "March of Millions"; formation of government and lawyers' strike in Armenia; court's verdict on Oleg Shein's lawsuit on cancellation of elections in Astrakhan; visit of the Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE to the region of Karabakh conflict; presenting charges to Mirzaev and restart of preliminary investigation of his case, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 11-17, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 11, 2012 23:00

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

    Film Festival "Kinotavr" in Sochi; the visit of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Southern Caucasus and aggravation in Karabakh conflict zone; detention of high-ranking officials in Kabardino-Balkaria on suspicion of fraud; next round of Geneva Debates; mass fight of soccer fans with natives of Northern Caucasus in Moscow, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 4-10, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 04, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 28-June 3

    Start of school exit Uniform State Exam (USE) and violations already fixed in the Astrakhan Region; sentences to natives of Northern Caucasus for committed and failed terror acts; election of Speaker of Armenian Parliament and start of forming the country's new government; sentence to figurant in the case on massacre in the village of Kuschevskaya that caused differing estimates; different viewpoints on the new law on governors in Chechnya and Dagestan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 28-June 3, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 28, 2012 23:00

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

    Contest "Eurovision-2012" in Baku was accompanied by opposition's protests; appointment of oppositionists to government of South Ossetia; sentences to figurants of terror cases in Stavropol and Tver; conflict between local residents and visiting builders in Sochi, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 21-27, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 21, 2012 12:00

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

    Days of Ingushetia in the State Duma; approval of Prime Minister of South Ossetia; new phase of considering Oleg Shein's lawsuit in Astrakhan court; attack on a Muslim activist and the formation by new governor of government of the Stavropol Territory; murder of administration head and injuring of two civilians in shelling in Kabardino-Balkaria; start of "Eurovision" and hunger strike of political prisoners in Azerbaijan; special operation in Makhachkala, which caused protests, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 14-20, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 14, 2012 23:00

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

    Preliminary results of parliamentary elections in Armenia, according to which 80 percent of seats go to pro-government candidates; earthquakes in Azerbaijan; oppositional rallies in Volgograd; protests against Gelman's exhibition and opposition's "folk festivities" in Krasnodar; fights and attacks with casualties in Dagestan, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 7-13, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 07, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 30 to May 6

    May Day actions; change of Governor of Stavropol Territory; double terror act in Makhachkala; deadline for nominating presidential candidates of Nagorno-Karabakh; election of Armenian Parliament explosion of balloons at pre-election rally in Yerevan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 29-May 6, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 30, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 23-29

    Alexander Tkachov inaugurated as Governor of the Krasnodar Territory; election of the Mayor of Volgograd; sentences to persons accused of committing Vladikavkaz terror act and killing of eight people in Stavropol; fine imposed on editor-in-chief of Dagestani weekly "Nastoyascheye Vremya" for the article about the head of the republic; failed incident-prevention meeting in Abkhazian-Georgian conflict zone; struggle for power in administration of Elista; end of Astrakhan political hunger strike, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 23-29, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 23, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 16-22

    Oleg Shein's lawsuit on cancellation of the outcomes of electing Mayor of Astrakhan and his demand to release his supporters as precondition for his quitting the hunger strikes; thousands-strong oppositional action in Baku; demand of Evkurov's resignation declared at a public conference held in the republic; inauguration of new president of South Ossetia, suicide of suspects of attempt on president of Abkhazia; opening of NGO resource centre in Grozny, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 16-22, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 16, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 9-15

    Summing up presidential election in South Ossetia; continuation of political hunger-strike in Astrakhan; statement of power agents of Stavropol Territory about prevention of terror acts before Easter; protest action against burning garbage dump in North Ossetia; detention and arrest of suspected attempters on President of Abkhazia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 9-15, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 09, 2012 23:00

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

    Election of Speaker and Vice-Speaker in Abkhazia; verdict to Georgian citizens accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia; protest action against "Electrozink" Factory in Vladikavkaz; reintroduction of direct election of Volgograd Mayor; the second round of repeated presidential election in South Ossetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 2-8, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 02, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 26-April 1

    Search of the flat of Geidar (Heydar) Jemal in Moscow; set up of commission for militants' adaptation and demand of resignation of Derev, Member of the Federation Council in Karachay-Cherkessia; approval of Konstantin Khramov, Mayor of Nevinnomyssk, as Prime Minister of the Volgograd Region; rally of oppositional Armenian National Congress in Yerevan; Azerbaijanis mark Genocide Day, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 26-April 1, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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