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January 02, 2012 08:13

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 26-January 1

    About 200 Circassians from Syria, where riots are on since March 2011, appeal to Russian leadership and government of Adygea asking for help in their resettlement to Russia; Governor of Stavropol Territory takes control over situation in the city of Lermontov, where the mayor and city manager are in open conflict; first sentence on mass slaughter in Kuschevskaya; exchange of prisoners between Georgia and South Ossetia; actions in defence of political prisoners, supported in Southern Russia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 26, 2011, to January 1, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 26, 2011 23:00

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

    Preliminary agreement on exchange of detainees between Georgia and South Ossetia; statement of Azerbaijani MFA about recognition by Mexican parliament of Khojaly events as genocide, which was refuted by Armenian press; rallies for fair elections in Russia, including in the south of Russia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 19-25, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 19, 2011 09:00

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

    Approval by the State Council – Khase of Adygea – of Aslan Tkhakushinov as the republic's leader; Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia; resonant killing in Dagestan of journalist Khadjimurad Kamalov; fire at chemical plant in Budyonnovsk, Stavropol Territory, which was extinguished only two days later, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 12-18, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 12, 2011 23:00

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

    Mass protests against rigged elections to Russian Duma held in Moscow, St Petersburg and cities of Southern Russia; resignation of South-Ossetian President Eduard Kokoity on agreement with the opposition; mass poisoning of Nalchik residents; start of trial in Krasnodar Territory of figurants in massacre of 12 persons in the village of Kuschevskaya; promulgation of amendments to the Electoral Code of Georgia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 5-11, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 05, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 28 to December 4

    Voting at elections to the sixth-convocation State Duma of the Russian Federation, and regional elections held in some southern regions; song contest "Junior Eurovision-2011" in Yerevan, won Georgian company; nomination of candidates for the post of the head of Adygea; municipal elections in Azerbaijan; confrontation in South Ossetia after the second round of presidential election, where Russia is involved, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 28-December 4, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 28, 2011 23:30

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

    The second round of presidential election in South Ossetia, where no preliminary outcomes were not announced as of 9:00 a.m. on November 28; death in Baku of writer-publicist Tagi after he was attacked by unidentified persons; rallies in the capital of Dagestan against lawlessness of power agents; sentence to Belarusian rights defender Ales Bialiatski and related protests in South-Caucasian countries and Russia; Armenian-Turkish business forum in Yerevan; protest in SFD regions, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 21-27, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 21, 2011 12:30

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

    Non-recognition of the presidential election in South Ossetia (the second round to be held on November 27) by most countries in the world; struggle of North-Ossetian believers for their Orthodox priest; Catherine Ashton's visit to Southern Caucasus, accompanied by protests against human rights violations in Azerbaijan; State Duma election campaign, which in Southern Russia cannot do without scandals and protests, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 14-20, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 14, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 6-13

    Election of South-Ossetian President will, according to preliminary data, need the second round, as none of the 11 candidates won more than half of electors' votes; celebration of Kurban Bayram (Eid al-Fitr), one of the major Muslim holidays; snowfalls hit South of Russia and Transcaucasia and provoke various accidents and other emergencies; defence motion demanding to review the case of former military Arakcheev, convicted for murdering residents of Chechnya, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of November 6-13, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 07, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 31 to November 6

    Poisoning in the canteen of the Agricultural Academy in Nalchik; dismissals of high-ranking officials in Armenia; one year after the massacre in the village of Kuschevskaya, Krasnodar Territory; actions on the National Unity Day in Southern Russia, the "Russian March" among them, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 31-November 6, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 31, 2011 23:00

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

    Devastating earthquake in Turkey, echoed in Southern Caucasus; Georgian-Russian negotiations of the latter's accession to the WTO; verdicts to natives of Northern Caucasus, participants of fight in Moscow, where Spartak FC fan Yegor Sviridov was killed, and to mass rioters that followed it; attempt to demolish a house of a Roma family in Volgograd Region, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 24-30, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 24, 2011 23:00

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

    Attack in Ingushetia on Dagestani football fans on their way from Nalchik causes great resonance in both republics; three outbreaks of African swine fever within a week in the Krasnodar Territory; ecological festival and ecological protest actions in Yerevan; jurymen find Aslan Cherkesov, a native of Nalchik, guilty of killing a Muscovite Yegor Sviridov, and arouse discontent at his homeland; concern of rights defenders of the torture applied to a native of Chechnya in Russian prisons, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 17-23, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 17, 2011 23:00

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

    Capture off the coast of Nigeria of an oil tanker with Russian and Georgian sailors on board, ending in release of the crew; intention of billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili to get involved in political processes in Georgia; census in Armenia; trial in Essentuki on complaint of rights defender against inaction of law enforcers in kidnapping committed in Chechnya; election battles in South Ossetia, where given the population of less than 100,000, 17 presidential candidates have been registered, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 10-16, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 10, 2011 23:00

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

    Anti-corruption rally in the capital of Dagestan, ending with violent dispersal and mass detentions; sentence to former deputy of Volgograd Regional Duma, accused of paedophilia; fifth anniversary of murder in Moscow of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, and failed indictment; autumn session of the PACE, which passed a resolution calling not to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and a declaration of 32 PACE delegates on recognition of independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of October 3-9, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 03, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 26 to October 2

    Sports and Cultural Festival "Caucasian Games" in Karachay-Cherkessia, which brought together representatives from all regions of the North-Caucasian Federal District NCFD); start of a week-long round-the-clock protest action of Armenian opposition, demanding early elections; electoral battles with shooting and hunger strike in South Ossetia; Buddhist forum in Kalmykia, where participants ask the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to allow a pastoral visit of the Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama XIV to Russia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 26-October 2, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 26, 2011 23:00

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

    Recognition of independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by the Pacific State of Tuvalu; PACE inspection of TACs of Chechen refugees in Ingushetia; terror act with dozens of victims; the fifth within a month attempt on high-ranking law enforcer; and the trial of policemen accused of beating lawyer Sapiyat Magomedova, which ended without starting in Dagestan, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 19-25, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 19, 2011 23:00

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

    Strikes of metallurgists in Georgia and dispersal by the police of a protest action against violations of their rights; decision of the Russian Supreme Court to uphold the verdict to the persons accused of killing lawyer Markelov in Moscow; Jubilee Investment Forum in Sochi, which brought together more than 6500 participants; celebration of Unity Day of the Republic Dagestan and new resonant crimes, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 12-18, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 14, 2011 23:00

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

    Acquaintance visit to the Caucasus of Philippe Lefort, the newly appointed EU Special Representative for Southern Caucasus and Crisis in Georgia; youth educational forums in the Rostov and Astrakhan Regions; mass brawls - prevented and not - in the Stavropol Territory; setting up of former militants' adaptation commission in Ingushetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 5-11, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 07, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 29-September 4

    Start of construction of "Arkhyz" Resort in the mountains of Karachay-Cherkessia and crash of helicopter with officials; a triple terror act in Grozny on the eve of Eid al-Fitr, committed by suicide bombers; mourning events in memory of the victims of the 2004 Beslan tragedy; first nominee for presidency in South Ossetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 29-September 4, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 30, 2011 09:30

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

    Abkhazia elects Alexander Ankvab to be its new president; however, the international community is not in a hurry to recognize the legality of the election; Azerbaijani court convicts six more oppositionist for taking part in April rally; dam failure in Grozny becomes a tragedy for 2500 citizens; in Krasnodar Territory another "raid" of ecological activists to "Tkachov's summer house" ends in arrests again, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 22-28, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 22, 2011 09:00

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

    Earthquakes keep Eastern Georgia in tension for several days; pre-election campaign in Abkhazia interrupted by road accident; world champion in combat sambo from Dagestan kills a 19-year old student with one punch; houses located in Olympic route demolished in Sochi, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 15-21, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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