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February 13, 2012 23:00

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

    Anomalous frosts in Southern Russia and countries of Southern Caucasus result in numerous emergencies and accidents; failed inauguration of Alla Djioeva in South Ossetia; start of trial on massacre in Stavropol; end of nomination of candidates for MPs of Abkhazia, Supreme Court of Kabardino-Balkaria supports striking drivers of the; bill on wage regulation brought in the parliament of the Volgograd Region, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 6-12, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 06, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 30 to February 5

    Rallies within the all-Russian campaign "For Fair Elections" in the cities of Southern Russia; hunger strike of women-prisoners in Georgia; proposal to rename Azerbaijan; approval of Sergey Bozhenov as Governor of Volgograd Region; arrest of Igor Bestuzhij, Stavropol City Manager; Dokku Umarov orders militants to stop attacking civilian targets, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 30-February 5, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 30, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 23 to 29

    Summit of presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia in Sochi on Karabakh settlement; presentation in Moscow of the Human Rights Watch report on human rights violations; end of inquiry into terror act in "Domodedovo" Airport; decision of the Russian Supreme Court on Sviridov's murder in Moscow; adaptation commission for militants set up in Kabardino-Balkaria, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 23-29, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 23, 2012 23:00

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

    Hackers' attacks on websites of Azerbaijan state agencies; resignation of Anatoly Brovko, Governor of Volgograd Region; termination of criminal case against human rights defender Oleg Orlov accused of slandering Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov; first nominations for re-election of President of South Ossetia; start of election campaign for Abkhazian parliament; investigation into deaths of several babies at the Republic's Hospital in Nalchik, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 16-22, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 16, 2012 23:00

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

    Fifteen Georgian seamen back at home after Somalia captivity; Aslan Tkhakushinov re-enters presidency of Adygea; appointment of oppositionist as State Adviser to President of South Ossetia; re-qualification of indictment to Dagestan athlete, whose punch led to death of Moscow student; commissioning of cottage settlement in Ingushetia for resettlers from landslide area; investigation in the Rostov Region into the death of a child attacked by dogs, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 9-15, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 09, 2012 23:00

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

    Human rights defenders criticize the Georgian Code of Administrative Offences; protest action of Vladikavkaz residents against operation of "Electrozink" Factory; Orthodox believers of the Caucasus celebrate Christmas; complaint of Azerbaijani UN representative against violations of ceasefire in Karabakh conflict zone; first in the new year skirmish in Chechnya and Kabardino-Balkaria with casualties and victims, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 2-8, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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".

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