Сhronicles

November 13, 2017 09:00

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

    Events to mark the 100th anniversary of October Revolution in Southern Russia; voting at the second round of local elections in Georgia; strike of Armenian students against the abolition of delay of army service; Navalny's rally in Volgograd; SC's decision on the case of Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 6-12, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 06, 2017 08:30

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 30-November 5

    Suicide bombing in Ingushetia; hostage taking in a kindergarten in the Armenian city of Armavir; assassination attempt on spouses Amina Okueva and Adam Osmaev committed near Kiev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 30-November 5, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 30, 2017 09:00

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

    Shelling of fighters in a Chechen unit of the National Guard of Russia; fall of Georgian lari; election of Mayors in Cherkessk and Karachaevsk; attack on policemen in the Stavropol Territory; screening of "Matilda" in Southern Russia, launched with enhanced security measures; resignation of Lev Travnev, who served as Mayor of Pyatigorsk for 11 years, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 23-29, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 23, 2017 09:00

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

    Municipal elections in Georgia; negotiations between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia; death of Armenian philanthropist Levon Airapetyan in a Russian penal colony, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 16-22, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 16, 2017 09:05

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

    Entry into force of the verdict in the Nemtsov murder case; ECtHR’s decision on the complaint of relatives of the murdered residents of the Chechen village of Novye Aldy; overcoming the Georgian President’s veto on country’s draft constitution; appointment of a new head of Abkhazian MIA; detention of officer Khudyakov, who had been hiding for almost a decade; major fire in the commodity marketplace in Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 9-15, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 09, 2017 09:00

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

    Appointment of new Dagestani leader; execution of a Rostov Cossack in Syria; special operation in Dagestan announced after attacks on policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 2-8, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 02, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 25-October 1

    Ramazan Abdulatipov's announcement of his resignation from the position of the Dagestani leader; discovery in Ingushetia of the Doku Umarov's remains; actions held by Adygs from Kabardino-Balkaria and Abkhazia in defence of Ruslan Gvashev on hunger strike; bad weather in Poti, Novorossiysk, and the Kerch Strait crossing, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 25-October 1, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 25, 2017 09:00

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

    Mass evacuations in seven southern cities after reports about mined buildings; rally in Baku with a demand to investigate reports about bribery by ruling elite of European lobbyists; refusal to pardon the former Makhachkala Mayor Said Amirov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 18-24, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 18, 2017 08:05

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

    Approval of results of municipal and Legislative Assembly elections and elections in Kuban (Krasnodar Territory) and North Ossetia; rallies of deceived real estate investors in Southern Russia; mass evacuation of people because of false reports of undermining in Stavropol and other Russian cities; release in Azerbaijan of blogger Alexander Lapshin, Mekhman Aliev and Faig Amirov, recognized as political prisoners, and 14 convicts under the Nardaran case; acquittal of Makhachkala Mayor's son accused of insulting and injuring policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 11-17, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 04, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 28-September 3

    Celebration of Knowledge Day and Eid al-Adha in Southern Russia; mudflow in Kabardino-Balkaria; case instituted against former Chechen senator Umar Djabrailov for disorderly conduct; fire at the "Nairit" factory in Yerevan; IS* militants’ attack on policemen in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 28-September 3, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 28, 2017 09:00

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

    Huge fire in central Rostov-on-Don and fires in 12 districts of the Volgograd Region; special operation in Ingushetia; arrest in Azerbaijan of Mekhman Aliev, Director General of independent news agency, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 21-27, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 21, 2017 09:00

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

    Story about detention of lezginka dancers in Gelendzhik; fires in Southern Russia and Armenia; political hunger strike declared by activists of "Communists of Russia" Party in North Ossetia; mass repentance action in Chechnya; departure of first pilgrim groups from the North-Caucasian regions for Hajj; emergency situation caused by mudflow in the Kabardino-Balkarian city of Tyrnyauz, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 14-20, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 14, 2017 09:05

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

    Putin's visit to Abkhazia; conviction in terror act plotting case in Rostov-on-Don; indignation of North-Caucasian republics’ authorities regarding release of “Matilda” movie, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 7-13, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 07, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 31-August 6

    Explosions of shells at an ammunition depot in Abkhazia, to which Russian tourists fell victim; determination of main participants in the election of deputies to the Legislative Assemblies for the Krasnodar Territory and North Ossetia; visit to Georgia by US Vice President Mike Pence; appointment of a man from Ramazan Abdulatipov's team the acting Mayor of the Dagestani city of Buynaksk, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 31-August 6, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 31, 2017 09:05

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

    Death of three Russian citizens in a wreck of a light aircraft in Abkhazia; kidnapping of Dagestani minister with the aim of claiming ransom; Deprivation of former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili of Ukrainian citizenship – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 24-30, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 24, 2017 09:00

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

    Guilty verdict to blogger Alexander Lapshin in Azerbaijan; re-election of Bako Sahakyan as the President of Nagorno-Karabakh; extradition to the homeland of Armenian citizen Grachya Arutyunyan, sentenced for a major road accident in Russia; appointment of the acting head of the Nogai District administration in Dagestan; adoption of the law on resort fee to be introduced in Kuban and in the Stavropol Territory; launch of an audit of the expenses for the wedding party for a daughter of Krasnodar Judge Elena Khakhaleva, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 17-23, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 17, 2017 09:00

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

    Announcement of verdict in Boris Nemtsov's murder case; outcomes of "Golden Apricot" Film Festival in Yerevan; promise of Russian president's plenipotentiary to intervene in the political conflict in Nogai District of Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 10-16, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 10, 2017 09:00

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

    Conflict at elections in Nogay District of Dagestan; Rostov miners go on protest hunger strike; Armenian Parliament decides on increasing water intake from Lake Sevan; head of Sberbank Branch in Chechnya announced wanted; death of civilians in Karabakh conflict zone as a result of shelling, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 3-9, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 03, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 26-July 2

    Announcement of the jury's verdict in Boris Nemtsov's murder case; capture by Ukrainian soldiers of a Russian citizen, whose mother reported about his military service in the Rostov Region; beating at the Yerevan court of defendants in the "Sasna Tsrer" case, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 26-July 2, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 26, 2017 09:00

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

    Start of Muslim celebration of Uraza-Bayram; bad weather in various regions of Northern and Southern Caucasus; adoption of new Georgian constitution in two readings; mutual accusations of sabotage by parties in Karabakh conflict; trial of blogger Lapshin in Baku; rallies of Abkhazians on minor's rape and "murder of honour", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 19-25, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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