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May 14, 2018 09:20

May 07, 2018 09:25

  • Supporters of Nikol Pashinyan in Republic Square, May 1, 2018. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot. Week in the Caucasus: review of main events from April 30 to May 6, 2018

    Failed attempt of Nikol Pashinyan to take Armenian Premiership and preparations for a new parliamentary vote on the issue; campaign "He's not our tsar" of Navalny's supporters, and May Day demonstrations in Southern Russia; special operation and an attack on policemen in the Stavropol Territory; European Championships in wrestling in Dagestani Kaspiysk – read about this in the review of the main events in the Caucasus during the week from April 30 to May 6, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 30, 2018 09:00

  • Mass rally in Yerevan, April 25, 2018. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 23-29, 2018

    Resignation of Serzh Sargsyan from the post of Prime Minister of Armenia against the background of mass protests; end of flooding in the Volgograd Region; scheduling the date to elect the leader of Dagestan; election of a Georgian MP with the participation of Gigi Ugulava; revocation of the banking licence from the Makhachkala bank affiliated with Gamidov; statement on the return to politics proclaimed by the founder of the "Georgian Dream" Party, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 23-29, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 23, 2018 09:15

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 16-22, 2018

    Mass protests in Yerevan in connection with the election of Serzh Sargsyan as the Prime Minister of Armenia; formation of the new government of Azerbaijan; special operation in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 16-22 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 16, 2018 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 9-15, 2018

    Voting at the presidential election in Azerbaijan; protests in Armenia against the nomination of Serzh Sargsyan as Prime Minister; Freedom House's criticism of the democracy level in Russia and the countries of Southern Caucasus; spontaneous rally in Nalchik with the demand to punish killers of taxi driver; actions of animal rights defenders in Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 9-15, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 09, 2018 09:30

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 2-8, 2018

    Celebration of Easter by Orthodox believers in Southern Russia; second anniversary of the aggravation of the Karabakh conflict; collapse at a mine in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 2-8, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 02, 2018 09:10

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

    Actions in Southern Russia in memory of victims in Kemerovo; arrest of Dagestani businessman Ziyavudin Magomedov; blowing up in Nagorno-Karabakh of combat engineers from The HALO Trust; Geneva Discussions on Transcaucasia; attack in Makhachkala on a staff member of the HRC "Memorial" Dagestani office; guilty verdict for defendants involved in beating of a Rostov journalist, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 26-April 1, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 26, 2018 09:15

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

    Vote tabulation at presidential election in Russia and reported violations; three special operations and six suspected militants killed in Chechnya and Dagestan; funeral in Georgia of Archil Tatunashvili, who died in Tskhinvali, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 19-25, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 19, 2018 09:05

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

    Russian presidential election in South of Russia amid violation reports; nomination of eight candidates for Azerbaijani presidency; tourists injured at cableway failure in Georgia; conviction of Dagestan woman-returnee from Syria; protests of deceived housing investors in Gelendjik and Rostov-on-Don; military exercises in Azerbaijan and NKR – read about these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 12-18, 2018, in the review prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 12, 2018 09:05

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

    Explosion of gas in a Krasnodar high-rise building; 74th anniversary of deportation of the Balkar people; crash of a border service helicopter in Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 5-11, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 05, 2018 09:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 26-March 4

    Election of the President of Armenia by delegates to the country's parliament; rallies in Boris Nemtsov's memory in Southern Russia; deaths of 25 people in fire in a narcological dispensary in Baku; special operation against militants; detention of the head for the Derbent District of Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 26-March 4, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 26, 2018 09:10

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

    Mourning events to mark the anniversary of the deportation of Chechen and Ingush people; determination of the main candidate for the post of the Armenian President; AI's criticism of human rights situation in Russia and the countries of Southern Caucasus, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 19-25, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 19, 2018 09:05

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

    Investment Forum in Sochi; law enforcers' CTO and shooting of holidaymakers in Dagestan; Saakashvili's deportation from Ukraine to Poland; celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Karabakh liberation movement, – read the review of these events in the Caucasus that happened during the week of February 12-18, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 12, 2018 09:00

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

    Detention of the Dagestani Prime Minister and his deputies and formation of a new Cabinet of Ministers in the region; announcement of the date for the early presidential election in Azerbaijan; special operation in Ingushetia, in which two suspected militants were killed, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 5-11, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 05, 2018 09:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 29-February 4

    Collapse of the ceiling at the "Varketili" metro station in Tbilisi; Volgograd parade in honour of the 75th anniversary of the victory at Stalingrad; detention of the chief architect in Makhachkala; election of the new Mayor in the capital of Adygea; detention in custody of the plenipotentiary of the Governor for the Stavropol territory; inclusion in the US "Kremlin list" of officials and businessmen from the Caucasus, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 29-February 4, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 29, 2018 09:10

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

    Action "Voters' Strike" in Southern Russia; charges against the Mayor of Makhachkala; threats to rights defenders in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 22-28, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 22, 2018 09:05

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

    Arrest of Makhachkala Mayor; fire in the Nazran office of the HRC "Memorial"; large-scale opposition rally in Yerevan against rising prices; pickets of Gukovo miners demanding to give them coal; hunger strike of deceived real estate investors in Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 15-21, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 08, 2018 09:15

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 1-7

    Celebration of the New Year and Christmas; verdict of guilty to Mikhail Saakashvili in Georgia; attack on a policeman in Chechnya and murder of suspected killer; unrest in Abkhazia after extradition to Georgia of prisoner Giorgi Lukava, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 1-7, 2018, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 01, 2018 10:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 25-31

    CTO of Georgian law enforcers in Pankisi Gorge; the nomination of Dagestan Mufti’s wife for Russian presidency; Facebook’s explanation of blocking Kadyrov's accounts – read about these and other events in the Caucasus that happened during the week of December 25-31, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 25, 2017 09:00

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

    Killing of eight suspected militants during special operations conducted in three regions of Northern Caucasus; armed attack on a Rostov journalist of the "Caucasian Knot"; vote of confidence in an updated government of Georgia; release of Chechen activist Ruslan Kutaev from a penal colony; second dismissal of an appeal against the verdict to Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin; inclusion of the Chechen leader in the US sanctions list, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 18-24, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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