Сhronicles

December 19, 2016 09:00

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

    Attack of militants on policemen in Grozny; people's assembly held by opposition in Abkhazia; detention of a suspect of assassination attempt on Ingush Imam Tsechoev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 12-18, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 12, 2016 09:10

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

    Press conference of rights defenders on force countering discussions of corruption in Chechnya; detention in Ingushetia of a high-ranking police officer; conviction in Azerbaijani of activist of "Nida" movement, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 5-11, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 05, 2016 09:00

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

    Liquidation of Rustam Asilderov, suspected of organizing terror acts, in Dagestan; bad weather in Kuban, Georgia, and Abkhazia, which results in emergencies; decision to raise tariffs for gas and electricity in Azerbaijan; bankruptcy of "Nairit" Factory in Yerevan; major road traffic accident in Chechnya, followed by police raids on roads and stop of sale of alcoholic drinks; adoption in the first reading of the Social Code in the Astrakhan Region; mass poisoning of employees of "Magnit" stores in Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 28-December 4, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 28, 2016 09:00

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

    Bad weather in the Stavropol territory and Karachay-Cherkessia, which caused emergencies; start of the trial in the case against Khasan Zakaev, a native of Chechnya, charged of involvement in the seizure of the Dubrovka Theatre Centre; special operation in Ingushetia and Dagestan; replacement of the Government of Georgia; gas outburst at the Volgograd "Caustic" plant, which caused four victims; decision of ECtHR concerning complaint filed by a group of residents of Chechnya about disappearance of their relatives, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 21-27, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 21, 2016 09:00

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

    Resignation of Ingush government; first sitting of newly elected Parliament of Georgia; attempt on governor of Volgograd Region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 14-20, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 14, 2016 09:00

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

    Start of considering the appeal in Permyakov's case in Armenia; special operations in KBR and Dagestan; military exercises in Georgia and Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 7-13, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 07, 2016 09:00

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

    Celebration of the People's Unity Day in Southern Russia; protest rally and arrest of the general director of "Vodokanal" in connection with the mass poisoning in the capital of Dagestan; publication of the RWB's report on the situation of press freedom in the world; crash of recreational helicopter fallen on a private house in Sochi; dismissal of the Kabardino-Balkarian Minister of Property; detention of the tenth suspect in the case of death of a man after his interrogation by the Vladikavkaz police, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 31-November 6, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 31, 2016 09:00

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

    Voting in the second round of the parliamentary elections in Georgia; Russian SC's decision in the case against Ukrainian citizens Nikolai Karpyuk and Stanislav Klykh on their involvement in the war in Chechnya; mass poisoning of Makhachkala residents with drinking water; amendments to the Azerbaijan legislation toughening responsibility for religious extremism and empowering law enforcers during special operations; murder of a judge in Karachay-Cherkessia; withdrawal of the banking licence of the "Kuban Universal Bank" from Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 24-30, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 24, 2016 09:00

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

    Explosion in Sukhumi, treated by police as terror act attempt; the repeated parliamentary elections in Marneuli and Zugdidi Districts of Georgia; recognition of "Caucasian Knot" correspondent Zhalaudi Geriev a political prisoner, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 17-23, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 17, 2016 09:00

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

    Preliminary results of the voting at the parliamentary elections in Georgia; sentencing in the case against Kuban MP Sergey Zirinov; road traffic accident involving a bus on route from Moscow to Yerevan in North Ossetia; special operations carried out by law enforcers in Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria; revocation of the banking licence of the "Razvitie" Bank in Karachay-Cherkessia; granting of refugee status to Mikhail Savva in Ukraine and the USA, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 10-16, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 10, 2016 09:10

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

    Parliamentary elections in Georgia; children MMA fights in Grozny that caused resonance; ten years after Anna Politkovskaya's murder, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 3-9, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 03, 2016 09:05

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

    15th Jubilee International Investment Forum in Sochi; voting at the referendum on amendments to Azerbaijani Constitution; murder of a Muslim religious activist in the Stavropol Territory; selection of jurors for trial in case of Boris Nemtsov's assassination in Moscow; election of the Speaker of the Dagestani Parliament and hunger strike of Buynaksk Communists, who demand to cancel the results of the elections of September 18; Pope's visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 26-October 2, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 26, 2016 09:00

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

    Summary of the outcome of the elections to the Russian State Duma; accommodation in Volgograd of tenants of dismantled high-rise building in new apartments; new sentence of Vano Merabishvili, the former Georgian Minister of Internal Affairs, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 19-25, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 19, 2016 08:31

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

    Single voting day at elections in southern regions of Russia; election of leaders of North Ossetia and Karachay-Cherkessia; celebrations of Eid al-Adha; detention of Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Kabardino-Balkaria on suspicion of bribe-giving; appointment of a new prime minister in Armenia; jurors' verdict in Sergey Zirinov's case; death in Chechnya of Yuri Torshin, a former commander of the special group "Alpha", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 12-18, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 12, 2016 09:02

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

    Competitions of Paralympic Games, which bring together athletes from the countries of Southern Caucasus; resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Ovik Abramyan; two special operations and detentions of top-ranking police officers in Dagestan; verdict to journalist Geriev, pronounced by the Chechen court, which resulted in condemnation by human rights defenders; military exercises at training grounds in Georgia and Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 5-11, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 05, 2016 09:00

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

    Mourning ceremonies dedicated to the anniversary of the terror act in Beslan and protest action of victims; disappearance in Chechnya of political analyst Ruslan Martagov, who criticized the authorities; prevention of a terror act at near a mosque in Ingushetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 29-September 4, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 29, 2016 09:00

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

    Verdict of guilty pronounced against a Russian soldier for the mass murder in Gyumri; publication of the list of candidates for the positions of the leaders of Karachay-Cherkessia and North Ossetia; failed tractor march of Kuban farmers to Moscow, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 22-28, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 22, 2016 09:10

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

    Completion of the competition at the Olympic Games in Brazil; attack on policemen in the Moscow Region, the responsibility for which was taken by the "Islamic State" (IS), banned by court in Russia; debates in the Russian society provoked by the human rights report on female circumcision in Dagestan; special operation in Saint Petersburg, which resulted in elimination of militants from Kabardino-Balkaria; decision on the establishment of a gambling zone in Sochi; expansion of territory in the Volgograd Region where outbreak of African swine fever was registered, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 15-21, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 15, 2016 08:30

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 8-14

    Successes of natives of the Caucasus at Olympics in Brazil; registration of candidates for the State Duma in Southern Russia; two special operations in districts of Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 8-14, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 08, 2016 08:30

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

    The first gold medal at the Olympic Games, won for Russia by a native of Kabardino-Balkaria; flooding in Sukhumi caused by heavy rain; motion for Dmitry Medvedev's resignation after his response to a question of a Dagestani teacher concerning teachers' salaries; earthquake in Azerbaijan which damaged old buildings; gas explosion in a banquet hall in Makhachkala, which injured 27 people, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 1-7, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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