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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".

August 01, 2016 09:05

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

    Surrender to authorities of rebels who captured a police building in Yerevan; start of consideration by Moscow court of Boris Nemtsov's murder case; death of two people in explosion at Azerbaijani military factory in the Azeri, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 18-24, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 25, 2016 09:00

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

    Forceful dispersal of opposition supporters and release of police officers held hostage in Yerevan; IOC's decision on the participation of the Russian national team in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro; appointment of a new City Mayor in Volgograd; beginning of the consideration by the court of the cases on desecration of a statue of Buddha in Elista; initiation by the Azerbaijani President of the amendments to the Constitution; opposition's announcement of preparation of the people's assembly in Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 18-24, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 18, 2016 09:05

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

    Capture by supporters of the "Constituent Parliament" of police building in Armenia; coup attempt in Turkey; road accident in Tarumov District of Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 11-17, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 11, 2016 09:05

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 4-10

    Celebration of Eid al-Fitr by Muslims of Southern Russia; large-scale special operation in Dagestan, during which, according to law enforcers, a grouping of Makhachkala militants was liquidated; referendum on early presidential elections in Abkhazia, held against the background of oppositional protests; verdict of guilty pronounced against Mayor of Taganrog; John Kerry's visit to Tbilisi, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 4-10, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 04, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 27-July 3

    Direction to court of the case on the murder of Boris Nemtsov; flooding in Rostov-on-Don; assistance to the people stuck on the Georgian Military Road, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 27-July 3, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 27, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 20-26

    Negotiations on the Karabakh conflict held by Presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia in Saint Petersburg; visit to Armenia of Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church; verdict in the case of policeman Pliev wounded in Vladikavkaz; fire on the Ashuluk military training ground in the Astrakhan Region; decision pronounced by the ECtHR concerning the complaint filed by an Ingush resident, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 20-26, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 20, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 13-19

    Three special operations in Dagestan, as a result of which 15 people were killed; races of "Formula 1" in Baku held against the background of statements voiced by human rights defenders concerning the situation in Azerbaijan; naming of one of the bridges in Saint Petersburg after Akhmat Kadyrov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 13-19, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 13, 2016 09:05

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

    Visit of members of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights (HRC) under the Russian President to the Stavropol Territory and Karachay-Cherkessia; beginning of Ramadan by Muslims of southern Russia; emergencies in Chechnya because of bad weather; "Kinotavr" film festival in Sochi; launch of campaign on the elections of deputies to the Parliament of Georgia; beating of an opposition MP in Nagorno-Karabakh, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 6-12, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 06, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 30 to June 5

    Visit of members of the Council under the President of Russia for Development of Civil Society and Human Rights to the North-Caucasian Federal District; heavy rainfalls with hail in South of Russia; adoption by German Bundestag of resolution on Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 30-June 5, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 30, 2016 09:00

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

    Pardoning of Nadezhda Savchenko and her returning to Ukraine; release of journalist Khadija Ismayilova from prison in Azerbaijan; sentencing in the criminal case of mass fight in the hospital of Mineralnye Vody; special operation in Ingushetia, which resulted in killing of five suspected militants; court decision in the criminal case against Ukrainian citizens Klykh and Karpyuk accused of killing soldiers in Chechnya; incident during the Championship of Russia in freestyle wrestling in Yakutsk, resulting in refusal of Dagestani athletes to take part in the tournament, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 23-29, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 23, 2016 09:00

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

    Meeting of Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Vienna; primaries of "Edinaya Rossiya" (United Russia) Party to nominate candidates for State Duma MPs; bus accident with Russian servicemen in South Ossetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 16-22, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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