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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".

May 16, 2016 09:00

  • Participant of "Immortal Regiment" action in Makhachkala, May 9, 2016. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the ‘Caucasian Knot’. Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 9-15

    Victory Day celebrations; participation of singers from South-Caucasian countries in the "Eurovision-2016" song contest; special operation in Derbent after the murder of 82-year-old Gadjiakhmed Kaziakhmedov; ECtHR judgment in the case of abduction of Chechen woman in 2009; attack on a checkpoint in Chechnya and burning down of attackers' houses and the house of Ramazan Djalaldinov, who had raised corruption issues; start of NATO military exercises in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 9-15, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 09, 2016 08:55

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

    Armed incidents in Dagestan; search for Adlan Varaev, who disappeared in the mountains of Chechnya; "Rostov" FC in the lead of Russian Football Premier League, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 2-8, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 02, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 25-May 1

    Celebration of the Orthodox Easter and May Day in Southern Russia; attacks on dwelling settlements in the Karabakh conflict zone; dispersal of a peaceful protest in Sochi; report about closure of hazardous facility at "Electrozink" Factory in Vladikavkaz; explosion of a bus in Yerevan; deprivation of Sagid Murtazaliev of a mandate of Dagestani MP, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 25-May 1, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 25, 2016 09:00

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

    Publication of the interim report on the results of investigation into the "FlyDubai" aircraft crash in Rostov-on-Don; conviction of Dagestani Vice-Premier Magomedgusen Nasrutdinov; undermining of house of alleged attackers on Dagestani village of Djuli, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 18-24, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 18, 2016 09:00

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

    Attack on the ROVD in the Stavropol Territory; special operation in the vicinity of Makhachkala; protest action in Yerevan against Russian arms supplies to Azerbaijan; hunger strike of inmates of Nalchik SIZO; a series of pickets in Cherkessk, which resulted in resumption of the investigation into the case of a fire at the city marketplace; withdrawal of the banking licence of the "Stella-Bank" from Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 11-17, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 11, 2016 09:00

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

    Armistice in the Karabakh conflict zone and meetings of the parties with mediators; entry into force of the verdict to Nadezhda Savchenko and her announcement of hunger strike; appointment of the date of the parliamentary elections in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 4-10, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 04, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 28-April 3

    Aggravation of situation in Karabakh conflict zone; blowing up police cars in Dagestan; release of rights defender Intigam Aliev in Azerbaijan; entry into force of guilty verdict against Krasnodar activist Darya Polyudova; march against operation of the "Electrozink" Factory in Vladikavkaz; decisions of members of ruling coalition in Georgia to go to parliamentary elections independently, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 28-April 3, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 28, 2016 09:00

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

    Appointment of Ramzan Kadyrov as acting head of Chechen Republic; conviction of Nadezhda Savchenko, imposed by court in Rostov Region; decision of Supreme Court of Russia upholds verdict to Said Amirov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 21-27, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 21, 2016 09:00

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

    Passenger jet crashin Rostov-on-Don; pardoning in Azerbaijan of 14 political prisoners; Said Amirov pronounces his last plea at trial at Supreme Court of Russia; start of building a new house in place of destroyed apartment building in Volgograd; recall of license from Vladikavkaz "1Bank"; explosion at filling station in Kizlyar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 14-20, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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