Сhronicles

October 26, 2015 09:00

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

    Arrest of top-ranking officials of the Ministry of National Security (MNS) of Azerbaijan; opposition's call for resignation of President of Abkhazia; searches at the building of the Russian Pension Fund Department in Makhachkala, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 19-25, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 19, 2015 09:00

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

    Detention in Moscow of persons suspected of plotting a terror act, including residents of Chechnya; mourning events in Nalchik marking the tenth anniversary of the militants' attack on the city; three special operations in Dagestan, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 12-18, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 12, 2015 09:00

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

    Russian stage of the Formula One race in Sochi; adoption of the draft of the constitutional reform by the Armenian Parliament; demand for resignation of the Georgian government and the Tbilisi Mayor voiced by the "United National Movement" (UNM) Party in Georgia; court's decision on the reconsideration of the claim for commutation of the sentence of Krasnodar ecologist Vitishko; special operations in Grozny and the Dagestani village of Gimry, which killed seven persons, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 5-11, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 05, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 28-October 4

    Decision on the sale of CJSC "Electric Grids of Armenia"; termination of the hunger strike of employees of the "Akhtuba ATP"; inauguration of the Governor of the Rostov Region and election of the Mayor of Rostov-on-Don; verdict of guilty against the Ukrainian citizen in the case of the killings of soldiers in Chechnya in the mid-1990s; election of deputies of the City Council and Mayor of Mineralnye Vody; rally in support of Syrian Circassians in Maikop and Nalchik, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 28-October 4, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 28, 2015 09:00

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

    Celebration of Eid al-Adha by Muslims of the Caucasus; new cases of escalation of the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone; continuation of the hunger strike in Akhtubinsk despite the start of the debt repayments, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 21-27, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 21, 2015 09:00

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

    Results of the elections held on the single voting day in the regions of Southern Russia; verdict of guilty to former Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava; celebration of the 2000th anniversary of Derbent; scandalous ICA Congress in Nalchik; hunger strike demanding payment of wages in Akhtubinsk; suspicion of abuse of power against the GIBDD Department Chief of the Rostov Region, ­ see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 14-20, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 14, 2015 09:00

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

    United voting day in Southern Russia; election of Tamerlan Aguzarov the head of North Ossetia; arrest in absentia of Sagid Murtazaliev, the head of the Dagestani branch of the Russian Pension Fund, – see these and other events in the Caucasus during September 7-13, 2015, in the review prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 07, 2015 09:00

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

    Start of new school year in Southern Russia and some regions of Southern Caucasus; commemoration of victims of 2004 Beslan terror act; conviction of journalist Khadija Ismayilova in Baku; earthquake in Azerbaijan, which damaged old buildings; aggravation of situation in the Karabakh conflict zone; completion of trial in Rostov-on-Don on case of Gagiev's grouping, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 31 to September 6, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 31, 2015 09:00

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

    Court's decision on life imprisonment for former Makhachkala Mayor Said Amirov; opening of NATO training centre in Georgia; verdict of Rostov court to Ukrainian citizen Sentsov, which raised condemnation of human rights defenders and Western politicians, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 24-30, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 24, 2015 13:36

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

    Continuation of the pleadings and the final speeches of the defendants in the Amirov's case; special operation, assassination of the district police inspector, and attack on OMON fighter in Dagestan; protest actions in Armenia and clashes between protesters and policemen, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 17-23, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 17, 2015 09:00

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

    Conviction passed in Baku to rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus; special operation in Dagestan, where the leader of the "Imarat Kavkaz" was killed; voluntary resignation of Imam Yaraliev from the post of Derbent Mayor; trial in Gyumri of Valery Permyakov, a soldier Russian military base, for desertion and theft of weapons; major forest fire near Gelendjik; start of trying Krasnodar deputy Zirinov by jury in Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 10-16, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 10, 2015 09:00

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

    Commemorative events in Georgia and South Ossetia on the seventh anniversary of the events of August 2008; emergency power outages in Southern Russia with the onset of hot weather; eight killed suspected militants within a week in KBR; nomination of candidates for the head of North Ossetia; end of judicial inquiry in case of Yunus spouses in Azerbaijan; registration of candidates for the heads of Rostov Region and Krasnodar Territory, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 3-9, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 03, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 27-August 2

    Detention of heads of two district of Dagestan and investigators' statement about suspicions against Sagid Murtazaliev, head of republic's branch of RPF; special operations in Ingushetia, which resulted in killing eight persons; end of judicial inquiry into Said Amirov's case, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 27-August 2, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 27, 2015 09:00

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

    Special operation in Nalchik, resulting in killing six alleged militants; terrible road accident in mountains of Chechnya with 11 casualties; sentencing of Ilya Goryachev in the BORN case, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 20-26, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 20, 2015 08:45

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

    Celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr; a guilty verdict in the BORN case to Goryachev; anniversary of the murder of Natalya Estemirova, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 13-19, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 13, 2015 09:00

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

    Appointment of second life sentence to Ali Taziev; dispersal of protest in Bagramyan Avenue in Yerevan; administrative arrest in Sochi of journalist Anna Gritsevich; resignation of Acting Mayor of Makhachkala Magomed Suleimanov; explosion at military factory in Azerbaijan with fatalities; statements at trial of Amirov about torture during investigation, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 6-12, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 06, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 29-July 5

    New ultimatum put forward by protesters against increase of electricity tariff to Armenian authorities; ECtHR's decision on acceptability of complaint of Beslan terror act victims; sentencing of Stavropol rights defender Bogatenkova, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 29-July 5, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 29, 2015 09:00

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

    Heavy rains that led to flooding of houses in Sochi and other settlements of the Krasnodar Territory, Karachay-Cherkessia and Abkhazia; protests against increase of electricity tariff in Armenia; statement of the "Islamic State" about establishment of its branch in Northern Caucasus; end of the First European Games in Baku; decision of Russian Supreme Court on the murder of Anna Politkovskaya; sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for terror act in Boston, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 22-28, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 22, 2015 09:00

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

    Works to eliminate the aftermath of severe flooding in Tbilisi; decision to raise electricity tariffs in Armenia, causing protests; European Games in Baku at the background of international criticism of the situation in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 15-21, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 15, 2015 08:05

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

    Mass poisoning of people in the North Ossetian town of Alagir; opening of the European Games in Baku that rights defenders called to boycott; floods in Tbilisi with fatalities, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of June 8-14, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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