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December 14, 2015 09:00

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

    Exemption of Yunus spouses from serving prison sentences in Azerbaijan; summary of the results of the referendum on constitutional reforms in Armenia; participation of truck drivers from Volgograd, Stavropol Territory, and Dagestan in truckers strike in Moscow; aggravation of the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone; adoption of budgets for 2016 in Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia; ECtHR's decisions in two cases of natives of Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 7-13, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 07, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 30 to December 6

    Referendum on draft constitutional reforms in Armenia; protest of truckers from Volgograd Region in Moscow suburb; murder of Chief Physician of Republic's Hospital in Kabardino-Balkaria, –see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 30-December 6, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 30, 2015 09:00

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

    Unrest in Nardaran, which killed seven persons; two CTOs in Dagestan; departure of protesting truckers from southern regions of Russia to Moscow; transfer to court of the case about the shooting of the family in Gyumri; hunger strike of Krasnodar ecologist Evgeny Vitishko in the penal colony; withdrawal of the banking licence of the "Maximum" Bank in the Rostov Region, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 23-29, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 23, 2015 09:00

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

    Two special operations against militants in Kabardino-Balkaria; special operation in Kalmykia, during which suspected murderer of a Moscow policeman was killed; another arson of a ziyart in Chechnya, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 16-22, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 16, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 9-15

    Bad weather conditions, which resulted in emergencies in the southern part of Russia and Southern Caucasus; release from prison of Azerbaijani political analyst Arif Yunus; elections of the City Mayors in Pyatigorsk and Yessentuki; Congress of the Karachay people in Cherkessk; special operation in Nalchik, resulted in the killing of the leader of the local IS unit; court's decision to replace the unserved part of the sentence to Krasnodar ecologist Evgeny Vitishko with restriction of liberty, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 9-15, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 09, 2015 09:00

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

    Search in the office of the Ingush human rights organization "Mashr"; decision of the Tbilisi Court concerning the claim filed by the former owner of the "Rustavi 2" TV Channel; death of a detainee after interrogation at police station in Vladikavkaz, and related protests held by local residents, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 2-8, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 02, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 26 to November 1

    Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan; elections of Mayors of Makhachkala and Derbent; funeral in the Krasnodar Territory of contract soldier who perished in Syria; trial in Grozny of Ukrainian citizens accused of involvement in warfare in Chechnya; counterterrorist operation in Nazran; announcement for search and arrest in absentia of State Duma MP Vladimir Bessonov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 26-November 1, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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".

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