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March 09, 2015 09:00

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

    Funeral of Boris Nemtsov and detention of natives of Northern Caucasus suspected of his murder; acquittal of former Imam of Kislovodsk in case of Bostanov's murder; suspension of hunger strike of Shushiya villagers of Dagestan, who demand land allocation; start of trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston case; launch countdown of 100 days till the start of the European Olympic Games in Baku; start of fan-type hunger strike of parents of many children in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 2-8, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 02, 2015 09:15

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 23 to March 1

    Commemoration of assassinated Russian politician Boris Nemtsov in regions of Southern Russia; events dedicated to the 71st anniversary of deportation of Vainakhs; protest rally in Yerevan on anniversary of events on March 1, 2008, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 23-March 1, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 23, 2015 08:55

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

    Collapse of political oppositional troika in Armenia; beating up of Dagestani leader of "Spravedlivaya Rossiya" in Makhachkala; sharp devaluation of national currency by Azerbaijani Central Bank; emigration from Russia of Mikhail Savva, conditionally convicted in Krasnodar; election of a new head of Astrakhan; entry into force of four ECtHR's decision on complaints of residents of Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 16-22, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 16, 2015 09:00

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

    Initiation of criminal case against head of Derbent, and gathering of his supporters; resignation of leader of the Party "Prosperous Armenia" (PPA) from the post of a member of National Security Council, which, according to opposition leaders, worsened political situation; closure of schools and kindergartens under quarantine for influenza in Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 9-15, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 09, 2015 09:00

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

    Aggravation of situation in the area of the Karabakh and Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict; attack on advocate in Dagestan; arrest of current and former vice-governors in Krasnodar Territory; start of sending Ukrainian refugees from Rostov Region to other regions of Russia; detention of 11 former employees of Georgia's MIA on suspicion of resonant past murder; public utility accidents in Volgograd Region, which left residents without heat and power, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 2-8, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 02, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 26 to February 1

    Mass protests of entrepreneurs in Yerevan, demanding to repeal amendments to Law "On Turnover Tax"; appointment of a new MIA boss in Georgia; second within a month visit of Presidential Envoy Melikov to Derbent, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 26 to February 1, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 26, 2015 09:00

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

    Death of the baby – the only survivor in the attack on family in Gyumri, and interrogation of soldier Permyakov accused of the massacre by Armenian investigators; actions against caricatures on Prophet Muhammad in Chechnya, Dagestan, Georgia and Azerbaijan; verdict in Rostov-on-Don to journalist Sergey Reznik; mass brawl in a Minvody cafe with fatality; construction of railway in Southern Russia, bypassing Ukraine; revocation of license from "Adam International" Bank of Makhachkala, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 19-25, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 19, 2015 09:00

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

    Massacre in Gyumri that sparked protests among the population of Armenia; mass rallies in Ingushetia stating inadmissibility of caricatures insulting religious feelings; conviction of Kislovodsk Imam Kurman-Ali Baichorov in Stavropol Territory, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 12-18, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 12, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 5-11, 2015

    Accidents caused by bad winter weather in Southern Russia and countries of Southern Caucasus; Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas; rallies in Armenia and Georgia in memory of victims of terror attacks in Paris; resumption of broadcasting of Radio Liberty in Azerbaijan; terror act in Istanbul, committed by a suspected native of Northern Caucasus; start of trial in the United States of terror act in Boston against a native of Chechnya Johar Tsarnaev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 5-11, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 05, 2015 09:20

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 29, 2014, to January 4, 2015

    Long New Year holidays for residents of Russian Northern Caucasus and countries of Southern Caucasus; memorial actions of those killed in last year's terror acts in Volgograd committed on the eve of the New Year; special operation in Chechnya, in which two suspected militants were killed, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 29, 2014, to January 4, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 29, 2014 09:00

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

    Verdict on 2005 Nalchik attack case; reduction of prison term of ex-Mayor of Astrakhan Mikhail Stolyarov; decision to set up parliamentary commission in Georgia to investigate the works in the Sakdrisi-Kachagiani mine; hunger strike of residents Novolak District of Dagestan with demand to solve their land problem; pipeline accident in the Krasnodar Territory, resulting in sea pollution; municipal elections in Azerbaijan and search and closure of Radio Liberty office in Baku, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 22-28, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 22, 2014 09:00

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

    Continued destruction of houses belonging to militants' relatives in Chechnya; resumption of investigation into the case on the Dubrovka terror act in Moscow; work of the South-Ossetian authorities on finalizing the new agreement on alliance with Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 15-21, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 15, 2014 09:00

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

    Burned down houses of militants' relatives in Chechnya; condemnation by Russian rights defenders of principle of collective responsibility, and the subsequent incidents with them in Grozny; end of hunger strike in Dagestan demanding to restore Tarki District; Geneva discussions on safety in Southern Caucasus; attacks on oppositionactivists in Armenia; next humanitarian convoy from Russia to Donbas; special operations in Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria, during which nine suspected militants were killed, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 8-14, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 08, 2014 09:10

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

    Attack of militants on Grozny; opening of traffic through Gimry Tunnel in Dagestan; verdict on December 2013 terror acts in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 1-7, 2014, prepared bythe "Caucasian Knot".

December 01, 2014 09:00

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

    Signing of Russian-Abkhaz alliance and strategic partnership treaty; ECtHR's award of 15,000 euros of compensation to ex-Mayor of Makhachkala Said Amirov; eighth delivery of humanitarian aid from Russia to Donbas; mass poisoning in Armenian kindergarten; license revocation "PrestizhKreditBank" of Derbent and cancellation of CTO regime in the Untsukul District of Dagestan; upholding by Russia's SC of verdict to natives of Ingushetia for terror act in "Domodedovo" Airport, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 24-30, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 24, 2014 09:00

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

    End of drafting new Russian-Abkhaz cooperation treaty; funeral in Georgia of ex-Minister of Economy Kakha Bendukidze who died in London; hunger strike of Tarki villagers in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 17-23, 2014, prepared bythe "Caucasian Knot".

November 17, 2014 09:00

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

    Incident with a military helicopter shot down in the Karabakh conflict zone; road traffic accident involving a motorcade of the Dagestani leader; law passed in the Astrakhan Region abolishing the direct election of the Mayor of Astrakhan; awarding Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to political prisoners of Azerbaijan; launch of the third power unit of Rostov NPP; attack on the Prime Minister of Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 10-16, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 10, 2014 09:00

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

    Split in the ruling coalition of Georgia after resignation of Defence Minister Irakli Alasaniya; festivities in Russia on National Unity Day; open festival "Kunaki" of documentaries and author's TV programmes of Northern Caucasus in Sukhumi, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 3-9, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 03, 2014 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 27-November 2

    Hunger strike of several activists in Makhachkala demanding resignation of head of Dagestan; major power outage in Stavropol; meeting of presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Paris; protests of mothers of many children from Volgograd Region in Moscow; two convoys with Russian humanitarian aid to residents of Donetsk and Lugansk; decision of Chechen SC on Ruslan Kutaev's case, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 27-November 2, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 27, 2014 11:00

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

    Russian Supreme Court's decision on appeals lodged by convicts for massacre in the village of Kuschevskaya, Krasnodar Territory; verdicts of guilty against Bacho Akhalaya and Vano Merabishvili, Mikhail Saakashvili's close associates in Georgia; mass rally in Yerevan, demanding resignation of President Serzh Sargsyan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 20-26, 2014, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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