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June 18, 2012 23:00

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

    Participation of residents of Southern Russia in the oppositional "March of Millions"; formation of government and lawyers' strike in Armenia; court's verdict on Oleg Shein's lawsuit on cancellation of elections in Astrakhan; visit of the Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE to the region of Karabakh conflict; presenting charges to Mirzaev and restart of preliminary investigation of his case, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 11-17, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 11, 2012 23:00

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

    Film Festival "Kinotavr" in Sochi; the visit of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Southern Caucasus and aggravation in Karabakh conflict zone; detention of high-ranking officials in Kabardino-Balkaria on suspicion of fraud; next round of Geneva Debates; mass fight of soccer fans with natives of Northern Caucasus in Moscow, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of June 4-10, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 04, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 28-June 3

    Start of school exit Uniform State Exam (USE) and violations already fixed in the Astrakhan Region; sentences to natives of Northern Caucasus for committed and failed terror acts; election of Speaker of Armenian Parliament and start of forming the country's new government; sentence to figurant in the case on massacre in the village of Kuschevskaya that caused differing estimates; different viewpoints on the new law on governors in Chechnya and Dagestan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 28-June 3, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 28, 2012 23:00

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

    Contest "Eurovision-2012" in Baku was accompanied by opposition's protests; appointment of oppositionists to government of South Ossetia; sentences to figurants of terror cases in Stavropol and Tver; conflict between local residents and visiting builders in Sochi, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 21-27, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 21, 2012 12:00

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

    Days of Ingushetia in the State Duma; approval of Prime Minister of South Ossetia; new phase of considering Oleg Shein's lawsuit in Astrakhan court; attack on a Muslim activist and the formation by new governor of government of the Stavropol Territory; murder of administration head and injuring of two civilians in shelling in Kabardino-Balkaria; start of "Eurovision" and hunger strike of political prisoners in Azerbaijan; special operation in Makhachkala, which caused protests, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 14-20, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 14, 2012 23:00

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

    Preliminary results of parliamentary elections in Armenia, according to which 80 percent of seats go to pro-government candidates; earthquakes in Azerbaijan; oppositional rallies in Volgograd; protests against Gelman's exhibition and opposition's "folk festivities" in Krasnodar; fights and attacks with casualties in Dagestan, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of May 7-13, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 07, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 30 to May 6

    May Day actions; change of Governor of Stavropol Territory; double terror act in Makhachkala; deadline for nominating presidential candidates of Nagorno-Karabakh; election of Armenian Parliament explosion of balloons at pre-election rally in Yerevan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 29-May 6, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 30, 2012 23:00

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

    Alexander Tkachov inaugurated as Governor of the Krasnodar Territory; election of the Mayor of Volgograd; sentences to persons accused of committing Vladikavkaz terror act and killing of eight people in Stavropol; fine imposed on editor-in-chief of Dagestani weekly "Nastoyascheye Vremya" for the article about the head of the republic; failed incident-prevention meeting in Abkhazian-Georgian conflict zone; struggle for power in administration of Elista; end of Astrakhan political hunger strike, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 23-29, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 23, 2012 12:00

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

    Oleg Shein's lawsuit on cancellation of the outcomes of electing Mayor of Astrakhan and his demand to release his supporters as precondition for his quitting the hunger strikes; thousands-strong oppositional action in Baku; demand of Evkurov's resignation declared at a public conference held in the republic; inauguration of new president of South Ossetia, suicide of suspects of attempt on president of Abkhazia; opening of NGO resource centre in Grozny, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 16-22, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 16, 2012 23:00

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

    Summing up presidential election in South Ossetia; continuation of political hunger-strike in Astrakhan; statement of power agents of Stavropol Territory about prevention of terror acts before Easter; protest action against burning garbage dump in North Ossetia; detention and arrest of suspected attempters on President of Abkhazia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 9-15, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 09, 2012 23:00

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

    Election of Speaker and Vice-Speaker in Abkhazia; verdict to Georgian citizens accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia; protest action against "Electrozink" Factory in Vladikavkaz; reintroduction of direct election of Volgograd Mayor; the second round of repeated presidential election in South Ossetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of April 2-8, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 02, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 26-April 1

    Search of the flat of Geidar (Heydar) Jemal in Moscow; set up of commission for militants' adaptation and demand of resignation of Derev, Member of the Federation Council in Karachay-Cherkessia; approval of Konstantin Khramov, Mayor of Nevinnomyssk, as Prime Minister of the Volgograd Region; rally of oppositional Armenian National Congress in Yerevan; Azerbaijanis mark Genocide Day, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 26-April 1, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 26, 2012 11:00

  • The Caucasus during the week: survey of the most significant events from March, 19, till March, 25

    The second round of presidential election in South Ossetia; new voting on the parliamentary election in Abkhazia; attempt at an imam and bringing a big group of power-wielding structures to Dagestan; Alexander Tkachev’s reassignment Governor of Krasnodar region; nomination of candidates for the election of the Parliament of Armenia. Come to know about all these from a survey of the most significant events from March, 19, till March, 25, prepared by the “Caucasian Knot”.

March 19, 2012 12:30

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

    Appointment of the second round of parliamentary elections in Abkhazia at majority of electoral precincts; sentencing the person accused of committing terror ac in Stavropol; hunger strike of supporters of the "Spravedlivaya Rossiya" (Fair Russia) Party in Astrakhan; dismissal of the Prosecutor of the Rostov Region for violation of oath; protest actions in defence of Yerevan park, look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 12-18, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 12, 2012 12:00

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

    Outcomes of presidential election in South of Russia questioned by some observers and the opposition; Medvedev offers to reappoint Tkachov as Governor of Krasnodar Territory; explosion of female suicide bomber in Dagestan kills five policemen; Armenia's decision to skip "Eurovision-2012" in Baku; parliamentary elections in Abkhazia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of March 5-11, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 05, 2012 12:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 26-March 4

    Election of the President of Russia and a number of municipal elections in the regions of Southern Russia; collapse of a section of a nine-storey apartment block after explosion in Astrakhan; announcement of the final list of presidential candidates in South Ossetia for the March 25 repeated elections; riots in the Guba District of Azerbaijan; cancellation of elections to the City Council of Lermontov, Stavropol Territory, which was sought by hunger-strikers, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 27-March 4, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 27, 2012 23:00

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

    Protest hunger strike in Lermontov, Stavropol Territory; attempt on President of Abkhazia Alexander Ankvab; mass brawl with fatal outcome in the Astrakhan Region; events related to the 68th anniversary of Stalin's deportation of Chechens and Ingushes; statement of Armenian performers about possible boycott of "Eurovision-2012" in Baku, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 20-26, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 20, 2012 12:00

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

    Murder in Pyatigorsk of Kurman Ismailov, Deputy Mufti of Stavropol Territory; special operation on the Chechen-Dagestani border with a large number of casualties and victims; explosion in a cafe in Volgograd, which affected more than 20 people; former Russian national team coach Guus Hiddink signs contract with the Dagestani "Anji" FC; case of world champion Rasul Mirzaev, a native of Dagestan, sent for additional inquiry in Moscow; presentation in Tbilisi of initiative group of the party of businessman Bidzina Ivanishvili, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 13-19, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 13, 2012 23:00

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

    Anomalous frosts in Southern Russia and countries of Southern Caucasus result in numerous emergencies and accidents; failed inauguration of Alla Djioeva in South Ossetia; start of trial on massacre in Stavropol; end of nomination of candidates for MPs of Abkhazia, Supreme Court of Kabardino-Balkaria supports striking drivers of the; bill on wage regulation brought in the parliament of the Volgograd Region, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of February 6-12, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 06, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 30 to February 5

    Rallies within the all-Russian campaign "For Fair Elections" in the cities of Southern Russia; hunger strike of women-prisoners in Georgia; proposal to rename Azerbaijan; approval of Sergey Bozhenov as Governor of Volgograd Region; arrest of Igor Bestuzhij, Stavropol City Manager; Dokku Umarov orders militants to stop attacking civilian targets, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 30-February 5, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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