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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".

January 30, 2012 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 23 to 29

    Summit of presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia in Sochi on Karabakh settlement; presentation in Moscow of the Human Rights Watch report on human rights violations; end of inquiry into terror act in "Domodedovo" Airport; decision of the Russian Supreme Court on Sviridov's murder in Moscow; adaptation commission for militants set up in Kabardino-Balkaria, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 23-29, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 23, 2012 23:00

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

    Hackers' attacks on websites of Azerbaijan state agencies; resignation of Anatoly Brovko, Governor of Volgograd Region; termination of criminal case against human rights defender Oleg Orlov accused of slandering Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov; first nominations for re-election of President of South Ossetia; start of election campaign for Abkhazian parliament; investigation into deaths of several babies at the Republic's Hospital in Nalchik, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 16-22, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 16, 2012 23:00

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

    Fifteen Georgian seamen back at home after Somalia captivity; Aslan Tkhakushinov re-enters presidency of Adygea; appointment of oppositionist as State Adviser to President of South Ossetia; re-qualification of indictment to Dagestan athlete, whose punch led to death of Moscow student; commissioning of cottage settlement in Ingushetia for resettlers from landslide area; investigation in the Rostov Region into the death of a child attacked by dogs, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 9-15, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 09, 2012 23:00

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

    Human rights defenders criticize the Georgian Code of Administrative Offences; protest action of Vladikavkaz residents against operation of "Electrozink" Factory; Orthodox believers of the Caucasus celebrate Christmas; complaint of Azerbaijani UN representative against violations of ceasefire in Karabakh conflict zone; first in the new year skirmish in Chechnya and Kabardino-Balkaria with casualties and victims, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of January 2-8, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 02, 2012 08:13

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 26-January 1

    About 200 Circassians from Syria, where riots are on since March 2011, appeal to Russian leadership and government of Adygea asking for help in their resettlement to Russia; Governor of Stavropol Territory takes control over situation in the city of Lermontov, where the mayor and city manager are in open conflict; first sentence on mass slaughter in Kuschevskaya; exchange of prisoners between Georgia and South Ossetia; actions in defence of political prisoners, supported in Southern Russia, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 26, 2011, to January 1, 2012, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 26, 2011 23:00

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

    Preliminary agreement on exchange of detainees between Georgia and South Ossetia; statement of Azerbaijani MFA about recognition by Mexican parliament of Khojaly events as genocide, which was refuted by Armenian press; rallies for fair elections in Russia, including in the south of Russia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 19-25, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 19, 2011 09:00

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

    Approval by the State Council – Khase of Adygea – of Aslan Tkhakushinov as the republic's leader; Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia; resonant killing in Dagestan of journalist Khadjimurad Kamalov; fire at chemical plant in Budyonnovsk, Stavropol Territory, which was extinguished only two days later, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 12-18, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 12, 2011 23:00

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

    Mass protests against rigged elections to Russian Duma held in Moscow, St Petersburg and cities of Southern Russia; resignation of South-Ossetian President Eduard Kokoity on agreement with the opposition; mass poisoning of Nalchik residents; start of trial in Krasnodar Territory of figurants in massacre of 12 persons in the village of Kuschevskaya; promulgation of amendments to the Electoral Code of Georgia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of December 5-11, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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