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March 16, 2020 15:59

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 9-15, 2020

    Protests against a law on amendments to the Constitution of Russia; restrictions in the countries of Southern Caucasus in connection with the spread of coronavirus infection; court ruling in a case of Dagestani residents killed in Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 9-15, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 09, 2020 13:33

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 2-8, 2020

    76th anniversary of deportation of Balkar nationals; special operation in Ingushetia; onset of coronavirus in the Caucasus; election of Dmitry Trapeznikov as Elista City Mayor; hunger strike in Sukhumi and hospitalization of oppositionist Aslan Bzhaniya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 2-8, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 02, 2020 18:53

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 24-March 1, 2020

    Actions in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow and Southern Russia; assassination attempt on Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov; penetration of coronavirus into the countries of the Southern Caucasus, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 24-March 1, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 24, 2020 13:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 17-23, 2020

    Commemoration of victims of Chechens' and Ingushes' deportation; release of Vano Merabishvili, former Georgia's Premier, from custody; registration of presidential candidates in Abkhazia; victory of Elista activists at cassation court, – read about these events in the following review of major events in the Caucasus during February 17-23, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 17, 2020 16:59

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 10-16, 2020

    Publication of outputs of parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan and dispersal of those who disagree with them; toughening the sentence to Gigi Ugulava, former Tbilisi Mayor; sharp reaction to words of Russian Ambassador to Turkey about Circassians, – read the review of these and other events in the Caucasus over the week of February 10-16, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 10, 2020 13:30

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 3-9, 2020

    Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan; attack on journalist Elena Milashina and advocate Marina Dubrovina in Grozny; new arrests of rally participants in Magas; resonance after a murder of a Chechen blogger in France; adoption of an anti-corruption law in Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 3-9, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 03, 2020 13:27

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events from January 27 to February 2, 2020

    Pickets of Moscow activists and journalists in support of Abdulmumin Gadjiev arrested in Dagestan; resonance after spread of collage with Ramzan Kadyrov; protest action against acting head of Elista, Dmitry Trapeznikov; sending to court of case of Serzh Sargsyan, former President of Armenia; bullying a female student after scandalous dance in Vladikavkaz, – read about these events in the weekly review of the main events in the Caucasus during the week from January 27 to February 2, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 27, 2020 16:25

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 20-26, 2020

    Resonant statement on the completed demarcation of the Chechen border; ECtHR's decision on complaints filed by relatives of people disappeared in Northern Caucasus; appointment of the voting date for the elections in Nagorno-Karabakh, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 20-26, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 20, 2020 13:34

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 13-19, 2020

    Announcement of new presidential election in Abkhazia; mass poisoning in Kizlyar; charges of extremism brought against protest leaders in Ingushetia; resonance after information about Ramzan Kadyrov's illness; demand of Krasny Sulin residents to preserve Verbenskoye reservoir, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 13-19, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 13, 2020 15:31

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 6-12, 2020

    Political crisis in Abkhazia and resignation of President Khadjimba; Christmas celebrations in the regions of Southern Russia and the countries of Southern Caucasus; resonance from the incident with money thrown to a crowd by a Chechen blogger in Volgograd, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 6-12, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 06, 2020 14:55

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 30, 2019-January 5, 2020

    Celebration of the New Year 2020 holiday; attack on DPS checkpoint and shootout between two teips in Ingushetia; public inspection of the central square reconstruction in Makhachkala; protest rally in Elista; opposition complaints about obstacles to participation in the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 30, 2019-January 5, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 30, 2019 16:59

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 23-29, 2019

    New verdicts for Ingush activists and tougher charges against protest leaders; Catholic Christmas celebrations in Southern Russia and Southern Caucasus; pardon of a Georgian doctor in South Ossetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 23-29, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 23, 2019 12:37

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 16-22, 2019

    President Putin's answers to questions on the problems of the southern regions of Russia; sentence to a Georgian doctor in South Ossetia; trials in cases against Ingush activists in the Stavropol Territory; attack on a son of the first president of Georgia in Tbilisi; opening of a monument to Stalin in Volgograd, and request of the Georgian Communists to restore the monument to the Soviet leader in Gori, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 16-22, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 16, 2019 18:35

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 9-15, 2019

    25th anniversary of the outbreak of war in Chechnya; adoption by the US of a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide; fundraising for Azerbaijani human rights defender Ogtai Gyulyalyev, who still stays in a coma, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 9-15, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 09, 2019 14:35

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 2-8, 2019

    Criminal case against the third president of Armenia; scheduling of early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan; actions in support of political prisoners in Southern Russia; tension in relations between Russia and Germany in connection with the killing of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili; resignation of the Abkhazian Minister of Internal Affairs amid a protest rally; new detentions in the case on the assassination of the chief of the Ingush Centre "E", – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 2-8, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 25, 2019 14:11

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 18-24, 2019

    Power dispersal of demonstrators in Tbilisi; termination of the protest action held by a father of the shepherds killed in Dagestan; story with the involvement of a Stavropol law enforcer in the murder of a Syrian man; release from SIZO of Ingush journalist Rashid Maisigov; arrest of former Elista Mayor Vyacheslav Namruev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 18-24, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 18, 2019 16:15

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 11-17, 2019

    Protests in Tbilisi related to the MPs' failure to pass a bill to change the electoral system; pickets in Makhachkala held by a father of killed shepherds; opening of checkpoints on the border between Chechnya and Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 11-17, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 11, 2019 13:55

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events on November 4-10, 2019

    Celebrations of National Unity Day and anniversary of the October Revolution in Southern Russia; mass protests in Georgia and Armenia; start of trial on major fire in Rostov-on-Don; rally of former "Electrozink" worker in Vladikavkaz, – read about these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 4-10, 2019, in a review prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 04, 2019 15:52

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 28-November 3, 2019

    Recognition by the US of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire; events in memory of victims of political repressions in Southern Russia; assassination of a top-ranking Ingush police officer in Moscow, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 28-November 3, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 28, 2019 13:47

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 21-27, 2019

    Shootout between Chechen farmers in the Rostov Region; Magomed Daudov's removal from the supervision of the territorial sector in Chechnya and information on checking a video about the brutal actions of the former mayor of Grozny; railway workers' strike in Armenia; unusual personnel decisions made by President of Azerbaijan; mass protest rally in Elista, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 21-27, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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