Сhronicles

September 19, 2011 23:00

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

    Strikes of metallurgists in Georgia and dispersal by the police of a protest action against violations of their rights; decision of the Russian Supreme Court to uphold the verdict to the persons accused of killing lawyer Markelov in Moscow; Jubilee Investment Forum in Sochi, which brought together more than 6500 participants; celebration of Unity Day of the Republic Dagestan and new resonant crimes, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 12-18, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 14, 2011 23:00

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

    Acquaintance visit to the Caucasus of Philippe Lefort, the newly appointed EU Special Representative for Southern Caucasus and Crisis in Georgia; youth educational forums in the Rostov and Astrakhan Regions; mass brawls - prevented and not - in the Stavropol Territory; setting up of former militants' adaptation commission in Ingushetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of September 5-11, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 07, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 29-September 4

    Start of construction of "Arkhyz" Resort in the mountains of Karachay-Cherkessia and crash of helicopter with officials; a triple terror act in Grozny on the eve of Eid al-Fitr, committed by suicide bombers; mourning events in memory of the victims of the 2004 Beslan tragedy; first nominee for presidency in South Ossetia, - look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 29-September 4, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 30, 2011 09:30

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

    Abkhazia elects Alexander Ankvab to be its new president; however, the international community is not in a hurry to recognize the legality of the election; Azerbaijani court convicts six more oppositionist for taking part in April rally; dam failure in Grozny becomes a tragedy for 2500 citizens; in Krasnodar Territory another "raid" of ecological activists to "Tkachov's summer house" ends in arrests again, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 22-28, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 22, 2011 09:00

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

    Earthquakes keep Eastern Georgia in tension for several days; pre-election campaign in Abkhazia interrupted by road accident; world champion in combat sambo from Dagestan kills a 19-year old student with one punch; houses located in Olympic route demolished in Sochi, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 15-21, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 15, 2011 09:00

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

    Third anniversary of August 2008 events in South Ossetia; wildfires in southern Russia; mass brawls in Dagestan with casualties and dozens of detainees; trials of oppositionists in Azerbaijan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 8-14, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 08, 2011 23:00

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

    Start of Ramadan, Muslims' sacred fasting month; trial on resonant murder of football fan in Moscow, where residents of Northern Caucasus are defendants; fight of villagers in Ingushetia for their elected head; funeral of Georgian woman killed in terror act in Norway, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the review of the week of August 1-7, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 01, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 25-31

    Start of election race in Abkhazia; Dagestan: disputable outcomes of special operation, economic forum and murder of head of President's press service; natural fires in Rostov Region, and, probably, criminal origin of fires in central Astrakhan, – look these and other events in the Caucasus in the week of July 25-31, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 25, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 18-24

    Eviction of South-Ossetian and Abkhazian refugees out of temporary accommodation centres (TACs) in Tbilisi; start of dialogue of Armenian authorities with opposition; attack on Circassian leader Ibragim Yaganov in Kabardino-Balkaria; start of trial on terror act at the Moscow "Domodedovo" Airport, – look these and other events in the review of the week of July 18-24, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 18, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 11 to 17

    International Film Festival "Golden Apricot" in Yerevan saw a record number of applications; two years after the murder of Chechen human rights defender Natalia Estemirova her colleagues present results of their own inquiry; Victor Dvorakovskiy, "Russian Wahhabi" suspected of preparing terrorist attack arrest in the Stavropol region, – look these and other events in the review of the week of July 11-17, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 11, 2011 23:30

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

    Second All-Caucasian Forum "Mashuk-2011" for youth of Northern Caucasus; meeting of members of the Presidential Council for Development of Civil Society and Human Rights with Dmitry Medvedev in Nalchik; new "spy scandal" and sentence to defendants in resonant case on espionage in Georgia; fighting against "laser hooliganism" in South of Russia, – look these and other events in the review of the week of July 4-10, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

July 04, 2011 22:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 27-July 3

    Tragedy instead of feast – victims of gas explosion at wedding party in Vladikavkaz die; first nominations for presidential election in Abkhazia; adoption of the law on distant pastures in Kabardino-Balkaria, which caused disputes among local indigenous nations; sentence to persons guilty of children's death in the Sea of Azov; transformation of oppositional "octet" into "sextet" after negotiations on electoral legislation in Georgia, – look these and other events in the review of the week of June 27-July 3, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 27, 2011 22:00

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

    Broad-scale special operation in Dagestani forests: militants manage to deceive power agents and escape; the 70th anniversary of the start of the Great Patriotic War was marked in all regions of Southern and Northern Caucasus; arrests of oppositionists in Georgia in the context of another putsch statement; failed summit on Karabakh in Kazan, – look these and other events in the review of the week of June 20-26, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 20, 2011 23:30

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

    Acquittal in the criminal case on slandering Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Chechnya, passed by court in Moscow; rallies and hunger strike of Dagestani residents who demand to open traffic in the tunnel connecting the centre of the republic with several mountainous districts; verdict of the Supreme Court of South Ossetia on the initiative of the new term of Eduard Kokoity's office; protest rallies in Baku, – look these and other events in the review of the week of June 13-19, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 13, 2011 21:00

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

    Negotiations in Transcaucasia on Nagorno-Karabakh and Georgia's conflicts with South Ossetia and Abkhazia; resonant murder of religious leaders in Makhachkala, Dagestani capital; and assassination in broad daylight in Moscow of Yuri Budanov, "an enemy of the Chechen nation", – look these and other events in the review of the week of June 6-12, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 07, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 30-June 5

    Funeral of President of Abkhazia Sergey Bagapsh; verdict of guilty in the case of murdering Chechen Israilov in Vienna, in which head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov had figured; meeting of the Presidential Council for Human Rights in Makhachkala; another victim in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, - look these and other events in the review of the week of May 30-June 5, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

June 01, 2011 23:00

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

    Dispersal of oppositional protest in Tbilisi; amnesty announced in Armenia covering political prisoners; disaster was caused by torrential rains in Southern Russia; Russian Nogais hold their congress in Dagestan ", - look these and other events in the review of the week of May 23-29, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 25, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 16 to 22 May

    Protest actions of the opposition movement "People's Assembly" in Georgia; recognition by Georgian Parliament of Circassian genocide committed by Russian Empire; visit of Thomas Hammarberg, Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights, to Northern Caucasus; events within the European Action "Museum Night", - look these and other events in the review of the week of May 16-22, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 18, 2011 23:00

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

    Thanks to this year's victory of the Azerbaijani duet, the country will host the "Eurovision-2012" in Baku; more than 2000 residents of South Ossetia stand for referendum on the third presidential term; Kuban residents again draw attention to falsification of criminal cases; victims of floods in Azerbaijan left homeless and without property go on hunger strike, - look these and other events in the review of the week of May 9-15, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 11, 2011 23:00

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

    Downpour floods the capital of North Ossetia and several villages in Ingushetia - local residents count the damage, while the authorities are trying to eliminate the consequences of the disaster; on the eve of the Victory Day a terror act was prevented in Astrakhan, while Dagestan holds a large-scale special operations against militants; Azerbaijani police again disperses protest action in Baku, - look these and other events in the review of the week of May 2-8, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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