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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".

May 04, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 25 to May 1

    Bad weather has once again arranged a transport blockade of the resort city of Sochi; Deputies of Karachay-Cherkessia amend the Republic's Constitution; May Day was marked both in the South of Russia and in Transcaucasia, - look these and other events in the review of the week of April 25 to May 1, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 27, 2011 23:00

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

    Railway in Dagestan became a target - five explosive devices could be triggered there; nationalists in Moscow demand from the authorities to stop "feeding the Caucasus"; anthrax was diagnosed in one of Kuban city hospitals, - look these and other events in the review of the week of April 18-24, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 20, 2011 23:00

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

    Provocative leaflets in Ingushetia forced law enforcers to strengthen; avalanche blocks communication between Russia and Georgia over "Verkhni Lars"; police disperses another protest action of opposition in Azerbaijan, - look these and other events in the review of the week of April 11-17, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 13, 2011 23:00

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

    Suicide bombers again blow them up in Northern Caucasus; unpleasant weather surprises paralyze life in the Krasnodar Territory; in Ingushetia, former deputy minister miraculously survives an attempt, - look these and other events in the review of the week of April 4-10, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 06, 2011 23:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 28 to April 3

    Power agents hope to identify Dokku Umarov among those liquidated in Ingushetia; while the former Mayor of Volgograd is seeking his reinstatement, it was decided to liquidate the post of Mayor whatsoever - in favour of the post of City Manager; Azerbaijani authorities respond by mass arrests to mass protests, - look these and other events in the review of the week of March 28 to April 3, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 31, 2011 23:00

March 30, 2011 23:00

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

    Strong winds in Kuban (Krasnodar Territory) left hospitals, kindergartens and schools without roofs; in Ingushetia, opposition Khazbiev, sentenced to administrative arrest, was released after Evkurov's interference; in central Yerevan public set up a tent for Ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, who is on hunger strike for the second week, - look these and other events in the review of the week of March 21-27, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 23, 2011 23:00

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

    The Caucasus is not indifferent to the Japanese tragedy, however, while helping Japan, it calls on its countrymen to return home; in Armenia, "Zvartnots" Airport and "Armavia" Airline cannot agree on cooperation; fans wishing to watch the World Cup in Freestyle Wrestling in Dagestan were calmed down by truncheons; in central Yerevan oppositionist is on hunger strike in anticipation of changes in the country, - look these and other events in the review of the week of March 14-20, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 16, 2011 23:00

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

    Preliminary election outcomes in Southern Russia: opposition's complaints against satisfaction of election commissions; Manege Square in Moscow becomes again a "rendezvous" of nationalists; UN Security Council could see a dangerous terrorist in Dokku Umarov; protest actions in Azerbaijan again turn into clashes and arrests, - look these and other events in the review of the week of March 7-13, 2011, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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