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December 25, 2017 09:00

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

    Killing of eight suspected militants during special operations conducted in three regions of Northern Caucasus; armed attack on a Rostov journalist of the "Caucasian Knot"; vote of confidence in an updated government of Georgia; release of Chechen activist Ruslan Kutaev from a penal colony; second dismissal of an appeal against the verdict to Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin; inclusion of the Chechen leader in the US sanctions list, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 18-24, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 18, 2017 09:00

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

    Special operations in Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria; court's decision regarding Said Amirov's request to release him from prison; murder of a well-known businessman in Abkhazia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 11-17, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 11, 2017 09:00

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

    Verdict in the case against the gang of Rostov Amazons; special operation in Stavropol; detention of Mikhail Saakashvili in Ukraine; opening of a new airport near Rostov-on-Don; detention of Tuapse Mayor Alexander Chekhov, –see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 4-10, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 04, 2017 09:10

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 27-December 3

    Confirmation of the Akhmed Chataev's death in Tbilisi; beginning of the trial in Azerbaijan against Gezyal Bairamly and Afghan Mukhtarly; false information about the death of Said Amirov, the former Mayor Makhachkala, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 27-December 3, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 27, 2017 09:00

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

    Special operation in Tbilisi; fire in Batumi hotel; detention of Suleiman Kerimov in France; shoot-out as a result of business partners' conflict in Dagestan; verdict to Umar Djabrailov accused of hooliganism; protest actions of defrauded housing co-investors in Krasnodar and Volgograd, – read these news storiesin the review of the main events in the Caucasus for the week of November 20-26, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 20, 2017 09:00

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

    "Kunaki" film festival in Abkhazia; earthquake in Azerbaijan; arrival of more than 40 women and children in Grozny from Syria, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 13-19, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 13, 2017 09:00

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

    Events to mark the 100th anniversary of October Revolution in Southern Russia; voting at the second round of local elections in Georgia; strike of Armenian students against the abolition of delay of army service; Navalny's rally in Volgograd; SC's decision on the case of Astrakhan activist Igor Stenin, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 6-12, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 06, 2017 08:30

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 30-November 5

    Suicide bombing in Ingushetia; hostage taking in a kindergarten in the Armenian city of Armavir; assassination attempt on spouses Amina Okueva and Adam Osmaev committed near Kiev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 30-November 5, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 30, 2017 09:00

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

    Shelling of fighters in a Chechen unit of the National Guard of Russia; fall of Georgian lari; election of Mayors in Cherkessk and Karachaevsk; attack on policemen in the Stavropol Territory; screening of "Matilda" in Southern Russia, launched with enhanced security measures; resignation of Lev Travnev, who served as Mayor of Pyatigorsk for 11 years, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 23-29, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 23, 2017 09:00

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

    Municipal elections in Georgia; negotiations between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia; death of Armenian philanthropist Levon Airapetyan in a Russian penal colony, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 16-22, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 16, 2017 09:05

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

    Entry into force of the verdict in the Nemtsov murder case; ECtHR’s decision on the complaint of relatives of the murdered residents of the Chechen village of Novye Aldy; overcoming the Georgian President’s veto on country’s draft constitution; appointment of a new head of Abkhazian MIA; detention of officer Khudyakov, who had been hiding for almost a decade; major fire in the commodity marketplace in Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 9-15, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 09, 2017 09:00

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

    Appointment of new Dagestani leader; execution of a Rostov Cossack in Syria; special operation in Dagestan announced after attacks on policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 2-8, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 02, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 25-October 1

    Ramazan Abdulatipov's announcement of his resignation from the position of the Dagestani leader; discovery in Ingushetia of the Doku Umarov's remains; actions held by Adygs from Kabardino-Balkaria and Abkhazia in defence of Ruslan Gvashev on hunger strike; bad weather in Poti, Novorossiysk, and the Kerch Strait crossing, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 25-October 1, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 25, 2017 09:00

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

    Mass evacuations in seven southern cities after reports about mined buildings; rally in Baku with a demand to investigate reports about bribery by ruling elite of European lobbyists; refusal to pardon the former Makhachkala Mayor Said Amirov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 18-24, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 18, 2017 08:05

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

    Approval of results of municipal and Legislative Assembly elections and elections in Kuban (Krasnodar Territory) and North Ossetia; rallies of deceived real estate investors in Southern Russia; mass evacuation of people because of false reports of undermining in Stavropol and other Russian cities; release in Azerbaijan of blogger Alexander Lapshin, Mekhman Aliev and Faig Amirov, recognized as political prisoners, and 14 convicts under the Nardaran case; acquittal of Makhachkala Mayor's son accused of insulting and injuring policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 11-17, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 04, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 28-September 3

    Celebration of Knowledge Day and Eid al-Adha in Southern Russia; mudflow in Kabardino-Balkaria; case instituted against former Chechen senator Umar Djabrailov for disorderly conduct; fire at the "Nairit" factory in Yerevan; IS* militants’ attack on policemen in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 28-September 3, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 28, 2017 09:00

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

    Huge fire in central Rostov-on-Don and fires in 12 districts of the Volgograd Region; special operation in Ingushetia; arrest in Azerbaijan of Mekhman Aliev, Director General of independent news agency, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 21-27, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 21, 2017 09:00

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

    Story about detention of lezginka dancers in Gelendzhik; fires in Southern Russia and Armenia; political hunger strike declared by activists of "Communists of Russia" Party in North Ossetia; mass repentance action in Chechnya; departure of first pilgrim groups from the North-Caucasian regions for Hajj; emergency situation caused by mudflow in the Kabardino-Balkarian city of Tyrnyauz, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 14-20, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 14, 2017 09:05

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

    Putin's visit to Abkhazia; conviction in terror act plotting case in Rostov-on-Don; indignation of North-Caucasian republics’ authorities regarding release of “Matilda” movie, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of August 7-13, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 07, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of July 31-August 6

    Explosions of shells at an ammunition depot in Abkhazia, to which Russian tourists fell victim; determination of main participants in the election of deputies to the Legislative Assemblies for the Krasnodar Territory and North Ossetia; visit to Georgia by US Vice President Mike Pence; appointment of a man from Ramazan Abdulatipov's team the acting Mayor of the Dagestani city of Buynaksk, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of July 31-August 6, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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