Сhronicles

May 22, 2017 09:00

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

    Explosion of gas, which destroyed an apartment building in Volgograd; special operation in Dagestan, during which four suspected militants were killed; extradition to Russia of soldier Valery Permyakov, sentenced for the mass murder in Armenia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 15-21, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 15, 2017 09:00

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

    Celebrations of the Victory Day in the regions of Northern and Southern Caucasus; elections to the Council of Elders in Yerevan; pronouncement of the verdict against warders of the penal colony in Belorechensk in the case on beating of prisoners; opening of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku; story of the kidnapping of a child by foster parents of a deceased boy from the Volgograd Region; militant attack on a DPS checkpoint in Ingushetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 8-14, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 08, 2017 09:00

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

    May Day actions in the southern regions of Russia and Transcaucasia; new personnel decisions with regard to chiefs of law enforcement and investigating agencies in the south of Russia; fights of football fans in Kuban, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 1-7, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 01, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 24-30

    Syrian militants' claim responsibility for terror act in Saint Petersburg; PACE resolution on human rights violations in Northern Caucasus; explosion of a grenade at a computer club in a Dagestani village; entry into force of life sentence to Valery Permyakov; participation of residents of Southern Russia in the protest action "Nadoel!"; change of chair of the government of the Astrakhan Region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 24-30, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 24, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 17-23

    Court judgement to ban Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia; sending the second battalion of military police from Chechnya to Syria; ongoing truckers’ protests in Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 17-23, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 17, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 10-16

    Celebration of Easter by Orthodox residents of Northern and Southern Caucasus; final results of the presidential election in South Ossetia; decision pronounced by the ECtHR on the complaint filed by victims of the terror act in Beslan; election of the Speaker of the Abkhazian Parliament; two criminal cases instituted against top-ranking Dagestani officials; release of the updated list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 10-16, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 03, 2017 08:55

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 27-April 2

    Parliamentary elections in Armenia; strikes of truck drivers in the south of Russia as a part of the all-Russian protest action against the "Platon" system; disrupted "tractor march" of the Kuban farmers to Moscow; conflict between residents of the Chechen village of Davydenko with law enforcers, which ended in a forced apology; verdict in the case of torture at a police station in Karachay-Cherkessia; fire on the Makhachkala market, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 27-April 2, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 27, 2017 08:35

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

    Attack of militants of a terrorist organization on a military unit in Chechnya; anti-corruption actions held by Alexei Navalny's supporters in the cities of Southern Russia; verdict against Khasan Zakaev in the case of the terror act at the Dubrovka Theatre, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 20-26, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 20, 2017 09:30

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

    Death of Arthur Sargsyan, who held a 25-day hunger strike in Armenia; end of registration of presidential candidates by CEC of South Ossetia and protests of Kokoity’s supporters; decision of ECtHR on beating up journalists and rights defender in Ingushetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus on March 13-19, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 13, 2017 08:30

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

    Parliamentary elections in Abkhazia; street disorders in Batumi; start of debates at the trial on terror act in Dubrovka; pardoning of woman from Sochi, earlier recognized to be a political prisoner; Azerbaijan's exit from "Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative"; direction of case of deputy head of Cherkessk police to city court for the third time, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus on March 6-12, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 06, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 27-March 5

    Resonant judgement of Georgian court to transfer "Rustavi-2" TV Company back to former owner; presentation of the film about Boris Nemtsov in Rostov-on-Don; conviction of blogger who posted materials about corruption in Azerbaijan for defamation; debates in Makhachkala on problems associated with stray animals; death of seven tourists in an avalanche on Mount Cheget; completion of World Military Games in Sochi, – see the review of major events in the Caucasus on February 27-March 5, 2017, prepared by the ‘Caucasian Knot’.

February 27, 2017 07:00

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

    Voting at constitutional referendum in Nagorno-Karabakh; appointment of Azerbaijani president’s wife as his first deputy; civil forum in Moscow, which demanded direct election of head of Dagestan, – see a review of major events in the Caucasus on February 20-26, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 20, 2017 09:00

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

    Sending militaries from Ingushetia to Syria; mass detention of Azerbaijani migrants in Derbent and visit of Russia's CEC head to Makhachkala; a major fire in Krasnodar multi-storey building; removal of erotic movie "Fifty Shades Darker" from screening in Vladikavkaz; nomination of lists of candidates by political forces in Armenia for the upcoming parliamentary elections, – see a review of major events in the Caucasus on February 13-19, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 13, 2017 09:00

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

    Extradition of Russian blogger Lapshin from Belarus to Azerbaijan; refusal to institute proceedings against Ingush human rights activist Mutsolgov; reshuffle in the Dagestani government and cancellation of the decision on the construction of the museum in the park of Makhachkala - see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 6-12, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 06, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of January 30 to February 5

    Decision of European Parliament to abolish visas for Georgia; heavy snow on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus; armed clash in the Chechen town of Shali; appointment of a new head of the RPF Dagestani branch; start of nominating candidates for president of South Ossetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 30-February 5, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 30, 2017 09:00

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

    Guilty verdict to figurants in "Nardaran case" in Azerbaijan; distant dispute of Vasilieva with Kadyrov on hijabs in schools; special operation in Khasavyurt, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 23-29, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 23, 2017 09:00

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

    Two CTOs in Dagestan; appointment of referendum date on draft new Constitution of Nagorno-Karabakh; UNM congress in Georgia after the split of the party; gatherings of Chechnya residents who decided to evict militants' families; detention in Spain of a resident of the Rostov Region on US suspicion of creating a computer virus; information about release under CER of Sergey Arakcheev, convicted for killing residents of Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 15-22, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 16, 2017 09:00

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

    Resignation of the head of Adygea Aslan Tkhakushinov; clash in the Chechen village of Tsotsi-Yurt and subsequent special operation; attack on "Caucasian Knot" correspondent in Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 9-15, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 09, 2017 09:00

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

    Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas; the release from prison of ex-Mayor of Tbilisi Gigi Ugulava; rally of fellow villagers of thesuspect of killing Ingush journalist; opening of first casino in new gambling zone "Krasnaya Polyana" in Sochi, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 2-8, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 02, 2017 08:35

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 26, 2016-January 1, 2017

    Search works at sea near Sochi after the crash of the aircraft of the Russian MoD; Chechen SC's decision on appeal complaint of journalist Zhalaudi Geriev; rally of Grozny residents gathering on the blood feud after attacks on policemen, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December26, 2016, to January 1, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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