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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".

December 26, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 19-25

    Crash of an aircraft of the Russian Ministry of Defence in Sochi; conviction of Varvara Karaulova; mass detentions of relatives of suspected militants, killed in Grozny, and statement on organization of attack on policemen by ISIL militants; agreement of Abkhaz authorities with the opposition, already in force regardingformation of the Central Election Commission; failed attempt of protesting miners from Gukovo to go to Moscow, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 19-25, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 19, 2016 09:00

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

    Attack of militants on policemen in Grozny; people's assembly held by opposition in Abkhazia; detention of a suspect of assassination attempt on Ingush Imam Tsechoev, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 12-18, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 12, 2016 09:10

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

    Press conference of rights defenders on force countering discussions of corruption in Chechnya; detention in Ingushetia of a high-ranking police officer; conviction in Azerbaijani of activist of "Nida" movement, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 5-11, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 05, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 28-December 4

    Liquidation of Rustam Asilderov, suspected of organizing terror acts, in Dagestan; bad weather in Kuban, Georgia, and Abkhazia, which results in emergencies; decision to raise tariffs for gas and electricity in Azerbaijan; bankruptcy of "Nairit" Factory in Yerevan; major road traffic accident in Chechnya, followed by police raids on roads and stop of sale of alcoholic drinks; adoption in the first reading of the Social Code in the Astrakhan Region; mass poisoning of employees of "Magnit" stores in Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 28-December 4, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 28, 2016 09:00

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

    Bad weather in the Stavropol territory and Karachay-Cherkessia, which caused emergencies; start of the trial in the case against Khasan Zakaev, a native of Chechnya, charged of involvement in the seizure of the Dubrovka Theatre Centre; special operation in Ingushetia and Dagestan; replacement of the Government of Georgia; gas outburst at the Volgograd "Caustic" plant, which caused four victims; decision of ECtHR concerning complaint filed by a group of residents of Chechnya about disappearance of their relatives, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 21-27, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 21, 2016 09:00

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

    Resignation of Ingush government; first sitting of newly elected Parliament of Georgia; attempt on governor of Volgograd Region, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 14-20, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 14, 2016 09:00

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

    Start of considering the appeal in Permyakov's case in Armenia; special operations in KBR and Dagestan; military exercises in Georgia and Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 7-13, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 07, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 31-November 6

    Celebration of the People's Unity Day in Southern Russia; protest rally and arrest of the general director of "Vodokanal" in connection with the mass poisoning in the capital of Dagestan; publication of the RWB's report on the situation of press freedom in the world; crash of recreational helicopter fallen on a private house in Sochi; dismissal of the Kabardino-Balkarian Minister of Property; detention of the tenth suspect in the case of death of a man after his interrogation by the Vladikavkaz police, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 31-November 6, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 31, 2016 09:00

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

    Voting in the second round of the parliamentary elections in Georgia; Russian SC's decision in the case against Ukrainian citizens Nikolai Karpyuk and Stanislav Klykh on their involvement in the war in Chechnya; mass poisoning of Makhachkala residents with drinking water; amendments to the Azerbaijan legislation toughening responsibility for religious extremism and empowering law enforcers during special operations; murder of a judge in Karachay-Cherkessia; withdrawal of the banking licence of the "Kuban Universal Bank" from Krasnodar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 24-30, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 24, 2016 09:00

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

    Explosion in Sukhumi, treated by police as terror act attempt; the repeated parliamentary elections in Marneuli and Zugdidi Districts of Georgia; recognition of "Caucasian Knot" correspondent Zhalaudi Geriev a political prisoner, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 17-23, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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