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May 30, 2016 09:00

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

    Pardoning of Nadezhda Savchenko and her returning to Ukraine; release of journalist Khadija Ismayilova from prison in Azerbaijan; sentencing in the criminal case of mass fight in the hospital of Mineralnye Vody; special operation in Ingushetia, which resulted in killing of five suspected militants; court decision in the criminal case against Ukrainian citizens Klykh and Karpyuk accused of killing soldiers in Chechnya; incident during the Championship of Russia in freestyle wrestling in Yakutsk, resulting in refusal of Dagestani athletes to take part in the tournament, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 23-29, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 23, 2016 09:00

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

    Meeting of Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Vienna; primaries of "Edinaya Rossiya" (United Russia) Party to nominate candidates for State Duma MPs; bus accident with Russian servicemen in South Ossetia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 16-22, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 16, 2016 09:00

  • Participant of "Immortal Regiment" action in Makhachkala, May 9, 2016. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the ‘Caucasian Knot’. Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 9-15

    Victory Day celebrations; participation of singers from South-Caucasian countries in the "Eurovision-2016" song contest; special operation in Derbent after the murder of 82-year-old Gadjiakhmed Kaziakhmedov; ECtHR judgment in the case of abduction of Chechen woman in 2009; attack on a checkpoint in Chechnya and burning down of attackers' houses and the house of Ramazan Djalaldinov, who had raised corruption issues; start of NATO military exercises in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 9-15, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 09, 2016 08:55

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

    Armed incidents in Dagestan; search for Adlan Varaev, who disappeared in the mountains of Chechnya; "Rostov" FC in the lead of Russian Football Premier League, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of May 2-8, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

May 02, 2016 09:00

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

    Celebration of the Orthodox Easter and May Day in Southern Russia; attacks on dwelling settlements in the Karabakh conflict zone; dispersal of a peaceful protest in Sochi; report about closure of hazardous facility at "Electrozink" Factory in Vladikavkaz; explosion of a bus in Yerevan; deprivation of Sagid Murtazaliev of a mandate of Dagestani MP, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 25-May 1, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 25, 2016 09:00

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

    Publication of the interim report on the results of investigation into the "FlyDubai" aircraft crash in Rostov-on-Don; conviction of Dagestani Vice-Premier Magomedgusen Nasrutdinov; undermining of house of alleged attackers on Dagestani village of Djuli, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 18-24, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 18, 2016 09:00

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

    Attack on the ROVD in the Stavropol Territory; special operation in the vicinity of Makhachkala; protest action in Yerevan against Russian arms supplies to Azerbaijan; hunger strike of inmates of Nalchik SIZO; a series of pickets in Cherkessk, which resulted in resumption of the investigation into the case of a fire at the city marketplace; withdrawal of the banking licence of the "Stella-Bank" from Rostov-on-Don, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 11-17, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 11, 2016 09:00

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

    Armistice in the Karabakh conflict zone and meetings of the parties with mediators; entry into force of the verdict to Nadezhda Savchenko and her announcement of hunger strike; appointment of the date of the parliamentary elections in Georgia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 4-10, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 04, 2016 09:00

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

    Aggravation of situation in Karabakh conflict zone; blowing up police cars in Dagestan; release of rights defender Intigam Aliev in Azerbaijan; entry into force of guilty verdict against Krasnodar activist Darya Polyudova; march against operation of the "Electrozink" Factory in Vladikavkaz; decisions of members of ruling coalition in Georgia to go to parliamentary elections independently, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 28-April 3, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 28, 2016 09:00

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

    Appointment of Ramzan Kadyrov as acting head of Chechen Republic; conviction of Nadezhda Savchenko, imposed by court in Rostov Region; decision of Supreme Court of Russia upholds verdict to Said Amirov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 21-27, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 21, 2016 09:00

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

    Passenger jet crashin Rostov-on-Don; pardoning in Azerbaijan of 14 political prisoners; Said Amirov pronounces his last plea at trial at Supreme Court of Russia; start of building a new house in place of destroyed apartment building in Volgograd; recall of license from Vladikavkaz "1Bank"; explosion at filling station in Kizlyar, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 14-20, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 14, 2016 09:00

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

    Attacks on journalists and rights defenders on Ingush-Chechen border; explosion at a mosque in Nazran injuring four persons; death of two suspected militants in the CTO in Dagestan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 7-13, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

March 07, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of February 29-March 6

    Appointment of Vyacheslav Bitarov the acting head of North-Ossetia; debate in the Donetsk court in case against Nadezhda Savchenko; action in memory of the people killed during riots in Yerevan on March 1-2, 2008; failed rally in support of Ramzan Kadyrov in Grozny; unidentified criminals' attack on deputies of the Buynaksk City Council; mass poisoning of children of a kindergarten in a village in Kabardino-Balkaria, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 29-March 6, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 29, 2016 09:00

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

    Actions in Boris Nemtsov's memory in cities of Southern Russia; meeting of delegates from Georgia and South Ossetia in Ergneti; publication of the report on the Chechen leader prepared by oppositionist Ilya Yashin, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 22-28, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 22, 2016 09:00

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

    Death of head of North Ossetia Tamerlan Aguzarov; car explosion at GIBDD (traffic police) post in Dagestan by suicide bomber; approval of conviction of Azerbaijani rights defender Rasul Jafarov; termination of Savchenko's trial; issuance of permit to build bridge across the Kerch Strait; cancellation of judgement in the case of Kislovodsk Imam Kurman-Ali Baichorov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 15-21, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 15, 2016 08:00

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

    Protests of parishioners of Salafi mosque in Derbent after detention of its Imam; decision of Volgograd authorities to build a new house in place of destroyed one; large-scale military exercises in Southern Russia, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 8-14, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 08, 2016 09:00

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

    Decision of the ECtHR on the case of torturing Gilal Mamedov in Azerbaijan; Georgia's President addresses his annual message to Parliament; rallies in Dagestani cities of Khasavyurt and Buynaksk; meeting of housing shareholders in Krasnodar with Kuban Governor on stopped construction of house; stop of hunger strike by resident of Volgograd, who demanded from authorities to solve her housing problem, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of February 1-7, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

February 01, 2016 09:00

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

    Decision of the Russian Supreme Court concerning appeals filed by defendants sentenced in the case of the attack on Nalchik; start of the investigation into the conflict in South Ossetia at the International Court in The Hague; adoption by PACE of one of two resolutions prepared on the Karabakh conflict, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 25-31, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 25, 2016 09:00

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

    Growing incidence of SARS and influenza in the southern regions of Russia; mass Orthodox bathing on the occasion of Epiphany in the south of Russia; rally in Grozny in support of Ramzan Kadyrov after his critic statements concerning non-systemic opposition; sentence against BORN members being upheld by the Supreme Court of Russia; collision of an armoured car with Gazel passenger minivan in Dagestan; start of the consideration of the Levon Airapetyan's case by Moscow court, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 18-24, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 18, 2016 09:00

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

    Protests against price rise in three cities of Azerbaijan; special operation in Nalchik; protest actions of Kuban pensioners against abolition of privileges for public transports, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 11-17, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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