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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".

January 11, 2016 09:00

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

    Christmas celebrations by Orthodox believers; bad weather, which caused a number of emergencies in Southern Russia and countries of Southern Caucasus; increase in SARS and influenza incidence in Armenia; CBA's decision to change currency exchange rules; photo exhibition "Images of Old and New Sochi" in the resort city, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of January 4-10, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

January 04, 2016 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of December 28-January 3

    New Year celebrations in Northern Caucasus under reinforced security measures; armed attack on people in Derbent; presentation of final charges on Nemtsov's murder, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 28, 2015-January 3, 2016, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 28, 2015 09:00

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

    Resignation of Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili; release of Krasnodar ecologist Evgeny Vitishko from colony; election of new City Manager of Vladikavkaz; removal of debris after apartment block explosion in Volgograd; special operations in three republics of Northern Caucasus; update of list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 21-27, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 21, 2015 09:00

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

    Explosion in high-rise building in Volgograd that deprived hundred people of housing; start of trial on massacre of Avetisyan family in Armenia; meeting of presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 14-20, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 14, 2015 09:00

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

    Exemption of Yunus spouses from serving prison sentences in Azerbaijan; summary of the results of the referendum on constitutional reforms in Armenia; participation of truck drivers from Volgograd, Stavropol Territory, and Dagestan in truckers strike in Moscow; aggravation of the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone; adoption of budgets for 2016 in Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia; ECtHR's decisions in two cases of natives of Chechnya, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of December 7-13, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

December 07, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 30 to December 6

    Referendum on draft constitutional reforms in Armenia; protest of truckers from Volgograd Region in Moscow suburb; murder of Chief Physician of Republic's Hospital in Kabardino-Balkaria, –see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 30-December 6, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 30, 2015 09:00

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

    Unrest in Nardaran, which killed seven persons; two CTOs in Dagestan; departure of protesting truckers from southern regions of Russia to Moscow; transfer to court of the case about the shooting of the family in Gyumri; hunger strike of Krasnodar ecologist Evgeny Vitishko in the penal colony; withdrawal of the banking licence of the "Maximum" Bank in the Rostov Region, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 23-29, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 23, 2015 09:00

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

    Two special operations against militants in Kabardino-Balkaria; special operation in Kalmykia, during which suspected murderer of a Moscow policeman was killed; another arson of a ziyart in Chechnya, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 16-22, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 16, 2015 09:00

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

    Bad weather conditions, which resulted in emergencies in the southern part of Russia and Southern Caucasus; release from prison of Azerbaijani political analyst Arif Yunus; elections of the City Mayors in Pyatigorsk and Yessentuki; Congress of the Karachay people in Cherkessk; special operation in Nalchik, resulted in the killing of the leader of the local IS unit; court's decision to replace the unserved part of the sentence to Krasnodar ecologist Evgeny Vitishko with restriction of liberty, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 9-15, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 09, 2015 09:00

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

    Search in the office of the Ingush human rights organization "Mashr"; decision of the Tbilisi Court concerning the claim filed by the former owner of the "Rustavi 2" TV Channel; death of a detainee after interrogation at police station in Vladikavkaz, and related protests held by local residents, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 2-8, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 02, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 26 to November 1

    Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan; elections of Mayors of Makhachkala and Derbent; funeral in the Krasnodar Territory of contract soldier who perished in Syria; trial in Grozny of Ukrainian citizens accused of involvement in warfare in Chechnya; counterterrorist operation in Nazran; announcement for search and arrest in absentia of State Duma MP Vladimir Bessonov, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 26-November 1, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 26, 2015 09:00

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

    Arrest of top-ranking officials of the Ministry of National Security (MNS) of Azerbaijan; opposition's call for resignation of President of Abkhazia; searches at the building of the Russian Pension Fund Department in Makhachkala, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 19-25, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 19, 2015 09:00

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

    Detention in Moscow of persons suspected of plotting a terror act, including residents of Chechnya; mourning events in Nalchik marking the tenth anniversary of the militants' attack on the city; three special operations in Dagestan, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 12-18, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 12, 2015 09:00

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

    Russian stage of the Formula One race in Sochi; adoption of the draft of the constitutional reform by the Armenian Parliament; demand for resignation of the Georgian government and the Tbilisi Mayor voiced by the "United National Movement" (UNM) Party in Georgia; court's decision on the reconsideration of the claim for commutation of the sentence of Krasnodar ecologist Vitishko; special operations in Grozny and the Dagestani village of Gimry, which killed seven persons, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of October 5-11, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

October 05, 2015 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 28-October 4

    Decision on the sale of CJSC "Electric Grids of Armenia"; termination of the hunger strike of employees of the "Akhtuba ATP"; inauguration of the Governor of the Rostov Region and election of the Mayor of Rostov-on-Don; verdict of guilty against the Ukrainian citizen in the case of the killings of soldiers in Chechnya in the mid-1990s; election of deputies of the City Council and Mayor of Mineralnye Vody; rally in support of Syrian Circassians in Maikop and Nalchik, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 28-October 4, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 28, 2015 09:00

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

    Celebration of Eid al-Adha by Muslims of the Caucasus; new cases of escalation of the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone; continuation of the hunger strike in Akhtubinsk despite the start of the debt repayments, see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 21-27, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

September 21, 2015 09:00

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

    Results of the elections held on the single voting day in the regions of Southern Russia; verdict of guilty to former Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava; celebration of the 2000th anniversary of Derbent; scandalous ICA Congress in Nalchik; hunger strike demanding payment of wages in Akhtubinsk; suspicion of abuse of power against the GIBDD Department Chief of the Rostov Region, ­ see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of September 14-20, 2015, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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