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Archive by 2012-02-07
Ambassador of South Ossetia in the RF runs for the presidency 2012-02-07 20:14 Ambassador of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation Dmitry Medoyev runs the presidency of the republic, which will be held on March 25, 2012.
Medvedev: militants may become more active before the election 2012-02-07 18:26 In the pre-election period, the militants in the North Caucasus may become more active, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said.
The court has denied the request on new expertise of the murderer of Kokoity's guards 2012-02-07 16:57 On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of North Ossetia denied the request of the injured party on the appointment of a comprehensive forensic psychological and psychiatric examination of Albert Tsgoev, accused of killing two employees of state security of the former South Ossetian President Eduard Kokoity.
Magnitsky may be convicted posthumously 2012-02-07 15:04 Interior Ministry intends to convict condemn a lawyer of Hermitage Capital fund Sergei Magnitsky posthumously, according to his former colleagues.
Georgia has not decided on its position on Iran 2012-02-07 14:37 Tbilisi cannot say exactly what position will take in the case of U.S. attack on Iran, the chairman of the Georgian Parliament David Bakradze said.
Panfilov awards Union of Journalists
Oleg Panfilov has decided to support his former colleagues from the Center for Journalism in Extreme Situations. In protest against the change of the director he refuses the prize, which had once received from the Russian Union of Journalists. The organization does not imagine how Panfilov is going to return a cash prize, awarded in 1995, and explain that recently the Center has been engaged in profanation of human rights activity. However, according to another former director of the Center Mikhail Fedotov, the new director Mikhail Melnikov would lead the CJES to the collapse.
Nikol Pashinyan: Armenian authorities pressing freedom of speech
One of these days, Ajk Gevorkyan, the make-up editor for the Ajkakan Jamanak (Armenian Time) newspaper was arrested in Yerevan for a road accident. According to the policemen’s version, on January 23, Gevorkyan’s motor car ran down a pedestrian and the journalist escaped from Armenia. He was found only on February 3. Gevorkyan’s colleagues think his pursuit a political order in the run-up to the coming parliamentary elections.
Javakh diaspora of Russia boycotts Eurovision
This year popular Eurovision song contest will be held in Baku. However, the smoldering conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the situation in Nagorny Karabakh threatens to spoil the event. Javakh diaspora of Russia suggests that Baku refuse to hold the contest in the country asking for the global community if Azerbaijan has a moral right to host Eurovision and inviting to boycott the event.2012-02-07 21:46
What Caucasus Russia should wait?
Last Saturday, Moscow has divided into "Bolotnaya" group and "Poklonnaya" group. The Caucasus is not at the first place in the rhetoric of politicians of both flanks, but nor on the last. Having analyzed the statements, speeches and slogans related to the Caucasua and made by today's Russian leaders, GTimes tried to predict what could become the future Russia's policy on both sides of the Caucasus Mountains.
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