March 02, 2015 05:13
Participants of a picket held in Astrakhan as a part of the all-Russian campaign "Vesna" (Spring), have paid tribute to Boris Nemtsov. They have also expressed their hope that his death will cause the oppositionists to stick together, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.
February 09, 2015 19:48
In 2014, the citation index of the "Caucasian Knot" more than doubled, which put the edition into the TOP-30 of most cited Russian Internet resources. According to its own data, the citation rate of the "Caucasian Knot" in 2014 was much higher.
January 23, 2015 05:14
Igor Stenin, the head of the "Astrakhan Russians" movement, who was detained by FSB agents on charges of inciting extremism, has been released under recognizance not to leave.
January 22, 2015 15:06
On January 21, agents of the Russian Federal Security Bureau (FSB) detained Igor Stenin, the leader of the "Astrakhan Russians" movement, as Pavel Chikov, the head of the "Agora" association has reported.
January 22, 2015 08:21
On January 21, in Astrakhan, ten supporters of Alexei Navalny held an information picket. It was sanctioned by the authorities; and there were no incidents during the two-hour action.
January 01, 2015 04:54
The unstable regions of Northern Caucasus, which have a high level of confrontation, may hope for more economic support, Natalia Zubarevich, an Associate Professor of the Higher School of Economics (HSE), said in her interview to the "Caucasian Knot".
December 25, 2014 12:41
Today, the Astrakhan Regional Court has reduced the prison term of the temporarily dismissed Astrakhan Mayor Mikhail Stolyarov, convicted of bribery, from 10 to 9 years.
November 23, 2014 06:05
On November 22, the central square of Astrakhan hosted a rally held by city residents in protest against the abolition of the direct elections of the City Mayor. The protest action was attended by about 100 people, who held in their hands slogans, flags of various political parties, and black balloons that were later released into the air as a symbol of mourning for democracy.
November 11, 2014 12:15
Today, the centre of Astrakhan has hosted a series of solo pickets. The protest actions were timed to the today's meeting of the Regional Duma. Supporters of Oleg Shein, a deputy of the Regional Duma, who came to the pickets, demanded to preserve the direct election of the City Mayor.
November 05, 2014 12:54
On Wednesday, the Kirov District Court of Astrakhan found Mikhail Stolyarov, the dismissed Mayor of Astrakhan, guilty of bribery and sentenced him to 10 years in a high security colony and a fine, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.
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