April 04, 2015 13:59
The woman was detained on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to her three-month daughter. According to investigators, at night on April 2, 2015, the 25-year-old resident of Astrakhan, while in the state of alcoholic intoxication, inflicted "a lot of punches to the head and torso of her three-month daughter."
March 21, 2015 12:31
Oleg Polumordvinov, the new City Manager of Astrakhan treats the problems of dilapidated houses and traffic congestion as key areas of his work.
March 20, 2015 09:40
None of MPs of the Chechen Parliament has published his/her tax declaration for 2013. This was reported by the Centre of Anti-Corruption Research and Initiatives "Transparency International-Russia". In addition to Chechnya, the "Transparency International" (TI) found no declarations of a number of members of regional parliaments of 44 subjects of the Russian Federation.
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.
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