Despite Multiple Troubles, Russia Continues Its Pressure Against Georgia

One might expect that while Russia’s political, diplomatic, military and economic resources are tied down in its protracted war in Ukraine, the Kremlin would have difficulty focusing on other regions within the post-Soviet space....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Russia

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Armenia Recalls the Zurich Protocols

March 4, 2015

On February 16, the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan addressed a letter to the speaker of the National Assembly, Galust Sahakyan, informing him about an executive decision to recall the Armenia-Turkey Protocols from the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Azerbaijan , Armenia

Despite Multiple Troubles, Russia Continues Its Pressure Against Georgia

March 4, 2015

One might expect that while Russia’s political, diplomatic, military and economic resources are tied down in its protracted war in Ukraine, the Kremlin would have difficulty focusing on other regions within the post-Soviet space....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Russia

North Caucasus Economic Woes Likely Due to the Shrinking Role of the Central Government

March 4, 2015

In February, the Arbitration Court of North Ossetia declared the Vladikavkaz Thermal Networks joint stock company insolvent and put in under external management until June 1, 2015. Vladikavkaz Thermal Networks is a monopolistic...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus

Devaluation of National Currency Threatens Regime Stability in Azerbaijan

March 3, 2015

On February 21, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) devalued the country’s currency, the manta, by 33.5 percent against the US dollar, and 30 percent against the euro. On the day of the devaluation, the national currency was...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan

The Battle of the Fifth Columns

March 3, 2015

On February 17–18, the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, paid a visit to Minsk and met with President Alyaksandr Lukashenka (ONT, February 17). This was the first trip...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Belarus

Russian Orthodox Activists—Value in Deniability for the Kremlin

March 3, 2015

The Moscow Patriarchate’s subordination to the political will of the Kremlin has been evident for so long that it no longer attracts much attention. Patriarch Kirill and his entourage can generally be counted on to follow every...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Info Warfare/Media, Russia

A Potential Breakthrough in Mongolia’s Relations With North and South Korea

March 2, 2015

Mongolia takes a resolutely middle road when it comes to North and South Korea. It values its long-standing relations with the North while developing its newly-declared strategic partnership with the South. Due to its geographic...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Mongolia, Japan

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A Net Assessment of Developments in Eurasia Since the Start of 2014

January 8, 2015

During the week of October 14–20, 2014, Eurasia Daily Monitor presented a series of special issues featuring net assessments of developments across Eurasia since the beginning of the year. Following Ukraine’s Revolution of...

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Zapad-2013: A View From Helsinki

August 18, 2014

As a full-fledged war between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed irregulars rages on in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas, Western defense experts are only now beginning to thoroughly assess the military lessons of the...

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The South Caucasus 2021: Oil, Democracy and Geopolitics

By:Fariz Ismailzade, Glen E. Howard (eds.)

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A retrospective of the 20 years of independence experienced by the countries of the South Caucasus clearly demonstrates the difficulties involved in building a state and restoring an economy after...


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Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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Media Appearances 

The Independent Quoted Jacob Zenn on Boko Haram

March 3, 2015

Boko Haram's latest video, where two hostages were beheaded, and its similarities to those made by the Islamic State was analyzed by Jacob Zenn for The Independent.

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Bild Quoted Wladimir van Wilgenburg

March 2, 2015

Wladimir van Wilgenburg, an analyst of Kurdish politics for Jamestown, discussed the Islamic State's destruction of antiquities in a Mosul museum with Bild.

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