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Dagestani Authorities Create ‘Control and Prophylactic Lists’ for Suspected Salafists

July 29, 2016

Mass arrests of parishioners of mosques associated with the Salafist movement have become routine in Dagestan. For example, on July 15, the police cracked down on the mosque on Vengerskikh Boitsov Street, in Makhachkala, when up...

Category: North Caucasus Analysis

Belarus and the Murder of Pavel Sheremet

July 29, 2016

Pavel Sheremet (born in 1971), one of the most well-known Belarusian journalists, was killed on July 20, in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine, where he was working for the last five years (Ukrainskaya Pravda, Tut.by, July 20). The car...

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

Dagestani Authorities Create ‘Control and Prophylactic Lists’ for Suspected Salafists

July 29, 2016

Mass arrests of parishioners of mosques associated with the Salafist movement have become routine in Dagestan. For example, on July 15, the police cracked down on the mosque on Vengerskikh Boitsov Street, in Makhachkala, when up...

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

Russia’s Futuristic Military Plagued by Old Problems

July 29, 2016

As Russia’s military operations continue unabated in Syria, despite an earlier order to commence withdrawing deployed forces, the conflict has certainly succeeded in changing how the Russian Armed Forces are perceived both at...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Russia

NATO Aspirant Georgia Still Defenseless After All These Years

July 29, 2016

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building-blocks for further decisions at upcoming...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Europe

Salafists in Ingushetia Emerging as a Mainstream Force

July 28, 2016

Ingushetia’s governor, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, recently declared: “There are no Wahhabis [Salafists] or Wahhabi mosques in Ingushetia; it is time for everyone to realize that! Those differences that we have today, we are gradually...

Category: North Caucasus Analysis

Is Russian-Occupied Abkhazia Governable?

July 28, 2016

The Russian-occupied separatist Georgian region of Abkhazia held a referendum on July 11 to decide whether the population supported holding early presidential elections. The referendum, which the opposition had demanded, ended up...

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

Salafists in Ingushetia Emerging as a Mainstream Force

July 28, 2016

Ingushetia’s governor, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, recently declared: “There are no Wahhabis [Salafists] or Wahhabi mosques in Ingushetia; it is time for everyone to realize that! Those differences that we have today, we are gradually...

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

Putin and Erdoğan Prepare for a Decisive Russo-Turkish Summit

July 28, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will make his first foreign trip after the unsuccessful military coup to St. Petersburg to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on August 9. In the aftermath of the July 15 coup...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Russia, Turkey, Energy

Georgia May Become a Key Destination for North Caucasians if EU Grants It Visa-Free Entry

July 27, 2016

Migration from the North Caucasus, specifically from Chechnya, to Europe has increased this year. In the first six months of 2016, the number of migrants from Russia to Germany rose two-fold compared to the same period in 2015,...

Category: North Caucasus Analysis

Georgia May Become a Key Destination for North Caucasians if EU Grants It Visa-Free Entry

July 27, 2016

Migration from the North Caucasus, specifically from Chechnya, to Europe has increased this year. In the first six months of 2016, the number of migrants from Russia to Germany rose two-fold compared to the same period in 2015,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , South Caucasus , Georgia, Russia

NATO-Georgia: The Open Door Policy’s Failing Test (Part Two)

July 27, 2016

*To read Part One, please click here.

 

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building-blocks...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Europe

NATO-Georgia: The Open Door Policy’s Failing Test (Part One)

July 27, 2016

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building-blocks for further decisions at upcoming...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Europe

Top Brass Snubs Kremlin Initiative for Military Reserve Training of University Students

July 27, 2016

Considering the profound militarization of Russia over the past few years, one might expect the country’s Armed Forces to play an increasingly significant political role domestically, to have their own agenda and to try to...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Russia

A Revival of the Mongolian-Russian Friendship?

July 26, 2016

On the eve of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, for the 11th Annual Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit (July 15–16), an article appeared in the Russian media entitled, “ ‘An Old Friend is...

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

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