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Domestic/Social Articles on Russia

Russia’s New Passport Regulations Impose Additional Hardships on Tajik Migrant Workers

November 26, 2014

According to a new Russian law, beginning on January 1, 2015, citizens of Tajikistan wishing to enter Russia will no longer be able to use their domestic passports, but will instead need to produce an international passport, a...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Russia

Putin Approves Draft Strategy for Countering Extremism in Russia to 2025

November 25, 2014

On November 20, President Vladimir Putin convened a meeting of the Russian Security Council to discuss and approve a draft Strategy for Countering Extremism in the Russian Federation Through 2025. This new security document...

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

Why Is Karachaevo-Cherkessia Quiet and Kabardino-Balkaria Not?

November 24, 2014

On November 18, Russian and regional analysts in Karachaevo-Cherkessia discussed the striking difference between two neighboring and quite similar republics, Karachaevo-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria. While Kabardino-Balkaria...

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

Looming Annexations of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and Russia’s Growing Appetite for Territorial Expansion

November 24, 2014

On November 20, Russian-occupied South Ossetia’s (Tskhinvali region) separatist regime declared that it is negotiating a new “comprehensive agreement on integration” with Russia, which will raise the relationship between the two...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, Georgia, South Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine

With Ukraine Going Strong, Putin Becomes Lost in Fog of Hybrid War

November 24, 2014

Last weekend (November 21), Ukraine marked the first anniversary of the EuroMaidan—the public protests in Kyiv that lasted through the hard winter of discontent and brought down the corrupt regime of Viktor Yanukovych on February...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Kazakhstan Announces New Economic Policy to Avoid Another Crisis

November 21, 2014

On November 11, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev made a pre-announced televised address to the nation. Since 1997, the president annually addresses the two chambers of parliament at the beginning of the calendar year,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Another Clash Reported Between Security Forces and Rebels in Chechnya

November 21, 2014

As he has done for years, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov was the first to announce the latest government operation against rebel militants in Chechnya. Kadyrov stated on his personal Instagram webpage that government forces had...

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

Conflicts Involving North Caucasians Erupt Inside Russian Army

November 20, 2014

The tradition of North Caucasus mountaineers serving in the Russian army goes back 150 years. In the 1870s, the Russian Empire tried to tie the mountaineers to the Russian system of governance by forming ethnic-based volunteer...

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

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