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Former Editor-in-Chief of Lenta.ru Launches New Media Project From Latvia

October 24, 2014

Galina Timchenko’s new Russian-language news media project, the website Medusa (medusa.io), was launched on October 20, in Riga, Latvia. Timchenko’s project became an intriguing topic in the Russian press after she was fired this...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Cyber, Europe, Baltics, Russia

Number of Disillusioned North Caucasian Militants Returning From Syria Increases

October 24, 2014

International observers have paid much attention to the fact that many foreigners are fighting against the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad. Tunisia holds first place among the countries of Asia and Africa, supplying volunteer...

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

Belarus Is Asserting Its Own Voice

October 24, 2014

On October 17, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka conducted a 5.5-hour-long press conference for Russian provincial journalists. This was the 12th event of its kind. The first one occurred in 2002, when Lukashenka realized that...

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

Russia Issues Ultimatum to Abkhazia

October 23, 2014

By the end of October, the authorities in Sukhumi must respond to Moscow’s proposal to sign a new agreement “On Alliance and Integration” between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Abkhazia (abkhaziya.org, October 14)....

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

Grozny Suicide Bombing: A ‘Lone Wolf’ or Signs of a New Militant Group Operating in Chechnya?

October 23, 2014

The suicide bombing in the capital of Chechnya (RIA Novosti, October 5) carried out by 19-year-old Apti Mudarov (vesti.ru, October 5) during Grozny’s City Day celebrations on October 5 (Kommersant, October 6), which was also...

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

Siege Mentality Dominates in Moscow

October 23, 2014

Christophe de Margerie, 63, the CEO of French oil major Total, was killed as his executive jet crashed during takeoff on the runway of Moscow’s Vnukovo airport, at about midnight, on October 20. The jet hit an airport snowplow...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, France, Western Europe, Russia

Is Moscow’s Proposal to Link Abkhazia to the Circassian Parts of North Caucasus a Step Toward Annexation?

October 22, 2014

On October 9, the well-known Russian-Abkhaz journalist Anton Krivenyuk published an article stating the Russian government may be interested in building a highway connecting Abkhazia to the North Caucasus. Krivenyuk hailed the...

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

Lack of Conflict Resolution Mechanisms and State Interference in Religion Seen as Destabilizing Dagestan

October 21, 2014

Religious-driven conflicts in the North Caucasus are caused by the government’s interference in religious matters, according to Enver Kisriev, a Moscow-based expert of Dagestani origin. “I do not understand, why the political...

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

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