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Security Operation in Dagestan Apparently Kills Rebels and Bystanders Alike

March 26, 2015

During the past 16 years of battling militants in the North Caucasus, Russia’s security services and police have generally avoided taking prisoners among the insurgents. This tendency was recently displayed once again in an...

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

Russian Factory Ownership Hurts Ukraine’s President Poroshenko

March 24, 2015

President Petro Poroshenko’s continued ownership of a confectionary manufacturing facility in Lipetsk, Russia, has become such a political burden for the Ukrainian leader that he specifically addressed the issue of its sale in an...

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

Expert: North Caucasus May Start Exporting Instability to Other Parts of Russia

March 23, 2015

A well-known Russian expert on the North Caucasus, Konstantin Kazenin, has warned that the paramilitary groups of North Caucasus leaders may end up destabilizing the Russian Federation. According to Kazenin, several leaders from...

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

Power Struggles in Moscow Prompt Corruption Scandals in Russian Far East

March 20, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unexplained ten-day disappearance from public view naturally drew much attention from Moscow-watchers as his regime is rumored to be in the midst of power struggles between various clans and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Russia, Far East/Siberia

Kadyrov’s Future Hangs in the Balance After Nemtsov Murder

March 19, 2015

Chechen involvement in the murder of the prominent Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, on February 27, was considered one of the most probable versions of what happened from the outset of the official investigation. However,...

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

Putin Mobilizes Forces Preparing to Fight With NATO and US

March 19, 2015

This week (March 16–21), the Russian military began massive, “sudden” military exercises (“vnezapnaya proverka”). The authorities initially announced that the “sudden exercises” are intended to check out the battle readiness of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Russia, Arctic/High North

Leadership Change in Terek Cossack Military Points to Increasing Government Role

March 18, 2015

The Terek Cossack Military is undergoing profound changes as its leaders are systematically replaced with new figures, backed by the government. The change is especially visible in the largest part of the Terek Cossack force, the...

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

New Kinds of Language Issues Heat up Across Eurasia

March 17, 2015

For those long-accustomed to the idea that the situation in the former Soviet space resembles that of France, where an education minister once famously claimed that he could say at any moment just which line of poetry French...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Belarus, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Russia, Far East/Siberia

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