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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...


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Moscow Seeks to Contain Islam in Regions Adjacent to the North Caucasus

September 29, 2014

Local Muslims in Russia’s Krasnodar region say the authorities there have imposed an unofficial ban on the construction of mosques. Multiple appeals by the Muslims there remain unanswered and the experts warn that the...

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

Is Moscow Preparing to Annex South Ossetia After Crimea?

September 26, 2014

The situation in Ukraine continues to quickly evolve, and the Russian annexation of Crimea has already mostly faded away from the 24-hour news cycle. Additionally, Western leaders are now hinting that at least some of the...

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

Russian Military Losses in the North Caucasus Approach Soviet Losses in Afghanistan

September 26, 2014

The Khankala military base near Grozny recently hosted a gathering celebrating the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Joint Group of Forces in the North Caucasus. Among those who attended the event, which undeservedly...

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

Iranian Rail Links and the Geopolitics of the South Caucasus

September 25, 2014

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are seeking to link their national railways with those of Iran, something that could be an economic lifesaver for Yerevan and an additional outlet for Baku’s exports of Caspian oil and gas. At present,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Armenia, Iran, Middle East, Transit

Kadyrov Succeeds in Pressuring Moscow to Renew the Military Draft in Chechnya

September 25, 2014

After many years of Chechen government appeals, Russia’s Ministry of Defense finally agreed to start drafting Chechen conscripts into the ranks of the Russian armed forces (vedomosti.ru, September 19). This is arguably the...

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

Circassian Activist Accuses Moscow of Treating Kabardino-Balkaria Like a Colony

September 24, 2014

In an interview with the Kavkazskaya Politika website, Valery Khatazhukov, a well-known civil rights activist based in Kabardino-Balkaria, detailed his disappointment with the way the Russian government treats the North Caucasus....

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

Dagestani Authorities Struggle to Install Social Order in Republic

September 22, 2014

On September 18, the authorities in Dagestan closed down the Gimry tunnel, citing the ongoing counter-terrorist operation in Untsukul district. A counter-terrorist operation was also introduced in the adjacent Buinaksk district...

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

Chechen Fighters Make Waves in Syria

September 19, 2014

Chechens have been quite active in the ranks of the armed opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over the past two to three years. Chechens have formed several groups that made waves in a country that is alien to them,...

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

New Georgian Constitution Deepens Rift Between the President and the Prime Minister

September 18, 2014

On September 11, an apparently frustrated Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili announced that his visit to the United States to attend and address the annual session of the United Nations in New York City was deliberately...

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

Under Two Flags: Chechen Fighters in Eastern Ukraine

September 18, 2014

Persistent rumors have existed for some time about the involvement of Chechens in pro-Russian military groups fighting in eastern Ukraine (see EDM, July 18). A significant portion of the information about Chechens fighting in...

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

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Moscow Seeks to Contain Islam in Regions Adjacent to the North Caucasus

September 29, 2014 02:21 PM

Local Muslims in Russia’s Krasnodar region say the authorities there have imposed an unofficial ban on the construction of mosques. Multiple appeals by the Muslims there remain unanswered and the...


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Is Moscow Preparing to Annex South Ossetia After Crimea?

September 26, 2014 03:32 PM

The situation in Ukraine continues to quickly evolve, and the Russian annexation of Crimea has already mostly faded away from the 24-hour news cycle. Additionally, Western leaders are now hinting...


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Azerbaijan

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Iranian Rail Links and the Geopolitics of the South Caucasus

September 25, 2014 03:57 PM

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are seeking to link their national railways with those of Iran, something that could be an economic lifesaver for Yerevan and an additional outlet for Baku’s exports of...


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Armenia

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Iranian Rail Links and the Geopolitics of the South Caucasus

September 25, 2014 03:57 PM

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are seeking to link their national railways with those of Iran, something that could be an economic lifesaver for Yerevan and an additional outlet for Baku’s exports of...


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