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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM

 

On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....


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Georgia Establishes New State Security Service

July 29, 2015

In early July, the parliament of Georgia passed a law on establishing the State Security Service (Civil Georgia, July 4). The new body will decouple the intelligence and security agencies from Georgia’s Ministry of Interior....

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

North Caucasians Have Reportedly Been Called Back From Eastern Ukraine Battlefield

July 29, 2015

New reports are surfacing about another influx of North Caucasian fighters arriving in eastern Ukraine, which began in 2014. In particular, Chechens fighting on the side of the pro-Russia separatists have received substantial...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Info Warfare/Media, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine

Six Suspected Rebels Killed in Kabardino-Balkaria

July 27, 2015

On July 23, government forces declared a counterterrorist operation regime and launched a special operation in the center of Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria. According to the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAK), the...

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

Threats to Georgian Pipeline Security: What is Moscow’s Game?

July 27, 2015

Russia’s latest incursions from the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia into adjacent territory heretofore controlled by Georgia have given rise to renewed security concerns for Georgia’s strategic East-West Highway as...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Transit, Energy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Russia

Moscow Uses Kadyrov in Kremlin Push for Rapprochement with Saudi Arabia

July 24, 2015

Chechnya, formally a Russian province, has found a place for itself in relations between Moscow and Riyadh. Indeed, in general, subnational units of the Russian Federation, in particular the Muslim regions, have become much more...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Middle East

Southern Russia Mobilizes Against Islamic State

July 23, 2015

Russian news agencies reported that both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chechnya’s governor, Ramzan Kadyrov, expressed their condolences to the leadership of Iraq for the terrorist attack in Khan Bani Saad, Diyala...

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

Turkmenistan Boosts Ties With Georgia in Anticipation of Strategic Transit Corridor

July 22, 2015

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov paid his first official visit to Georgia on July 2–3. The most important topics of the meeting between Berdimuhamedov and his Georgian counterpart, Giorgi Margvelashvili,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Transit, Energy, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Central Asia

Circassian Activists Ready to Demand Separation From Karachaevo-Cherkessia

July 22, 2015

Circassian activists plan to resume the work of the Extraordinary Conference of Circassian People in Karachaevo-Cherkessia this coming autumn. The plans were discussed at a meeting of the Circassian organization “Adyghe...

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

Russia Annexes Additional Georgian Lands, Closing in on the Strategic East-West Highway

July 20, 2015

On July 10, the Russian occupation forces in the separatist territory of South Ossetia (Tskhinvali region) moved the occupation line deeper into Georgia, thus effectively slicing off additional lands in the Georgian villages of...

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Crimean Government Indicates It Wants Greater Autonomy From Moscow

July 20, 2015

The puppet government of Crimea has unexpectedly clashed with its bosses in Moscow. On July 7, Crimea’s governor, Sergey Aksyonov, declared he would not allow the Russian federal government to force its own rules on the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine, Crimea

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North Caucasians Have Reportedly Been Called Back From Eastern Ukraine Battlefield

July 29, 2015 03:35 PM

New reports are surfacing about another influx of North Caucasian fighters arriving in eastern Ukraine, which began in 2014. In particular, Chechens fighting on the side of the pro-Russia separatists...


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Georgia

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Georgia Establishes New State Security Service

July 29, 2015 03:45 PM

In early July, the parliament of Georgia passed a law on establishing the State Security Service (Civil Georgia, July 4). The new body will decouple the intelligence and security agencies from...


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Azerbaijan

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Threats to Georgian Pipeline Security: What is Moscow’s Game?

July 27, 2015 02:37 PM

Russia’s latest incursions from the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia into adjacent territory heretofore controlled by Georgia have given rise to renewed security concerns for Georgia’s...


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Armenia

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The Protests and Energy Interdependence in Armenia: View From Baku

July 7, 2015 05:52 PM

The protests in Yerevan against rising electricity prices have sparked a debate over the motives, expectations, and impact of this public outcry (see EDM, June 27). Energy shortfalls and crises have...


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