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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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Circassians Establish Fund to Help Repatriation to the North Caucasus

July 28, 2014

The first Circassian international organization focused exclusively on issues involving the repatriation of Circassians has formed in Canada. The Circassian Repatriation Organization will work only on humanitarian issues related...

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

Documentary Appears About Azerbaijani Fighters in Syria

July 25, 2014

As the Syrian conflict enters its fourth year, more media attention has recently been devoted to the growing number of Azerbaijanis fighting in the war. Increased appearances by Azerbaijanis in various videos, online discussions...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Are Russian Authorities Covertly Forcing North Caucasians Out of Stavropol?

July 25, 2014

The Federal Security Service (FSB) this week described the latest killing of a person from Dagestan in its usual manner. According to an official report, a man fired two shots and threw a grenade at the police in the vicinity of...

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

Post-Mortem Photograph and Video of Doku Umarov Emerge

July 24, 2014

Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov posted a photograph of the dead leader of the North Caucasus insurgency, Doku Umarov, on his personal Instagram page, while the militants provided their official version of the death of Umarov,...

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

Circassians Resent Moscow’s Special Treatment of Ethnic Russians

July 23, 2014

The head of the Circassian organization Adyge Khase in Karachaevo-Cherkessia accused Russian authorities of having a policy of double standards in regard to assisting compatriots abroad. According to Muhamed Cherkesov, only about...

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

Moldova’s Gagauzia: A Model for Resolution of Karabakh Dispute?

July 22, 2014

Over the last 25 years, many proposals have been suggested for the resolution of the Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Among them have been a swapping of territories between the two former Soviet republics and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Europe, Moldova

Widening Azerbaijani Investment in Dagestan Sparks Resentment Among Lezgins

July 21, 2014

Earlier this month, the well-known Dagestani weekly newspaper, Novoe Delo, attacked the mayor of the city of Derbent for what it regarded as a servile attitude toward neighboring Azerbaijan. Journalist Ramazan Rajabov wrote:...

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

Chechen Experience in Urban Combat Could Be of Vital Use to Ukraine

July 18, 2014

Russia is facing a new problem and this concerns the new front that the Chechens have launched outside the North Caucasus. As a result of the brutal suppression of the Chechen armed resistance, only three small groups are left in...

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

Kadyrov Officials Torn Between Commemorating 1944 Deportations and Pleasing Moscow

July 17, 2014

In Chechnya, yet another problem has been added to the set of existing ones. The Memorial human rights center has designated Ruslan Kutaev as a political prisoner on April 19 (memo.ru, April 19), and earlier this month (July...

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

Arrest of Opposition Leader Jeopardizes Georgia’s European Integration

July 16, 2014

A Tbilisi city court has refused to release Gigi Ugulava, the former mayor of the Georgian capital, out on bail, instead sentencing him to two months in pre-trial detention. Ugulava is fighting a series of charges brought against...

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

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Circassians Establish Fund to Help Repatriation to the North Caucasus

July 28, 2014 06:15 PM

The first Circassian international organization focused exclusively on issues involving the repatriation of Circassians has formed in Canada. The Circassian Repatriation Organization will work only...


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Georgia

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Arrest of Opposition Leader Jeopardizes Georgia’s European Integration

July 16, 2014 03:56 PM

A Tbilisi city court has refused to release Gigi Ugulava, the former mayor of the Georgian capital, out on bail, instead sentencing him to two months in pre-trial detention. Ugulava is fighting a...


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Azerbaijan

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Documentary Appears About Azerbaijani Fighters in Syria

July 25, 2014 05:45 PM

As the Syrian conflict enters its fourth year, more media attention has recently been devoted to the growing number of Azerbaijanis fighting in the war. Increased appearances by Azerbaijanis in...


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Armenia

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Russia, the West, and the Security Vacuum in Europe’s East (Part One)

April 4, 2014 06:27 AM

Russia’s seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, and Western hand-wringing in response, demonstrate the depth of the security vacuum in Europe’s East. Comprising Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia,...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Georgia, Armenia
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