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Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

 

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference  will be held on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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Trapped Between War and Peace: The Case of Karabakh

May 2, 2016

Large-scale armed clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops, from April 2 to 5 (see EDM, April 6), drew the international spotlight back to the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Karabakh, which has commonly been perceived...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Armenia, Azerbaijan

Stavropol Patriots Sound Alarm That Dagestani Oligarch Is Taking Over Region

May 2, 2016

Regional activists in Stavropol region have sounded the alarm, alleging that a Dagestani oligarch is planning to buy up the region’s politicians. A source said that the Dagestani billionaire, Magomedrasul Omarov, wants to expand...

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

Critics Question Decision of Georgian Minister of Defense to Abolish Conscription

April 29, 2016

Georgia’s Minister of Defense Tinatin Khidasheli stated, on April 20, that she was prepared to end conscript service and fully transition the country’s army to a professional military force. “The defense ministry of Georgia has...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia

Islamic State Continues to Gain Influence in Southern Russia

April 29, 2016

Karachaevo-Cherkessia, a mountainous republic in the northwestern Caucasus, has long been out of the news when it comes to attacks by the armed Islamist underground movement against government forces. Russia’s security services...

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

Kabardino-Balkaria’s Governor Says Militants Returning From Syria Represent Real Threat

April 28, 2016

In Kabardino-Balkaria, as in other republics of the North Caucasus, public debate intensifies from time to time regarding republican residents going off to fight in the Syrian civil war on the side of the rebels. But at the same...

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

Karachaevo-Cherkessia’s Leadership Sidelines a Popular Politician

April 27, 2016

A large-scale scandal was unleashed in Karachaevo-Cherkessia, after the republican branch of the United Russia party refused to register a popular politician, Aliy Totorkulov, as a candidate in the party’s primaries. Totorkulov...

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

Instability in Dagestan’s Tabasaran District Linked to Corruption and Lack of Opportunities for Youth

April 25, 2016

On the night of April 20, unidentified militants attacked the village of Juli in Dagestan’s Tabasaran district. The attackers robbed a local grocery store and shot up and set fire to several buildings. According to some accounts,...

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

Russia Alters Geopolitical Balance in South Caucasus With New Energy Project

April 22, 2016

On April 13, the energy ministers of Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Iran met in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, where they agreed to create a single, common electricity market among these countries. For this purpose, bilateral...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Armenia, Azerbaijan , Georgia, Middle East

Ingush Authorities Offer Rosy Picture of Fight Against Terrorism

April 22, 2016

In his recent speech, the head of the Republic of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, said that several terrorism-related draft bills are under consideration in the Russian State Duma. He noted that it was important to provide a...

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

Murder of Chechen in Turkey Just Latest in Series of Apparent Russian Killings Abroad

April 21, 2016

According to open media sources, over the past five years, five representatives of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria and the Caucasus Emirate have been killed in Turkey. All five were actively involved in the ongoing armed...

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

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Stavropol Patriots Sound Alarm That Dagestani Oligarch Is Taking Over Region

May 2, 2016 03:42 PM

Regional activists in Stavropol region have sounded the alarm, alleging that a Dagestani oligarch is planning to buy up the region’s politicians. A source said that the Dagestani billionaire,...


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Georgia

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Critics Question Decision of Georgian Minister of Defense to Abolish Conscription

April 29, 2016 05:56 PM

Georgia’s Minister of Defense Tinatin Khidasheli stated, on April 20, that she was prepared to end conscript service and fully transition the country’s army to a professional military force. “The...


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Azerbaijan

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Trapped Between War and Peace: The Case of Karabakh

May 2, 2016 03:44 PM

Large-scale armed clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops, from April 2 to 5 (see EDM, April 6), drew the international spotlight back to the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Karabakh,...


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Armenia

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Trapped Between War and Peace: The Case of Karabakh

May 2, 2016 03:44 PM

Large-scale armed clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops, from April 2 to 5 (see EDM, April 6), drew the international spotlight back to the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Karabakh,...


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