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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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Georgian Political Field Fragments Ahead of the 2016 Parliamentary Elections

May 5, 2016

Georgian politics rarely lacks drama or signs of fragmentation, but the much-anticipated recent arrival of Paata Burchuladze, a world-renowned Georgian operatic bass, to the political stage has added a fresh, new dynamic (Civil...

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

Can Adygea Continue to Avoid Problems Related to the Spread of Radical Islam?

May 5, 2016

The Republic of Adygea is located in the middle of the northwestern Caucasus, in the watershed of the Kuban, Laba and Belaya rivers. Although historically the area was the homeland of many Circassian tribes, wars and the forced...

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

An Unfrozen Karabakh Threatens to Ignite Entire Region

May 5, 2016

The Azerbaijani-Armenian confrontation over Azerbaijan’s breakaway territory of Karabakh has been simmering for years. The 1994 ceasefire was broken time and again, soldiers on both sides were killed year after year, and all...

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

In Courting Iran, Russia Seeks Politically Safe Foreign Investment for the North Caucasus

May 4, 2016

On April 11–16, representatives of an Iranian investment company, Hamrahian Group, visited Dagestan to explore possibilities for cooperation with the North Caucasian republic. The visit came just weeks after Dagestan’s governor,...

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

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

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Can Adygea Continue to Avoid Problems Related to the Spread of Radical Islam?

May 5, 2016 04:25 PM

The Republic of Adygea is located in the middle of the northwestern Caucasus, in the watershed of the Kuban, Laba and Belaya rivers. Although historically the area was the homeland of many Circassian...


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

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Georgian Political Field Fragments Ahead of the 2016 Parliamentary Elections

May 5, 2016 04:26 PM

Georgian politics rarely lacks drama or signs of fragmentation, but the much-anticipated recent arrival of Paata Burchuladze, a world-renowned Georgian operatic bass, to the political stage has added...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia
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Azerbaijan

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An Unfrozen Karabakh Threatens to Ignite Entire Region

May 5, 2016 04:23 PM

The Azerbaijani-Armenian confrontation over Azerbaijan’s breakaway territory of Karabakh has been simmering for years. The 1994 ceasefire was broken time and again, soldiers on both sides were killed...


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Armenia

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An Unfrozen Karabakh Threatens to Ignite Entire Region

May 5, 2016 04:23 PM

The Azerbaijani-Armenian confrontation over Azerbaijan’s breakaway territory of Karabakh has been simmering for years. The 1994 ceasefire was broken time and again, soldiers on both sides were killed...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Armenia, Russia
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