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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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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

Turkish Businesses Seek to Open North Caucasus to the Outside World

September 17, 2014

On September 7, representatives of the Turkish government-owned company Caykur met with North Ossetia’s Prime Minister Sergei Takoev to discuss an investment project in the Russian republic. Caykur applied for a swath of land in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Turkey, North Caucasus Analysis

Head of Dagestan Faces Criticism From Moscow

September 15, 2014

September 8 marked a year since Ramazan Abdulatipov became governor of Dagestan. Abdulatipov was officially appointed governor of the region in September 2013, even though he had been the acting interim head of the republic since...

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

The North Caucasus Insurgency: One Year Without Doku Umarov

September 12, 2014

The armed resistance in the North Caucasus is transforming and adapting to the new conditions under the Caucasus Emirate’s new emir. September 7 marked exactly one year since the death of the insurgency’s former leader, Doku...

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

Russia Is Seriously Concerned About Threat Posed by Islamic State

September 11, 2014

Russian observers reacted quite strongly to an Internet video released by the Islamic State, the group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) that is operating in Iraq and Syria as well as Lebanese border...

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

Cossacks Claim Right to Patrol Streets of Historical Circassian Foes in Adygea

September 10, 2014

At the end of July, the governor of Adygea, Aslan Tkhakushinov, and the chief of the Kuban Cossack Forces, Nikolai Doluda, unexpectedly announced that the Cossacks would start conducting public safety patrols in the republic. The...

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

Are Georgians Participating in the Ukrainian War?

September 10, 2014

In July 2014, when the war in eastern Ukraine was becoming increasingly intense and bitter, former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili accused the new Georgian authorities of persecuting “the officers of the armed forces...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Europe, Ukraine

War With Ukraine Pulls Best Russian Military Units From North Caucasus

September 8, 2014

The Ukrainian crisis has overshadowed the continuing low-level insurgency in Russia’s North Caucasus. Besides shifting public attention, the conflict in Ukraine is evidently shifting Russian forces from the volatile region...

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

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Chechen Fighters Make Waves in Syria

September 19, 2014 05:11 PM

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...


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Georgia

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

September 18, 2014 04:26 PM

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...


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Azerbaijan

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Flash Skirmishes in Nagorno-Karabakh: Triggers and Prospects

August 7, 2014 05:36 PM

Between July 30 and August 4, flash skirmishes erupted along the Armenia-Azerbaijan contact line. While small-scale ceasefire violations have been relatively common, the recent events caused the...


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

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Tensions Between Georgian and Armenian Churches Escalate

August 8, 2014 02:42 PM

The Ukrainian events have demonstrated that when religious passions enter into a conflict between two nations, those passions can divide closely related peoples as well as transform the conflicts...


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