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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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Armenia’s Regional Energy and Transport Cooperation Squeezed by Russia

September 1, 2015

Shortly after the deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Iranian ambassador to Armenia, Mohammad Reyisi, gave several interviews to Armenian newspapers and news agencies concerning perspectives for future bilateral cooperation....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, Energy, Foreign Policy, Economics, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Armenia, Iran

North-South Railroad Competitions Reordering Geopolitics of the Caucasus

September 1, 2015

For most of the post-Soviet period, politicians and pundits have focused on east-west transportation corridors in the southern Caucasus. But today, two north-south railway projects—one that would link Azerbaijan and Iran, and a...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Transit, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Armenia, Middle East, Iran

Possible Introduction of Russian Peacekeeping Forces Into Karabakh Opposed by Armenia

August 31, 2015

A resolution of the “frozen conflict” between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Karabakh region—though internationally recognized as legally part of Azerbaijan—continues to slowly move forward. The question is what form it...

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

Political Tensions Rise in Dagestan as Municipal Elections Approach

August 31, 2015

Dagestan remains one of the few Russian regions in which local political life still exists despite all of Moscow’s efforts to eliminate it. Tensions are running high in the republic as 23 parties gear up for municipal elections...

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

Russia Threatens Georgia With Renewed Trade War

August 14, 2015

The Russian government regularly uses its agency for consumer protection, Rospotrebnadzor, for trade discrimination and blocking imports from countries whose policies Moscow does not like (see EDM, March 28, 2006; October 11,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Russia

After Loss of Three Senior Commanders, Is the Caucasus Emirate on the Ropes?

August 14, 2015

The forces trying to prolong the life of the Caucasus Emirate (CE) have suffered a major setback. This third blow in nearly six months may put an end to this organization in the North Caucasus.

At the end of 2014, a wave of...

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

Two Chechen Battalions Are Fighting in Ukraine on Kyiv’s Side

August 13, 2015

It did not come as much of a surprise when the leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, acknowledged that pro-Russian Chechens were involved in the conflict in Ukraine. This was something that everybody knew, but no Russian official...

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

China Makes Inroads Into Strategically Located North Caucasus Republic

August 12, 2015

On July 27, Ingushetia’s governor, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, met members of two Chinese delegations in the republic’s capital, Magas. Chinese investors have reportedly expressed interest in some of the republic’s old oil fields that...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Emergence of a Russian ‘Fifth Column’ and Propaganda Machine Inside Azerbaijan

August 10, 2015

The recent intensification of high-level exchanges between the governments of Azerbaijan and Russia—most recently exemplified by the visits of the Azerbaijani foreign and defense ministers to Moscow (TASS, July 17; APA, July...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Info Warfare/Media, The Caucasus, Azerbaijan , Russia

Arrests of Dagestani Officials Signal Republic’s Leadership May Soon Be Replaced

August 10, 2015

Russian authorities have unexpectedly continued a series of arrests of Dagestani officials. On August 2, the Federal Security Service (FSB) arrested the head of Buinaksk district, Daniyal Shihsaidov, after which the security...

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

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Political Tensions Rise in Dagestan as Municipal Elections Approach

August 31, 2015 05:51 PM

Dagestan remains one of the few Russian regions in which local political life still exists despite all of Moscow’s efforts to eliminate it. Tensions are running high in the republic as 23 parties...


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Georgia

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Russia Threatens Georgia With Renewed Trade War

August 14, 2015 04:13 PM

The Russian government regularly uses its agency for consumer protection, Rospotrebnadzor, for trade discrimination and blocking imports from countries whose policies Moscow does not like (see EDM,...


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Azerbaijan

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North-South Railroad Competitions Reordering Geopolitics of the Caucasus

September 1, 2015 05:01 PM

For most of the post-Soviet period, politicians and pundits have focused on east-west transportation corridors in the southern Caucasus. But today, two north-south railway projects—one that would...


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Armenia’s Regional Energy and Transport Cooperation Squeezed by Russia

September 1, 2015 05:03 PM

Shortly after the deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Iranian ambassador to Armenia, Mohammad Reyisi, gave several interviews to Armenian newspapers and news agencies concerning perspectives for future...


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