Caucasus

24 September 2010
Hopes and Frustrations Mark Lake Van Mass Premium

To look at last Sunday’s historic ceremony in eastern Turkey simply through a lens of Turkish-Armenian relations is to obscure the efforts of local Kurds to act as bridge builders.

By Justin Vela
 
22 September 2010
Georgia Launches Program to Create a Nation of English Speakers

Mikheil Saakashvili pledges that all Georgian pupils will speak English as their second language by 2014. From EurasiaNet.

By Molly Corso
 
7 September 2010
The Wrong Side of the Tracks

TOL slide show: The residents of Baku’s “Shanghai” settlement don’t like living a few feet from passing freight trains – but they like being kicked out even less.

By Abbas Atilay
 
31 August 2010
A Tale of Two Bakus Premium

A threatened old building and a striking new one symbolize the split personality of development in Azerbaijan’s booming capital.

By Khanim Javadova
 
25 August 2010
A Growing Gap in Pankisi Gorge

In a largely Muslim region of northeastern Georgia, sectarian rifts are widening along generational lines.

By Eka Chitanava and Marika Kochiashvili
 

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