Some see the Kremlin’s shadowy hand behind a proposal to bring back foreign-language education in Armenia. From EurasiaNet.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi threatens to be overshadowed by a centuries-old row between Russia and the dispossessed Circassian nation. From openDemocracy.
“Our efforts today are aimed at having the international community recognize our de facto independence,” the Karabakh leader says.
The authorities in Russian Dagestan heavily favor a variety of Islam that some local Muslims reject as impure. From Forum 18.
The North Ossetian mufti comments on jihad, the future of Islam in Russia, and his Orthodox counterparts, bringing swift rebuttals from other Russian Muslim leaders.
The new Russian-led customs union may enable Georgian companies to do an end run around Moscow’s damaging ban on their products. From EurasiaNet.
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