Caucasus

23 June 2010
A Linguistic Trojan Horse?

Some see the Kremlin’s shadowy hand behind a proposal to bring back foreign-language education in Armenia. From EurasiaNet.

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By Marianna Grigoryan
 

14 June 2010
'My Homeland Is Here'
TOL slide show: Two elderly Azeri women reflect on coming to – and staying in – Nagorno-Karabakh.
By Kristine Khanumian
 
9 June 2010
Skating on Thin Ice in Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi threatens to be overshadowed by a centuries-old row between Russia and the dispossessed Circassian nation. From openDemocracy.

By Sufian Zhemukhov
 
Azeri tanks in Nagorno-Karabakh
3 June 2010
Karabakh: ‘Free State’ Premium

“Our efforts today are aimed at having the international community recognize our de facto independence,” the Karabakh leader says.

By BBC Monitoring
 
Mosque_Caucasus
1 June 2010
Dagestan’s Sufi Monopoly

The authorities in Russian Dagestan heavily favor a variety of Islam that some local Muslims reject as impure. From Forum 18.

By Geraldine Fagan
 
19 May 2010
Russian Muslim Leaders Slam Ossetian Mufti’s ‘Inappropriate’ Interview Premium

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.

By BBC Monitoring
 
18 May 2010
Georgian Exporters Look to Skirt Russian Import Ban

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.

By Nino Patsuria
 

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