Latest Articles about The Caucasus

Moscow, Tehran to Fight ‘Turkification of Azerbaijan’

Russia is once again focusing on Azerbaijan’s attachment to Turkey and on its “Turkification” of the minority nationalities within its borders, something one advisor to the Kremlin says is a threat to stability in the region and to the interests of Russia and Iran (Ekonomicheskiye... MORE

Azerbaijan, Belarus Pursue Military Cooperation

Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov visited Belarus, on October 9–10, and toured local defense-industry enterprises to review modern military equipment that could help boost the capabilities of the Azerbaijani army (, October 8, 10). The Ministry of Defense released photos of Hasanov standing in front... MORE

Armenia and EU Sign New Partnership Agreement

Armenia and the European Union signed a Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) at the fifth Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels, on November 24 (,, November 24). CEPA, which took nearly two years of consultations and negotiations to come to fruition, replaces the Association... MORE

Dagestan Rocked by Unprecedented Wave of Demonstrations

One of the most dangerous times for almost any society is when new leaders decide to launch reforms. On the one hand, elites and even portions of the society that have benefited from past arrangements are certain to try to defend what they have. And... MORE