Wednesday, July 30, 2014


News and Features from the Caucasus

Azerbaijani Human Rights Activist Forced To Prosecutor's Office

Prominent Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus has been forcibly brought to Prosecutor General's office in Baku.
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U.S. Concern Over Saakashvili Charges

The abuse-of-office charges against ex-President Saakashvili come less than a year after his political exit.
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CSTO Troops Start Military Maneuvers In Kyrgyzstan

Troops from six member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have started joint military exercises in Kyrgyzstan.
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Moscow Police Detain "Psychics" From Armenia, Central Asia

Moscow police have detained more than two dozen "false psychics" from Central Asia and Armenia.
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Photogallery World War I Anniversary: Five Historians, Two Questions

One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, historians are still wondering how it started. Meanwhile many of the rest of us wonder if the global situation today is as perilous as it was on the eve of that cataclysm.
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Azerbaijani Jailed In Russian Murder Case

A Russian court has found an Azerbaijani citizen guilty in a high-profile murder case.
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CSTO Troops Gather In Kyrgyzstan For Exercises

Troops from five member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have arrived in Kyrgyzstan to take part in joint military exercises.
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Georgia Prosecutors Charge Saakashvili

Georgian prosecutors have filed criminal charges against former President Mikheil Saakashvili.
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Family Disputes Daghestani Man's Official Cause Of Death

Relatives of a man found dead in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Daghestan say he was kidnapped and killed and did not die in an explosion as officials say.
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NATO Parliamentary Delegation In Georgia

NATO Parliamentary Assembly President Hugh Bayley says his organization supports Georgia's integration with NATO.
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