Wednesday, July 30, 2014


News and Features from the Caucasus

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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Mediators Voice Concern Over 'Targeted Killings Of Civilians'

International mediators in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict have voiced "serious concern" over the increase in tensions and violence in the region, including “the targeted killings of civilians."
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Opposition Activist Detained In Azerbaijan

The chairman of the youth wing of the opposition Musavat (Equality) party in Azerbaijan has been detained.
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