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45 year-old man kidnapped by Russian occupiers in occupied Abkhazia

RUSSIAN OCCUPATION OF APKHAZIA – 30.09.13 11:00 – Yet another fact of human kidnapping was reported from the occupied Abkhazia(Real name of this Georgian region is Apkhazeti).  163 more words

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A Crush on Syria, by Sergey Markedonov

Russia’s Motives for Supporting Syria’s Current Regime Are Pragmatic, but Diplomats Are Failing to Articulate Them Properly

Comment by Sergey Markedonov
Special to Russia Profile… 1,219 more words

Caucasus

Russia, The South Caucasus and the Caspian: A Handbook, by Patrick Armstrong

Russia, The South Caucasus and the Caspian: A Handbook

Patrick Armstrong Ph.D.

Ottawa, Canada, August 1998

Executive Summary

The Caspian Sea area is shaping up to be one of the biggest sources of oil and gas in the world. 1,142 more words

Caucasus

The Circassian Dimension of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, by Sufian Zhemukhov

The Circassian Dimension of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, by Sufian Zhemukhov

PONARS Policy Memo No. 65 – Georgetown University

Sufian Zhemukhov
Kabardino-Balkarian Institute of Humanitarian Studies… 2,261 more words

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Reflections on the Caucasus: 21 May 1864-2010

Reflections on the Caucasus: 21 May 1864-2010

I had a dream last night. I can’t tell it to you, because it was in Ubykh… 16,985 more words

Caucasus

Interview with Paul Goble, March 2008

Interview

Paul Goble
March 12, 2008

Background: Circassians, also known as the “Cherkess”, call themselves as “Adyghe” and have very close and strong ethnic solidarity ties with the Abkhazians and Ubykhs as all these three nations originated from a common ‘proto-nation’ and share many cultural values and customs in all aspects of their national lives. 2,254 more words

Circassians

Occupied Abkhazia - Russian terror against Georgian civilians continues

More than 100 people were kidnapped during the last two weeks in the Gali district of occupied Abkhazia (Apkhazeti) for not carrying identity documents during so-called “passport checks”. 354 more words

Abkhazia