South Caucasus

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  • Regional Strategic Point Paper

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    SUBJECT: Assessment of the Caucasus Region 1. ISSUE. Provide the USEUCOM Commander an overview of Azerbaijan’s approach to the situation in the Caucasus Region. 2. FACTS. a. Primary National Interest: Republic of Azerbaijan works to ensure sustained economic growth by protecting and exploiting proven oil reserves from deepwater Caspian Basin oilfields and its transport to growing western markets via the Baku-Tblilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil and associated South Caucasus (SCP) gas pipeline. Azerbaijan

  • Data Collection And Analysis On Azerbaijan

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    Transport of Azerbaijan, officials from Port of Baku and so on. From this point of view, conducting my research I needed political official, scholars, transport and logistics experts. First problem came from the topic. China’s relationship with South Caucasus, especially with Azerbaijan is brand new topic for scholars. Due to that reason finding experts and scholar who has deep knowledge on this topic made problem for my sampling. As the topic relates to sensitive issue limitations of answers during

  • Abkhazia North American Analysis

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    Democratic Republic, and South Ossetia. There are also a few with even less recognition: Nagorno-Karabakh, Transnistria, and Somaliland…”. Though all these countries are fairly independent, they have not yet been able to land seats in the United Nations. They have what Cotton calls, “limited recognition” where only a few member states recognize them. Only members Russia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Nauru acknowledge Abkhazia, along with non-members Nagorno-Karabakh, South Ossetia, and

  • Chechnya

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    Chechnya The Continuing Conflict Chechnya is situated in the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. It is surrounded by Dagestan to the east, Georgia and South Ossetia to the south, Russia to the north and North Ossetia in the west. Chechnya is rich in mineral oil and produced twenty million tons per year before the disintegration of the Soviet Union. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 created the opportunity for the Russian provinces to declare their independence

  • Essay on The Caucasus Region

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    Caucasus Region The potential political struggle for dominance and insurgent activity in the Caucasus Region jeopardizes the infrastructure and economic resources of the countries within the region and the global economy. The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline is the major economic structure between the balances of power for the World. With Russia’s and Iran’s inability to corner the energy market, these key players are fueling dissention and unrest together with each countries internal disputes

  • Culture and Characteristics of Georgia Essay examples

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    Mediterranean-like in the west near the Black Sea coast and extremely cold winters in the mountains. The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range plays an important role in moderating Georgia's climate and protects the nation from the colder air masses moving out of Russia from the north. While the Lesser Caucasus Mountains protect the majority of the country from the dry and hot air masses from the south. Also Georgia’s eastern plains are shielded by these mountains from weather that moves inland from the Black

  • Essay about The Evolution of Democracy in Georgia

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    The Georgian people made its choice on 26 May 1918, when it voted for democracy and pluralism in the conditions of a free Georgia. 26 May was destroyed by Bolshevik bayonets, but the idea of freedom and democracy remain undefeated in the Georgian - Statement of the National Democratic Party, 1988.1 In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Caucasian country of Georgia (map below) was among the vanguard of forces seeking the dissolution of the Soviet Union. It was the only republic to join the Baltic

  • The Uprising Of A Terrorist Group

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    Caucasus Emirate Militant Group Cristina Torres Fuentes Northern Virginia Community College Abstract This is a research paper on the uprising of a terrorist group in the Caucasus Mountain ranges. To begin to understand what has made this group escalate their acts of terrorism we must identify the past historical events leading up to their creation. All the efforts put in by the CRI (Chechen Republic of Ichkeria) were to create a land that was for the Muslim people. Then without any success it

  • The Conflict Of Humanitarian Action

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    action in non-recognized entities effectively controlling a territory, the so-called de facto states. If humanitarian needs and the effects of wars on civilian population are rarely manageable for the de facto states such as those in Ukraine or in South Caucasus without external assistance, humanitarian action may be subject to instrumentalization of aid, hence creating additional challenges and risks for humanitarian actors. The core idea of this paper is to highlight the interactions between humanitarian

  • Essay on Russian and Chechnyan conflict

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    background factors, which contributed to it. The Chechnya- Russia conflict, can be more understood by looking to the past. The historical background is needed to display the whole picture of the war. The area in the southern Russia was called the Caucasus region. Many non-Russian ethnic groups lived there. It all began when the czars started