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Zarif on Tour of Caucasus, Central Asia

Financial Tribune - Apr 16, 2017
Leading a politico-economic delegation, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif set off on a tour of Turkmenistan, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan on Sunday to strengthen bilateral trade ties. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said in a Saturday talk that ...

Why You Should Go Hiking in Georgia's Caucasus Mountains This Year

Condé Nast Traveler - Apr 12, 2017
High in the Caucasus Mountains where Europe and Asia intersect, cowbells clang through grassy valleys, glaciers crown jagged peaks, and sunlight glints off of turquoise lakes. Here, at 6,000 feet in the former Soviet country of Georgia, the natural ...

China's Strategy in the Caucasus

EurasiaNet - Apr 5, 2017
Compared to major Chinese-financed infrastructure and energy works completed in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan in the past two years, state-owned Chinese companies have yet to secure any similar scale projects in the Caucasus region.

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Samarkand: Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & The Caucasus

by: Caroline Eden, Eleanor Ford
Over hundreds of years, various ethnic groups have passed through this city, sharing and influencing each other's cuisine and leaving their culinary stamp. Samarkand is a love letter to Central Asia and the Caucasus, containing travel essays, beautiful photography and recipes that are little known in the West that have been expertly adapted for the home cook. There is an introduction to the region (explaining the ethnic groups – Uzbeks, Tajiks, Russian, Turkis, Koryo-Saram, Jewish, Caucasus, Afghan) with a useful pantry of essential ingredients, followed by an array of delicious dishes.
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Lonely Planet Russia

by: Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Marc Bennetts, Marc Di Duca, Anthony Haywood, Anna Kaminski, Tom Masters, Tamara Sheward, Regis St Louis, Mara Vorhees

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Russia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take an awe-inspiring walk through Red Square, hike amongst the geysers and volcanoes of Kamchatka, or sweat it out in a traditional Russian banya (bathhouse); all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Russia and begin your journey now!

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by: Guy Delisle

How does one survive when all hope is lost?

In the middle of the night in 1997, Doctors Without Borders administrator Christophe André was kidnapped by armed men and taken away to an unknown destination in the Caucasus region. For three months, André was kept handcuffed in solitary confinement, with little to survive on and almost no contact with the outside world. Close to twenty years later, award-winning cartoonist Guy Delisle (Pyongyang, Jerusalem, Shenzhen.
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by: Ryszard Kapuscinski
The Polish journalist whose The Soccer War and The Emperor are counted as classics of contemporary reportage now bears witness in Imperium to the disintegration of the Soviet Union. This magisterial book combines childhood memory with unblinking journalism, a radar for the truth with a keen appreciation of the absurd.

Imperium begins with Ryszard Kapuscinski's account of the Soviet occupation of his town in eastern Poland in 1939. It culminates fifty years later, with a forty-thousand-mile journey that takes him from the haunted corridors of the Kremlin to the abandoned .
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History of the North Caucasus' Instability

Stratfor Eurasia Analyst Eugene Chausovsky discusses the importance, geography and history of the North Caucasus, which has been a continual security ...

History of the South Caucasus - Every Year

See the History of the Vital region connecting Europe and the Middle East, the South Caucasus every Year. Music and Documents used for Creation are in the ...

Wild Russia: The Caucasus (Der Kaukasus) - National Geographic Documentary HD


Caucasus's strategic importance

The US interests in the Caucasus are related to the Azerbaijani and Georgian geographical positions, natural resources, economic influence, energy routes and ...

A Brief Introduction To The History Of the Caucasus

The Caucasus /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ or Caucasia /kɔːˈkeɪʒə/ is a region at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black and the Caspian seas.