September 28, 2010

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Two shifts in Russian foreign policy attracted much international commentary last week: President Dmitry Medvedev’s decree on curbing military cooperation with Iran, and Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, participating in an Arctic conference in Moscow. Both issues, however, are loaded with controversies that muddle the substance of these priorities. The decision to stop the export of the S-300 surface-to-air missiles to Iran constitutes an implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1929 on i...

Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Russia, Foreign Policy, Iran, Featured
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Ten years after the murder of the opposition journalist, Georgy Gongadze, Ukrainian prosecutors announced that the investigation was completed and the case will shortly be referred to court. The investigation said the police...
Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Ukraine, Elite

During a visit to Dagestan on September 21, Moscow’s envoy to the North Caucasus, Aleksandr Khloponin, urged the republican leadership to use the opportunities that had been provided by the federal authorities to make advances in...
Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Terrorism, Home Page, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Military/Security

Within one week of each other, Moldovan presidential aspirant Marian Lupu and the long-time contender for top leadership in Kyrgyzstan, Feliks Kulov, paid demonstrative visits to Moscow, ahead of elections in the two countries....
Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Russia, Moldova , Central Asia, Europe

Analysts debate the nature of the split within Caucasus Emirate

September 24, 2010

On September 21, Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov, in his capacity as “emir” of the North Caucasus Emirate, issued a video in which he dismissed three emirs from the Emirate’s Chechen sector – Aslambek Vadalov, Khusein Gakaev and...
Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Terrorism, Russia, North Caucasus , The Caucasus
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