Toppling the Fellow Sufferers, by Grigory Ioffe on The Jamestown Foundation: “…it has been clear for some time that the Western sponsors of the Belarusian opposition contribute to its deep divisions and feuds simply because various opposition groups compete with each other over Western funding sources”. Read also Belarusian Dinosaurs & Кто боится Революции? (Who’s afraid of the revolution?) by Vyacheslav Dianov [...]
The presence… @Caspian_Watch: Is Armenia really ready to sign Karabakh peace principles? @geysar: Azeri Refugees and IDPs from Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia living in Azerbaijan @armenialiberty: Baku Sees Stronger Push For Karabakh Peace After Azeri Vote …and some history @anitsa35: The geopolitics of armed conflict settlement: How did Russia affect the settlement of the 1991-1994 Nagorno-Karabakh war?
The List of Officially Concerned about the results of the Eurovision song contest is growing – alphabetically that would be Ilham Aliyev, Alexander Lukashenko, Sergey Lavrov… Who paid whom for what & who should have voted differently…”why? because!” – read also on RFE/RL: Eurovision Vote Theft Claims Roil Russia, Azerbaijan. And the famous Azerbaijani song before [...]
After the Krakow meeting of foreign ministers from V4 & EaP countries: “If Ukraine and the EU do not sign the agreement, what is Plan B?” There is no Plan B, answer Adam Reichardt & Giacomo Manca on New Eastern Europe. Meanwhile, “Alexei Pushkov, head of the Russian State Duma’s International Affairs Committee, has said he is skeptical about [...]
The Caucasus Research Resource Centers | Social Science in the Caucasus: Nostalgia for Stalin in Georgia: Between Respected and Unjustifiable “Overall, the CB data reveals that Georgians have more positive views towards Stalin than Armenians and Azerbaijanis. However, only a very small proportion in each country admires Stalin.”
The charm of Sukhumi singers performing classic pop songs of Abkhazia in the pictures taken by Rob Hornstra (@thesochiproject) allowed him to win the first place in World Press Photo Arts and Entertainment—Stories category. Giorgio Comai presents the original songs on Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - watch, listen, enjoy!