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The territory of the Transcaucasus region was inhabited by Homo erectus ... Caucasus range is generally perceived to be the dividing line between Asia and  ...

Excerpt - Turkey's Strategic Position at the Crossroads of World Affairs


Turkey sits astride Europe, particularly the Balkans, the Middle East, and the ... and southern republics of the ex-USSR in Transcaucasia and Central Asia, and as a ..... address the Transcaucasian and/or Bosnian wars, an approach that called ...



across the Transcaucasus and the Caspian Sea from Central Asia to. Turkey also would ... the Balkans, the Middle East and the Transcaucasus. Rather than ... Chechen cause, Russian officials will always play the so-called. 'Kurdish Card' ...

Turkey's Policies in Transcaucasia


It is acting as a bridge between the West, the Balkans and the Middle East. .... later, in July 1993, launched what the Turkish press called "a diplomatic attack". .... only in Central Asia and Transcaucasia, but also in Russia itself, especially in the ...

Central Asia and the South Caucasus: Reorientations, Internal


Anthony Zinni focused on the 10 key challenges facing Central Asia, which ...... to be called a nation-state, having been thrown into independence by the breakup of ..... in Moscow but also in Nigeria, Columbia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans.

Eastern Europe - New World Encyclopedia


Oct 18, 2011 ... The Transcaucasian countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia are included in this definition, though they are defined by the UN as western Asia. ... It follows the so-called “Huntington line” of "clashing civilizations" corresponding roughly to the eastern ... Southeastern Europe and the Balkan Peninsula.

Georgia - World Atlas


Georgia, situated at the dividing line of Asia and Europe, is an ancient country of ... and Azerbaijan, Georgia was integrated into the Transcaucasian SFSR.



of Britain's influence in Transcaucasia from 1917 to 1921 seemed like a fleeting second. .... While the agreement called for a partial payment in pounds sterling, the Treasury .... as the Balkan peoples, and certainly more so than the Arabs and Turks." 33 .... Britain's Frontier in West Asia, 1918-1923 (New York: Albany,. 1...

US Policy in the Transcaucasus - The Century Foundation


Transcaucasus—Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia—have experienced at ... become part of an arc of stability running from the Balkans through Turkey to the ..... called Minsk Group (the United States, Russia, Germany, France, the United .... transporting energy from the Caucasus and Central Asia for international markets;.

ALTAIC – Encyclopaedia Iranica


... highly civilized peoples of Asia and Europe: the Chinese, the Iranians, and the ... But in the east they were defeated by the Qitan (now called the Qara Ḵitay) near ... Eastern Roman empire and to Turkicize Anatolia and parts of the Balkans. .... in eastern Turkestan down to the present in western Turkestan, Transcaucasia , ...

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GEOG 135 Study Guide (2012-13 Harshbarger) - Instructor ...


Jun 30, 2013 ... *Siberia (East of Urals)= Asia, Larger than conterminous U.S. (48 states). *Far East= Asia ..... Why is transcaucasia called the Balkans of Asia?

Lenin: Events in the Balkans and in Persia - Marxists Internet Archive


Essentially, what we see now going on in the Balkans, Turkey and Persia is a ... of the so-called civilised nations of Europe against the nations of Asia, least civilised .... Tatar semi-intellectuals in Transcaucasia, forgetting that they are Russian ...

Baltic States, Central Asia, Transcaucasia - Slavic/Eastern Europe ...


Nov 16, 2015 ... Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; Central Asia: Kazakhstan, ... Central Asia : Kazakhstan, Krygyztan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

World Regions in Global Context - Killeen Independent School District


C) Asia. D) Middle East and North Africa. E) There is no significant difference in urbanization among these three regions. .... 42) What is precipitation associated with air rising up elevated surfaces, such as mountains, called? ..... A) Balkan Peninsula ..... 3: The Russian Federation, Central Asia, and the Transcaucasus.

Russian Policy in the Transcaucasian “Near Abroad”


called the Kuwait of the Caspian and is the acknowledged focal point of the ..... the Transcaucasus and in Central Asia in the next Century.19. The oil potential ... the Bosporus, a proposed pipeline across the Balkan peninsula from Burgas, Bul -.