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The Caucasus /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ or Caucasia /kɔːˈkeɪʒə/ is a region at the border of Europe and Asia, ... The Ciscaucasus contains the larger majority ...

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


Jun 1, 2016 ... Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; Central Asia: Kazakhstan, ... Central Asia : Kazakhstan, Krygyztan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

Georgia Map / Geography of Georgia / Map of Georgia - Worldatlas ...


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

Russian Policy in the Transcaucasian "Near Abroad" The Case of ...

www.gwu.edu/~ieresgwu/assets/docs/demokratizatsiya archive/05-01_macdougall.pdf

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 -.

Kosovo Boomerang: Transcaucasian Separatism - Modern Diplomacy


Apr 22, 2016 ... img kformap Kosovo is the Balkan region which became during the last 150 years contested land between the Serb and Albanian nationalisms.

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


A powerful impetus to the political awakening of the Asian peoples was given by the ... of the so-called civilised nations of Europe against the nations of Asia, least .... Tatar semi-intellectuals in Transcaucasia, forgetting that they are Russian ...

Turkey's Policies in Transcaucasia


The independence of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Central Asian ... Asian republics, the Caucasus, the region around the Black Sea and the Balkans. .... and later, in July 1993, launched what the Turkish press called "a diplomatic attack".

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.

The New "Great Game": Oil Politics in the Caucasus and Central Asia


Jan 25, 1996 ... Two pipeline routes in Central Asia are under consideration. .... Stalin negotiated a treaty in the Transcaucasus between communist Russia and Turkey. .... With the collapse of the Soviet Union, President Boris Yeltsin called for a .... Russia closer to the Balkans, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Middle East.

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 ...

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Transcaucasian Transition Zone


Transcaucasian Transition Zone. The region constituted by Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan; a mini-shatter-belt known as the "Balkans of Asia;" a historical ...

Central Asia and the South Caucasus - Federation of American ...


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.

The Balkans: Europe's Third World - The Atlantic


A second war on the Balkan Peninsula was fought in 1913, over boundaries. .... " All the correspondent would have to say is 'This is not Africa or Asia but Europe .... about a thousand miles to the east, inside the Soviet Union, in Transcaucasia.