Bulgarian-born Kosta Karakashyan was so moved by "horrifying" stories of torture against the LGBT community in Chechnya, that he is using dance to express their suffering in a new film.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:39:00 +0000.
Armenian-American entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian teams up with Flaviar in efforts to put Armenia back on the spirits map with the newly launched Armenian brandy, Shakmat XO.
By Chelsea Davis, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 -0500.
Turkey’s Aselsan has signed an agreement with the Baku-based Jihaz Production Association to jointly manufacture military communications equipment in Azerbaijan. ...
Charles Forrester, London. Janes 360. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
The "new wave of persecution" began when a social media group administrator's phone contacts were accessed by Chechen authorities, according to the Russian LGBT Network.
Sasha Ingber. NPR. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:03:40 -0500.
The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a new crackdown on gays in which at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained, LGBT activists in Russia charged Monday. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:59:55 -0500.
LGBT activists said Monday at least two people have died and about 40 have been detained in what has been described as a new crackdown on gay people in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:12:30 EST.
The dental expert making space in his appointments diary was Paul Cassar, who is more used to treating families at his private high street practice in Chichester, West Sussex.
Daily Mail. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:38:37 +0000.
Facts About The Caucasus Region
The Caucasus States consist of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
They are located in the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea to
the west and the Caspian Sea to the east. The Caucasus region
includes adjoining areas of the Russian Federation as well.
For official news and information about the nations of the Caucasus,
visit the government websites highlighted below.
The Republic of Armenia's capital city is Yerevan, and its currency is
the Dram. Armenian is the principal language of Armenia, and the
nation's estimated population in 2007 was 2,972,000.
The Azerbaijan Republic's
capital city is Baku, and its currency is the Manat. Azerbaijan's
primary language is Azeri, and in 2007, its estimated population was
Georgia's capital city
is Tbilisi, and its currency is the Lari.
Georgian and Russian are the primary languages used in Georgia, and the
country's estimated population in 2007 was 4,646,000.