Six months ago, Dasha the bear was caged in a cramped riverside enclosure to entertain restaurant guests in Yerevan, Armenia, but has now been rescued and has given birth to twins.
Daily Mail. Wed, 23 May 2018 14:39:40 +0100.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for Russia to withdraw its troops from breakaway regions in Georgia while also pledging deeper security and economic support for Tbilisi.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 21 May 2018 19:35:10 +0000.
Chechnya's leader says four gunmen who attacked a Russian Orthodox church in the mostly Muslim province have been killed by security forces and one policeman has died.
Fox News. Sat, 19 May 2018 14:25:59 GMT.
New Armenian premier Nikol Pashinyan on Monday assured Russia's Vladimir Putin that Yerevan's ties with Moscow will remain close following his rise to power on the back of mass anti-government protests. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 14 May 2018 09:58:32 -0400.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with Armenia's new prime minister for the first time after former protest leader Nikol Pashinian was elected to the post. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 14 May 2018 09:53:10 -0400.
As the parents of the suspect, Khamzat Azimov, 20, were being questioned by the police, opposition politicians called for a crackdown on those on the list, which has 20,000 names.
Adam Nossiter and Rukmini Callimachi. New York Times. Mon, 14 May 2018 03:55:19 GMT.
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.