- RFE/RL: Well-known Chechen blogger escapes attack while living in hiding
A human rights group says a well-known Chechen blogger has been assaulted in his apartment in a European country where he lives in hiding, the latest attack in Europe on critics of the leadership in Russia’s North Caucasus region. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:50:41 +0000.
- Children scream as wild lynx pounces on trainer and claws his chest in Russian circus
A wild cat caused panic in a Russian travelling circus as it clawed its trainer during a performance in Tskhinval, South Ossetia. The handler had cruelly tugged the lynx's leash.
Daily Mail. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:14:09 GMT.
- The Armenian who symbolised France: Behind the scenes of Charles Aznavour
Aznavour by Charles was largely filmed by its subject, and it captures his real life.
Jake Wilson. Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 23:45:00 +1100.
- Europe's Rights Body Decries Assault in Russia's Chechnya
Elena Milashina, from the independent Novaya Gazeta, said she and Marina Dubrovina, a lawyer accompanying her on a trip to Chechnya, were pushed and beaten by a dozen people in the lobby of their hotel late Thursday.
Voice of America. Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:04:34 -0500.
- Denial Is the Final Stage Of Genocide, The Armenians Know It Best
It could also be argued that this denial may also manifest itself in different ways, including through intimidation and pressure on others not to recognize the atrocities.
By Ewelina U. Ochab, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 17 Dec 2019 22:02:33 +0000.
- Trump says Armenia massacres were not genocide, directly contradicting Congress
The US president directly contradicts a unanimous vote in the Senate to recognise killings as genocide.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Dec 2019 17:02:56 GMT.
- Senate passes resolution recognizing century-old Armenian genocide
On its fourth try, the Senate has approved a resolution recognizing the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide.
Ap. ABC News. Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:06:56 +0000.
- One US Senator Blocks Resolution Recognizing Armenian Genocide
North Dakota's Kevin Cramer says it's not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey.
Voice of America. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:08:11 -0500.
- WH Asked Graham to Block Armenian Genocide Resolution
Sen. Lindsey Graham blocked a Senate resolution earlier this month that would have formally recognized Turkey's genocide of the Armenian people at the request of White House officials, Axios reported on Sunday.
Newsmax. Sun, 24 Nov 2019 22:30:36 EDT.
- US Senator blocks move to say Armenian mass killing was genocide
Lindsey Graham said lawmakers should not "sugarcoat history or try to rewrite it".
BBC News. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 11:41:00 GMT.
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.