- Six people rushed to hospitals after two buses collide in Ingushetia
They have been taken to the Sunzha hospital with various injuries
Tass. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:35:17 +0300.
- Azerbaijan will reimpose some restrictions to halt virus after rise in infections
Azerbaijan's government plans to reimpose some restrictions this weekend to stop the spread of the coronavirus after the number of infections in the ex-Soviet country rose, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.
Reuters. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:28:23 -0400.
- Armenia may face a new lockdown, prime minister says
Armenia may have to impose a new total lockdown if people do not follow hygiene rules, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday after the number of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 10,000. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 12:57:50 -0400.
- COVID-19: Armenia Sees Growth In Cases Amid Lockdown Easing
The global death toll from the coronavirus is more than 375,000 with more than 6.2 million infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 09:48:15 +0000.
- Coronavirus: Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov 'flown to Moscow hospital'
Russian reports say Chechnya's hardline leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, was flown to a hospital in Moscow.
BBC News. Thu, 21 May 2020 18:30:41 GMT.
- Coronavirus: The Russian republic enduring a 'catastrophe'
A doctor in Dagestan reveals how colleagues in his town died as the virus spread.
BBC News. Thu, 21 May 2020 00:21:43 GMT.
- Georgia recalls its ambassador in Ukraine over ex-president
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - Georgia's Foreign Ministry on Friday recalled its ambassador in Kyiv after the former Georgian president was appointed to lead an advisory body in Ukraine. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 08 May 2020 06:45:11 -0400.
- In Chechnya, Message to Press Is Clear: Journalists Are Not Welcome or Safe
Threats to Novaya Gazeta from Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov will not deter reporting on abuses, journalists say.
Voice of America. Sat, 02 May 2020 01:18:06 -0400.
- Chevron Divests Energy Assets in Azeri Oil Field to MOL
Chevron's asset sale in Azerbaijan provides it with the much-needed cash at a time when oil is facing a historic slump.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:22:00 GMT.
- Rwandan, Armenian Genocides Remembered in April
Researchers Seek Answers though Survivor Accounts.
Voice of America. Mon, 06 Apr 2020 05:37:48 -0400.
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.