Monthly Archives: May 2011

International law and the Russian “occupation” of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

In the aftermath of the 2008 August war and Russian recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states, Georgia has intensified its efforts to convince the world that these territories are being occupied by the Russian Federation. On the … Continue reading

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Beware of Greeks bringing gifts.

Ahead of the anniversary of the mass killings and forced exile of the Circassians from their ancestral lands in the Caucasus at the hands of the Russian Empire in the second half of the 19th century, which will be marked … Continue reading

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Anti-geopolitics in Azerbaijan.

Once in a while, an article comes along which so clearly underlines the raison d’être of this blog. In an article on the 27th  of April in The Washington Times (not to be confused with the more well known Washington … Continue reading

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