Reports from the disputed South Caucasus region of Nagorno-Karabakh are claiming that Azerbaijani forces have today shot down a helicopter operated by Armenian military. Advertisements
US-based LGBT publication The Advocate have this week named Russian President Vladimir Putin as their ‘person of the year’.
A young transgender woman was killed earlier this week and her apartment was set on fire in what some are calling a possible hate crime.
The Southern Military District Press service in Russia have this week confirmed that a team of military personnel are currently using Armenian territory to run practice sessions for drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Talvike Mändla and Tom Ana are both experienced as international volunteers working in the Caucasus. On the blog today they share their opinions on international volunteering and discuss whether volunteers working in the Caucasus are actually the benefit to the region many perceive them to be.
Anti-government protesters have this weekend gathered in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, protesting the current ruling party and calling for pro-democracy reforms in the county.
George Hewitt is Professor of Caucasian Languages at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He also holds the special title of honorary consul to Abkhazia in the UK. As an academic and one of Europe’s leading experts on Abkhazia Professor Hewitt holds a unique perspective on the unrecognized state, making him one…