Last week, demonstrations erupted in Dagestan, a predominantly Muslim republic in the caucasus'>North Caucasus. Soldiers from the region have suffered disproportionately high casualties during the Ukraine invasion.
Meet the North Caucasus . . . you're going to hear a lot more about simmering discontent and movements to secede from #Russia very soon
After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, its role as a security guarantor for Central Asia and the Caucasus is in serious doubt.
Six busses from a small Dagestan town, watch with the sound on. The busses have a sign “to Sevastopol” that is a strong indication that there will be no training just cannon fodder. Moscow also deployed thousands of riot police from Buryatiya to North Caucasus as “order keepers.”
Reports of there being a 30 km long traffic jam at the border up in the Caucasus.
Hundreds came out in the North Caucasus region of Daghestan on September 25 to protest against the partial mobilization announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin in an effort to step up the ongoing war against Ukraine.
Our Congressional delegation traveled to Armenia to send a clear message: America proudly supports Armenia's democracy and security and a peaceful Caucasus region. Check out this video of our historic visit to Yerevan, Armenia.
We are interested in putting an end to enmity in the caucasus'>South Caucasus, and forging normal, businesslike relations.
Armenia declared martial law and a total military mobilization following clashes with neighboring Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, reigniting international concern about instability in the caucasus'>South Caucasus