Caucasus

Chechen Uprising Was Provoked by CIA

Yavuz Odabasi (Turkey) “Magnitsky was a 37-year-old lawyer working for the Moscow firm Firestone Duncan where he represented the investment fund Hermitage Capital Management. Hermitage had been Russia’s largest foreign investor during the early Putin years — until, that is, its head, William Browder, ran afoul of certain Russian officials […]

Sukhum Outraged by PACE Resolution on Abkhazia

Indira BARTSITS (Abkhazia) Abkhazia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Shamba, has expressed anger over the decision PACE made during its spring session to reaffirm its previous resolution on the situation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) took place in Strasbourg […]

Don’t Blame Russia

Few days ago Moscow was shocked with another suicide bomber Metro attack. The global and Russian internal media were swift in accusing ‘Islamic rebels from the North Caucasus’ in perpetrating this action. For us, Russian independent analysts, the matter is not so clear.