Migration Out of Armenia Spikes
A struggling economy and defeat in last year’s war appear to be driving large numbers of Armenians to leave the country.
Iran Appears to Accept Azerbaijan’s Concerns over Cross-border Supply Routes as Truckers are Released
‘Zangezur Corridor’ Closer to Realization as Armenia Readies to Normalize Relations With Turkey and Azerbaijan
Saakashvili Pops Up and Gets Arrested In the Latest Act of Georgia’s Ever-exciting Political Theatre
Prospects of Armenia-Turkey Normalization Appear Closer Than Ever
Unlike the last time the two sides explored restoring ties, Azerbaijan doesn’t seem to be trying to play the spoiler. But questions remain about Russia’s involvement in the process.
COVID-19 Update - Russia and Central Asia
In part two of our country-by-country overview of the Caspian region’s Covid situation, we examine Russia and Central Asia
COVID-19 Update – South Caucasus and Iran
As the fight against COVID-19 continues, we examine the widely differing responses of each Caspian region country in battling the epidemic. In this, part one, we look at Iran and the South Caucasus.
A Month of Sadarak Shootings
A flashpoint for un-Biblical burning bushes sees regular shooting incidents in a continuing low-level conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Kazakh Language Police Trigger Russian Politicians
Fringe Kazakh nationalists are giving politicians in Moscow something to campaign about.
Saving the Planet While Making Cities More People-friendly: Transit-Oriented Development in a Caspian Context
Georgian Government under Fire for Investigations into Far-right Violence
Rather than trying to punish the perpetrators of the attacks on journalists and LGBTQ+ activists, the authorities seem intent on blaming the victims.
Azerbaijan Bans More Plastic
The country follows Georgia and Turkey in banning most disposable plastic products.
Armenia’s Battles with Industrial River Pollution
An important fight on which Armenians and Azerbaijanis share a common concern
The United States and the Caspian: Doing All the Right Things?
Section 907 has been waived annually for the last 19 years. It's time for repeal.
It's Getting Personal... Elections in Armenia
The 2021 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia are increasingly about two people.
Minefield Maps - What About the Rest of Them?
At a recent rally, Armenia’s acting prime minister Nikol Pashinyan admitted that the mine-maps handed over to Azerbaijan in return for the release of 15 Armenian detainees, were just a fraction of those originally held.
Georgia Re-opens its Land Borders to Private Citizens
Since the start of June, Georgia’s land borders have finally reopened. Here’s a summary of what you need to know if you’re planning a trip.