August 2021 in the Caspian Region – A Recap
The Caspian Post team looks back at key developments in the region over the past month.
Unpacking Eurasia’s Role in the Afghanistan Evacuation
Most of the countries Eurasianet covers were involved in the airlift. Some even contributed troops during the 20-year war.
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.
International Sport Returns to Baku
Despite the Covid pandemic, June 2021 is proving a sparkling month for sport in Baku.