Caucasus


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  • noun

Synonyms for Caucasus

the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia

a large region between the Black and Caspian seas that contains the Caucasus Mountains

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Sergei Valko, the company CEO said, The South Caucasus Railway offered help to the Alaverdi mayor in recovery.
com, " Central Asia and Caucasus B2C E-Commerce Market 2015," reveals that the potential for online retail development for countries in this region remains untapped.
According to the report, ISIL believes it would be easy to recruit new followers from the Caucasus region, Central Asia and Indonesia, as there are many Muslims in those areas who are not familiar with the group's violent ideology.
But it remains unclear how far - and high - that support may reach among militants previously loyal to the banned, Al Qaeda-affiliated group Caucasus Emirate, which has long sought to carve out an Islamist state in the region.
In fact, rather than ISIS bringing the war to the Caucasus, many Caucasus fighters have joined the war in the Middle East.
com)-- SmartLabs has announced the implementation of its interactive TV solution at Caucasus Online and the successful migration of the existing subscriber base to the upgraded TV service.
A website sympathetic to the insurgency in the North Caucasus said on March 18 that Umarov was dead but the Russian authorities had not previously confirmed the report.
Summary: Border skirmishes and casualties on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border have raised fears of the possibility of a new war in the South Caucasus.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian parliament's research center expressed concern over the spreading activities of terrorist groups in the Caucasus region, and said the Saudi-backed Takfiri groups plan to establish an extremist Islamic state in North Caucasus.
The video was posted online Sunday by a militant group in Dagestan, a predominantly Muslim republic in Russia's volatile North Caucasus.
Reuters/Moscow Russian police rounded up more than 1,600 migrants yesterday in Moscow after rioting swept through a southern neighbourhood a day earlier over a fatal stabbing of a Russian that many residents blame on a man from the Caucasus.
Caucasus natives work at many vegetable markets around the Russian capital.
Some in the crowd, which grew to number several thousand, set off from the shopping centre and stormed into a vegetable warehouse employing migrants from the Caucasus and Central Asia.
While Russia has done much to shape the Caucasus region, writes Ware (Southern Illinois U.
A suicide bomb went off Saturday in the Russian city of Makhachkala, the regional capital of the Dagestan region in Russia's North Caucasus, injuring at least 18 and leaving two police officers in critical condition.