Caucasus

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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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Thus, we are witnessing other initiatives by Russia and Iran for the construction of the North-South Transport Corridor as one of the most important regional projects which will create a connection by rail, ship and land from India to Europe via passing through the Caucasus region.
31 ( ANI ): Central Asia and Europe have finally been linked by railway via the Caucasus region.
The threat associated with the aspirations of international terrorist organizations, especially Daesh, as well as the gangs operating in the territory of the North Caucasus region, remains," Alexander Bortnikov said.
Turkish citizens with small to mid-sized businesses throughout the North Caucasus region are generally found in places like Maykop, Nalchik, Abkhazia and Kas, as well as in Sochi, Rostov Na Donu and Krasnodar.
Russia's Caucasus region has been it by Islamist insurgencies for two decades, including two full-scale wars in Chechnya.
Caucasus region, Sergey Minasyan, political expert, Deputy Head of the Caucasus Institute, said at a press conference in Yerevan on
Anzor Gubashev and Zau r Dadaye are both from Russia's North Caucasus region, the Federal Security Service said.
The new violence raised fears of more attacks in Chechnya and widening unrest elsewhere in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region.
But a Muslim insurgency still simmers throughout Russia's North Caucasus region, which includes Chechnya.
A suicide bomber killed four police officers and injured four more on Sunday during festivities for a local holiday in Grozny, the capital of Russia's troubled North Caucasus region of Chechnya, Russian news agencies reported.
The two sides also touched on essential political developments in the Caucasus region in general and Georgia in particular.
Making capital investments in energy and infrastructure, raising exports, capturing new, alternative markets and cooperation with the countries of the Caucasus region, the Middle East, the Gulf states and Maghreb are only some of the suggestions of the business sector for higher economic growth in 2014.
NORTHERN Ireland's next destination is the largest country in the Caucasus region, located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe.
While Russia has done much to shape the Caucasus region, writes Ware (Southern Illinois U.
Since the collapse of the former Soviet Union, the body of English-language research on the Caucasus region and Azerbaijan has grown with the increased political and economic significance of the region.