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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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In his meeting with the Minister of the Russian Federation for North Caucasus Affairs Sergey Viktorovich Chebotarev, Ardakanian stated, "With a population of 10 million, North Caucasus region has an important and key role for boosting bilateral relationship between Islamic Republic of Iran and Russian Federation in a way that this region is considered as an entrance gateway for Iran's goods to Russia and vice versa."
So what, who and how is China engaged with in the Caucasus Region? Arak, an Armenian bank teller, told me that Chinese ventures in the region have been focused on her country's arch enemy - Azerbaijan.
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.
Ankara [Turkey], Oct.31 ( ANI ): Central Asia and Europe have finally been linked by railway via the Caucasus region.
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.
He says he is from Chechnya, identifies himself as Magomed Khasayev and says he is a spy sent to IS-held territories with orders from Russian intelligence to identify fighters who seek to return to the Caucasus region to carry out attacks.
The launch sees flydubai's footprint in Central Asia and the Caucasus region expand to nine destinations, with 60 flights a week to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
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.
But a Muslim insurgency still simmers throughout Russia's North Caucasus region, which includes Chechnya.
The two sides also touched on essential political developments in the Caucasus region in general and Georgia in particular.
The killings are further heightening security concerns ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, which also lies near the Caucasus region, where an Islamic insurgency is simmering.
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.