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Facts: The conflict centered on South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two "breakaway provinces" in Georgia. They are officially part of Georgia, but have separate, unrecognized governments. Abkhazia and South Ossetia are supported by Russia. During the five-day conflict, 170 servicemen, 14 policemen, and 228 ...

Rounding out the bottom of the list were places like the Jewish autonomous oblast and the Sakha Republic in Yakutia – a place at the forefront of Russia's economic stagnation, the ills of climate change, and all-but forgotten by the Western elites in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Sakha is likely the epicenter of ...
The headlines are very important since they dictate number of people reading the story, when social media could massively spread it out,” the article reads. Valiyev wrote that firstly, Bako Sahakyan, was born in Khankendi, then the central city of Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast (NKAO) of Azerbaijan.
The first Secretary of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast lost his post in February of 1988 after extraordinary session of People's Deputies of this region appealed to the Supreme Soviets of the Armenian SSR, Azerbaijani SSR and the USSR with a request to consider and agree to transfer the ...
... central city of Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast (NKAO) of Azerbaijan. In 1988, before becoming the activists of the separatist movement of Nagorno-Karabakh, Bako Sahakyan held different positions in NKAO. In 1990, he joined Nagorno-Karabakh separatist military movement against Azerbaijan.
In particular, the multifaceted psychological profile–building experiment was first conducted in the Amur, the Jewish Autonomous Oblast and Khabarovsk Krai. The defense ministry noted that, in accordance with the results obtained by military psychologists and sociologists, 98 percent of soldiers (23,000 ...
The region of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast has a smaller population than the other regions, but has a relatively high rate of childhood stunting. The study provides guidance on how the Tajik authorities could address the challenge of childhood malnutrition and stunting. For example, nutrition ...
Calls for increased autonomy from community leaders in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, or GBAO, a high-altitude region thinly populated by the Pamiri people, who are adherents of the Ismaili branch of Shia Islam, began to be heard in the early 1990s. During the civil war of the 1990s, militias ...
10 surgeons, anesthetists and trauma doctors from hospitals located in areas potentially prone to emergencies or contaminated by mines and unexploded ordnance in Khatlon and Soughd regions, Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) and Dushanbe outskirts took part in a Regional Seminar on ...
Following a 10-day research trip, Crisis Group has found Tajikistan's little known and remote eastern territory of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) to be at the nexus of significant security problems, including Uighur unrest in China's Xinjiang region, Afghanistan's war and opium trafficking, and ...


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