Caucasian websites

Azerbaijan

http://www.analitika.az – analytical website about current political, social and economic events in Azerbaijan (RUS);
http://www.azerbaijannews.net – daily news from Azerbaijan (ENG, RUS);
http://www.day.az/ – daily news and articles about the situation in Azerbaijan (RUS, ENG);
http://www.echo-az.com – The Echo newspaper website (RUS);
http://www.zerkalo.az – The Zerkalo newspaper website (RUS);
http://www.azerbaijan.az – official governmental site; info on Azerbaijan, news (RUS, ENG);
http://azeri.org – website dedicated to Azerbaijani literature and language (ENG);
http://www.newsazerbaijan.ru/ – daily news from Azerbaijan (ENG);
http://www.polska.internet.az – website of the Centre for the Polish Language and Culture in Baku (POL);
http://azhumanrights.org/ – website on human rights protection in Azerbaijan (RUS, ENG);
http://www.azerbaijan24.com/ – tourist info on Azerbaijan (ENG);
http://www.azeri.ru – website of the Azeri diaspora in Russia (RUS);
http://www.president.az/ – president Ilham Aliyev’s official website (RUS, ENG);
http://www.mehriban-aliyeva.org/ - website of Mehriban Aliyeva, the Azerbaijani president’s spouse (RUS, ENG).

Armenia

http://www.yerkir.am – The Yerkir newspaper website (RUS, ENG);
http://www.a1plus.am – daily news from Armenia (RUS, ENG);
http://www.arka.am – The Arka News Agency, news from Armenia (RUS, ENG);
http://www.armeniainfo.am – general info on Armenia, tourist info (ENG);
http://www.nt.am – The Noyan Tapan News Agency (ENG, RUS);
http://www.arminfo.info/ – info-analytical website on Armenia (ENG, RUS);
http://www.golos.am/ – The Armenia Voice (“Golos Armenii”) website (RUS);
http://www.hetq.am/eng – political news from Armenia (ENG);
http://www.hra.am/eng/ – website on human rights protection in Armenia (ENG);
http://www.armnet.ru/ – website featuring Armenian news, music, weather, etc. (RUS);
http://www.barev.net/ - website featuring Armenian news, music, weather, etc. (RUS);
http://www.armeniaforeignministry.am/ – the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website (ENG);
http://www.newsarmenia.ru/ – news from Armenia (RUS);
http://www.armenpress.am/ – The Armenpress News Agency (RUS, ENG);
http://www.armeniapedia.org – info on Armenia’s history, geography, culture (ENG);
http://www.tourismarmenia.net/ – basic info on Armenia (ENG);
http://www.haykland.com – tourist website about Armenia (ENG).

Georgia

http://www.civil.ge/eng/ – info-analytical site about the situation in Georgia (ENG);
http://www.pankisi.info/ – articles from the Russian press about Georgia and from the Georgian press about Russia (RUS);
http://www.sakartvelo.info/ – daily news from Georgia (RUS);
http://www.geotimes.ge/ – The Georgian Times newspaper (ENG);
http://www.newsgeorgia.ru/ – daily news from Georgia (RUS);
http://www.sarke.com/ – The Sarke News Agency (RUS, ENG);
http://www.ghn.ge - news from Georgia (ENG, RUS);
http://www.newsgeorgia.ru/ – website featuring info about the situation in Georgia (RUS);
http://www.caucaz.com/home_eng/ – news from Georgia and the entire North and South Caucasus (ENG, GERM, FR);
http://www.sololaki.ru/ – news, music, photos from Georgia (RUS);
http://www.gfsis.org/pub/eng/ - Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (ENG);
http://travel.javakhk.net/ – tourism in Javakheti (ENG);
http://www.svanetitrekking.ge/ - trekking in Svaneti (ENG);
http://www.georgianweb.com/ – website about the Georgian culture, history, music (ENG);
http://www.scirs.org/ - The South Caucasus Institute for Regional Security; analytical articles about the situation in Georgia and other South Caucasus republics (RUS, ENG).

Abkhazia

http://www.apsny.ru/ – website on Abkhazia: daily news, history, culture, etc. (RUS);
http://www.abkhaziagov.org/ru/ – website of Abkhazia’s president Sergey Bagshpa (RUS, ENG);
http://www.abkhaziya.org/ – news, history, culture of Abkhazia (RUS);
http://www.abkhazeti.ru/ – website presenting Abkhazia from the Georgian perspective (RUS);
http://www.apsny.ge – pro-Georgian website on Abkhazia and South Ossetia (RUS).

South Ossetia

http://www.yoo.ru/ – The Molodezh Osetii (Ossetia’s Youth) newspaper (RUS);
http://www.southossetia.by.ru/ – news from South Ossetia (RUS);
http://www.cominf.org/ – news service of South Ossetian separatists (RUS);
http://www.freeosetia.com/ – South Ossetian website (RUS).

Nagorno-Karabakh

http://www.nkr.am – the Nagorno-Karabakh “Ministry of Foreign Affairs” site (ENG, RUS);
http://karabakh.co.uk/main.shtml – British website on Nagorno-Karabakh (ENG);
http://www.arev.ru/ – the youth server of Karabakh (RUS).

Dagestan

http://www.ndelo.ru/ – relatively independent newspaper – The Novoe Delo (RUS);
http://www.chernovik.net/ – The Chernovik relatively independent newspaper website (RUS, ENG);
http://www.mountains.dgu.ru/ – mountain trekking in Dagestan (RUS);
http://www.assalam.dgu.ru – The Assalam Islamic newspaper site (RUS);
http://www.aul.dgu.ru/ – site about Dagestani villages-auls (RUS);
http://www.dagens.narod.ru/ – site about the Laks (RUS);
http://www.makhachkala.dgu.ru/ – the city of Makhachkala official website (RUS);
http://www.djami.ru/ – tourist agency Djami (RUS, ENG);
http://www.zamanaonline.com/ – oppositionist website about Islam in Dagestan (RUS);
http://www.e-dag.ru/ – the Dagestani government official website (RUS);
http://www.fatiha.ru/ – Sufi Islam in Dagestan (RUS);
http://gorskie.ru/ – the Mountain Jews’ website (RUS);
http://ikhlass.by.ru/ – website on Dagestani Islam (RUS);
http://www.lakia.net/ – site about the Laks (RUS, ENG);
http://www.sharvili.com/ – site about the Lezgins (RUS);
http://www.juhuro.com/ – website of the Mountain Jews (RUS);
http://dmdag.ru – The Delovoy Mir Dagestana website (RUS);
http://www.derbent.ru/ – website of Derbent (RUS);

Chechnya

http://www.chechensociety.net/ – The Chechen Obshchestvo (Chechen Society) newspaper published in Nazran (RUS);
http://www.chechen.org/ – website of the Chechen migrants living in the West (RUS);
http://voinenet.ru/ – website of the Russians who are against the war in the Caucasus (RUS);
http://chechnya.gov.ru/ – the Chechen government website (RUS);
http://www.chechnyafree.ru/ – website about Chechnya, a lot of propaganda, but also a good section about music and culture (RUS);
http://www.daymohk.info – one of the sites of the Chechen militants (RUS);
http://www.refugee.ru/ – a refugee website, also about Chechen refugees (RUS);
http://www.watchdog.cz/ – Czech info-analytical website about Chechnya (ENG);
http://www.chechenpress.info/ – website of the moderate wing of Chechen militants (RUS, ENG);
http://kavkaz.strana.ru/ – pro-governmental website about Chechnya (RUS);
http://www.doshdu.ru/ – The Dosh (Word) monthly journal dedicated to Chechnya, published in Moscow (RUS);
http://www.chechnyaadvocacy.org/ - Chechnya Advocacy Network (ENG);
http://www.kavkazcenter.com/ – website of the Chechen Islamists (RUS, ENG);
http://www.chechnya.ru/ – pro-governmental news service about Chechnya (RUS);
http://www.zikranash.net/ – website about the Chechen zikr (ENG).

Ingushetia

http://www.ingushetiya.ru/ – independent Ingush website featuring news, history, culture, music (RUS);
http://www.ingush.ru/ – pro-governmental website about Ingushetia (RUS);
http://www.ingushetia.ru/ – official website of Ingushetia (RUS);
http://ingushland.narod.ru – website about the history of Ingushetia and the Ingush people (RUS);
http://www.magas.ru/ – pro-governmental website about Ingushetia (RUS).

North Ossetia

http://www.15rus.ru – North Ossetian website featuring news, entertainment, music (RUS);
http://www.iriston.ru – website about Ossetia: current events, history, culture (RUS);
http://www.ironradio.ru/ – website of the Ossetian radio: news, music and articles about North and South Ossetia (RUS);
http://www.darial-online.ru/ – website about the history of Ossetia (RUS);
http://ossetia.ru/ – news service on North and South Ossetia (RUS).

Adyghe and Circassian websites

http://adiga.da.ru/ – history, ethnography of the Adyghe people (RUS);
http://www.natpress.net/ – Adyghe news service (RUS, ANG);
http://www.circassianworld.com/ – Adyghe history and culture (ENG);
http://www.adygi.ru – info-analytical Adyghe website (RUS);
http://www.adigeya.com/ – website about Adygea (RUS);
http://adygea.kubic.ru/ – official site of Adygea (ros.);
http://www.circassian.narod.ru/ – history, culture, politics of Adygea (ENG);
http://www.adygturist.ru/ – tourism in Adygea (RUS);
http://elot.ru/ – the Adyghe people history and culture (RUS).

Kabardino-Balkaria

http://www.kbsu.ru/ – University of Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://www.nalnet.ru/ – basic info on Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://kabbalk.ru – news service about Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://www.culturakbr.ru/ – culture of Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://www.sk-news.ru/ – info-analytical site about Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://www.smikbr.ru – mass media in Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://www.kabardino-balkary.ru/ – info-analytical website about Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://president.kbrnet.ru/ – site of the president of Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS);
http://www.kbrlife.ru/ – news and general info on Kabardino-Balkaria (RUS).

Karachay-Cherkessia

http://www.kchr.info/ – official website of Karachay-Cherkessia (RUS);
http://kcr.narod.ru – website on the Karachay history (RUS);
http://millet.narod.ru/ – news, photos, ethnology of Karachay-Cherkessia (RUS);
http://alanforum.com/ – forum of the Karachays and the Balkars (RUS);
http://www.arkhyz.info/ – tourism in Karachay-Cherkessia (RUS);
http://www.dombai-arhiz.ru/ – mountain trekking in Karachay-Cherkessia (RUS);
http://www.dombayinfo.ru/ – mountain trekking in Karachay-Cherkessia (RUS);
http://www.elbrusoid.org – info service on Karachay-Cherkessia (RUS).

Recommended Western websites

http://www.eurasianet.org/ – analytical site about the South Caucasus and Central Asia;
http://jamestown.org – The Jamestown Foundation; analyses on countries of the former USSR, including the Caucasus (e.g. The Chechnya Weekly);
http://www.rferl.org/ – Radio Free Europe;
http://www.iwpr.net/ - International War and Peace Reporting; one of the best analytical websites about the Caucasus and Central Asia;
http://www.tol.cz - Transitions Online; analyses on post-Soviet republics;
http://www.crisisgroup.org - International Crisis Group; analyses about conflicts and problems in the whole world, including the Caucasus;
http://www.cacianalyst.org/ - Central Asia-Caucasus Institute; analyses about the Caucasus and Central Asia;
http://www.dw-world.de/ – the German Deutsche Welle Radio (a lot of info on countries of the former USSR).

Recommended Russian websites

http://www.kavkaz-uzel.ru – the most reliable news service about the Caucasus;
http://memo.ru – site of the “Memorial” human rights organization; many articles analysing the present situation in the Caucasus;
http://gazeta.ru/ – independent info-analytical on-line newspaper;
http://www.newsru.com/ – independent info-analytical on-line newspaper;
http://www.kommersant.ru/ – The Kommersant daily website;
http://www.ng.ru/ – The Nezavisimaya Gazeta site;
http://www.polit.ru/ – independent info-analytical website;
http://www.politcom.ru/ – independent analytical website;
http://www.svobodanews.ru/ – Radio Svoboda;
http://www.echomsk.ru/ – Radio Ekho Moskvy;
http://www.apn.ru/ – website of the Political News Agency (APN), many analytical articles about the situation in the Caucasus from the point of view of the Russian hard-liners;
http://www.novayagazeta.ru/ – one of the few really independent Russian papers; lots of info about the Caucasus; the late Anna Politkovskaya used to work for them;
http://www.regnum.ru/ – info-analytical service about the former USSR, a lot of detailed info about the Caucasus;
http://www.rian.ru/ – The Russian Information Agency; news, analyses of the situation in the Caucasus from the perspective of the Russian government.

Other websites

http://www.southru.info/ – news service about the North Caucasus (RUS);
http://www.caucasustimes.com/ – info-analytical website about the North Caucasus (RUS, ENG);
http://www.veskavkaz.narod.ru/ – the Caucasus mountains tourist guide written in the Soviet times (RUS);
http://www.stapravda.ru/ – The Stavropolskaya Pravda newspaper (RUS);
http://www.geocities.com/Eureka/Enterprises/2493/cauclink.html – links to North Caucasian websites (ENG);
http://sknews.ru – The Severny Kavkaz newspaper (RUS);
http://kavkazonline.ru/ – detailed info on the Caucasus (RUS);
http://www.kavkazweb.net/ – popular all-Caucasian website featuring news, entertainment etc. (RUS);
http://www.gazetayuga.ru/ – The Gazeta Yuga about the North Caucasian issues (RUS);
http://www.caucaz.com – website about the republics of the South Caucasus (ENG);
http://www.kafkas.org.tr/ – Turkish website about the Caucasus (ENG, RUS);
http://www.nregion.com/ – analytical website about the South Caucasus (RUS).

Caucasian music

http://www.kavkazmusic.com
http://mp3.gorskie.ru
http://esharsh.boxmail.biz
http://www.dudov.ru
http://virubest.narod.ru
http://www.radiokavkaz.net
http://www.dolalay.com
http://www.kavkazportal.com
http://www.druzya.com
http://www.muzkavkaz.ru
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