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Resettlement and Migration in Post-Soviet Dagestan
This paper investigates migratory patterns in the North Caucasian republic of Dagestan. It relies on prior literature, both in Russian and English, to establish the basic form of migration in theExpand
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Religious practice and belief in the Republic of Buryatia: comparing across faiths and national groups
Using results from a 2010 survey conducted in the Republic of Buryatia, this paper compares the responses of Russians and Buryats on questions of religious practice and belief, as well as the role ofExpand
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“To Think and Imagine and See Differently”: Popular Geopolitics, Graphic Narrative, and Joe Sacco's “Chechen War, Chechen Women”
This paper, while acknowledging the import of popular geopolitics for understanding how foreign policies are interpreted in an everyday sense, argues that this literature has glossed over a set ofExpand
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Mountainous Terrain and Civil Wars: Geospatial Analysis of Conflict Dynamics in the Post-Soviet Caucasus
Existing research on the relationship between mountainous terrain and conflict has generally been implemented using crude metrics capturing the actions and motivations of armed groups, both insurgentExpand
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The Changing Geography of Violence in Russia's North Caucasus, 1999-2011: Regional Trends and Local Dynamics in Dagestan, Ingushetia, and Kabardino-Balkaria
Three U.S. geographers analyze the temporal and spatial trends of 17,438 violent events in Russia's North Caucasus region from August 1999 to July 2011, demonstrating that the diffusion of conflictExpand
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The roads of the Sayan Mountains: Theorizing remoteness in eastern Siberia
Abstract The Sayan crossroads is a distinct cultural and economic region in the mountains of eastern Siberia. It spans three federal units in the Russian Federation: the national republics of TyvaExpand
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Oil and Gas Production in the Russian Sector of the Caspian Sea: Public Opinion on Development Paths and Consequences
This article considers public opinion in the republic of Dagestan on the expansion of hydrocarbon production in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea. The article reports the findings of a survey (NExpand
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Economic Development and Subsidies in the North Caucasus
Moscow’s “Strategy” for the North Caucasus was yet another attempt by the federal center to reduce political discontent and economic marginalization in the region. The document did little to changeExpand
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Territorial attachment in the age of globalization: The case of Western Europe
The age of globalization has often been associated with de-/re-territorialization processes. The increasing integration of markets and the appearance of new modes of economic production and capitalExpand
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