Tag: Dagestan

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Dagestan – Azerbaijan cooperation in transport and logistics supports Russian regional strategy

The commercial and political partnership between Dagestan and Azerbaijan might support the increasing relations between Moscow and Baku and implement the Russian foreign policy in the South Caucasus and the Caspian Sea region.…Continue readingDagestan – Azerbaijan cooperation in transport and logistics supports Russian regional strategy

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Makhachkala port plays a decisive role in the Iran-Dagestan grain trade

Iran and Dagestan have increased their trade exchange through the Makhachkala Commercial Port, where the Kremlin has invested financial funds to transform this infrastructure into a logistic hub in the Caspian Sea, which might undermine the role of the close port of Baku in Azerbaijan.…Continue readingMakhachkala port plays a decisive role in the Iran-Dagestan grain trade

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Russian domestic politics: promoting Dagestan culture among the ethnic Russians

Kremlin’s promotion of Dagestan culture and society in Sochi underlines Moscow’s goal to contrast Kavkazophobia and, simultaneously, improve the link between ethnic Russians and local ethnic Dagestani groups since this North Caucasian republic has a strategic role in the Caspian Sea region.…Continue readingRussian domestic politics: promoting Dagestan culture among the ethnic Russians

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Russia wants to upgrade the port of Makhachkala

Russia plans to develop the infrastructure of the port of Makhachkala to transform the Dagestani capital into a logistic hub in the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus region and boost socio-economic development.  Moscow’s desire to upgrade Makhachkala’s seaport and airport challenges the city of Baku, and the Azerbaijani aim to become the Caspian interconnection.…Continue readingRussia wants to upgrade the port of Makhachkala