Articles by SRAS Students

Osh & The Fergana Valley

Osh & The Fergana Valley: Diversity and Division Boasting breathtaking mountaintop views and an expansive outdoor bazaar, Osh is one of Central Asia’s major commercial…


Poland

Poland: An Emerging Central European Power? Poland joined the European Union in 2004 as part of the EU’s “big bang” of Eastern expansion. This broke…


Nagorno-Karabakh

Nagorno-Karabakh: The Volatile Core of the South Caucasus The Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh is one of four frozen conflicts that emerged after the collapse of the…






Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: A People from the Mists of Time Azerbaijan’s name comes from the Persian words, azer, which means “fire” and baygan, which means “protector.” The…


Armenia

Armenia: A Global People The Modern Republic of Armenia lies in the turbulent south Caucuses. Although the Armenians as a people have existed for thousands…