GeoHistories

Georgia

Georgia: New State, Deep Roots The Republic of Georgia, a small nation in the South Caucasus, covers territory which has seen the rise and fall…





Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan: A Small Country with a Big Stick Kyrgyzstan, a landlocked and poor, mountainous country in Central Asia, keeps an unassuming profile. It lacks the…



Sochi

Sochi: Russia’s Summer Capital Nestled between the Black Sea and the steep Caucasus mountain slopes, the city of Sochi and its surrounding area occupies a…



The Russian Far East

The Russian Far East: Gateway to Asia Constituting over one-third of Russia’s territory, home to major natural resource deposits, and essential to maintaining increasingly valuable…


Tatarstan

Tatarstan: Semiautonomous and Thriving Tatarstan is a semiautonomous republic within Russia, located about 500 miles east of Moscow. Roughly the size of West Virginia, but…