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The coauthor of this analysis, David Garrison Golubock graduated from the University of Chicago in 2011 with degrees in history and Slavic languages and literatures. He has previously spent a summer in Moscow on SRAS's Russian as a Second Language Program and an academic year studying in St. Petersburg, Russia. He will be participating in SRAS's Home and Abroad Program in Irkutsk over the 2012-2013 academic year.

Transdnestria

Transdnestria: A European Nowhere Transdnestria, or The Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (which is the full name its government uses) lies mostly within in a single narrow…


Moldova

Moldova: Divided on the Edge of Europe The republic of Moldova may to some appear to be something of an afterthought – a small, landlocked…


South Ossetia

South Ossetia: Old Territory, New Problems South Ossetia is one of the world’s newest independent states according to Russia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and the microstates of…


Tbilisi

Tbilisi: The Immortal City These days, a visitor to Tbilisi might be struck by the calm, southern European atmosphere that pervades this hilly capital. The…


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…