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2014-03-20 04:21:50

BRUSSELS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan has Wednesday declared its support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine but it has also demanded that the same principles of international law apply to its annexed territories of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions, which have been occupied by Armenia for more than 20 years. In an open letter addressed to all European institutions, Elkhan Suleymanov, member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary...

2013-12-17 12:21:24

Southern Gas Corridor Closer to Realization WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top Azerbaijani, EU and US officials and members of the Shah Deniz consortium gathered in Baku on Tuesday to celebrate a major milestone in the development of a new energy corridor that will connect Caspian natural gas to Europe and provide much-needed energy diversity to the region. Officials marked the signing of the Final Investment Decision (FID) agreements of the Shah Deniz phase...

2013-11-05 08:28:41

KIEV, Ukraine, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the bureau meeting of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly in Kiev, Ukraine, the head of Azerbaijan's delegation issued a statement explaining why he is set to boycott the body following its recent motion in which it criticised the Presidential election in Azerbaijan. Euronest PA last month passed the motion in defiance of its own observer delegation, which had found the poll to be "free, fair and transparent"....

2013-10-02 23:02:45

Nanotechnology product manufacturer Nanovations Pty Ltd, announces it has won the contract for the supply of its glass coatings to the highest building in the Caucasus. Sydney Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Nanotechnology product manufacturer Nanovations Pty Ltd, announces it has won the contract for the supply of its glass coatings to the Socar Tower project in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Socar Tower at 209 meters is the highest building in the Caucasus region. The...

2013-09-25 04:21:58

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- President Ilham Aliyev enjoys the overwhelming support of Azerbaijanis, just two weeks ahead of Presidential elections in the country, according to the results of a survey by renowned U.S. polling firm Arthur J. Finkelstein and Associates. The national pre-election survey of voters showed an 86 per cent approval rating for Aliyev. Among those who said they always vote, that number rises to a staggering 90.5 per cent....

2013-09-15 00:20:10

DALIAN, China, September 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to the start of the World Economic Forum, Rasia FZE announced in a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan the achievement of a key milestone for the Southern Armenia Railway, including the release of a highly favorable feasibility study and the recommended railway design route from China Communications Construction Company ("CCCC"). Joseph Borkowski, Chairman of Dubai-based investment firm Rasia FZE...

2013-06-28 23:24:17

The Millennium Project gives first public demonstrations in Azerbaijan of 3-D Printing, Holographic Projection, and Personal Genetic Sequencing on a Computer Chip at the Baku Future Forum on Post-oil Dependency and the Next Economies (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Government leaders and futurists attending the Baku Future Forum "Next Big Things for the Future of Azerbaijan: Implications for Action Today" discussed the roles of ICT, nanotechnology, synthetic biology, 3-D printing,...

2013-06-28 08:21:24

Route Selection an Important Step toward Greater Energy Security WASHINGTON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan welcomes today's announcement by the Shah Deniz consortium to select the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to transport Azerbaijani natural gas from the Trans-Anatolian pipeline (TANAP) into Europe. Azerbaijan has long advocated for diverse and competitive markets to ensure energy security in Europe and the region, and this decision is an important step toward...

2013-06-27 12:20:45

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following article is being released by Nasimi Aghayev, Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles: I was in Baku recently for the "U.S.-Azerbaijan Convention: Vision for Future", which brought together over 300 elected officials from the U.S., including senators and congressmen from Washington DC as well as state legislators and other elected officials from 42 states. The convention was a chance to reflect on how far the...

2013-06-04 08:23:23

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest oil and gas event in the Caspian Region, the Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference, takes place from 4 to 7 June 2013, marking its 20th anniversary. Every year, the event attracts oil and gas industry leaders from around the world whose attention is fixed on Azerbaijan. Caspian Oil & Gas this year takes place on a significant date - the 90th anniversary of the birth of Azerbaijan's National Leader, Heydar...


Latest Caucasus Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 03:29:46

Symbol: NEGR3 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

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2006-03-31 13:15:04

The Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family Turdidae. During times of breeding it is found in the higher regions of western and central Europe and also in the Caucasus. During winter it prefers the warmer south. Ring Ouzels are omnivorous, and prefer a wide range of insects, earthworms and berries. They nest in bushes or similar, laying several eggs in a neat cup-shaped nest in rocky areas such as gullies or scree slopes. They do not form flocks, but...

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