Human Security Dimension across the Frozen Conflicts in the Post-Soviet Space

An analysis of the serious problems arising from the so-called frozen conflicts in the post-soviet region forms the basis of this policy paper with particular reference to human security in South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistria. Despite many similarities among them, the entities are not entirely homogeneous and since the conflicts vary in severity and scope, an individualized approach is required in the provision of much needed human security in each. (PDF) Grazvydas Jasutis

Military Integration Between Russia and South Ossetia: Quo Vadis?

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This article examines the concept of military integration as applied to the case of Russia and South Ossetia, analyzes the integration dynamics and durability in this region and models future developments. The author concludes that increased military presence and capabilities are undoubtedly destabilizing security in the Caucasus region. (PDF) Grazvydas Jasutis, Lithuania