a new independent news and information service. Based in Washington, D.C.,
with a European Desk in Germany, and correspondents around the world, GSN
gathers and promotes daily reporting, expert commentary, and in-depth information
on international defense and security issues, with a section devoted to
military and security developments in Russia
American Foreign Policy Council and
its bulletin, the Russian Reform
Monitor , tracks the processes of reform in the Russian Federation
and American policy toward the former Soviet Union. Launched in April 1995
when the International Monetary Fund provided a $9 billion loan to Moscow,
the bulletin is generally published two to three days per week.
Central Asia and Caucasus Analyst
From Johns Hopkins University's SAIS, this site runs field reports, news
bites, and a biweekly newsletter pertaining to Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Eurasianet.org News and Analysis
from Central Asia and the Caucasus
EurasiaNet provides information and analysis about political, economic,
environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia
and the Caucasus, as well as additional features, including interviews,
book reviews and a discussion forum.
Transitions Online: The Ultimate
Source on Central & Eastern Europe and the NIS This site provides
frequently updated high-quality analysis from local reporters in Central
and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union, while retaining
a region-wide focus and thematic structure of a magazine. Spotlighting overlooked
perspectives, TOL posts reports on a wide range of issues and events several
times a week.
The Military Network provides
a central site for the dissemination of information and services to members
of the armed forces. It establishes a dynamic forum for the exchange of
ideas, issues and concerns that are shared by members of the armed forces.
The Tajikistan Update
Straightforward and easy to access news, articles, photos and travel information
from and about Tajikistan.
The Harriman Institute
Located at Columbia University, The Harriman Institute is a treasure
trove of information regarding the Balkans, Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Features include regularly-posted articles, and a newsletter.
Friends and Partners
Friends and Partners now represents a community of people all over the world
who provide information and communications services to promote better understanding,
friendship and partnership between individuals and organizations of the
United States (and, more broadly, "the west") and countries of
the Former Soviet Union.