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The Caucasus After the War

THE scenery is breathtaking. Sandwiched between two seas and home to Europe’s highest mountains, the Caucasus has always been an alluring and darkly mysterious region. Its reputation rose during its long, slow conquest by imperial Russia in the 19th century. The Caucasus features prominently in the poetry of Pushkin and the fiction of Tolstoy. A

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