Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Central Asia and the Caucasus

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Central Asia and the Caucasus

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Feb. 2: Armenia's main opposition parties, the National Unity Party and the Arturutiun bloc, walked out of parliament to continue their efforts to have a referendum of confidence over President Robert Kocharian. [RFE, 26/6]

Feb. 17: By a vote of 165 to five, Georgia's parliament approved a new cabinet. None of the members previously served under former President Eduard Shevardnadze. [RFE, 20/20]

Mar. 14: Forces loyal to Asian Abashidze, leader of Georgia's autonomous Republic of Adzharia, refused to allow President Saakashvili's motorcade to pass through the Republic. [RFE, 3/9 19]

Mar. 18: Tensions between Adzharian rebels and the central Georgian forces decreased when President Saakashvili agreed to end the blockade of Adzharia. [RFE, 3/19]

Mar. 28: President Saakashvili's National Movement -Democrats won 67.2 % of the vote in Georgian general elections. [RFE, 4/2]

Mar. 29: At least 9 19 people were killed and 26 injured in a series of explosions through-out the cities of Bukhara and Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Uzbek government has been engaged in a violent conflict with the Islamic Movement, which has ties to alQa'ida. …

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