Caspian Sea Region




Azerbaijan | Iran | Kazakhstan | Russia | Turkmenistan | Uzbekistan

Caspian Sea - USGS
Caspian Sea 2000 - MODIS  Southern Caspian Sea - ESA. Feb. 11, 2005

General Resources
Caspian Studies Program (Harvard)
Center for Black Sea-Caspian Studies (American U.)
International Institute for Caspian Studies
Caspian Sea Regional Policy Symposium (IREX)
International Center for Caspian Studies
Caspian Sea (World Lakes Org.)
The Columbia Caspian Project (Archive)
ISAR's Caspian Program
Caspian Sea Geography (Iranica)Caspian Sea - July 1996 (NASA)
Caspian Sea security
International Institute for Caspian Studies (Iran)
Crude Accountability (Caspian NGO)
Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (U.S. Department of State)
Harvard Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus
Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus (Harvard)
Central Asia - Caucasus Institute (John Hopkins University)
Central Asia (UT - REENIC)
Central Asia Resources (Institut für Orientalische Archäologie und Kunst)
Central Asia Studies (University of Michigan)
Central Asian and Caucasian Resources (University of Michigan)
Caucasus and Central Asia Newsletter (UC Berkeley)
Slavic, East European and Former USSR Resources: National and Ethnic Intro (Virginia Tech University)
Tehran Convention
The GTZ-project (University of Bremen)
Washington Post CIS Page

Regional NewsCaspian Sea - ISS (NASA)
Caspian Information Agency
Caspian News Index
Caspian Sea CFR)
Caspian Sea (UPI)
CaspianWorld
Caspian News Search (BBC)
Caspian News Search (The Guardian)
Caspian Sea News
Central Asia News
Central Asia Online
Eurasia
EurasiaNet
Eurasia (USINFO)
RFE/RL Newsline: Transcaucasia And Central Asia
Iran and Eurasia Research Center (IRAS)
Vestnik Kavkaza

Environment
Caspian Environment Org
Caspian Sea Region: Environmental Issues (U.S. Department of Energy)
Caspian Environment
Caspian Sea: State of Environment | Country Info
Caspian Sea Environment Protection Foundation
The Caspian Sea level as a problem of diagnosis and prognosis of the regional climate change
Sea Level Rise and the Multidisciplinary Studies of Environmental Processes in the Caspian Sea Region (UNESCO IOC)
Tehran Convention
Dynamic Earth Environments: Caspian Sea (NASA)
Geographical, Geological and Ecological Effects of Caspian Sea-Level Fluctuations (NASA)
Water Features and Water Issues: Caspian Sea (NASA)

Environmental Profile: UNEP
AzerbaijanRussia Iran joint stamp: Caspian Sea otter and sturgeon
Iran
Kazakhstan
Russia
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

Environmental Profile: EEA
Azerbaijan
Kazakhstan
Russia
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

Caviar
Caspain Sea, Iran and Caviar (CASPAIN Case)
Protection of Endangered Species: Sturgeon: Struggle for Survival
Caviar EmptorIranian Caviar
Appetite for caviar could see paddlefish suffer sturgeon's fate - The Guardian (March 22, 2013)
International regulation curbs illegal trade of caviar - PHYS (July 25, 2012)
Russian black caviar keen to re-enter global market - BBC (December 25, 2010)
Caspian states to ban caviar fishing - Press TV (November 21, 2010)
Wild Caspian Caviar's Return: Good News for Eaters, Bad News for Sturgeons - Eurasianet (July 28, 2010)
Azerbaijan caviar protection bid - BBC (October 18, 2009)
Iran triggers £4m rush for caviar - The Guardian (May 18, 2008)
UN lifts embargo on caviar trade - BBC (January 2, 2007)
Russians told to stay off caviar - BBC (December 23, 2005)
Iran's fishermen struggle under caviar boycott - The Guardian (December 17, 2005)
Lean times for Iran caviar fishermen - BBC (November 15, 2005)
Bleak future for Kazakh caviar - BBC (December 24, 2004)
Caviar producers cut export quota - BBC (October 8, 2004)
Influx of killer jellyfish threatens fish stocks - EurasiaNet (July 3, 2004)
Complete Beluga Sturgeon Import Ban Unlikely, U.S. Official Says - Washington File (April 29, 2004)
US takes action against illegal beluga trade - The Guardian (April 21, 2004)
Three-month delay on caviar rules - BBC (March 19, 2004)
A fish with two tales - The Observer (February 15, 2004)
Beluga sturgeon stock overestimated - The Guardian (September 29, 2003)
Iranian naturalists welcome lower caviar quotas - Reuters (September 17, 2003)
'Mutant fish' fear for Caspian caviar - The Observer (August 10, 2003)
Anti-poaching squads tackle caviar crisis - BBC (June 25, 2003)
Farmed sturgeon 'only hope for caviar' - BBC (December 2, 2002)
Giant beluga farm that could save the fish that lays the golden eggs - The Guardian (December 2, 2002)
In the Story of Caviar, All Is Not Wine and Roses - NY Times (October 28, 2002)
Beluga caviar faces US ban - BBC (August 14, 2002)
US ban gives beleaguered beluga a breeding space - The Guardian (August 14, 2002)
Caspian caviar ban lifted - BBC (March 6, 2002)
Caveat on Caspian caviar - CS Monitor (July 20, 2001)
Sturgeon could face commercial extinction - WWF (December 5, 2000)

Energy
Caspian Sea Region (U.S. Department of Energy)
Caspian Sea Region: Legal Issues (U.S. Department of Energy)Oil Map - EIA
Caspian Oil and Gas: Production & Prospects - CRS Report (September 2006)
Caspian Oil and Gas: Production & Prospects - CRS Report (April 2002)
The Caspian Region and Central Asian (EU)
Caspian Development and Export (BP)
Caspian Development Advisory Panel
Caspian Sea Oil (Princeton University)-Energy and the environment in the Caspian states.
Caspian Energy Project (CSIS)-Analysis by the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
Energy Politics In The Caspian And Russia (Radio Free Europe)
Caspian Energy
Future World Oil Production and the Role of Russia and the Caspian (CSIS)
Petroleum Geology and Resources of the Middle Caspian Basin, Former Soviet Union (USGS)
Caspian Sea Discourse-Commissioned by the Council on Foreign Relations in 1999 to formulate a set of recommendations for U.S. policy on the Caspian region.
Caspian Sea Library-The Library provides background papers, maps, charts and statistics on export options for Caspian oil.
Caspian Energy (WN)
Energy Superbowl: Strategic Politics and the Persian Gulf and Caspian Basin (Geoffrey Kemp)
Oil in the Caspian Region and Central Asia (By Øystein Noreng)

Caspian Sea South

Maps
Oil and Gas infrastructure in the Caspian Sea Region
Caspian Sea North
Caspian Sea South
Map Legend: Oil and Gas Infrastructure in the Caspain Sea Region
Caspian Sea Region: Pipelines (EIA)
The Caucasus Region (USDOS)

Energy News
International Energy Outlook
World Oil Transit Chokepoints (U.S. Department of Energy)
International Energy Statistics (U.S. Department of Energy)
Alexander's Gas and Oil Middle East News
CNN Commodities (Oil Prices)
The Energy Intelligence Group
IAEE Resources
SchlumbergerZaliv Kara Bogaz-Gol, Eastern coast of the Caspian Sea (NASA)
World Oil Magazine
Oil & Gas Directory
Oil Price History and Analysis
OPEC
U.S. Department of Energy
Oil and Gas Markets
Yahoo Oil & Gas
Petroleum Resources

Consortium
Caspian Pipeline Consortium

State Oil Companies
Azerbaijan Oil Company
NIOC
Turkish Petroleum Corporation

Oil Companies
BG Group
BPAmoco
ChevronTexaco
Dragon Oil
Eni
Exxon
Inpex
Phillips Petroleum
Shell
Statoil
TotalFinaElf


NewsFeed

Articles
Russia Plans Ambitious Year For Caspian Flotilla - EurasiaNet (January 14, 2014)
Will Europe go shopping for oil in the Caspian Sea? - CS Monitor (September 12, 2013)
Iranian Navy Ships To Stop At Russian Port - RFE/RL (May 27, 2013)
Iran Launches Destroyer In Caspian Sea - RFE/RL (March 17, 2013)
Baku Reaches For The Stars: Azerbaijan Launches First Satellite - RFE/RL (February 7, 2013)
Iran threatens to sue BP over pollution claims from Caspian Sea oil platforms - The Guardian (January 29, 2013)
UN Welcomes Caspian Sea Commitments - RFE/RL (December 14, 2012)
Turkmenistan Plans To Hold First-Ever Military Maneuvers in Caspian - RFE/RL (August 30, 2012)
Iran claims $50bln oil field found in Caspian Sea - RT (July 16, 2012)
Azerbaijan & Turkmenistan: Renewing Caspian Sea Energy Dispute - EurasiaNet (July 11, 2012)
Iranian submarines to navigate Caspian Sea ? report - RT (June 30, 2012)
The Great Caspian Arms Race - CFR (June 22, 2012)
Iran Begins Pumping Caspian Water To Desert - RFE/RL (April 16, 2012)
Trapped Dalmatian pelicans hand-fed in frozen Caspian Sea - BBC (February 21, 2012)
Iranian sewage adds to Caspian Sea pollution - BBC (November 21, 2011)
Total find bulks up Baku's local standing - Asia Times (September 15, 2011)
The Caspian Region Local Dynamic, Global Reserberations - GWU (May 2011)
Everyone wants to be Azerbaijan's friend - BBC (February 28, 2011)
BP restarts production at Azerbaijani oil platform hit by safety fault - The Guardian (December 21, 2010)
Turkmenistan pledges gas for EU's Nabucco pipeline - BBC (November 19, 2010)
Caspian Sea States Gather In Baku For Summit - RFE/RL (November 18, 2010)
Caspian Sea oil boom raises pollution fears - BBC (June 8, 2010)
New Player in Caspian Sea Power Corridor - Arirusila (September 29, 2009)
Riding the Caspian Sea Monster - BBC (September 27, 2008)
BP shuts down Georgia pipelines - BBC (August 12, 2008)
Turkmenistan starts tourist drive - BBC (July 27, 2007)
Russia clinches gas pipeline deal - BBC (May 12, 2007)
Caspian pipeline is declared open - BBC (July 13, 2006)
First cargo from Caspian pipeline - BBC (May 26, 2006)
EU pushes for Kazakh gas pipeline - BBC (May 5, 2006)
The Caspian basin also contains a sea of oil - The Guardian (December 11, 2005)
Giant Caspian oil pipeline opens - BBC (May 25, 2005)
Caspian oil set for fast flow to the West - BBC (May 5, 2005)
Poor Azerbaijan prepares to get rich - BBC (May 3, 2005)
Analysis: Still No Decision On Caspian Sea - RFE (February 2, 2005)
Caspian pipeline 'unites nations' - BBC (October 16, 2004)
Oil brings new sparkle to Caspian Sea - BBC (June 13, 2004)
Optimism Increases for Caspian Sea Agreement - EurasiaNet (April 19, 2004)
Bees around the Caspian honeypot - Asia Times (January 13, 2004)
Caspian Region Likely to Remain Critical for Foreseeable Future - Global Policy Forum (January 12, 2004)
$6.5 Million GEF Grant for Caspian Sea Protection - Washington File (November 26, 2003)
Caspian Sea pact agreed - BBC (November 5, 2003)
World Bank to back controversial Caspian pipeline - The Guardian (October 28, 2003)
As Soviet-era strongmen fade, Caspian unrest grows - CS Monitor (October 22, 2003)
The new Great Game - The Guardian (October 20, 2003) | Excerpts from the book
States Sign Declaration At Inaugural Ecology Conference - RFE (September 12, 2003)
Iran Intent on Keeping Pace with Caspian Basin Energy Development - Eurasianet (August 19, 2003)
Caspian: Agreeing not to agree - Asia Times (July 26, 2003)
Unique Ecosystems Face Environmental Threat - RFE (May 27, 2003)
Amnesty calls for action on Caspian - The Guardian (May 20, 2003)
Real Position of Caspian Oil in the World Energy Scene "Iran Importances" - Pars Times (April 15, 2003)
Turkmenistan, Iran Appear To Agree On Approach For Dividing Sea - RFE (April 2, 2003)
Teheran: Legal Status of the Caspian Sea should be Based on USSR-Iran Treaties - Pravda (March 14, 2003)
Ankara's Trouble Hits Caspian Region - RFE (February 7, 2003
Caspian Sea Policy Comes Into Question - RFE (January 22, 2003)
Europe and the development of energy resources in the Caspian sea region - Council on Europe (December 12, 2002)
Byproduct that blights Caspian life - The Guardian (December 4, 2002)
Oil money threatens to make killing fields of Kazakhstan - The Guardian (December 4, 2002)
Huge oil find 'threatens Caspian' - BBC (December 4, 2002)
Why campaigners oppose the dam - The Guardian (December 1, 2002)
Official Disputes Iranian Success With Caspian Project - Radio Free Europe (October 18, 2002)
Experts debate ailing Caspian Sea - BBC (October 9, 2002)
Iran woos Caspian oil firms - BBC (October 4, 2002)
Iran: Tehran Reacts With Mild Criticism To Russian-Azerbaijani Caspian Pact - RFE (September 25, 2002)
Caspian oil project forges ahead - BBC (September 18, 2002)
Iran's Claim Over Caspian Sea Resources Threaten Energy Security - The Heritage Foundation
Trouble in the pipeline - The Guardian (September 2, 2002)
Caspian: Russia Proposes Wider Offshore Zone For Dividing The Sea - RFE (August 28, 2002)
Caspian: Results Of Russian War Games Still A Mystery - RFE (August 21, 2002)
Russia makes waves in the Caspian - CDI (August 15, 2002)
Caspian: Western Companies Prepared To Invest In Caspian Gas Fields - RFE (August 14, 2002)
Caspian hosts major exercise - BBC (August 9, 2002)
Caspian: Western Oil Companies Approve Construction Of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline - RFE (August 5, 2002)
Caspian: Russia Starts Large-Scale Military Exercise - RFE (August 1, 2002)
Russia: Oil Companies Win Stakes In Caspian Sea - RFE (July 31, 2002)
Iran: New Flexibility On Caspian Sea Division Signaled - RFE (July 25, 2002)
Russia: Large-Scale Military Exercises To Be Held In Caspian - RFE (July 17, 2002)
Caspian: A Delicate Balance Prevails - RFE (July 16, 2002)
Russia For Dividing Caspian Surface - Pravda (July 12, 2002)
DID RUSSIA SELL OUT IRAN FOR $20 BILLION? - Pravda (July 9, 2002)
Iranian daily warns against planned Russian military exercise in Caspian Sea - Xinhua News Agency (July 7, 2002)
Caspian: Azerbaijan, Iran Seek New Phase In Border Dispute - RFE (June 18, 2002)
Caspian: 'Militarization' Of The Sea -- Myth Or Reality? - RFE (June 10, 2002)
Caspian deal postponed - BBC (June 9, 2002)
Iran/Russia: Caspian Division Causing Rift - RFE (May 17, 2002)
Iran: Khatami Tours Central Asia To Press For Iran Energy Routes, Lower U.S. Presence - RFE (April 28, 2002)
Khatami, in Kazakhstan, asserts Iran as a critical partner for Kazakhstan - Eurasia Insight (April 26, 2002)
Russia moots new Caspian share-out - BBC (April 26, 2002)
Jostle to plunder Caspian riches turns nasty - The Guardian (April 25, 2002)
Caspian Sea talks break down - BBC (April 24, 2002)
Caution ahead of Caspian summit - BBC (April 23, 2002)
How Deeply Iran will penetrate the evolving eurasian energy networks - By Robert M. Cutler (March 13, 2002)
Corruption 'deters Caspian investors' - BBC (February 26, 2002)
The Legal Regime of The Caspian Sea & Recent Incident Between Azerbaijan and Iran - Alexander's Gas & Oil (September 2001)
"The Legal Status of the Caspian Sea." - Middle East Institute (September 2001)
Trouble over the Caspian Sea - Jane's (September 10, 2001)
What Happened in the South Caspian? - Caspian Studies (August 2001)
Azerbaijan: A Common Neighbor for I.R. Iran & Caspian, But Indifferent to Common Interests - Caspian Studies (August 2001)
Kazakhstan gears up to open first Oil Pipline (April 12, 2001)
Bush Administration Policy Toward Caspian Area, South Caucasus - Washington File (April 12, 2001
The Legal Status of the Caspian Sea : Discussions on Diffrenet Iranian Views - Caspian Studies (April 2001)
Iranian-Armenian Gas Pipeline - Caspian Studies (April 6, 2001)
International Law and Iran?s Policy on the Caspian Sea: Shifting Paradigms (Caspian Studies)
Iran's Changing Perspectives & Policies on the Caspian Sea - Caspian Studies (March 22, 2001)
Iran-Armenia Gas Pipeline: Opportunities and Threats - Caspian Studies (February 14, 2001)
Azerbaijan: A Common Neighbor for I.R. Iran & Caspian, But Indifferent to Common Interests - Caspian Studies (Fall 2001)
Global Environmental Problems in the Caspian Region - Caspian Studies (March 2000)
Caspian Fantasy: The Economics of Political Pipelines - Brown University (Fall 2000)
The Caspian Region and the New Great Powers - MEPC (September 2000)
The Myth of the Caspian Great Game and the ?New Persian Gulf? (Summer/Fall 2000)
Letting Caspian 'black gold' lie - CS Monitor (March 4, 1999)
Pipe Dreams - The Struggle for Caspian Oil - Washington Post (October 4, 1998)
The Geopolitics of Oil in Central Asia - HRI (Winter 98)

Azerbaijan
CIA Factbook: AzerbaijanAzerbaijan Flag - CIA World Fact Book
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Azerbaijan - CIA
Political Resources: Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Azerbaijan Relations(U.S. Department of State)
Azerbaijan: Country Background Notes-06/11 (U.S. Department of State)
Azerbaijan - A Country Study (Library of Congress)Map of Azerbaijan - CIA World Fact Book
Azerbaijan: Law Library of Congress
A Guide to the Republic of Azerbaijan Law Research (LLRX)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan-Constitution Info (ICL-English)
Azerbaijan: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Ethnologue: Languages of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Azerbaijan: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Azerbaijan Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Azerbaijan: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
The EU's Relations with Azerbaijan (European Union)
Japan - Azerbaijan Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Azerbaijan: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country Profile: Azerbaijan (BBC)Baku,   Azerbaijan - 2001 (NASA)
Country Profile: Timeline: Azerbaijan (BBC)
Azerbaijan: Election World
Satellite Images of Azerbaijan (NASA)
Baku - Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan on the Net
Azerbaijan :World Audit
Azerbaijan (UT - REENIC)
DMOZ: Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan: World Bank Country Overview
Azerbaijan: IMF Country InfoAzerbaijan March 2003 (NASA)
Azerbaijan Economy-Report by the Department of Energy
EIA Country Information on Azerbaijan
EIU Viewswire: Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan: Directory of Development Organizations (PDF)
Azerbaijan (Export.gov)
UN: Azerbainan
Azerbaijan - Amnesty International
Azerbaijan - HRW
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011: Azerbaijan

UN Reports
Azerbaijan: UNSATSMingachevir Reservoir, Azerbaijan- June 7, 2010 (NASA)
Azerbaijan: UNDP
Azerbaijan: UN Human Development Reports
Azerbaijan: UNEP
Azerbaijan: UNESCO
Azerbaijan: UNICEF Statistics
UN FAO
Azerbaijan: WHO

News
Azerbaijan International MagazineCaucasus mountains, Black Sea, and Caspian Sea - June 13, 2001 (MODIS)
AzerTag (State Information Agency)
Baku Sun
Baku Today
BBC Radio - Azeri
EurasiaNet: Azerbaijan News
Eurasia Research Center
Azerbaijan (The Guardian)
NY Times
RFE/RL
State TV & Radio Broadcasting Company
Trend
Washington Post Azerbaijan Page

Iran
Iran: CIA Fact Book: IranFlag of Islamic Republic of Iran - CIA World Factbook
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Iran - CIA
Political Resources: Iran
Iran: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Iran Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Iran: Country Background Notes - 02-12 (U.S. Department of State)Map of Iran - CIA World Fact Book
Iran: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Iran: Law Library of Congress
Iran: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Iran: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Iran Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Iran: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Iran (European Union)
Japan - Iran Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Iran
Iran: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Iran-Constitution (ICL-English)
Ethnologue: Languages of IranCaspian Sea - May 28, 2002 (MODIS)
Iran: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country Profile: Iran (BBC)
Timeline: Iran (BBC)
Iran: Election World
Satellite Images of Iran (NASA)
Iran: World Bank Country Overview
Iran: IMF Country Info
Iran: International Finance Corporation
Economy-Report by the Department of Energy
Country Briefing: Iran (Economist)
EIU ViewsWire: Iran
Central Bank of IranThe southern Caspian Sea (NASA)
Directory of Development Organizations (PDF)
Iran Business Resources
Iran Oil & Gas Resources
Iran Special Weapons (FAS)
Iran - Amnesty International
Iran - HRW
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011
Iran: World Audit
Iran IndexGorgan Bay - NASA

UN Reports

Iran News
Iran Media in English
Iran Media
Daily Papers (English/Persian)

Kazakhstan
CIA Factbook: Kazakhstan
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Kazakhstan - CIA  Kazakhstan Flag - CIA World Fact Book
Political Resources: Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Kazakhstan Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Kazakhstan: Country Background Notes - 04/09 (U.S. Department of State)
Kazakhstan - A Country Study (Library of Congress)Map of Kazakhstan - CIA World Fact Book
Kazakhstan: Law Library of Congress
A Legal Research Guide to Kazakhstan (LLRX)
Kazakhstan (OECD)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Kazakhstan: Government
Kazakhstan - Constitution
Kazakhstan: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Kazakhstan: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)Ice in Caspian Sea and Aral Sea, Kazakhstan - December 3, 2001 (MODIS)
Kazakhstan: Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Kazakhstan: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
The EU's Relations with Khazakhstan (European Union)
EU-Kazakhstan Trade Relations
Japan - Kazakhstan Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Kazakhstan: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country Profile: Kazakhstan (BBC)
Timeline: Kazakhstan (BBC)
Kazakhstan: Election World
Satellite Images of Kazakhstan (NASA)
Ethnologue: Languages of KazakhstanSor Kaydak near the northeast Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan - NASA, June 11, 2012
Kazakhstan Special Weapons (FAS)
Kazakhstan: World Audit
Kazakhstan (UT - REENIC)
DMOZ: Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan: World Bank Country Overview
Kazakhstan: IMF Country Info
Kazakhstan Economy-Report by the Department of Energy
Country Briefing: Kazakhstan (Economist)
EIU Viewswire: Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan: Directory of Development Organizations (PDF)
Kazakhstan (Export.gov)
Kazakhstan - Amnesty International
Kazakhstan - HRW
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011: Kazakhstan

UN Reports
Volga Delta and Caspian Sea, Russia/Kazakhstan - July 6, 2001 (MODIS) Kazakhstan: UNDP
Kazakhstan: UN Human Development Reports
Kazakhstan: UNESCO
Kazakhstan: UNEP
Kazakhstan: UNICEF Statistics
UN FAO
Kazakhstan: UNSATS
Kazakhstan: WHO

Kazakhstan News
Lake Balkhash, Kazakhstan
April 18, 2003 The Almaty Herald
EurasiaNet
BBC Radio - Kazakh
Continent
Gazeta
Interfax Kazakhstan
Kazinform
Kazakhstan Oil Review
Kazakhstan Pravda
Kazakhstan (The Guardian)
NY Times
RFE/RL
Times of Central Asia
Washington Post Kazakhstan Page

Russia
CIA Fact Book: RussiaRussia Flag - CIA World Fact Book
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Russia - CIA
Political Resources: Russia
Russia: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Russia Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Russia: Country Background Notes - 03/12 (U.S. Department of State)
Russia: A Country Study (Library of Congress)
Russia: Law Library of CongressMap of Russia - CIA World Fact Book
A Guide to Russian Legal Research (LLRX)
Russia (OECD)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Russia
Russia-Constitution (ICL-English)
Russia: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Ethnologue: Languages of Russia
Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Russia: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Russia: Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Russia: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)Volga Delta and Caspian Sea - June 13, 2001 (MODIS)
The EU's Relations with Russia (European Union)
EU-Russia Trade Relations
Japan - Russia Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Russia: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Russia (BBC)
Timeline: Russia (BBC)
Satellite Images of Russia (NASA)
Russia: Election World
Russia Subject Index (Columbia University)
Center for Russian Studies (NUPI)
Face of Russia (PBS)
Russia: World Bank Country OverviewMajor Oil and Gas Pipelines to Europe - EIA 2010
Russia: IMF Country Info
Russia Economy-Report by the Department of Energy
Government
National Statistics Institute
Country Briefing: Russia (Economist)
EIU Viewswire: Russia
Russian Federation: Directory of Development Organizations (PDF)
Russia (Export.gov)
Russian National Interests and the Caspian Sea (FAS)
Russia Special Weapons (FAS)
Russian Military Engagement in the Caspian Region
Russia - Amnesty International
Russia - HRW
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011: Russia
Russia :World Audit
Russia (UT - REENIC)
The Russian Federation: National and Ethnic Home Pages (Virginia Tech University)
DMOZ: Russia

UN Reports
Russia: UNDP
Russia : UN Human Development ReportsMoscow at night - NASA March 28, 2012
Russia: UNICEF Statistics
Russia: UNESCO
Russia: UNIDO
UN FAO
Russia : UNSATS
Russia : UNEP
Russia : WHO

Russia News
Moscow Times
National News Service
PravdaRussian Caspian coast (NASA)
Russia Today
Russian Internet
Russia Journal
St. Petersburg Times
Interfax (Russia)
BBC Radio - Russian
International Russian Radio/Television
Russia (The Guardian)
NY Times
RFE/RL
Rosbalt News Agency
TASS Net
Washington Post Russia Page

Turkmenistan
CIA Fact Book: TurkmenistanTurkmenistan Flag - CIA World Fact Book
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Turkmenistan - CIA
Political Resources: Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Turkmenistan Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Turkmenistan: Country Background Notes - 01-12 (U.S. Department of State)Map of  Turkmenistan - CIA World Fact Book
Turkmenistan - A Country Study (Library of Congress)
Turkmenistan: Law Library of Congress
Encyclopedia Britannica: Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Turkmenistan-Constitution
Turkmenistan Government
Ethnologue: Languages of Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Turkmenistan: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Turkmenistan: Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Turkmenistan: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
The EU's Relations with Turkmenistan (European Union)
Japan - Turkmenistan Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)Dardzha Peninsula - NASA May 27, 2012
Turkmenistan: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Turkmenistan (BBC)
Timeline: Turkmenistan (BBC)
Turkmenistan: Election World
Satellite Images of Turkmenistan (NASA)
Turkmenistan: World Bank Country Overview
Turkmenistan: IMF Country Info
Central Asia Energy Data by the Department of Energy
EIA Country Information on Turkmenistan
EIU Viewswire: Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan: Directory of Development Organizations (PDF)
Turkmenistan (Export.gov)
Turkmenistan - Amnesty InternationalDardzha Peninsula - NASA
Turkmenistan - HRW
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011: Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan: World Audit
Turkmenistan (UT - REENIC)
DMOZ: Turkmenistan

UN Reports
Turkmenistan: UNDP
Turkmenistan: UN Human Development Reports
Turkmenistan: UNEP
Turkmenistan: UNESCO
Turkmenistan: UNICEF Statistics
UN FAO
Turkmenistan: UNSATS
Turkmenistan: WHO

Caspian Sea and Aral Sea (near center) in Uzbekistan (NASA)

Turkmenistan News
EurasiaNet
Turkmenistan (The Guardian)
NY Times
RFE/RL
Times of Central Asia
Turkmenistan Magazine
Turkmenistan News
Washington Post Turkmenistan Page

Uzbekistan doesn't boarder with the Caspian Sea
but is rich in energy resources. It is a major
producer of natural gas in Central Asia. Therefore
it's worth exploring.

Uzbekistan Flag - CIA World Fact Book

Uzbekistan
CIA Fact Book: Uzbekistan
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Uzbekistan-CIA
Political Resources: UzbekistanMap of Uzbekistan - CIA World Fact Book
Uzbekistan: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Uzbekistan Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Uzbekistan: Country Background Notes- 01/12 (U.S. Department of State)
Uzbekistan - A Country Study (Library of Congress)
Uzbekistan: Law Library of Congress
A Guide to Uzbekistan Legal Research (LLRX)
Uzbekistan Resource Page
Encyclopedia Britannica: Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.Uzbekistan Satellite Image - NASA
Uzbekistan - Constitution (ICL-English)
Ethnologue: Languages of Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Uzbekistan: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Uzbekistan: Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
The EU's Relations with Uzbekistan (European Union)
Japan - Uzbekistan Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Uzbekistan: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
Uzbekistan : Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Uzbekistan (BBC)Samarkand, Uzbekistan - NASA (September 13, 2013)
Timeline: Uzbekistan (BBC)
Uzbekistan: Election World
Satellite Images of Uzbekistan (NASA)
Uzbekistan : World Bank Country Overview
Uzbekistan: IMF Country Info
Uzbekistan Economy-Report by the Department of Energy
Uzbekistan Analysis - Department of Energy
EIU Viewswire:Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan: Directory of Development Organizations (PDF)
Uzbekistan (Export.gov)
Uzbekistan - Amnesty InternationalJizzax Province, Uzbekistan - April 24, 2011 - NASA
Uzbekistan - HRW
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011: Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan: World Audit
Uzebekistan (UT - REENIC)
DMOZ: Uzbekistan

UN Reports
Uzbekistan: UNEP
Uzbekistan: UNESCO
Uzbekistan: UNICEF Statistics
UN FAOAral Sea lies between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan - NASA 1995
Uzbekistan: UN Human Development Reports
Uzbekistan: UNSATS
Uzbekistan: WHO

Uzbekistan News
Internews Uzbekistan
News from Uzbekistan
EurasiaNet
BBC Radio - Uzbek
Uzbekistan (The Guardian)
NY Times
RFE/RL Uzbek Service
Uzbekistan News.net
Uzbekistan Report
Washington Post Uzbekistan Page

Renaissance Island (Vozrozhdeniya Island), Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan - NASA 1994

Additional Resources

Country Reports
Country Watch
Directory of Development Organizations
GlobalEdge - Country Insights
Reuters AlertNet
USCR Country Reports
World Gazeteer

UN Country Profiles & Reports
FAO Country Profiles
ReliefWeb
Sustainable Development
Environmental Network (UNEP)
Industrial Development (UNIDO)
UNODC

Maps
major political and geographical features of the Caspian Sea region Caspian Sea Region
Major political and geographical features of the Caspian Sea region (NASA)
Caspian Sea Region North (UT)
Caspian Sea Region South (UT)
Portions of "Oil and Gas Infrastructure in the Caspian Sea Region - March 2001 (UT)
Caspian Sea Pipelines (U.S. Navy)
CMG InfoBank Atlas: Caspian Sea region (USGS)
Caspian Sea Region Oil and Gas Infrastructure (CIA)
CIS Reference Map (CIA)
Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps (Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection)
Azerbaijan Maps (UT)
Iran Maps (UT)
Kazakhstan Maps (UT)
Russia MAps (UT)
Turkmenistan Maps (UT)
Uzbekistan Maps (UT)

Volga Delta and the Caspian Sea - NASA (January 24, 2002)

Embassies & Missions
Azerbaijan Embassy in Washington, D.C
Iranian Interests Section in Washington, D.C.
Kazakhstan Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Turkmenistan Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Uzbekistan Embassy in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Embassies in the Caspian Sea Region
Azerbaijan: Embassy of the United States in Baku
Kazakhstan : Embassy of the United States in Almaty
Russian Federation: Embassy of the United States in Moscow
Turkmenistan: Embassy of the United States in Ashgabat
Uzbekistan: Embassy of the United States in Tashkent
U.S. Embassies & other Diplomatic MissionsSoyuz 23s above the Caspian Sea  - NASA

Human Rights
U.N. Commission of Human Rights
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports

Images
Caspian Sea Gallery (MODIS)
Caspian Sea Gallery (NASA)
Caspian Sea Satellite Images (Various Sources)
Intercaspian Photo Bank
Caspian Sea Images (Cornell University)
Caspian Sea


Travel Information
Lonely Planet - Destination Azerbaijan
Iran: Travel Information
Lonely Planet - Destination Kazakhstan
Guide to Russia
Lonely Planet - Destination Turkmenistan
Lonely Planet - Destination Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan Guide
Foreign Languages for Travelers
Country Advice (UK Government)
Travel (U.S. Department of State)
Current Travel Warnings (U.S. Department of State)
Azerbaijan: Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets (U.S. Department of State)
Iran: Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets (U.S. Department of State)
Kazakhstan: Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets (U.S. Department of State)
Russia: Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets (U.S. Department of State)
Turkmenistan: Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets (U.S. Department of State)
Uzbekistan: Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets (U.S. Department of State)
Traveler's Health Information (U.S.)- Discusses preventive measures, recommended vaccines, precautions and much more.
Travel Health Online

Weather
Caspian Sea Region: Russia's Weather Server
Caspian Sea Region: SPUTNIK Home page
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