Wednesday, December 01, 2010

STUDY: Stalinist Terror in the South Caucasus (

Author(s): Levan Avalishvili, Eduard Melkonian, Eldar Ismailov, George Anchabadze
Editor(s): Giorgi Kldiashvili, Iris Kempe, Matthias Neumann, Robert Orttung, Jeronim Perović, Lili Di Puppo
Publisher(s): Center for Security Studies (CSS), Zurich, Switzerland, Jefferson Institute, Washington, DC, USA, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Tbilisi, Georgia, Forschungsstelle Osteuropa (FSOE), Bremen, Germany
Date of publication: 1 Dec 2010
Issue number: 22
Pages: 17
Caucasus Analytical Digest

Description: This issue of the Caucasus Analytical Digest examines the history of Stalinist terror in the South Caucasus during the 1930s. It looks at the "Great Terror" in Georgia and Azerbaijan, comments on the repressions in Soviet Armenia and tells the story of a family affected by the Soviet mass terror.

General note: © 2010 Center for Security Studies (CSS), Heinrich Böll Foundation, Resource Security Institute (RSI), Forschungsstelle Osteuropa (FSOE)

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The “Great Terror” of 1937–1938 in Georgia: Between the Two Reports of Lavrentiy Beria
By Levan Avalishvili, Tbilisi

Repressions in 1930s Soviet Armenia
By Eduard Melkonian, Yerevan

1937: “Great Terror” in Azerbaijan
By Eldar Ismailov, Baku

Mass Terror in the USSR: The Story of One Family
By George Anchabadze, Tbilisi

Guest Editor: Giorgi Kldiashvili

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