The demise of the Soviet Union and the resultant rush to establish claims over disputed areas and to assert ethnic identity led to a widespread call to arms. Nowhere was this more the case than in the Caucasus. The former southern Caucasian "soviets" of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia have all asserted their independence from Russia and all have wit
"Knights in Armored Vehicles - The HALO Trust in the Caucasus,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 4
, Article 40.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol4/iss1/40