Questions tagged [caucasus]

The region consisting of the countries Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan; the disputed regions of Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and South Ossetia; and a group of republics within southern Russia.

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Is the border between Georgia and Russia open to citizens of other countries?

I know the one border between the Republic of Georgia and Russia that is not in a rebel province was officially opened in the last couple of years... but reports are conflicting as to whether people ...
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Is it possible to visit Abkhazia by land from Georgia?

Is it possible currently (November 2011) to visit the rebel province of Abkhazia from the rest of the Republic of Georgia? (Russia regards it as independent since 2008 but most or all other countries ...
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Can I apply for a Russian visa from the country Georgia?

I will be in Georgia in the Caucasus in a few months and am considering a side trip to Russia; either via the Black Sea to Sochi or across the one land border that is apparently open to foreigners. ...
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Is it possible to get a train from Georgia to Moscow?

I am thinking of doing a road trip to Georgia, dumping my car there then travelling to Moscow, to continue on the Trans-Siberian to Beijing. Does anyone know if its possible for me to travel over the ...
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Will Armenia and Azerbaijan permit a tourist to enter if they have the other country's stamp in their passport?

I know that there are certain pairs of countries (which do not get along with each other) where a traveller will not be permitted into one country if they have a stamp in their passport from a visit ...
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Visiting both Abkhazia and Georgia

Reading up about Georgia I found out through the UK travel advisory that it's illegal under Georgian law to travel to Abkhazia from Georgia. Does this restriction extend to all travel to Abkhazia, ...
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Do Australian citizens still get visa-free entry for 360 days in Georgia (the country)?

Australian citizens definitely used to need a visa to enter the Republic of Georgia a few years back. Then last year (2010) I entered by land from Turkey and was given a 360-day stamp at the border ...
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Do I need a visa to connect through Azerbaijan?

I am an American citizen planning to fly from Tel Aviv to Lviv, Ukraine in mid-August. The cheapest/most time-effective route I can find takes me through Baku's Heydar Aliyev International Airport. ...