- n a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn in New Republic
In 1990, Solzhenitsyn, who was himself a Russian nationalist of sorts, wrote that "it must be declared loudly ...... that ...... Transcaucasia ...... will be separated off unequivocally and irreversibly" from Russia.
- Dmitry Medvedev in Hindu
...from Russia, only Nicaragua and Somalia have extended diplomatic recognition to the two regions, but Mr. Medvedev said it was impossible to ignore the "new geopolitical reality in Transcaucasia" that emerged "as a result of...