Fears of Kremlin's next ploy after Crimea annexation prompt risks of antagonising pro-Russian ethnic Armenians.
As Ukrainians brave snow and riot police for their belief in the EU, do their fellow Europeans hear their cry?
Foreign ministers from Heart of Asia group resolve to cooperate and 'implement' key projects once US and NATO withdraw.
Russia is fretting over several issues, including the detention of its citizens by the United States in Guantanamo Bay.
Many feel they have paid too high a price for Saakashvili's reforms, including the eradication of petty corruption.