Featured stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
26 April 2017
23 April 2017
17 April 2017
16 April 2017
Chechnya's farms have fallen fallow as villagers enthusiastically swap the hard work and abundance of the countryside for occasional labour and handouts in the city.
5 April 2017
LiveJournal bans "political solicitation" in Russia (its new home), Google contemplates a return to China, and Bangladesh's telecom regulator rejects a proposed Facebook bedtime ban.
3 April 2017
1 April 2017
A queer woman reveals her life story and shares her stubborn struggle for lesbian emancipation in a homophobic patriarchal society.
31 March 2017
"Can we designate people that leave their rubbish bags lying around outside their apartment doors enemies of state interests and remove their citizenships?"
29 March 2017
“If the [economic] situation is bad, there are fewer operations; if the situation is good, there are many more operations.”
28 March 2017
"From Tuesday, Georgian nationals may visit Europe’s vast borderless Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 day period."
26 March 2017
A series of civil suits launched by the state prosecutor have seemingly targeted media for quoting the government's critics.
23 March 2017
In a recent discussion with a hand-picked selection of journalists, Nazarbayev took pains to explain why Asian societies aren't always suited to democracy.
18 March 2017
16 March 2017
Censorship is up in France, China is censoring scientists (again), and Facebook tells developers to stop using network data for surveillance.
12 March 2017
"By advising him to sue internet publications, they are really doing him a bad turn."