Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from April, 2007
Oneworld Multimedia rounds up the latest news on Armenia's parliamentary election campaign.
Mongolia Matters shares a photo of something remarkably rare for Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, carless streets.
LJ user morrire has photos from Kemin (ru), where a by-election for Kyrgzystan's parliament just took place.
Onnik Krikorian reports on the Armenian parliamentary election campaign from behind the scenes at public television.
Uzbek has been written with four different alphabets over the last century, and the government of Uzbekistan has been trying to make the transition from Cyrillic to Latin for many years. Beyond The River discusses an article on the coexistence of the two alphabets and the importance of still knowing...
Oneworld Multimedia reports that Armenia's pop stars have finally come out in support of the ruling political party in the country's parliamentary election campaign.
Josh Kucera has more from Abkhazia, a de facto independent region of Georgia, including photos and video from a talent show.
Social Science in the Caucasus compares local governance in Armenia and Georgia.
An American businessman in Kazakhstan, Marc Seidenfeld, has been arrested in what appears to be a frame-up by local business interests to retaliate against him for selling his business in an open auction, raising its final sale price. Bonnie Boyd says that this points to a serious problem with rule...
Safrang reports that Afghanistan's parliament is debating a bill that would further erode the diminishing freedom that Afghanistan's media enjoys.
Onnik Krikorian discusses an Armenian election scandal involving the British embassy.
Nazarian calls for a boycott of the Yericyan stores in Yerevan over their use of a promotional floral arrangement at Tsitsernakaberd, a memorial for the victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide.
Oneworld Multimedia highlights some US technical assistance for Armenia's upcoming parliamentary election.
Near|Abroad discusses the European Union's new diplomacy plans for engaging Central Asia.
Armenia Blog posts video from the rally held outside the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles to mark the anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
Josh Kucera visits the foreign ministry of Abkhazia, and he finds that is not terribly big or busy — no surprise considering that Abkhazia's sovereignty is not recognized by any other state.
Afghanistanica argues that the idea that anarchy prevailed in pre-Taliban Afgahnistan is a myth.
Kamangir reports about the anniversary of the Armenian Holocaust in Tehran.We can see how Armenians remember this day in their church in Iran in several photos.
At Life in Armenia, Raffi K. tells how he commemorated the anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
Posts from Armenia reports on Global Youth Service Day activities involving school children doing city beautification projects.
Bonnie Boyd reports on how Kazakhstan is carefully navigating domestic and international interests to reform its military.