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· June, 2009

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from June, 2009

Grimaces of education in Kazakhstan

From June 01 to June 10 school graduates in Kazakhstan were undergoing Unified National Test (UNT) – the first and one of the most important tests in their lives. As...

Kyrgyzstan: “Fight Piracy!” Action

Kazakhstan: KGB is back?

Kazakhstan: Media Protest Against Crackdown

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Remain Worst of the Worst

Kyrgyzstan: Terror Attack Registered

Azerbaijan: A modest Scary Azeri in print

Azerbaijan: Interview with Nigar Fatali

Armenia: Opposition detainees released

Following a general amnesty agreed upon by the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia on 19 June, several senior opposition figures on trial and in detention for over a...

Kazakhstan: Bureaucracy, diplomacy and personality cult

Bloggers keep on commenting political situation in Kazakhstan. megakhuimyak reports that according to the new presidential decree, the Financial Police has got extra authority, informers against corrupt officials will be...

Azerbaijan: All hail Iranian women

Kyrgyzstan: Presidential race starts

Kazakhstan: The road ahead is murky for “Astana” cycling team

Kyrgyzstan: Japanese music comes to Bishkek

Afghanistan: Local conflict is aggravating

Kazakhstan: Defence minister fired

Kazakhstan: Graduate Test Results

Kazakhstan: Nuclear Scandal Deepens

Armenia: Iranian student protest

Azerbaijan: Alarming news for civil society

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