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· July, 2009

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from July, 2009

23 July 2009

Armenia: An interview with Liana Aghajanian

Born in Iran, but raised and now living in the United States, Liana Aghajanian is a writer and a relative newcomer to the Armenian blogosphere. However, Aghajanian has set an...

Kazakhstan: Astana, as it is

The bloggers share with us their impressions from the new capital of the country. Drudg writes in his post, filled with figural turns of speech and euphemisms [ru]: “The streets...

22 July 2009

Azerbaijan: An interview with Arzu Geybullayeva

Despite the accent formed from education in the United States and the United Kingdom, Arzu Geybullayeva, now a regional analyst, has become one of Azerbaijan's most well-known bloggers on the...

Azerbaijan: Adnan Hajizade, Emin Milli appeal rejected

Despite significant outcry from leading human rights groups, press freedom watchdogs, and the international community itself, two youth activists and bloggers have been sentenced to two months pre-trial detention. Their...

19 July 2009

Armenia: Vardavar

Azerbaijan: Activists’ support site goes down

Yesterday, as Önər Blog [AZ] reported, the Appellate Court in Baku was to consider again the case of Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade, the recently beaten and detained youth activists...

18 July 2009

Azerbaijan: Overzealous minions?

Kyrgyzstan Sets Up the Anti-terrorist Centre

15, July, the President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiev gave interview to the American New York Times. During the interview, he told [ru] that Kyrgyzstan was going to set up the...

Afghanistan: List of Afghan Presidential candidates

Afghanistan: Dostum denies massacre

Kazakhstan: Astana dominates Tour de France

Kyrgyz Airlines Still Banned in Europe

Tajikistan: Rasht fighting

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