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· December, 2009

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from December, 2009

Caucasus: 2009 Blog Review

If the Armenian and Georgian blogospheres attracted most interest during 2008 after one disputed presidential election in the former and an albeit short war with Russia in the latter, Azerbaijan...

Armenia: Culture vulture

Caucasus: The color of pomegranates

Azerbaijan: Business as usual

Overcoming negative stereotypes in the South Caucasus

An online project using new and social media to overcome negative stereotypes in the South Caucasus entered a second stage last week when two blogging Azerbaijani journalism students and a...

Azerbaijan: Standing in line

Kazakhstan: Journalist murdered, professional motives excluded

Sayat Shulembayev, 28, journalist of the news video-portal “Stan” was brutally murdered in Almaty. As “Stan” producer Michael Pak says, Sayat rented a room in the house near bus station....

Kazakhstan: Another Mass Infection Scandal

Kazakhstan: Oil Refinery to install aromatics complex

Afghanistan: Opium not so profitable

Uzbekistan: People are indifferent towards elections

Tajikistan: The price tag of truth

Turkmenistan: Hip-hop in the country of Turkmenbashi

Turkmenistan: TB is a serious problem

Kazakhstan: War on Corruption and Political Interests

Afghanistan: Comparing the costs of two wars

Uzbekistan: Bloggers stand for Umida Akhmedova

GV has already covered a story of the Uzbek documentary photographer Umida Akhmedova, accused of insult and slander against Uzbek people and traditions. This fact caused indignation among local and...

Afghanistan: Taliban Offer

Kyrgyzstan: Critics attacked

Uzbekistan: A withdrawal from regional electricity grid

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