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· May, 2010

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from May, 2010

31 May 2010

Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia make Eurovision Top Ten

This year's Eurovision Song Contest drew to a close on a Saturday in a televised final which attracted around 125 million viewers worldwide. But while some media reported lagging interest...

Azerbaijan: Animal rights

28 May 2010

Caucasus: Eurovision Semi-final roundup

Caucasus: Social media, cleavage, and rare unity in Eurovision

Although last night's second semi-final for this year's Eurovision Song Contest has been and gone, Twitter was alive with commentary and updates throughout. The annual international competition, noted more for...

24 May 2010

Caucasus: Eurovision girl power

Caucasus: Eurovision Social Media

With the first semi-final in this year's Eurovision Song Contest due to take place tomorrow, activity on blogs, social media networks and micro-blogging sites in support of entrants from Armenia,...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Conflict transformation

For the past two years Global Voices has covered the use of new and social media to overcome differences between Armenians and Azerbaijanis still locked in conflict over the disputed...

Georgia: The Tehran-Tbilisi Connection

23 May 2010

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Eurovision impressions

Azerbaijan: Democracy is…

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Mafia & Society

Kazakhstan: Bloggers condemn the “Leader of the Nation” project

The parliament in Kazakhstan came out with the initiative to give a “Leader of the Nation” status to incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev. The former Kazakh Communist party’s secretary, a strongman...

Caucasus: Eurovision Twitter

Azerbaijan: Eurovision favorite

Diaspora: Youth and violence

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