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· April, 2011

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from April, 2011

Serbia: Bloggers Discuss Plans to Erect Monument to Late Azeri President

One of Belgrade's nicest parks has recently got renovated - thanks, partially, to a donation of 2 million euros by the Azerbaijani government. The news that has been stirring controversy...

Azerbaijan: Royal Wedding Frenzy

Armenia: Pseudo-patriotism and flag burning

Afghanistan: Opium production for 2011 set to rise

Tajikistan: Women between a rock and a hard place

Armenia-Turkey: Suffering on both sides

Azerbaijan: Talysh socks

Central Asia: “Cyber Chaikhana,” Book Written by Bloggers

"Cyber Chaikhana" is a book project about Central Asian bloggers and their perceptions of their region, culture and everyday life. Edited by Christopher Schwartz and published by HIVOS, the book...

Azerbaijan: Protest to demand journalist's release

Kazakhstan: Bloggers Keep an Eye on Floods as Official Media Keep Quiet

Two large cities in Kazakhstan are suffering from major floods, situated in the centers of two provinces – Uralsk in the western part of the country and Ust-Kamenogorsk in the...

Central Asia: Finalists of BarCamp Ideas Market

Global Voices has already provided an overview of BarCamp Central Asia, which took place on 15-17 April, 2011 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. In this post we would like to give our...

Kazakhstan, Russia: Photos of Baikonur

Azerbaijan: The ‘Terror’ of Tiny Town

Central Asia: Ideas and Innovations of BarCamp Central Asia

The fourth educational non-commercial conference for professionals in social media (BarCamp Central Asia) took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 15-17 April, 2011, bringing together journalists and bloggers, IT and media specialists,...

Kyrgyzstan: Authorities ponder on confiscation of the mobile operator

Turkmenistan: Rights activist isolated in psychiatric hospital

Turkmenistan: Crackdown on Turkish schools

Kyrgyzstan: Interview with shirin Aitmatova

Armenia: Internet Penetration

Uzbekistan: President's daughter sues French publication

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