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· February, 2012

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from February, 2012

Armenia: Sumgait Pogrom Anniversary

Azerbaijan: Khojaly Massacre Anniversary

Azerbaijan: The Caspian Sea in ice

Uzbekistan: Why Did Uzbekistan Ban Wikipedia?

Uzbekistan: Well-Known Uzbek Cleric Shot in Sweden

Tajikistan: Energy Loss Reduction project continued

Tajikistan: Culture and history conservation via a book

Afghanistan: Useful database of Afghan personalities

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Georgia: Online Campaign Targets Russian President's Facebook Page

With Russian soldiers stations in Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, hundreds of Georgians called for their withdrawal on the Russian president's Facebook page.

Afghanistan: Do not kill each other

Armenia: Activists #Occupy Yerevan Park

Green spaces in Armenia continue to dwindle at an alarming rate, but a small yet dedicated group of environmental activists has also grown. Now, in order to prevent further damage,...

Georgia: Assassination attempt on Abkhazia leader

Guatemala: Looking to Georgia for a Lesson on Fighting Corruption

Azerbaijan: Sari Gelin

Armenia: Homophobia as PR for the Yerevan Municipality

Egypt: Contemplating religion after sectarian clashes

Tajikistan: Tajik Voices Muted in Putin Video Debate

A song apparently dedicated to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has surpassed 1,000,000 hits on YouTube, becoming one of several politicized clips to gain 'viral' status on the RuNet ahead...

Video Highlights: Video Advocacy and Recent Events

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa selected by Juliana...

Armenia: Former foreign minister returns to politics

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