Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from February, 2016
In the former Yugoslavia and former USSR, "from kindergarten to university, generations of children and students grow up learning about corruption from their own experiences."
"Freedom means having voice. @TOLOnews & @TOLO_TV gave us a voice and a #FreedomOfExpression. We stand with MOBY & condemn the attack."
Imagine teaching for 23 years in a small Afghan refugee camp, and then, one day, learning that Stephen Hawking himself has lauded you and your work
The obscure Organisation of Eurasian Cyber-Security says an open internet can spur 'colour revolutions' of the sort already witnessed in the ex-Soviet region.
The world's most popular multilingual statistical machine translation service has a new addition: the Kyrgyz language.
When it comes to conflicts between the state and journalists, Kyrgyz defamation suits are not a two way street.
Journalist Khadija Ismayilova's sentencing to seven-and-a-half years in prison in Azerbaijan has enraged rights activists all over the world, including in Latin America.
Things are getting bumpy in Tajikistan, which means it is time to hold a referendum.
As ex-Soviet Georgia's ruling coalition faces troubled times, it has resorted to some worrying tactics.
Kseniya Simonova shot to fame as a 'sand animator' after winning Ukraine's Got Talent in 2009.
"We do not have any personal desires but what we expect is opportunities for our children to have a better future."
"During my free time I read about you and learn how to be successful."
"Thanks to #ElectricYerevan we see there are other better possibilities. That was a first great step."
"It seems it is time to start exporting organic fertiliser. This is a particularly promising direction, given we are now fairly deep in shit."