Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from July, 2019
"I had this normal life, free of stress. There were no suicide bombings, no killings. Today our lives are full of uncertainty."
In a city increasingly overtaken by skyscrapers, the Salaam Cinema has become a symbol of resistance.
An Armenian journalist has started collecting and publishing anonymous accounts of sexual assault, provoking an uncomfortable but deeply necessary public debate.
Kazakhstan's former president got to choose his own successor, but couldn't prevent him from becoming a figure of fun.