Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from December, 2019
In the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, the metro is much more than just a means of transportation — it's an open history textbook.
For years there have been rumours that Azerbaijan's opposition parties sold membership cards to people seeking asylum in Europe. A wave of arrests suggests that the rumours could be, in fact, true.
Interview with Bektour Iskender, co-founder of Kyrgyz outlet under attack for corruption investigation
The story's whistleblower was shot dead in Istambul in November, and Kloop.kg battles a defamation lawsuit.
For the second time this year, the Georgian Dream government faces mass demonstrations.