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· April, 2020

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from April, 2020

28 April 2020

Notes from Kazakhstan: Pigeons, disinfectant and COVID-19

The BridgeCOVID-19

In authoritarian Central Asia, the COVID-19 crisis is an opportunity for states to make a show of strength of strength, yet it also lays bare their weaknesses.

23 April 2020

COVID-19 exposes gaps in services for Azerbaijan’s elderly

COVID-19

Azerbaijanis over 65 are not permitted to leave their homes. Therefore many cannot receive their pensions, buy badly needed medication, or access social support.

14 April 2020

Ghost cities in a COVID-19 world

COVID-19

Videos of empty cities from around the world curated by Global Voices' contributors.

10 April 2020

Azerbaijanis required to send SMS notification before leaving their homes

COVID-19

The Azerbaijani government has tightened its quarantine restrictions, and now enlists mobile networks to manage public movement.

9 April 2020

Kyrgyzstan's civil society mobilises to fight COVID-19

COVID-19

As Kyrgyzstan struggles with the economic fallout of the coronavirus, ordinary citizens are organising on an impressive scale — delivering food to the poor and surgical masks to doctors.

1 April 2020

COVID-19 strikes its first victims in Afghanistan

COVID-19

Afghanistan registers its first cases - including deadly ones - of COVID-19.

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