· November, 2006

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from November, 2006

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  27 November 2006

Astana (Kazakhstan) – Waiting for a bus – photograph taken by Richard Messenger (Many more bus stops here) While we're waiting for the bus, why not check out some of this week's highlights from the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia? Web 2.0 in Central...

Tajikistan: Misunderstood Activists

  24 November 2006

Alexander of neweurasia reports that four activists of the opposition Democratic Party of Tajikistan who were arrested for an unauthorized rally and have now been released say that the government misunderstood their intentions.

Kyrgyzstan: Rough Winter

  24 November 2006

Due to economic problems and unreliability and high prices for energy and heating, Kyrgyz Report says that Kyrgyzstan is in for a rough winter.

Arabisc: Plagiarism, Arrests, Bans and Democracy!

  23 November 2006

The Arabs are as usual busy this week debating anything and everything, from plagiarism to the arrest of bloggers, and from banning public meetings to embarrising George Bush Senior at a conference held in the UAE. Ahmed from Egypt had always wanted to become a journalist. But because not all...

Afghanistan:Father of Afghan Modern History

  22 November 2006

Jafar Rezai in his blog, From West, introduces Fayz Muhammad Katib,a 19 century Afghan historian, to us. The blogger adds Robert D. McChesney, a well-respected professor at New York University fell in love with the books of Fayz Mohammad Katib, a historian from Afghanistan. Robert D. McChesney not only translates...

Armenia: Democracy Ranking

  21 November 2006

Onnik Krikorian says that the Economist Intelligence Unit's democracy rankings come at an important time for Armenia.

Kyrgyzstan: HIPC

  21 November 2006

Kyrgyz Report discusses whether or not joining the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative will help the country.

Kazakhstan: Right Hand Rights!

  20 November 2006

Leila reports on protests in Kazakhstan over the the government's decision to ban the import and sale of cars with steering wheels on the right side.

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