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· July, 2007

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from July, 2007

23 July 2007

Georgia: Art-Gene Festival

Uzbekistan: Lyab-i-Hauz

Afghanistan: Kites for hearts and minds

Tajikistan: Meet The New Changes

A new law is set to restrict the activities of all religious groups; an Indian airbase in the country feeds the imagination of Indian bloggers; the heroin trade has some...

20 July 2007

Russia: “Absurdistan” Review

Kazakhstan: Officially no choice

Kazakhstan: All-nation leader

Turkmenistan: Travelogue

Caucasus: Arms race

Uzbekistan: Cyrillic confusion

Kazakhstan: Blogs not only for debate, but also a source

A lot of goodies in the Kazakhstani blogosphere this week: The big bosses walk away unscathed after two important trials, right-hand-drive advocates celebrate their victory, Kazakhstan is set to advance...

19 July 2007

Eastern Europe: Swedish Blog Update 2007

In his comprehensive review, Vilhelm Konnander writes that, unfortunately, Swedish foreign minister is no longer blogging about Eastern European affairs, but otherwise, "the Swedish blogosphere on Eastern Europe is undergoing...

Armenia: Horrific car crash

Kazakhstan: Nuclear proliferation?

Tajikistan: Cotton investment

Kyrgyzstan: Double-decker

Kyrgyzstan: LGBT in the press

Armenia/Azerbaijan: Presidential elections in Nagorno Karabakh

Today's presidential elections in Nagorno Karabakh draw the world's attention to one of the most volatile regions of the former Soviet Union. The conflict over the breakaway and self-declared republic...

Georgia: Fundamentalist church?