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Adil Nurmakov · August, 2009

I am a researcher from Almaty, Kazakhstan. I hold Ph.D. in Political Science, run an NGO, several online projects and a personal blog.

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Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from August, 2009

Uzbekistan: Protests Against New Russian Base

Nathan Hamm notes that Uzbekistan is stepping up its criticism of Russia’s plan to open a second military base in Kyrgyzstan – near Uzbekistan’s border – by alleging that the...

Uzbekistan: Tashkent’s head Imam stabbed outside his home

Noah Tucker reports that Imam of Tashkent was stabbed outside his home on 31 July and remains hospitalized in serious condition. This is the second attack on a Uzbekistan's religious...

Kazakhstan: Economics and blogs

Megakhuimyak talks about the models of social behavior of the Kazakhstani citizens… [ru]: People of the Third World countries specifically like to spend their money to show off, especially, when...

Afghanistan: Government shuts down anti-Karzai websites

Nick Fielding says that the Afghan interior ministry has blocked at least five internet sites, four of which feature the name of President Hamid Karzai and one named after the...

Kyrgyzstan: Bakiev’s Success and Disappointment of Observers

Elena reports in detail on the outcomes of the presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: No more free music

Arawanski reports that the biggest torrent tracking website of free downloads in Kyrgyzstan has been sued by recording and producing companies for breach of copyright.

Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar’s Children’s Park is vanishing

Axel is alarmed by the fact that the Children’s Park in Mongolian capital city Ulaanbaatar has been closed for a major land redevelopment.

Afghanistan: Taliban and the Election

Joshua Foust reports that the Taliban has vowed to disrupt the Afghan election next month, for the first time showing genuine concern by the election.

Afghanistan: Blogging in the Afghan provinces

Nasim Fekrat tells about his continuing efforts to holg trainings for young Afghans on online journalism and blogging.

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