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"Arguments against the adoption of Latin are inherently grounded in imperial Russian or Soviet ideology."
“This is not a social project, it’s not a hobby, we are working professionally.”
"At the fake "Starbucks" cafe, a "grande" cappuccino costs 12.50 manats, over twice its average cost in other trendy Ashgabat cafes."
“I’m not too hopeful that the change will come soon, but we will do our part to push for it.”
"I was six years old. My uncles, my father’s younger brothers, led me by the hand. We walked by night and slept by day."
"Up until now, in order to get a protection order, women had to prove in court that the domestic violence had occurred."
"It was a huge event that after two hundred years there was a baby baptized as Prince of Georgia."
“If the [economic] situation is bad, there are fewer operations; if the situation is good, there are many more operations.”
"By advising him to sue internet publications, they are really doing him a bad turn."
"We have seen the government slowly but surely moving to usurp the media space, focusing primarily on television."
"I do not feel borders, my base is Kyrgyzstan, but I am reporting on Central Asia."
"Our language and our alphabet is our heritage; it is a treasure that needs to be not only protected but also kept alive and updated."
Turkey has intensified its bid to close schools and universities inspired by the controversial educator since a coup attempt last year.
“I’ll confess that I was only half certain that they would even let us hold the competition.”
“They come to us and say, 'We want to see your beer in our restaurant.' We tell them: join the queue.”
“Now many Internet users have a common passion — to get on this list."
"I do not in any way justify those that beat him, but… I don’t want our people to be tolerant of these kind of sick freaks."
"Leyla Aliyeva, daughter of President Ilham Aliyev, was the executive producer of the film, which cost a reported $20 million to make."
A lavish wedding in Moscow has drawn gasps of envious amazement even from Russians inured to garish displays of wealth.