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This is only the most recent episode in which Trukhanov or his subordinates have attacked journalists.
Their mandates are based solely on contracts signed between them and the city -- which vary a lot from city to city -- and mechanisms of accountability are virtually nonexistent.
Municipal Guards for the city of Odessa attacked a group of journalists with teargas and rubber batons.
In recent years Turkish serials have amassed a worldwide following. In Central Asia, however, government officials are reluctant to give them air time.