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Nathan Hamm · November, 2005

The former Regional Editor for Central Asia & the Caucasus, I have now hung up my keyboard and moved on to emeritus status.

More of my blogging can be found at the oldest English language blog on Central Asia and Caucasus,

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Latest posts by Nathan Hamm from November, 2005

Armenia: Gyumri Scenes

Onnik Krikorian has scenes from Gyumri, the site of the 1988 earthquake from which the city is still suffering.

Kazakhstan: Improbable Suicide

neweurasia reports that the Kazakh government has arrived at a strange conclusion in the investigation into the death of an opposition politician.

Belarus: German Vibrations

br23 blog reports that struggles in German politics are being felt in Belarus.

Armenia: Another Protest

Onnik Krikorian reports on another Armenian opposition protest at neweurasia.

Tajikistan: Prison Tattoos

neweurasia reports on prison tattoos in Tajikistan..

Hungary: Hungarikum

Hungarian Accent rounds up reactions in the Hungarian blogosphere to a new television show called “Hungarikum” that some view as disrespectful to historical figures.

Kazakhstan: How Serious?

KZ Blog examines how serious Kazakhstan's government is about the upcoming presidential election being fair.

Armenia: The Referendum II

Christian Garbis explains why the Armenian constitutional referendum is so important.

Poland: ISO PR Rep

the beatroot says that Poland is in desperate need of a new PR rep.

Kyrgyzstan: With the Law Students

Amira talks to Kyrgyz law students about religion, terrorism, and hometown pride.

Armenia: The Referendum

Oneworld Multimedia has lots of photos of and reporting on this weekend's constitutional referendum in Armenia including an example of the “enormous” turnout and post-election protest.

Belarus: Solidarity Flagging?

Tobias Ljungvall asks whether or not Belarussians have run out of solidarity.

Tajikistan: Punishing Traffickers

neweurasia reports that Tajikistan is taking steps to enforce its laws on human trafficking.

Kazakhstan: Bloody Election

KZBlog reports that the election trail in Kazakhstan is getting bloody.

Armenia: Raffi Hovannisian Rally

Oneworld Multimedia has a report and photos from Raffi Hovannisian's political rally in Yerevan, where the US-born foreign minister urged voters to boycott the constitutional referendum.

Armenia: Referendum News

neweurasia's Armenia blog has numerous updates on the upcoming constitutional referendum, including a report that the opposition may set up orange tents for the day of voting.

Armenia: Sculptures

An American Dramaturg in Armenia posts photos of Yerevan's many sculptures.

Armenia: Referendum Roundup

neweurasia has the latest on the upcoming constitutional referendum in Armenia.

Hungary: The Index Incident

Hungarian Accent rounds up Hungarian blogosphere discussion on “The Index Incident.”

Tajikistan: Fighting HIV

neweurasia reports that Tajikistan is determined to combat HIV before it becomes a problem which is quite rare for the region.

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