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Nathan Hamm · March, 2006

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 March, 2006

Mongolia: Reporter in Court

Luke Distelhorst writes about the case of a journalist in Mongolia being taken to court for slander by the country's president and says that the country would greatly benefit from...

Kazakhstan: Wedding

Betsy, author of Stanmenistan, writes about Kazakh weddings.

Georgia: Ethnic Tensions

Raffi K. of Life in Armenia writes about tensions in Georgia between ethnic Georgians and ethnic Armenians.

Kyrgyzstan: Wireless Broadband

David Read, a blogger in Bishkek, writes about the trials and tribulations of getting a wireless broadband connection in Kyrgyzstan.

Armenia: Eclipse

Nessuna writes about seeing yesterday's eclipse from Armenia and posts to some photos and local online discussions.

Armenia: Deforestation

Onnik Krikorian reports on deforestation in Armenia and efforts to protect the country's treest. He also posts photos of people planting trees in Ijevan and Gosh.

Central Asia: Brookings Conference

Both neweurasia and report on the Brookings Institution's conference earlier this week on regional cooperation and integration in Central Asia.

Turkmenistan: Trans-Caspian Pipeline

Peter of neweurasia looks at the reasons behind the widespread support for a Trans-Caspian gas pipeline to carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan and points beyond.

Kyrgyzstan: The Students & The Anniversary

The Golden Road to Samarqand discusses student attitudes on the first anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's Tulip Revolution.

Uzbekistan: Relations With Korea examines Uzbek President Islom Karimov's visit to South Korea to try to woo back investment dollars that have fled the unwelcoming investment climate in Uzbekistan.

Armenia: MCA

Onnik Krikorian notes that the US plans to release significant aid to Armenia despite the Armenian government's failure to demonstrate a commitment to democratic reforms.

Mongolia: Eagle TV

Thomas Terry, in charge of Mongolia's Eagle TV, posts photos and notes from studio expansion after which the station will offer greatly expanded news broadcasts.

Uzbekistan: German Relations

Ben Paarmann discusses Uzbekistan's relations with Germany, the only Western state that still has a significant relationship with Uzbekistan, and adds to a recent media report on the relationship.

Mongolia: Traffic

…yuu bna? writes about Ulaanbaatar's traffic problems.

Kyrgyzstan: A Year After

Writing from Bishkek, David Read discusses the muted public reaction in Kyrgyzstan on the first anniversary of last year's revolution and the lack of notable progress under the new government.

Armenia: Kjell Engebretsen Interview

Onnik Krikorian interviews Kjell Engebretsen, the Armenia Country Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

Mongolia: Ivanhoe's Muscle

Shards of Mongolia notes that former US Secretary of State James Baker has paid a visit to Mongolia's prime minister and minister of trade and industry on behalf of Ivanhoe...

Turkmenistan: Agreement

Writing at neweurasia, Peter discusses the agreement between Turkmenistan and Ukraine to settle gas debts and says Russia looks to be the winner in the dispute.

Armenia: Peace Corps Impact

A post by Nessuna at Oneworld Multimedia about visiting the town of Berd with a friend who is a Peace Corps Volunteer prompts a discussion about the impact of these...

Mongolia: Traditional Script

neweurasia‘s Mongolia blog writes about traditional Mongolian script and whether or not it could ever be brought back.

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