Nathan Hamm · April, 2007

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, Registan.net.

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Latest posts by Nathan Hamm from April, 2007

Uzbekistan: Alphabets

  30 April 2007

Uzbek has been written with four different alphabets over the last century, and the government of Uzbekistan has been trying to make the transition from Cyrillic to Latin for many years. Beyond The River discusses an article on the coexistence of the two alphabets and the importance of still knowing...

Kazakhstan: Investment & the Court

  27 April 2007

An American businessman in Kazakhstan, Marc Seidenfeld, has been arrested in what appears to be a frame-up by local business interests to retaliate against him for selling his business in an open auction, raising its final sale price. Bonnie Boyd says that this points to a serious problem with rule...

Armenia: Yericyan Boycott

  26 April 2007

Nazarian calls for a boycott of the Yericyan stores in Yerevan over their use of a promotional floral arrangement at Tsitsernakaberd, a memorial for the victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide.

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