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.
Latest posts by Nathan Hamm from November, 2005
Orange Ukraine has a list of things to celebrate on the first anniversary of Ukraine's Orange Revolution.
Nomad Notes reports that the new leader of the German Social Democrats had his rise to power foretold by a Bulgarian clairvoyant many years ago.
Carpetblogger reports that there is a sudden, critical shortage of pirated DVDs in Baku.
President Bush became the first American President to visit Mongolia on Sunday. Mongolia Matters has multiple posts on the brief visit.
Marianna of neweurasia says that more vote recounts may be on the way in Azerbaijan's disputed parliamentary elections.
neweurasia has a fascinating report on a bread shortage in Turkmenistan that comes despite a reported phenomenal grain harvest this year.
Onnik Krikorian has a roundup of Armenian constitutional referendum news at neweurasia.
Carpetblogger reports on preparing for Thanksgiving in Baku and provides nice pictures and descriptions of the Teze Bazaar.
br23 blog reports that Belarus is looking to China for help with filtering the internet.
the beatroot reports that a recent survey shows Poles are not as observantly Catholic as journalistic shortcuts might lead you to believe.
Nomad Notes reports that some Bulgarian politicians are focusing debate on use of the Turkish language to avoid debate on substantive issues.
Raffi of Life in Armenia reports on impressions of Georgia.
KZ Blog reports on encounters with the preparations for the upcoming presidential election.
Oneworld Multimedia has another report on Armenia's Bambir rock band.
Rico of neweurasia reports that Turkmenistan is demanding apologies from foreign media outlets for reporting the existence of an Islamic Movement of Turkmenistan. (Probably a sloppy mistake regarding the Islamic Movement of Turkestan.)
neweurasia reports on the strange new oath for doctors in Turkmenistan.
the beatroot notes a sudden political transformation in Poland's parliament.
neweurasia has launched its Tajikistan blog with an inaugural post discussing why Tajikistan is as deserving of attention as its neighbors.
New Mongols reports that with President Bush about to visit Mongolia, the media has finally discovered the country and that it is a fairly normal and welcoming country.
With Armenia set to participate in future Eurovision contests, Harmick of Blogrel offers up a sample of a potential entry.
br23 blog reports on the outcome of the second Belarussian Solidarity Day.