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Nathan Hamm · February, 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, Registan.net.

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Latest posts by Nathan Hamm from February, 2006

Turkmenistan, Ukraine: Gas War

Ukraine, faced with threats now from Turkmenistan that it will raise gas prices, is reacting aggressively, reports neweurasia

Turkmenistan: Demolitions

Peter at neweurasia reports on the destruction of seaside homes in the city of Turkmenbashi in Turkmenistan.

Kyrgyzstan: A Funeral

The Golden Road to Samarqand writes about Kyrgyz funeral customs.

Armenia: Hassling Rock'n'Rollers

ArmYouth Blog reports on heavy security at a rock festival and how stereotypes held by security caused trouble for concertgoers.

Tajikistan: Small Victory

Alan Cordova reports on a small victory in the case of a jailed Tajik democracy pioneer.

Armenia: Notes from the Armenian Blogosphere

Oneworld Multimedia has a roundup of the English language Armenian blogosphere and the Armenian language Armenian blogosphere.

Turkmenistan: Bouygues's Sweet Deal

neweurasia reports on the massive deals signed by French construction firm Bouygues with the Turkmen government.

Tajikistan: Destroying a Synagogue

A Dushanbe expat writing for Registan.net reports on the impending destruction of Tajikistan's only synagogue.

Armenia: The Pop Beat

Harmick of Blogrel has a roundup of Armenian pop culture news.

Kyrgyzstan: HIV/AIDS

neweurasia has an in-depth report on HIV/AIDS in Kyrgyzstan.

Armenia: Corrupt Justice

Oneworld Multimedia discusses corruption in the Armenian justic system.

Kazakhstan: HIV/AIDS

Ben Paarmann writes on HIV/AIDS in Kazakhstan.

Uzbekistan: Ukraine Deportations

Registan.net writes about the deportation from Ukraine of a handful of Uzbeks trying to obtain refugee status and speculates about the possible connection of the decision to Ukraine's need for...

Kyrgyzstan: Bride Kidnapping

The Golden Road to Samarqand discusses a report on bride abduction in Kyrgyzstan.

Armenia: Kinderdorf Interview

Oneworld Multimedia has additional photos from SOS Kinderdorf's facility in Armenia and an interview with its director.

Kyrgyzstan: The Law Students

The Golden Road to Samarqand reports on the opinions of Bishkek law students on current events in Kyrgyzstan.

Armenia: Substance and Appearance

Zarchka writes about substance and appearances in Armenian society.

Georgia: HIV/AIDS in Georgia

neweurasia reports on HIV/AIDS in Georgia.

Armenia: Destroying Old Yerevan

Oneworld Multimedia reports on the tearing down of old Yerevan.

Kyrgyzstan: Wolves

James at neweurasia discusses Kyrgyzstan's exploding wolf population.

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