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, 2006
Onnik Krikorian and Zarchka both report on a recent rally in Yerevan to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Alexander of neweurasia reports that four activists of the opposition Democratic Party of Tajikistan who were arrested for an unauthorized rally and have now been released say that the government...
Due to economic problems and unreliability and high prices for energy and heating, Kyrgyz Report says that Kyrgyzstan is in for a rough winter.
KZBlog reports on religious and ethnic tolerance in Kazakhstan in the wake of the destruction of the only Hare Krishna community in the country.
Onnik Krikorian rounds up the Armenian blogosphere while Vadim does the same for the Tajikistani one.
Yulia translates an article on the heavy use of nasvay, a mixture of tobacco and lime that is chewed, among young Kyrgyz.
Blogrel reports on the death of Big Brother, a large advertising screen in Yerevan's Republic Square.
Onnik Krikorian says that the Economist Intelligence Unit's democracy rankings come at an important time for Armenia.
Yulia reports on why Kyrgyzstan's president may be facing danger whenever he travels abroad.
Kyrgyz Report discusses whether or not joining the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative will help the country.
Sean Roberts reports on Uzbekistan's imaginary middle class and compares the daughter of the country's president to Marie Antoinette.
Onnik Krikorian has a report on the Armenian parliamentary campaign.
Leila reports on protests in Kazakhstan over the the government's decision to ban the import and sale of cars with steering wheels on the right side.
Onnik Krikorian rounds up posts in the Armenian blogosphere on protests against racism.
KZ Blog discusses the overwhelming preference for exact change in Kazakhstan.
Writing for Kyrgyz Report, David Mikosz, the head of IFES in Kyrgyzstan, writes that Kyrgyzstan's electoral code will have to be overhauled now that the country's new constitution changes the...