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Nathan Hamm · October, 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 October, 2006

Kazakhstan: New Party

Sean Roberts reports on the probable emergence of a new political party in Kazakhstan that would serve the interests of businesspeople.

Georgia: Social Impact of Russia Conflict

Dan O'Huiginn reports on some of the social impacts of the Russia-Georgia conflict.

Armenia: Genocide Bill Fallout

Blogrel outlines some of the impacts and consequences of the passage of France's law against denying the Armenian genocide. While the author is happy the bill passed, he hopes that...

Azerbaijan: Media Crackdown

Denise reports at neweurasia on a media crackdown in Azerbaijan that has resulted in the closure of a popular newspaper and an order to cease broadcasting news prepared outside of...

Armenia: Genocide Bill in France

Raffi K and readers of Life in Armenia discusses France's bill that would make denying the Armenian genocide in Turkey a crime

Tajikistan: Uncensored

Alexander Sadikov reports that the Tajik government has bowed to pressure and lifted its block on some websites that report information critical of the government.

Armenia: Divine Liturgy

Raffi Meneshian reviews Winds of Passion's Divine Liturgy at Life in the Armenian Diaspora, noting that the Armenian Church's Divine Liturgy is some of the finest spiritual music from Armenia.

Kazakhstan: Deep Purple

Deep Purple is getting ready to rock Almaty for two nights, reports neweurasia.

Georgia: Javakheti Armenians

Onnik Krikorian reports on protests and unhappiness among Georgia's ethnic Armenian community.

Central Asia: Corruption & Parking

neweurasia reports on the correlation between a Central Asian and Caucasus states’ levels of corruption and parking violations for members of their UN missions.

Kazakhstan: The Georgia-Russia Conflict reports on how the conflict between Georgia and Russia creates problems for Kazakhstan.

Uzbekistan: Fall From Favor

Sean Roberts discusses how last year's Andijon uprising is being used to arrest political figures who have fallen from favor.

Kazakhstan: Reacting to Russia-Georgia Conflict

Stavros says that Kazakhs are questioning Russia's actions against Georgians living in Russia to get back at the Georgian government.

Georgia: Primer on Conflict With Russia

Dan O'Huiginn has a detailed primer on Georgia's current conflict with Russia

Mongolia: Speaker on Speech

Shards of Mongolia reports that the speaker of Mongolia's parliament is appealing to the prime minister to curtail free speech rights.

Afghanistan: Pakistan & Security

Afghan Warrior says that Pakistan must do more to control its territory so that the security situation in Afghanistan can improve.

Armenia: Time to Realign

Burnell of Blogrel says that Armenia should move away from thinking of Russia as the best export market for its products.

Kyrgyzstan: Roundup

Yulia of neweurasia rounds up the week in the Kyrgyz blogosphere.

Armenia: monochromosis armeniaca

Nareg discusses a phenomenon in Armenian fashion he calls monochromosis armeniaca.

Armenia: Return to Ararat

Christian Garbis spent the weekend on the plains of Ararat, and reports on the perseverance of a successful farmer, his surrogate father in Armenia, who works the land there.

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