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OC Media · April, 2017

OC Media brings you the latest news, com­men­tary, mul­ti­me­dia, and inves­ti­ga­tions from north and south of the Caucasus, with in-depth analysis of the issues, movements, conflicts and people shaping the region.

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Latest posts by OC Media from April, 2017

16 April 2017

Urbanisation in Chechnya: Why Do People Leave Their Ancestral Villages?

Chechnya's farms have fallen fallow as villagers enthusiastically swap the hard work and abundance of the countryside for occasional labour and handouts in the city.

1 April 2017

‘Why Can’t I Kiss My Girlfriend in Public?’ The Story of an Armenian Queer Woman

A queer woman reveals her life story and shares her stubborn struggle for lesbian emancipation in a homophobic patriarchal society.

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