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A series of civil suits launched by the state prosecutor have seemingly targeted media for quoting the government's critics.
A rally, a crackdown and a diplomatic standoff that stands to benefit nationalist politicians in both countries, but almost no-one else.
Social media users have been tweeting about the situation in the city under the hashtag #BatumiRiots.
"Uber. Are you completely nuts? Is this what a Californian startup looks like?"
A popular new reality TV show and an advert for a construction company have enraged feminists by trivialising abuses against women.
"#Media is a natural ally of society. It can show flaws! Never make mistakes already made by your opponents. Support #Rustavi2"
Despite no clear link to actual suicides in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, authorities are dreaming up restrictions.
Move over 'fake news', here come 'fake trailers'.
One blogger, three passports and the intricate international relations of the Caucasus region. This gets pretty complicated.
"What sect? Do I need documents to help people?"
The instrument was once popular across the Turkic world, but its present stronghold is the Russian Republic of Khakassia.
The dead are mostly local Kyrgyz from a nearby village, and some of the stories are harrowing.
"A 29-year-old general, a fighter of corruption, [Rustam Emomali] just became Dushanbe's mayor. And what have you achieved?"
Whatever the truth, the damage to the little-known country's image has already been done.
"Why do they mess about? They should just appoint themselves immortals and pass a law banning death from visiting them."
With traditional media in the country heavily restricted, social media is an obvious forum for information warfare between the Kazakh nationalists and ethnic Russians.
In the era of fake news and 'information warfare', the story of Kloop.kg is one that both inspires and reassures.
A Russian opposition politician fires a rare volley of dissent regarding his country's involvement in the war in Syria.
The interview with a self-promoting Kazakh news presenter that never happened was quickly disowned by the purported interviewer.