Legislation has been used against Scientologists, Protestants, and other small religious groups.
Mongolia has vast fossil hunting grounds but few resources to patrol them.
The region’s small Uighur community is keen to distance itself from accusations of terrorism.
The isolated country’s dream of becoming the next Central Asian tourist mecca is on hold.
The bitter weather that bore down on much of Europe in recent days left a trail of death and damage.
Going against established gender roles, the Armenian army's initiative to include women in its ranks proved a success. From EurasiaNet.org.
'Sovietization' by means of Russian was devastating both for the Russian language and other languages across the old USSR, linguist Hasan Huseinov argues.
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.