Critics believe arrests and threats against reporters are part of a larger, ongoing campaign to silence voices of dissent.
Acting president will become the real thing after obliterating the competition in a poll that fell short of international standards, observers say.
UN cultural agency adds 16 cultural practices to its Intangible Heritage List.
Kazakhstan jails activists, plans a Great Firewall to stifle online dissent. From The Conversation.
The predictable conviction of the two activists highlights Astana’s disregard for rights to peaceful assembly.
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.