Central Asia

1 September 2015
Ismayilova, Fierce Critic of Aliev Regime, Jailed
Plus, Tajikistan bans Islamist party and a blacklisted Russian singer is given permission for EU entry on medical grounds.
 
26 August 2015
Tajikistan Steps Up Fight Against Black-Clad Women

Dushanbe’s war on the wrong clothes looks set to step up a gear as the authorities resolve to crack down on anything they perceive as dangerous, radical Islam. From EurasiaNet.org.

 
17 August 2015
Tajikistan: Anxious Times on the Afghan Border

Dushanbe watches increased Taliban activity near its borders with rising concern. From EurasiaNet.org.

 
14 August 2015
Baku Court Sentences Rights Advocates, Russian POW Asks Putin for Help

Plus, OSCE official presses Turkmenistan to free journalist, and report says Hungarian officials warn Jewish community over migration threats.

By Timothy Spence
 
13 August 2015
Russian Supermodel in Row Over Disabled Sister’s Ouster, Turkmenistan Bars Horse Expert From Leaving
Plus, Belarus censors distance-learning packet sent to political prisoner, and witness protection among new Kosovo court’s biggest challenges
By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
 
Andrey Nekrasov 100
11 August 2015
Russia, Lithuania Tussle Over Reporter’s Extradition, EU Finds Billions for Migrant Aid
Plus, IMF call to tax the poor puts Albania in a dilemma, and a Bernini masterpiece resurfaces only to vanish from Slovakia.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 

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