Central Asia

25 May 2016
Tajik Referendum Removes Term Limits on President, Bans Religious Parties
‘Leader of the Nation’ Emomali Rahmon already enjoys legal untouchability for himself and his family.
23 May 2016
Massive Crackdown in Kazakhstan
Hundreds arrested to ward off protests against land reform.
13 May 2016
Controversial NGO Bill Dies in Kyrgyz Parliament Premium
Some analysts see rejection of bill modeled on Russia’s 'foreign agent law' as another sign of cooling relations with Moscow.
12 May 2016
Servants of the State Premium

Veterans of the Soviet-Afghan War in Tajikistan cast themselves as loyal partners of the Rahmon regime. More than political opportunism, this approach resonates with rhetoric inherited from the Soviet era. 

By Markus Göransson
11 May 2016
Kyrgyz Leader Slams Russian Skinheads for Brutal Attack Premium

Trend of attacks and killings by nationalists continues, rights groups say.




Moldovan diaries

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.

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