Central Asia

22 September 2016
New Cities for a New Road

Spanking new towns and ports are popping up along the route of China’s New Silk Road from Asia to the Caucasus and Europe.

 
21 September 2016
Lawyers for Banned Tajik Party Face Long Prison Terms Amid Crackdown

The sentencing of IRPT lawyers, after a closed trial, comes days before UN Human Rights Council’s review of Tajikistan's human rights record. 

 
20 September 2016
Kyrgyz Leader Expected to Return to Work After Heart Scare

Almazbek Atambaev will likely restart his presidential duties next month after chest pains forced the cancellation of his visit to the UN General Assembly.

 
19 September 2016
Proxy War for the Soul of Kazakhstan
Once a high roller on the political scene, now a wanted man, a former Almaty mayor makes his case for heroic status alongside the country’s founding father.
By Robert A. Saunders
 
16 September 2016
Uzbek Jews Face Uncertain Future
Life under late ruler Karimov was tightly controlled, but stable and largely free of ethnic conflict, local Jews say.
 

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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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