Central Asia

22 March 2010
Celebrating, Not Looting

In 2005, revolutionaries in southern Kyrgyzstan - many of them villagers - moved swiftly and successfully to prevent a power vacuum.

By Hamid Toursunov
22 March 2010
Spring Offensive Premium

Critical media voices come under sustained pressure in Kyrgyzstan and Belarus.

By Alyaksandr Yanusik
kazakhstan meat market
2 March 2010
A Semi-Soviet Union is Born

Many Kazakhs fear the new Russian-led customs union will be a very unequal partnership.

By Kenjali Tinibai
24 February 2010
Deprivation, Disease, and Death

Tremendous crowding and shortages in Turkmen prisons mean that too many who go in never come out.

By EurasiaNet
23 February 2010
Bad Behavior Premium

TOL podcast: Freedom House’s Christopher Walker on Kazakhstan’s OSCE missteps and their meaning.

By Jeremy Druker


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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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