Kazakhstan’s president valiantly beats back a “grassroots” attempt to keep him in office for another 10 years. And calls a snap election. From EurasiaNet.
Brussels needs to remember that Karimov doesn’t hold all the cards in Uzbekistan, and he won’t last forever, anyway.
The EU’s overtures to Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan could be making the human rights situations there worse, not better.
Bishkek’s report on the June violence misses an opportunity to ask the most important questions. From openDemocracy.
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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.
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It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.