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Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
20 February 2017
Despite no clear link to actual suicides in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, authorities are dreaming up restrictions.
10 February 2017
One blogger, three passports and the intricate international relations of the Caucasus region. This gets pretty complicated.
15 January 2017
29 December 2016
With traditional media in the country heavily restricted, social media is an obvious forum for information warfare between the Kazakh nationalists and ethnic Russians.
16 December 2016
Activists reported that Facebook, YouTube, and other social media websites were inaccessible in Kazakhstan on Friday, the 25th anniversary of the country's independence from the Soviet Union.
9 December 2016
"I don’t want to be remembered by apologising in my final statement. I refuse to see myself as a prisoner. I am a lover of freedom."
29 November 2016
29 June 2016
"The information war in Kyrgyzstan is a part of the broader global information war. It has always been and always will be."
16 June 2016
"I was paralyzed by the idea of exile. This is the first time I had decided to flee the country without knowing exactly when I would return."
9 June 2016
"Football and show business were the only areas where criticism was allowed and tolerated. And now even here they are choking the voice of the public."