Election victories in Bishkek and Osh reflect strength of governing group.
Critics say deal gives Kremlin political as well as economic leverage.
Highest appeals court disputes ombudsman’s findings, and insists bribery is punished, not encouraged.
Court orders Shant Harutyunyan to be detained for compulsory testing after he called for revolution.
United National Movement has survived two election defeats to become serious opposition force.
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New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Independent, dissenting Azerbaijani voices have never been so ostracised.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.