Rising numbers of casualties shake 20-year-old ceasefire agreement.
Fears of attack on media freedoms after court rules information is needed to help solve serious crime.
Claims that Armenians were target of ethnic attack are disputed by eyewitnesses.
August 2008 conflict resulted in formal Russian recognition of South Ossetian and Abkhazian independence.
International watchdogs say Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif are in trouble for upholding human rights, not helping Armenian intelligence.
Military authorities must condemn violent culture, deal with abuses, and offer compensation, rights groups say.
Global Voices: Europe/Eurasia
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations.
In Kazakstan, ArcelorMittal Temirtau, the country's largest mining company, enjoyed state support for decades. But the death of 46 miners in October brought this backing to an end. Meanwhile, in Uzbekistan, Tajik nationals serving sentences on espionage charges in Uzbek prisons ask for a review of their cases.
Elsewhere, CABAR gets a unique insight into two of the eight Catholic nunneries still operating in northern Kazakstan.
Journalists need training and support to properly cover war crimes trials.
Some women face Adana's male-dominated traffic chaos for a living.
Recent murder highlights widespread discrimination and violence against LGBTI people.