A young priest keeps ancient rituals alive in his tiny parish.
Former leader appeared emaciated in latest legal hearing, sparking condemnation from Kyiv.
The detention and sham trial of a reporter illustrates how the Russian-controlled authorities treat independent media on the peninsula.
Villagers demand end to construction of a second reservoir for a local gold mine.
Found sheltering in a private house, the men were searched and summarily executed.
Experts attribute migration to the impact of the 2020 Nagorny Karabakh war and rising rental prices in Yerevan.
The presidential vote is likely to quietly legitimise the incumbent and consolidate his position.
Global Voices: Europe/Eurasia
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations
In Kyrgyzstan, authorities are moving to shut down the independent nonprofit Kloop Media Foundation in the latest action against independent journalism, while in Kazakstan an increasing number of people entrust, and lose, their money in schemes publicised as abiding by religious principles.
Elsewhere, an analysis digs into the different challenges that Afghan and Russian refugees face in Tajikistan.
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.