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RCA Issue 667

Lola Olimova
17 Jan 12
New Year's Eve killing prompts debate on which traditions really count as Tajik.
Almaz Rysaliev
17 Jan 12
Ballot outcome predictable, and opposition wouldn’t do any better than current regime, says local journalist.
President Nazarbaev's Nur Otan party remains dominant. (Photo: Serik Kovlanbaev)
Almaz Rysaliev
16 Jan 12
President’s Nur Otan now joined by two other regime-friendly parties in parliament.
Andrei Grishin of the Kazakstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law. (Photo courtesy A. Grishin)
IWPR Central Asia
13 Jan 12
Several investigations under way, but little light shed on what really happened.
Marina Sabitova, head of the Panturania Centre for Humanitarian Research in Kazakstan. (Photo courtesy of M. Sabitova)
Alexandra Kazakova
11 Jan 12
Leadership alienated from people and must realise present system is unsustainable, according to leading analyst.
Confrontation between a female opposition activist and a group of pro-government demonstrators in 2009. (Photo: Timur Rayimkulov; courtesy of Kloop.kg)
Alexander Kim, Asyl Osmonalieva, Inga Sikorskaya, Bakhtiyor Rasulov
6 Jan 12
In Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, police and politicians recruit women as professional campaigners or just as troublemakers.