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2 May 13
Court hears that they hid evidence to protect the younger Tsarnaev brother.
Almut Rochowanski of the Chechnya Advocacy Network. (Photo courtesy of A. Rochowanski)
Comment
26 Apr 13
Immigrants imbued with traditional values of masculinity and power can run into problems fitting into a different kind of society.
Tokmok, a town in northern Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Kloop.kg)
25 Apr 13
Residents of Tsarnaev family’s home town say it’s wrong to hang blame on entire ethnic group.
Russian army outpost in the mountains of Dagestan, March 2008. (Photo: Sergey Pyatakov/RIA Novosti/Wikimedia Commons)
Interview
23 Apr 13
Russia has opted for authoritarian local leaders, rather than risk losing control of its southern frontier.
Aftermath of bomb attack on the Boston marathon. (Photo: Aaron Tang/Flickr)
IWPR Insight
19 Apr 13
Attackers identified as Chechens from Russian North Caucasus, though their motives remain unclear.
8 Oct 12
Azerbaijan's media put the number of homeless children in the country at 80,000 and rising. But human rights activists believe even this is an underestimate.
8 Oct 12
The Chechen authorities have lost the peoples' trust and most just want the anarchy to end - even if that means bringing the old rulers back. That gives Russia a second chance to take and hold Chechnya - but only if it is better behaved this time.
8 Oct 12
Back in August Armenian president Robert Kocharian and his Azerbaijani counterpart Heydar Aliev met in Geneva to sort out Karabakh "man to man" behind closed doors.
8 Oct 12
Moscow is again embarking on an attempt to subdue Chechnya by force. Although many of the stated aims are different and so far the military tactics are marginally less brutal, the experience for the local population is exactly the same.
8 Oct 12
Politics has, it seems, never been so popular in Georgia. But the voters are being offered two very different views on the country's future by parties contesting the coming parliamentary elections.

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