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Nazarbaev's former press-secretary and head of Kazak Journalists Union Seitkazy Mataev​ sentenced in Almaty. (Photo: Kazis Toguzbaev, RFE/RL)
Comment
17 Oct 16
Latest case highlights growing dangers to country's media scene.
The conference, co-organised by IWPR in late September, provided a platform for the exchange of opinions. (Photo: IWPR)
14 Oct 16
Event highlights ways to understand growing role of religion in largely secular state.
Thousands of supporters of the United National Movement (UNM), Georgia´s largest opposition party, rallied in Tbilisi on October 5, three days before the parliamentary elections. (Photo: UNM)
7 Oct 16
Landmark vote comes four years after the country’s first peaceful transfer of power following independence.
Pope Francis after the Holy Mass met with Georgian president Giorgi Mrgvelashvili, who attended the event with other government officials. (Photo: Tako Svanidze)
6 Oct 16
Low turn-out and demonstrations mar landmark trip.
View of Mount Ararat from one of the valley's fish farms. (Photo: Photolure)
5 Oct 16
The short sighted use of resources has caused a widespread drop in strategic freshwater reserves.
Town of Akhalkalaki in Georgia's southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. (Photo: Samkhretis Karibche)
2 Oct 16
Armenian and Azerbaijani voters are finally being wooed by politicians.
Market stalls at Green Bazaar, Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: Gaziza Baituova)
29 Sep 16
Neighbour states are not finding their new trade relations easy going.
(l to r) Late Uzbek president Islam Karimov (left), President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Summit. (Photo: Kremlin press office/Wikimedia)
Interview
26 Sep 16
Eurasian grouping will include half of the world’s population when it expands next year.
People protest against the amendments to the Constitution, which "will make the republic to the monarchy". (Photo: Kamala Allahverdiyeva)
24 Sep 16
Opposition groups say reforms will perpetuate the powers of the current leadership.
Karen Karapetyan (Photo courtesy of Press Office of the Government of Armenia)
23 Sep 16
The ruling party is trying to change its image after a difficult few months.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.