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  • Yuri Bagrov. (Photo courtesy of Y. Bagrov)


    As speculation continues on the motives for the Tsarnaev brother’s actions, a journalist from the Caucasus offers a different take on life in the United States.
  • Russian army outpost in the mountains of Dagestan, March 2008. (Photo: Sergey Pyatakov/RIA Novosti/Wikimedia Commons)


    Russia has opted for authoritarian local leaders, rather than risk losing control of its southern frontier.
  • (l to r) Alexander-Ahmad with his daughter Hadicha, Fazylo (son of Gennady-Nekmuhammad), Gennady-Nekmuhammad; his daughther Malposha; his wife Havo with their daughter Santimo. (Photo: IWPR)
    Not all the Soviet soldiers came home when the war in Afghanistan ended in 1989.
7 Dec 09
IWPR discussion events prompt Tbilisi officials to cooperate with Georgian NGOs on refugee issues.
4 Dec 09
Thousands of prisoners are being freed under an amnesty in Tajikistan, but as Jamoliddin Saifiddinov reports, many have little to look forward to on the outside.
30 Nov 09
Government critics suspect changes to law designed to allow key power stations to be sold off by stealth.
27 Nov 09
Series of reports on difficulties of travelling across the Caucasus clinch Azerbaijan press award for IWPR journalist.
26 Nov 09
Mixed motives seen in proposed move to end three-year frontier closure.
20 Nov 09
One of the most visible effects of depression in Tajikistan is the sight of men hanging around in groups, hoping someone will take them on for a day’s work.
20 Nov 09
The authorities in Tajikistan are screening passengers arriving at airports and railway stations for signs of swine flu, Zarina Ergasheva reports.
14 Nov 09
Prison authorities allow reporter in to check conditions following claims inmates are mistreated.
13 Nov 09
Orthodox leader at the centre of argument over whether the church is too involved in public life.
13 Nov 09
Volunteers try to help bereaved youngsters still traumatised by the conflict.