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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.
22 Oct 09
Azeris say Turkey’s border accord with Armenia is a betrayal of their alliance.
22 Oct 09
With not enough money to rebuild homes, disaster victims face a winter under canvas.
13 Oct 09
Mixed reaction in Tehran to Geneva nuclear talks.
9 Oct 09
In a partial admission of the failure of past land reforms, the Tajik government is to disband some large farms that are in debt and owe taxes.
6 Oct 09
Qualified scientists can earn far more money and respect by taking their skills abroad.
29 Sep 09
A recent banking conference in Bishkek discussed the impact of falling workers’ remittances on the Kyrgyz economy.
29 Sep 09
Fewer migrant workers than anticipated have come back to Kyrgyzstan from abroad, and reporter Nurlan Abdaliev went to the Russian city of Novisibirsk to find out how the rest are weathering the ongoing economic crisis.
25 Sep 09
Economists predict huge boost for Armenian economy if ties between Yerevan and Ankara are normalised.
25 Sep 09
Journalist’s conviction viewed as a warning to critics ahead of presidential elections.
25 Sep 09
Tajik migrant workers in Russia are increasingly divorcing their wives with one phone call, reports Shahodat Saibnazarova.

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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
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What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?