Protests | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The media must learn to interpret the evolving digital dialectic of global unrest.
Failures to deliver on political promises have people back out in the streets.
Government concessions fail to quell ongoing demonstrations.
Questions asked over second outbreak of serious violence in six months.
What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?
24 Oct 14
Facebook helps mobilise protest movement.
24 Oct 14
Government backtracks on the timing of new tax rules after protests by small businesses.
14 Jul 14
Campaign groups now find that politicians are interested in their causes.
10 Jun 14
As opposition considers whether to field one candidate or several, many Abkhaz are alarmed at the precedent set by ousting leaders, even unpopular ones.
6 Jun 14
Demonstrators are driven by complex motives and differing agendas, but this is not a repeat of the Kiev revolution.
24 Apr 14
As interior minister claims opposition wants to copy Ukraine unrest, a pro-Moscow movement grows.
10 Apr 14
Economist Alex Ryabchyn argues that locals are afraid of the future but want to remain part of Ukraine.
21 Mar 14
Ilgar Mammadov and Tofiq Yaqublu convicted of inciting a riot although they weren't in town when it happened.
18 Mar 14
Government insists new compulsory contributions will stay in force despite public anger.
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