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How dissent singles citizens out for harassment and discrimination.
Despite elections, real political change remains as far away as ever.
Everybody will end up losing if hate speech is left unchecked.
Many citizens appear paralyzed in the face of so many confusing choices.
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule.
26 Mar 14
21 Mar 14
Russian authorities already talking about moving some Crimean Tatars off lands they occupy.
18 Mar 14
After Moscow denounces Ukrainians as "fascists", neo-Nazis are invited as impartial observers in Crimean referendum.
6 Mar 14
5 Mar 14
New constellation of opposition leaders hopes to pressure the government, but it is far from certain they will succeed.
11 Feb 14
Amid the worst violence to hit country since the end of the war, some are hoping the unrest will prompt real political change.
24 Jan 14
Election victories in Bishkek and Osh reflect strength of governing group.
15 Oct 13
Visitors feel weight of state surveillance.
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