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2020: Eurasianet’s year in review
To each their own annus horribilis.
Dec 28, 2020
After the war: Touring Azerbaijan's reclaimed territories
The mood in Baku is triumphal but it’s heavy and vengeful rather than joyous.
Paul Benjamin Osterlund
Dec 22, 2020
Uzbekistan poised to start trials on Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
5,000 people are taking part in the trials.
Dec 10, 2020
Kyrgyzstan: Only 15 percent of infected healthcare workers compensated
Medics say they are actively discouraged from seeking the compensation.
Dec 8, 2020
Georgia’s COVID outbreak grows from molehill to “Everest”
In the early days of the pandemic, Georgia enjoyed one of the most enviable rates in the world. Things began to fall apart in late summer.
Dec 7, 2020
Uzbekistan: Pressure on media sparks international response
Officials were irked by coverage about haphazard preparations for the heating season.
Nov 30, 2020
Uzbekistan postpones first census because of coronavirus
The population has not been counted in over 30 years.
Nov 13, 2020
Perspectives | How U.S. hawks’ fixation on Iran endangers Middle East Christians
A facile and naïve plan being discussed in Washington risks backfiring on Iran’s minority Christians.
Oct 31, 2020
Uzbekistan: The mixed legacy of Bukhara’s 1920 uprising
One hundred years after the Red Army established the Bukharan People's Soviet Republic, residents are ambivalent about its meaning.
Oct 29, 2020
UFC Khabib’s last outing too hot for Tajikistan?
The authorities are spooked by the idea that a crowd could form.
Oct 26, 2020
War in the Caucasus hits close to home for Turkey’s Armenians
Some are speaking out against the conflict despite fears the government’s strong support for Azerbaijan could fuel nationalist reprisals.
Ayla Jean Yackley
Oct 21, 2020
Kyrgyzstan: In an uprising low on heroes, defense volunteers shine
The appearance of the self-defense units is the second time this year that civil society has been forced to hold the line. Where the state repeatedly fails to live up to its obligations, volunteers step in.
Oct 14, 2020
Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict poses threat to regional energy corridor
While it would be wrong to start pointing fingers and formulating conspiracy theories, clearly the risks are many and real.
Oct 9, 2020
Uzbekistan to take part in COVID-19 vaccine trials
Officials say Uzbekistan plans to produce its own vaccine when tests are done.
Sep 30, 2020
Kyrgyzstan: Authorities mulling return to lockdowns
Batken has already reimposed restrictions.
Sep 29, 2020