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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
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
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
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
Uzbekistan: Authorities turn to citizens to help bust traffic rule breakers
People will be able to report motorists using mobile phone footage.
Sep 27, 2020
Tajikistan: Secret Chinese base becomes slightly less secret
Chinese personnel, whose presence Dushanbe denies, forbid reporters from filming.
Sep 23, 2020
Georgia experiences its first wave of COVID-19
With their borders still largely closed, Georgians hit the beach and let their guard down. The epidemiological result was inevitable.
Sep 18, 2020
Uzbekistan’s new religion law promises limited change
Critics complain the draft bill preserves many restrictions.
Sep 16, 2020
Uzbekistan: COVID-19 adds more pain to university exam nightmare
Only one in 10 university applicants is sure of a place.
Sep 2, 2020