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Visual Stories

Armenia's Sargsyan appointed PM as protestors declare "velvet revolution"

Armenia’s National Assembly voted overwhelmingly to install Serzh Sargsyan as prime minister...

Heavy metal fights to survive, and bridge communities, in the Caucasus

In a damp, dimly lit tunnel underneath Tbilisi, a singer, clad in...

Easter in Georgia: Making the perfect paska

The sweet, pungent aroma of vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves hangs in...

Kyrgyzstan: In Kazarman, nothing gold can stay

The language of gold-making spills easily from people’s mouths in Kazarman. Every...

Rugby gains hold in Georgia as Georgian rugby rises abroad

On a mild Sunday afternoon, before a whistling, clapping, honking crowd of...

Sumalak, Kyrgyzstan's Nowruz treat for the pure of heart

Sumalak, the gooey germinated wheat-based treat made to mark the spring equinox...

Tajikistan and Nowruz: Renewal, forgiveness and solidarity

Nowruz, the festival of the spring equinox, a ritual celebration of renewal,...

Uzbek artist builds on Central Asia's epic tradition

Put this in your mental blender: An ancient, good-versus-evil epic with a...

The world's first democratically elected Muslim woman was from Georgia

The village of Karajala is fairly typical of the dozens of settlements...

A Portrait of Tajikistan’s Distant, Unloved Highlands

A sign above the entrance to the local highways department office in...