Still of protagonist "Bekzod Sobirov" from the Uzbek feature film "River Song"
Fears -- of a return to civil war in Afghanistan, of Central Asian governments forcibly repatriating opponents, of the impact of new Internet laws in Russia, of Uzbek youth falling prey to the evil influence of computer games -- are the subject of these four original RFE/RL reports.
# In the two weeks since a controversial law regulating the Internet came into effect in Russia, several popular entertainment websites have been unexpectedly blocked. The legislation has sparked fears of a crackdown on the Internet and fueled accusations that the law was rushed through parliament and badly thought out. Tom Balmforth reports from Moscow.