Central Asia Data Update: 2018-2020

Supplemental data collection drawing on new media sources adds 660 events to ACLED’s Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan datasets for 2018-2020. In this infographic, ACLED Central Asia and the Caucasus Research Manager Asena Karaçalti and Research Analyst Curtis Goos review the latest data. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Regional Overview: United States
13-19 September 2020

Fewer demonstration events were reported in the United States last week compared to the week prior. The highest number of demonstration events were reported over issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, followed by demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Parents and students demonstrated across the country, demanding the resumption of in-person teaching.…

Regional Overview: Europe
13-19 September 2020

Last week, demonstration activity across Eastern Europe decreased. In Belarus, large demonstrations against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko continued. In Ukraine, ceasefire violations continued, though the violations have been minimal since the recent 22 July ceasefire agreement.  In Russia, there was a minor uptick in demonstrations due to recent regional elections and solidarity demonstrations. These…