Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
August 23, 2016
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
The added contributors may help assuage supply fears, if the reported deals work out.
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
Pressure Works: Kazakh Opposition Leader Released on Parole
August 22, 2016
Pressure Works: Kazakh Opposition Leader Released on Parole
Vladimir Kozlov thanked the European Union for its help in pushing for his release.
Pressure Works: Kazakh Opposition Leader Released on Parole
US Donates $12 Million Worth of Equipment to Tajikistan Border Guards
August 20, 2016
US Donates $12 Million Worth of Equipment to Tajikistan Border Guards
Including $3 million dollars worth of Jeep Wranglers.
US Donates $12 Million Worth of Equipment to Tajikistan Border Guards
Tajik Opposition Under Threat Behind Bars
August 20, 2016
Tajik Opposition Under Threat Behind Bars
And Kazakhstan continues to wrestle with the wild west nature of the Internet; weekend reads.
Tajik Opposition Under Threat Behind Bars
Per Capita, Turkmenistan Jails Far More Journalists Than China
August 19, 2016
Per Capita, Turkmenistan Jails Far More Journalists Than China
In an already underreported region, journalists face jail simply for doing their jobs.
Per Capita, Turkmenistan Jails Far More Journalists Than China
Kyrgyz Weightlifter First to Lose Rio Olympic Medal for Doping
August 19, 2016
Kyrgyz Weightlifter First to Lose Rio Olympic Medal for Doping
Izzat Artykov tested positive for strychnine, the first athlete caught doping in the 2016 Games.
Kyrgyz Weightlifter First to Lose Rio Olympic Medal for Doping
Central Asia’s Oil and Gas Now Flows to the East
August 18, 2016
Central Asia’s Oil and Gas Now Flows to the East
Central Asia's energy resources are increasingly flowing not to Russia, but to China and emerging Asian economies.
Central Asia’s Oil and Gas Now Flows to the East
Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis
August 18, 2016
Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis
Crises come and go, but Russia-Kazakhstan remain fast friends.
Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis
Criminal Gangs Selling Fake Kyrgyz Passports to China's Uyghurs
August 17, 2016
Criminal Gangs Selling Fake Kyrgyz Passports to China's Uyghurs
Local media follow the story of faked travel documents to Osh.
Criminal Gangs Selling Fake Kyrgyz Passports to China's Uyghurs
Migrants Unwelcome: Siberian Region Bans Foreign Workers From Key Jobs
August 17, 2016
Migrants Unwelcome: Siberian Region Bans Foreign Workers From Key Jobs
Meanwhile, fewer Tajiks are traveling to Russia looking for work, already.
Migrants Unwelcome: Siberian Region Bans Foreign Workers From Key Jobs
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
August 16, 2016
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
Atmar's quiet visits to Dushanbe and Bishkek are a positive sign--but the two regions need to do more than talk.
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
Kazakhstan’s Weightlifter Breaks Record at Rio
August 15, 2016
Kazakhstan’s Weightlifter Breaks Record at Rio
His Azeri celebration dance goes viral, but doping cloud hangs over the Kazakh team.
Kazakhstan’s Weightlifter Breaks Record at Rio
How Exactly Did Kazakhstan Help Turkish-Russian Rapprochement Along?
August 13, 2016
How Exactly Did Kazakhstan Help Turkish-Russian Rapprochement Along?
More on Kazakh-Russian relations, troubling constitutional changes brewing in Kyrgyzstan, and a beard story; links.
How Exactly Did Kazakhstan Help Turkish-Russian Rapprochement Along?
Uzbekistan's Amazing Record-Setting Gymnast Takes on Rio
August 11, 2016
Uzbekistan's Amazing Record-Setting Gymnast Takes on Rio
Oksana Chusovitina is the first gymnast in Olympic history to appear in seven Games.
Uzbekistan's Amazing Record-Setting Gymnast Takes on Rio
2 Stories That Explain Turkmenistan's Absurdity
August 11, 2016
2 Stories That Explain Turkmenistan's Absurdity
The phrase “fiddling while Rome burns” may be an appropriate aphorism for Ashgabat.
2 Stories That Explain Turkmenistan's Absurdity
Russia-Turkey Relations: Back on Track?
August 10, 2016
Russia-Turkey Relations: Back on Track?
Erdogan's first trip abroad following the July 15 coup attempt was to Russia to patch up relations.
Russia-Turkey Relations: Back on Track?
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