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Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Tajikistan for Anti-Terror Drills
May 25, 2017
Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Tajikistan for Anti-Terror Drills
Practice makes perfect, right? Tajikistan and Russia to hold counterterror drills next week.
Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Tajikistan for Anti-Terror Drills
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
May 25, 2017
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
New report, same old story: Dushanbe's crackdown on lawyers continues.
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
May 24, 2017
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
If passed, a range of crimes, from joining a terrorist group to separatism, could be grounds to lose citizenship.
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
Restructuring of Kazakhstan's Banking Sector Continues
May 23, 2017
Restructuring of Kazakhstan's Banking Sector Continues
Aftershocks of the crisis continue to rock the country's financial sector after a buyout and rumors of another merger.
Restructuring of Kazakhstan's Banking Sector Continues
Will Uzbekistan Join TAPI?
May 23, 2017
Will Uzbekistan Join TAPI?
During his second visit to Turkmenistan, Uzbek President Mirziyoyev agreed to join the pipeline project.
Will Uzbekistan Join TAPI?
Has US Russia Policy Changed?
May 21, 2017
Has US Russia Policy Changed?
A recent appropriations bill, signed by Trump, furthers Obama-era policies regarding Russian expansionism.
Has US Russia Policy Changed?
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
May 18, 2017
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
The ruling Social Democratic Party has named current PM Sooronbay Jeenbekov as its nominee.
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
Silk Purses from Sows’ Ears: Russian Railways and the Pig Market Silk Road Stimulus
May 18, 2017
Silk Purses from Sows’ Ears: Russian Railways and the Pig Market Silk Road Stimulus
Win-win cooperation will net oligarchs billions, but the average Russian very little.
Silk Purses from Sows’ Ears: Russian Railways and the Pig Market Silk Road Stimulus
What's Next for the Belt and Road in Central Asia?
May 17, 2017
What's Next for the Belt and Road in Central Asia?
Three regional presidents attended the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing last weekend.
What's Next for the Belt and Road in Central Asia?
Is Kyrgyzstan Ready for the Next Natural Disaster?
May 16, 2017
Is Kyrgyzstan Ready for the Next Natural Disaster?
After a deadly spring, can Kyrgyzstan move to control the risk posed by future landslides?
Is Kyrgyzstan Ready for the Next Natural Disaster?
Are Trade Fairs in Turkmenistan Pointless?
May 13, 2017
Are Trade Fairs in Turkmenistan Pointless?
Such fairs do provide insight into the psychology of dictatorship.
Are Trade Fairs in Turkmenistan Pointless?
In Lead-Up to Iranian Elections, the Nuclear Deal Becomes a Heated Topic of Debate
May 13, 2017
In Lead-Up to Iranian Elections, the Nuclear Deal Becomes a Heated Topic of Debate
As the presidential election nears, the fate of the JCPOA appears secure.
In Lead-Up to Iranian Elections, the Nuclear Deal Becomes a Heated Topic of Debate
US Transfers $6 Million in Vehicles and Equipment to Tajikistan
May 12, 2017
US Transfers $6 Million in Vehicles and Equipment to Tajikistan
More stuff for Tajikistan's border services, courtesy of Washington.
US Transfers $6 Million in Vehicles and Equipment to Tajikistan
Kazakhstan Set for Economic Recovery, But What Next?
May 12, 2017
Kazakhstan Set for Economic Recovery, But What Next?
As Astana enters an upturn, sustaining reform momentum will be vital as will confronting corruption.
Kazakhstan Set for Economic Recovery, But What Next?
Uzbekistan's Next Step: Renewed International Engagement
May 10, 2017
Uzbekistan's Next Step: Renewed International Engagement
High-level officials from international organizations are making the pilgrimage to Tashkent after years of rough relations.
Uzbekistan's Next Step: Renewed International Engagement
Lawyer Says Suits Against Media Organizations in Kyrgyzstan Suspended
May 09, 2017
Lawyer Says Suits Against Media Organizations in Kyrgyzstan Suspended
A lawyer has asked the Constitutional Chamber to examine the constitutionality of recent libel cases against media.
Lawyer Says Suits Against Media Organizations in Kyrgyzstan Suspended
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