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Kazakhstan’s Massive Oil Field Is Finally Getting Repaired
April 17, 2015
Kazakhstan’s Massive Oil Field Is Finally Getting Repaired
Production at the largest oil fields found in 30 years is scheduled to resume in 2017.
Kazakhstan’s Massive Oil Field Is Finally Getting Repaired
Tajikistan: No Hajj, No Hijab, and Shave Your Beard
April 17, 2015
Tajikistan: No Hajj, No Hijab, and Shave Your Beard
In a Muslim-majority country, state control of religious expression tightens.
Tajikistan: No Hajj, No Hijab, and Shave Your Beard
Turning a Blind Eye to Torture in Uzbekistan
April 16, 2015
Turning a Blind Eye to Torture in Uzbekistan
Amnesty International’s latest report, on torture in Uzbekistan, paints a damning picture.
Turning a Blind Eye to Torture in Uzbekistan
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
April 15, 2015
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in particular are keen to see progress in the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
Yes, Kazakhstan Has a Navy
April 14, 2015
Yes, Kazakhstan Has a Navy
The landlocked Central Asian country’s navy is celebrating its birthday this week.
Yes, Kazakhstan Has a Navy
Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President
April 11, 2015
Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President
Uzbekistan’s septuagenarian leader was inaugurated (again) Friday with little fanfare.
Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President
The 'Smiling Minister' and the Quds Commander: The Two Faces of Iran
April 10, 2015
The 'Smiling Minister' and the Quds Commander: The Two Faces of Iran
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Major Gen. Qassem Soleimani have little in common -- except their popularity in Iran.
The 'Smiling Minister' and the Quds Commander: The Two Faces of Iran
Central Asia: Can Secular Islam Survive?
April 10, 2015
Central Asia: Can Secular Islam Survive?
Uzbekistan offers insights into secular Islam within Central Asia and the legacy of Soviet influence.
Central Asia: Can Secular Islam Survive?
Turkmenistan Embassy Website Hacked
April 10, 2015
Turkmenistan Embassy Website Hacked
The website of Turkmenistan's embassy in Belarus has been taken offline following an apparent hack by ISIS supporters.
Turkmenistan Embassy Website Hacked
US Embassy in Tajikistan's Reporting Lacks 'Credibility'
April 09, 2015
US Embassy in Tajikistan's Reporting Lacks 'Credibility'
More than 50 percent of the U.S. embassy in Dushanbe's funding comes from the Pentagon.
US Embassy in Tajikistan's Reporting Lacks 'Credibility'
Korea, Kazakhstan Deepen Cooperation
April 08, 2015
Korea, Kazakhstan Deepen Cooperation
South Korea’s broad-based engagement with Central Asia’s largest economy continues with two recent deals.
Korea, Kazakhstan Deepen Cooperation
Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions
April 08, 2015
Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions
Two revolutions in ten years, is Kyrgyzstan any better off?
Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions
Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia
April 07, 2015
Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia
The Russian language, history, and civics test for migrant workers is getting tougher and more politicized this summer.
Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia
What Is the US Policy for Central Asia?
April 04, 2015
What Is the US Policy for Central Asia?
A senior State Department official outlines Washington’s current policy for the region.
What Is the US Policy for Central Asia?
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
April 04, 2015
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
Four years after signing the launching protocol, flights between Astana and Paris have begun.
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
What Not to Wear in Tajikistan: The Hijab
April 04, 2015
What Not to Wear in Tajikistan: The Hijab
Islam in Tajikistan is under comprehensive pressure, from fashion to politics.
What Not to Wear in Tajikistan: The Hijab
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