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After Cancellations and Delays, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Reopen Air Link
April 12, 2017
After Cancellations and Delays, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Reopen Air Link
On Tuesday, the first direct commercial flight between the neighboring countries in 25 years landed in Dushanbe.
After Cancellations and Delays, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Reopen Air Link
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
April 07, 2017
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
Big plans, indeed, but will they materialize?
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
April 04, 2017
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
The annual report again catalogs the decline of democracy across the former Soviet Union.
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
The Problem With <em>Dictatorland</em>
April 04, 2017
The Problem With Dictatorland
The BBC documentary is both an orientalist exercise and a potentially dangerous document for the journalist's sources.
The Problem With Dictatorland
Telia Declares Deal to Sell Tajik Stake Invalid
April 03, 2017
Telia Declares Deal to Sell Tajik Stake Invalid
Thanks to Tajik government inaction, Telia remains mired in Tajikistan.
Telia Declares Deal to Sell Tajik Stake Invalid
Jailed Tajik Lawyer's Lawyer Flees, Fearing Her Client's Fate
March 31, 2017
Jailed Tajik Lawyer's Lawyer Flees, Fearing Her Client's Fate
Who will defend the defenders when all the lawyers are detained?
Jailed Tajik Lawyer's Lawyer Flees, Fearing Her Client's Fate
Dealing With Central Asia's Poisonous Nuclear Legacy
March 29, 2017
Dealing With Central Asia's Poisonous Nuclear Legacy
Soviet-era uranium mining and waste facilities spread across Central Asia remain a serious public and environmental risk.
Dealing With Central Asia's Poisonous Nuclear Legacy
Springtime Is Counterterrorism Training Time in Tajikistan
March 28, 2017
Springtime Is Counterterrorism Training Time in Tajikistan
On Monday, both Russia and the United States began separate military training drills with Tajik forces.
Springtime Is Counterterrorism Training Time in Tajikistan
Good News for Central Asia in UN Human Development Index
March 28, 2017
Good News for Central Asia in UN Human Development Index
Despite many challenges, it seems some measure of progress is being made across Central Asia.
Good News for Central Asia in UN Human Development Index
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
March 21, 2017
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
The line's collapse represents yet another unsuccessful attempt at regional integration.
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
March 11, 2017
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
A new year, a new posture statement to parse.
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
Call Me, Dushanbe: Telia Wants Out of Tajikistan
March 02, 2017
Call Me, Dushanbe: Telia Wants Out of Tajikistan
Getting out of the Eurasian market is proving to be troublesome.
Call Me, Dushanbe: Telia Wants Out of Tajikistan
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
March 01, 2017
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
No huge headlines emerged from the trip, which was a walk down familiar paths and repetition of familiar phrases.
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
February 24, 2017
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
Democracy seems to be going into a global decline.
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
February 23, 2017
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
The Kremlin may be using relations with Qatar and Glencore to lean on Tajikistan to join the EEU.
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems
February 15, 2017
More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems
New World Bank report highlights that Dushanbe is underutilizing a growing workforce.
More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems
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