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Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
December 01, 2017
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Despite concerns, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have, so far, been able to manage debt repayment to China fairly well.
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member
November 30, 2017
Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member
Mirzorakhim Kuzov had been detained in Greece after Tajikistan submitted an Interpol red notice against him.
Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member
Checking in With Moscow: New Kyrgyz President Makes First International Trip to Russia
November 29, 2017
Checking in With Moscow: New Kyrgyz President Makes First International Trip to Russia
President Sooronbai Jeenbekov made a working visit to Moscow less than a week after taking office.
Checking in With Moscow: New Kyrgyz President Makes First International Trip to Russia
In Turkmenistan, the Buck Stops Where Berdy Says It Does
November 29, 2017
In Turkmenistan, the Buck Stops Where Berdy Says It Does
Regional leaders dismissed in Lebap Province were accused of corruption. Meanwhile, the Turkmen shuffle continues.
In Turkmenistan, the Buck Stops Where Berdy Says It Does
In Xinjiang, Ethnic Kazakhs and Kyrgyz Face Increased Pressure
November 28, 2017
In Xinjiang, Ethnic Kazakhs and Kyrgyz Face Increased Pressure
Chinese authorities have put increasing pressure on ethnic Kazakhs and Kyrgyz in Xinjiang.
In Xinjiang, Ethnic Kazakhs and Kyrgyz Face Increased Pressure
Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
November 27, 2017
Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
Hungry investors may have another chance to buy Tajik debt soon, but the IMF thinks the situation is far from stable.
Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
A New Kyrgyz President Takes Over in Bishkek
November 24, 2017
A New Kyrgyz President Takes Over in Bishkek
Almazbek Atambayev steps down and Sooronbai Jeenbekov steps up.
A New Kyrgyz President Takes Over in Bishkek
Russia's Security Inroads With Turkmenistan
November 24, 2017
Russia's Security Inroads With Turkmenistan
Beyond economic relations, Moscow and Ashgabat are increasingly seeking security cooperation.
Russia's Security Inroads With Turkmenistan
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
November 22, 2017
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
East Asian political realities are breathing new energy into Uzbekistan and South Korea's already strong relationship.
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev Promises to Return to Politics
November 20, 2017
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev Promises to Return to Politics
As Atambayev leaves office, he pledges to return in the 2020 parliamentary elections.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev Promises to Return to Politics
Leaks Unveil Kazakh Officials with Offshore Links
November 17, 2017
Leaks Unveil Kazakh Officials with Offshore Links
The Paradise Papers leak shows that Sauat Mynbayev, a key in Kazakhstan's energy sector, could have conspired to hide millions in offshore havens.
Leaks Unveil Kazakh Officials with Offshore Links
Kyrgyz President Atambayev Set to Hand Successor a Massive Bilateral Headache
November 16, 2017
Kyrgyz President Atambayev Set to Hand Successor a Massive Bilateral Headache
The Kazakh-Kyrgyz rift continues to widen as Atambayev's presidency wanes.
Kyrgyz President Atambayev Set to Hand Successor a Massive Bilateral Headache
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
November 14, 2017
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
Uzbekistan wants to breathe life into regional cooperation with the help of the UN and EU.
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
At the Samarkand Conference, Bilateral Bad Blood and Mistrust Loom Large
November 11, 2017
At the Samarkand Conference, Bilateral Bad Blood and Mistrust Loom Large
At a regional security conference, bilateral bad blood sidetracks greater cooperative ambitions.
At the Samarkand Conference, Bilateral Bad Blood and Mistrust Loom Large
Chechnya Could Force Russia's Hand on the Rohingya Crisis
November 09, 2017
Chechnya Could Force Russia's Hand on the Rohingya Crisis
Ramzan Kadyrov's strong words on the Rohingya's persecution could impact Russia-Myanmar ties.
Chechnya Could Force Russia's Hand on the Rohingya Crisis
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
November 01, 2017
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
Tajik police detained a prominent businessman, leaving room for the president's son-in-law.
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
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