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Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Targets Felix Sater in Lawsuit
March 27, 2019
Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Targets Felix Sater in Lawsuit
The lawsuit alleges that Sater plotted to use Trump-branded skyscrapers to launder money allegedly stolen from a Kazakhstan bank.
Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Targets Felix Sater in Lawsuit
Uzbekistan Widens Engagement Beyond the Usual Partners
March 27, 2019
Uzbekistan Widens Engagement Beyond the Usual Partners
Judging from Mirziyoyev’s travel plans, Uzbekistan’s ambitions remain high and its circles of engagement are widening.
Uzbekistan Widens Engagement Beyond the Usual Partners
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
March 22, 2019
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
As the first Central Asian state to sit on the UNSC, what did Kazakhstan achieve?
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
Soviet Nostalgia Meets Kyrgyz Social Media
March 21, 2019
Soviet Nostalgia Meets Kyrgyz Social Media
Social media accounts specializing in historical photos of Kyrgyzstan reflect young people’s desire to learn about their country’s past.
Soviet Nostalgia Meets Kyrgyz Social Media
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Resigns
March 19, 2019
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Resigns
After nearly 30 years as president, Nazarbayev made a shocking resignation announcement.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Resigns
Kazakh Activist Complains of Pressure by Authorities
March 15, 2019
Kazakh Activist Complains of Pressure by Authorities
Under house arrest, Serikzhan Bilash says authorities made him sign blank documents.
Kazakh Activist Complains of Pressure by Authorities
In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge
March 14, 2019
In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge
Kazakhstan's approach to inclusive education and “negative attitudes” affect the education of children with disabilities.
In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
March 11, 2019
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
With the arrest of Serikzhan Bilash, a movement that gave the world a view into the Xinjiang crisis has an uncertain future.
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
What is Uzbekistan’s Role in the Afghan Peace Process?
March 11, 2019
What is Uzbekistan’s Role in the Afghan Peace Process?
As Tashkent’s officials move between Doha and Kabul, Uzbekistan is carving a quiet role for itself in the peace process.
What is Uzbekistan’s Role in the Afghan Peace Process?
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
March 08, 2019
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Karimova, the late president's daughter, is having a very bad week.
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Confronting Tajikistan’s HIV Crisis
March 07, 2019
Confronting Tajikistan’s HIV Crisis
In 2016, the UN estimated that 14,000 Tajiks were HIV-positive -- since then, that number has surely grown.
Confronting Tajikistan’s HIV Crisis
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
March 06, 2019
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
Kazakhs remain the most accessible window into the crisis in Xinjiang, but how long will that window remain open?
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
Former Kyrgyz President Atambayev on the Losing Side of a Defamation Suit
March 05, 2019
Former Kyrgyz President Atambayev on the Losing Side of a Defamation Suit
Last week former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev was on the losing side of a defamation lawsuit.
Former Kyrgyz President Atambayev on the Losing Side of a Defamation Suit
World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan
March 01, 2019
World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan
Uzbek and World Bank officials are all humming the same tune: There's no going back from reforms. Is it that simple?
World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan
The Significance of Kazakhstan’s Growing Role in Peacekeeping Operations
March 01, 2019
The Significance of Kazakhstan’s Growing Role in Peacekeeping Operations
Kazakhstan is preparing to send a second batch of peacekeepers abroad.
The Significance of Kazakhstan’s Growing Role in Peacekeeping Operations
Meeting the Kazakh Diaspora
February 28, 2019
Meeting the Kazakh Diaspora
Recent documentaries explore the contours of the Kazakh diaspora and challenge mainstream assumptions about migration and assimilation.
Meeting the Kazakh Diaspora
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