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November 19, 2015

Separatism Charge Lands Young Kazakh in Jail

By Catherine Putz
He posted a poll and ended up in jail.
November 18, 2015

Central Asian States Among Countries Least Impacted by Terrorism

By Catherine Putz
Despite rhetoric from regional leaders, statistically Central Asia doesn’t experience much terrorism.

November 17, 2015

Fear of Terrorists Ripples from Paris to Moscow

By Catherine Putz
A deputy speaker in the State Duma floated the idea of restricting entry to Russia for citizens of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

November 13, 2015

Tajikistan’s Destabilizing Threat Inflation

By Catherine Putz
Kazakhstan’s contradictions and Mongolian records, weekend reads.

November 13, 2015

Visionary-Style Economics Meet Reality in Kazakhstan

By Catherine Putz
It’s unclear that Astana can match big ambitions with the reality of an underdeveloped bureaucracy.
November 12, 2015

Uzbek Political Prisoner Released After 21 Years

By Catherine Putz
Murod Juraev’s release comes ten days after a visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Uzbekistan.

November 11, 2015

When Will TAPI Construction Begin?

By Casey Michel
Ashgabat says December, but New Delhi might be getting cold feet.
November 11, 2015

Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000

By Catherine Putz
The electricity generation scheme has its big backers, but skepticism remains.

November 09, 2015

2 Tajik Military Recruiters Killed in Dushanbe

By Catherine Putz
Details are scarce, though some have linked the attack to the country's conscription drive.

November 09, 2015

Turkmenistan Supports Ukraine’s Sovereignty

By Casey Michel
In late October, Ashgabat tossed its rhetoric behind Kyiv.

November 07, 2015

Kazakhstan: Currency Trouble and British Friends

By Casey Michel
The ties between London and Kazakhstan remain firm, but disconcerting to some observers.
November 07, 2015

The Uzbeks of New York

By Catherine Putz
Kazakhstan’s economy and Kerry’s trip, plus more weekend reads.

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Paolo Sorbello
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Paolo Sorbello

Paolo Sorbello is a journalist and researcher from Italy. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow, studying state-business relations in Kazakhstan. He is also the Business News Editor of the weekly newspaper The Conway Bulletin.

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Umida Hashimova
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Umida Hashimova

Umida Hashimova is an Associate Research Analyst in the Strategic Studies division of CNA. Umida, whose native languages are Russian and Uzbek, is a scholar on Central Asia’s current affairs.

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