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November 06, 2015

Energy Dominates Kazakhstan-Europe Relationship

By Catherine Putz
Diversification is the buzzword, but in London and Paris deals still revolve around energy.
November 05, 2015

Kazakhstan Fails to Foil Opposition Newspaper in a US Court

By Casey Michel
The court sided with Respublika, saying that a newspaper can, indeed, report on stolen documents.

November 05, 2015

Kerry: US Respects Kazakhstan's Sovereignty

By Casey Michel
The U.S. wants the region’s states to know it respects their sovereignty and territorial integrity.

November 04, 2015

Security Remains a Core Pillar of US-Central Asia Relations

By Catherine Putz
At Nazarbayev University, Kerry laid out the United States’ vision of its partnership with Central Asia.

November 03, 2015

Which Parties Joined the Kyrgyz Majority Coalition?

By Catherine Putz
SDPK will be joined by the Kyrgyzstan party, Onuguu-Progress, and Ata-Meken.
November 02, 2015

Fences and Offenses: Kerry in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

By Catherine Putz
The U.S. is mending fences in Kyrgyzstan and avoiding offenses in Uzbekistan.

October 31, 2015

Kerry Off to Central Asia Amid Pressure to Bring Up Human Rights

By Catherine Putz
A quick look at what to read as Kerry travels the region and a few other recommended reads.
October 30, 2015

With Forced Evictions, Turkmenistan Isn’t Playing Games

By Catherine Putz
A new report says Ashgabat has demolished thousands of homes to prepare for the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

October 29, 2015

Kyrgyz Victims of Domestic Violence Have Few Options

By Catherine Putz
Survivors face a range of social and structural barriers to seeking help, and justice.

October 29, 2015

The Peace Corps’ Declining Role in Central Asia

By Ryan P. McCarthy
Kyrgyzstan hosts the region’s last cadre of Peace Corps volunteers.

October 28, 2015

US Secretary of State to Visit All Five Central Asian States

By Catherine Putz
You could call it the “grand Stan slam.”
October 28, 2015

Managing the New Economic Normal in Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
The causes of weakness and instability in the global economy are structural, a new World Bank report says.

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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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