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Why Mongolia Is Steering Clear of Full Membership in the SCO
September 29, 2022

Why Mongolia Is Steering Clear of Full Membership in the SCO

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia was the first observer state in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and it has been content to remain there even as other countries upgrade to member status.

Mongolia, Australia Celebrate 50 Years of Diplomatic Relations
September 21, 2022

Mongolia, Australia Celebrate 50 Years of Diplomatic Relations

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Australia and Mongolia established ties in 1972, but their relationship began to pick up steam much more recently.
Mongolia Unveils New Pro-Business Cabinet
September 07, 2022

Mongolia Unveils New Pro-Business Cabinet

By Amar Adiya
The quick Cabinet reshuffle is intended to strengthen PM Oyun-Erdene’s position and give him legislative support to push his liberalization and privatization agenda forward.

China-Financed Hydroelectric Power Plant Faces Popular Opposition in Mongolia
August 24, 2022

China-Financed Hydroelectric Power Plant Faces Popular Opposition in Mongolia

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Critics say the Erdeneburen hydroelectric power plant, which will be Mongolia’s largest, risks devastating crucial wetlands.

Why Was the UN Secretary General Planting Trees in Mongolia?
August 11, 2022

Why Was the UN Secretary General Planting Trees in Mongolia?

By Julian Dierkes and Jangar Tsembel
Antonio Guterres' participation in a tree-planting ceremony was a high-profile boost for the Mongolian government's One Billion Trees campaign.

Interview With Bolor Ganbold, Mongolia’s First Female General
August 10, 2022

Interview With Bolor Ganbold, Mongolia’s First Female General

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Bolor Ganbold was once Mongolia's first female cadet; now she is the country's first female general. She speaks about her journey and the role of women in Mongolia's military.

The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mongolia
August 09, 2022

The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mongolia

By Tuvshinzaya Gantulga
The war reminded Mongolians that they now have no choice but to prepare for all eventualities, because no other country will step in to save them.
How Abe Shinzo Fortified Japan-Mongolia Relations
July 15, 2022

How Abe Shinzo Fortified Japan-Mongolia Relations

By Bolor Lkhaajav
The assassination of the former prime minister was a shock to Mongolia, given his immense contributions in bolstering the bilateral relationship.

Mongolia: Wrestling With Modernization
July 08, 2022

Mongolia: Wrestling With Modernization

By Antonio Graceffo
Mongolia’s traditional nomadic culture is vanishing in many ways, but it is preserved and passed down through wrestling.

Russian Foreign Minister Visits Mongolia in Drive for Support
July 06, 2022

Russian Foreign Minister Visits Mongolia in Drive for Support

By Associated Press
Ukraine and Russia's rejection of Western criticism were major themes of Lavrov's public comments.

Mongolia’s Military Diplomacy Highlights Female Peacekeepers
July 05, 2022

Mongolia’s Military Diplomacy Highlights Female Peacekeepers

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia hosted a conference dedicated to the role of women in peacekeeping operations.
New Constitutional Amendments in Mongolia: Real Reform or Political Opportunism?
July 01, 2022

New Constitutional Amendments in Mongolia: Real Reform or Political Opportunism?

By Munkhnaran Bayarlkhagva
There are serious issue with Mongolia's political system. Will the current proposals for constitutional amendment address those problems?

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