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Jeenbekov and Nazarbayev Put Kyrgyz-Kazakh Relations Back on Track
December 28, 2017
Jeenbekov and Nazarbayev Put Kyrgyz-Kazakh Relations Back on Track
With a two-day visit to Astana, the Kyrgyz president and his Kazakh counterpart steer relations back to normal.
Jeenbekov and Nazarbayev Put Kyrgyz-Kazakh Relations Back on Track
Kazakhstan’s Border Spat With Kyrgyzstan: More Than Just a Speed Bump
December 13, 2017
Kazakhstan’s Border Spat With Kyrgyzstan: More Than Just a Speed Bump
Does Nazarbayev have a plan?
Kazakhstan’s Border Spat With Kyrgyzstan: More Than Just a Speed Bump
Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Make Up, Move Forward
December 05, 2017
Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Make Up, Move Forward
The border problem was rooted in preexisting issues, but was sparked and solved by politics alone.
Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Make Up, Move Forward
Are Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the Path Back to Brotherly Relations?
December 02, 2017
Are Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the Path Back to Brotherly Relations?
At the highest levels, yes. But the memories will linger.
Are Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the Path Back to Brotherly Relations?
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
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
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
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
October 28, 2017
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
Meanwhile, "cautious optimism" about Uzbekistan and a quick lesson on Soviet history in the region; weekend reading.
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
October 19, 2017
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
Kazakhstan has stymied trade at the border, but the quicksand poured first from President Atambayev’s mouth.
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?
October 12, 2017
Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?
The outcome of this weekend's election usher in an unprecedented transfer of power between elected presidents.
Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?
Commonwealth of Independent States Gather for Jubilee Summit
September 16, 2016
Commonwealth of Independent States Gather for Jubilee Summit
Sometimes the jubilee you planned for isn’t the jubilee you get.
Commonwealth of Independent States Gather for Jubilee Summit
After Anthrax Outbreak in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Tightens Border Controls
June 28, 2016
After Anthrax Outbreak in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Tightens Border Controls
Two in central Kazakhstan died recently after eating beef infected with anthrax.
After Anthrax Outbreak in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Tightens Border Controls
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
February 18, 2016
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
Six months into EEU membership, a Kyrgyz official says it’s too soon to really talk about the impact.
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
Kazakh-Kyrgyz Border Opened, But (Figurative) Roadblocks Remain
August 24, 2015
Kazakh-Kyrgyz Border Opened, But (Figurative) Roadblocks Remain
Trading across the EEU’s borders is still a bit awkward
Kazakh-Kyrgyz Border Opened, But (Figurative) Roadblocks Remain
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