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Bitter Cold Hits Bishkek, Chinese-Repaired Power Plant Breaks Down
January 30, 2018
Bitter Cold Hits Bishkek, Chinese-Repaired Power Plant Breaks Down
While temperatures plummeted in the Kyrgyz capital, anger rose over failures at a power plant modernized three years ago.
Bitter Cold Hits Bishkek, Chinese-Repaired Power Plant Breaks Down
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
December 01, 2017
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Despite concerns, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have, so far, been able to manage debt repayment to China fairly well.
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
August 29, 2017
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
Sliding out of crisis, how are regional central banks handling their monetary realities?
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
Kyrgyzstan: Caught in a Web of International Investment Agreements
August 03, 2017
Kyrgyzstan: Caught in a Web of International Investment Agreements
Corruption has not only limited FDI into Kyrgyzstan, but forced the country to accept unfavorable treaty terms.
Kyrgyzstan: Caught in a Web of International Investment Agreements
Economic Recovery and Confronting Corruption in Kyrgyzstan
April 21, 2017
Economic Recovery and Confronting Corruption in Kyrgyzstan
As Kyrgyzstan enters a “nascent economic recovery" it will be vitally important for Bishkek to listen to the people.
Economic Recovery and Confronting Corruption in Kyrgyzstan
Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations
April 04, 2017
Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations
25 years after independence, which Central Asian and South Caucasian countries are the best (and worst) places to invest?
Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations
Will Kyrgyzstan Leave the Eurasian Economic Union?
August 09, 2016
Will Kyrgyzstan Leave the Eurasian Economic Union?
First “Brexit” from the European Union, then “Kyrexit” from the EEU?
Will Kyrgyzstan Leave the Eurasian Economic Union?
Amid Russian Downturn, Kyrgyzstan Turns to China
July 14, 2016
Amid Russian Downturn, Kyrgyzstan Turns to China
Kyrgyzstan is hoping that Chinese funds will secure its domestic political stability.
Amid Russian Downturn, Kyrgyzstan Turns to China
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
Can Kyrgyzstan Be Turkey’s Backdoor to the EEU?
January 26, 2016
Can Kyrgyzstan Be Turkey’s Backdoor to the EEU?
Russian-Turkish relations remain strained, but Kyrgyzstan sees opportunity.
Can Kyrgyzstan Be Turkey’s Backdoor to the EEU?
Kyrgyzstan, the Mouse that Roared?
September 04, 2015
Kyrgyzstan, the Mouse that Roared?
Bishkek demands a little more respect for its democratic progress, but all is not lost in the US-Kyrgyz relationship.
Kyrgyzstan, the Mouse that Roared?
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
July 23, 2015
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
Tensions over the 2010 Kyrgyz coup are giving way to growing links.
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
Kyrgyzstan Delays Joining the Eurasian Economic Union
May 01, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Delays Joining the Eurasian Economic Union
Kyrgyzstan doesn't seem as excited as it once was about joining the Russian-led union.
Kyrgyzstan Delays Joining the Eurasian Economic Union
Drop in Migrant Remittances a Problem for Central Asian Economies
December 23, 2014
Drop in Migrant Remittances a Problem for Central Asian Economies
As Russia slides into recession Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan face sharp falls in migrant remittances.
Drop in Migrant Remittances a Problem for Central Asian Economies
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