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Paul Manafort and the Kyrgyz Connection
March 22, 2017
Paul Manafort and the Kyrgyz Connection
Who says a corruption scandal is ever really over? An old Kyrgyz banking scandal shows up in Manafort's Ukraine dealings.
Paul Manafort and the Kyrgyz Connection
Crimea: When Is an Annexation Not Actually an Annexation?
March 18, 2017
Crimea: When Is an Annexation Not Actually an Annexation?
Three years ago, Russia formally annexed Crimea, citing a flawed referendum.
Crimea: When Is an Annexation Not Actually an Annexation?
Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis
August 18, 2016
Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis
Crises come and go, but Russia-Kazakhstan remain fast friends.
Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis
Kazakhstan-Ukraine Trade Crashes
August 02, 2016
Kazakhstan-Ukraine Trade Crashes
143 train cars, blocked at the Ukraine-Russia border, explain why.
Kazakhstan-Ukraine Trade Crashes
Nazarbayev Speaks: Warns of a Color Revolution in Kazakhstan
June 09, 2016
Nazarbayev Speaks: Warns of a Color Revolution in Kazakhstan
The Kazakh president blamed instigators from abroad for recent violence and protests.
Nazarbayev Speaks: Warns of a Color Revolution in Kazakhstan
Why China Is Interested in Ukraine
March 10, 2016
Why China Is Interested in Ukraine
While many countries would like to be part of the Silk Road route, China has a strategic interest in Ukraine.
Why China Is Interested in Ukraine
Why the Trans-Caspian Transport Route Matters
February 11, 2016
Why the Trans-Caspian Transport Route Matters
The route avoids Russia, plays into the opening of Iran and pleases China.
Why the Trans-Caspian Transport Route Matters
From Ukraine to Kazakhstan, Avoiding Russia
January 14, 2016
From Ukraine to Kazakhstan, Avoiding Russia
Ukraine is going to try shipping via Georgia and Azerbaijan instead.
From Ukraine to Kazakhstan, Avoiding Russia
Trade Between Kazakhstan and Ukraine Just Got More Difficult
January 08, 2016
Trade Between Kazakhstan and Ukraine Just Got More Difficult
Russia says all Kazakhstan-bound Ukrainian cargo travelling via Russia must go through Belarus first.
Trade Between Kazakhstan and Ukraine Just Got More Difficult
Turkmenistan and Ukraine Bond on Russian Concerns
November 19, 2015
Turkmenistan and Ukraine Bond on Russian Concerns
The two countries have been consolidating their relations on some shared worries.
Turkmenistan and Ukraine Bond on Russian Concerns
Turkmenistan Supports Ukraine’s Sovereignty
November 09, 2015
Turkmenistan Supports Ukraine’s Sovereignty
In late October, Ashgabat tossed its rhetoric behind Kyiv.
Turkmenistan Supports Ukraine’s Sovereignty
Kazakh and Russian Leaders Hold 13th Meeting in 2015
October 15, 2015
Kazakh and Russian Leaders Hold 13th Meeting in 2015
"Kazakhstan has been, continues to be, and will remain the closest and most reliable neighbor and ally of Russia.”
Kazakh and Russian Leaders Hold 13th Meeting in 2015
Kazakhstan Deftly Balances Relations with Ukraine and Russia
October 10, 2015
Kazakhstan Deftly Balances Relations with Ukraine and Russia
Astana’s careful diplomatic balance was on display as Ukrainian President Poroshenko paid an official visit.
Kazakhstan Deftly Balances Relations with Ukraine and Russia
It's Official: Russia’s 'Deadliest Tank' Will Be Ready for Battle in 2020
August 20, 2015
It's Official: Russia’s 'Deadliest Tank' Will Be Ready for Battle in 2020
Manufacturing tests of Russia’s newest T-14 Armata tank will be completed by 2016.
It's Official: Russia’s 'Deadliest Tank' Will Be Ready for Battle in 2020
Is 'Russia’s Deadliest Tank' Really Invisible to the Enemy?
August 13, 2015
Is 'Russia’s Deadliest Tank' Really Invisible to the Enemy?
Some experts are skeptical over recent Russian claims.
Is 'Russia’s Deadliest Tank' Really Invisible to the Enemy?
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