Central Asia

22 March 2018
Rio Tinto Facing Probes Into Mongolian Bribery Allegations

The saga of the miner’s troubled Oyu Tolgoi operation takes another twist.

22 March 2018
Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia

Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.

8 March 2018
Tajik Dissidents Running Out of Safe Havens

Turkey is increasingly hostile to religious exiles and other opponents of harsh Dushanbe regime, Tajik activists claim.

7 March 2018
Bulgaria and Mongolia Erect Monument to Cyrillic Alphabet in Antarctica

In addition to a shared alphabet, the two countries also have a decade-long history of collaboration on Arctic research.

6 March 2018
Kyrgyzstan Celebrates National Hat Day

The new holiday reveals patriotic sentiments in a country where national traditions are on the upswing.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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