Central Asia

26 November 2014
Kazakhstan Bans Child Jihadi Video, Russia Cracks Down on Capital Flight

Plus, Yerevan and Baku trade more barbs over helicopter shootdown and Uzbekistan lays claim to a sliver of Afghan territory.

By Ky Krauthamer, Anders Ryehauge, Jack Nicholson, and Will Sandeman
 
26 November 2014
Pretty Words from Turkmenistan

Proposed reforms are empty gestures, aimed at shushing Western critics. From IWPR.

By Vyacheslav Mamedov
 
21 November 2014
Post-Cease-Fire Death Count Nears 1,000 in Ukraine, Armenians Mull Russia’s Possible Role in Chopper Shoot-Down

Plus, Kyrgyzstan tightens the screws on bride-kidnappers and Baku blocks a journalist from going to Washington.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
 
20 November 2014
Kosovo Parties Break Deadlock, Russian Scholar Sues Estonia for Entry Ban

Plus, Kazakhstani ex-premier held in graft probe and universities flee rebel-held areas of Ukraine.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Klein Aleardi, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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