Central Asia

17 October 2017
Kazakhstanis Fume Over Fuel Shortage

Soaring prices, long lines and disrupted traffic are common sights these days in Central Asia’s major oil producer.

 
Jeenbekov
16 October 2017
Jeenbekov Scores Surprise First-Round Win in Kyrgyz Election

Observers note procedural problems, praise orderly transfer of power.

 
13 October 2017
Frustration on Kyrgyz Border as Election Draws Near

Some Kyrgyz claim Kazakhstan is hampering border traffic in retaliation for their president’s verbal assaults on the Kazakh leader.

 
12 October 2017
Prosperous Turkmen Should Pay for Energy, President Declares

Rosy economic forecast flies in the face of reports about public belt-tightening.

 
6 October 2017
Ashgabat Commemorates Killer ’48 Quake

Mind-boggling scale of destruction became public knowledge only after USSR collapsed.

 

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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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