Central Asia

Lenin 100
14 September 2017
Lessons from Lenin

Those advocating for removing historical statues in the U.S. would be well-served to examine the debates in the former Soviet Union about tearing down the figures of the past.

By David Mould
 
Tajikistan Nurek dam
14 September 2017
Successful Bond Sale Boosts Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam

Investors unable to find the country on a map are keen to buy bonds with the promise of attractive yields.

 
30 August 2017
Banking on a World Free of Nuclear Conflict Premium

Uranium repository in Kazakhstan may never be used, which could be a very good thing.

 
30 August 2017
Caspian Sea Shrinking at Alarming Rate, Scientists Say Premium

Rising temperatures linked to climate change are most likely responsible for steadily falling water levels in the Caspian Sea, a new study contends.

 
28 August 2017
Uzbekistan Pulls Live TV Talk Shows Premium

Decision runs counter to liberalizing trend under new leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

 

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