Central Asia

20 July 2010
Anxious Days and Nights for Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan
Reported detentions and mistreatment of the region's Uzbeks threaten the uneasy calm in southern Kyrgyzstan.
By EurasiaNet
13 July 2010
Into Thin Air

For years, the Pentagon paid airport fees to Turkmenistan that it should not have paid. How much was paid and how it was used remain open questions. From EurasiaNet.

By Deirdre Tynan
7 July 2010
The High Cost of Talaq Premium

Divorce is on the rise in Tajikistan, and many women are paying the price.

By Faromarz Olamafruz, Botur Kosimi, and Mahina Mehrdod
30 June 2010
Refugees From Kyrgyz Violence Claim Pressure to Go Home

Most ethnic Uzbeks have returned to Kyrgyzstan from temporary Uzbek exile, but some say they left under pressure. From EurasiaNet.

By Alisher Khamidov
29 June 2010
Superpower Seeks Stable Country, Near Afghanistan

Visits by top U.S. officials to Baku may signal Washington’s search for an alternative to its base in Kyrgyzstan. From EurasiaNet.

By Shahin Abbasov
25 June 2010
How to Understand Osh

As some of the underlying causes of the violence in Kyrgyzstan come to light, so does the realization that they will not be easy to fix.



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