Central Asia

27 May 2010
Kazakhstan and China: A Two-Way Street Premium

Can Chinese goods and investment help raise living standards and nurture democratic growth in Kazakhstan?

By Kenjali Tinibai
26 May 2010
Mongolia’s Uneasy Relationship With China Premium

Fast-growing economic ties are contributing to a new interest in things Chinese among Mongolians – and to manifestations of hatred.

By Alicia Campi
Chinese student in Bishkek
25 May 2010
Chinese Money Finds a Mostly Warm Welcome in Kazakhstan

Amid occasional signs of anti-Chinese sentiment, the Kazakh elite are happy to see China upping its stakes in the country’s most valuable industries.

Dordoi bazaar Bishkek
24 May 2010
China’s Central Asian Triad Premium

Long cut off from its historical ties to Central Asia, Beijing now sees Xinjiang as a keystone of China’s security, development, and energy policy.

By Michael Clarke


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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.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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