Fast-growing economic ties are contributing to a new interest in things Chinese among Mongolians – and to manifestations of hatred.
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.
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.
One AIDS charity has tarnished itself by its association with Gulnara Karimova. But it could still salvage the whole sorry mess.
TOL Reports: Along one of Central Asia’s main drug-trafficking routes, a Kyrgyz doctor helps addicts survive under one roof.
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