Kyrgyzstan

27 February 2015
Ukraine Expels Russian Journalists, EU Urges Balkan Clampdown on Asylum Seekers
Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s leader blasts Belarus for sheltering ‘villainous’ Bakiev brothers, and the Caspian Sea states pledge to save the endangered sturgeon.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
19 February 2015
Poland to Pay Out in Rendition Case, Ukraine Seeks UN Peacekeepers

Plus, Montenegro approves a broad surveillance law and Romania’s universities start to empty out.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Casper Frederiksen
 
11 February 2015
Nationalist Vice Squad Stirs Controversy in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrk Choro claims its raids on nightclubs protect Kyrgyz values – and have official backing. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Anna Lelik
 
22 January 2015
New Cracks in EU Front on Russia, Think Tank Warns of IS Push in Central Asia

Plus, tough talk from Moscow on gas for Europe, and prosecutors want Seselj back in The Hague.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
19 January 2015
No New Cease-Fire for Ukraine, Mass Killing in Armenia Prompts a Call from Putin

Plus, jihadists reportedly expand their recruitment drive in Kyrgyzstan, and rights groups protest the jailing of a Macedonian journalist. 

By Timothy Spence
 
16 January 2015
Shameful Economic Secrets Exposed!

Conflict and sanctions reveal the squishy underbelly of the region’s economies.

By Barbara Frye
 
7 January 2015
Russia, Ukraine Tangle Over Nuclear Fuel, Croatia Demands Extradition of Australian War Crime Suspect

Plus, gas flows again to southern Kyrgyzstan; Ukraine’s economy minister pledges to cut spending and subsidies.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
7 January 2015
Kyrgyzstan Seeks a New Scientific Method

Proposals call for a radical shakeup of a withering science establishment.

By Hamid Toursunov
 
5 January 2015
The Myth of Radical Islam in Central Asia

Various actors have their own reasons for seeing a phantom that isn’t there. From openDemocracy

By John Heathershaw and David W. Montgomery
 
23 December 2014
Ukraine Peace Talks in Sight, Eurasian Union Set for Kickoff

Plus, Romania’s new president pledges to amaze the world, and Serbian teachers renew their assault on austerity.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 

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