Kyrgyzstan

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 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
 
10 December 2014
Bleak Climate Report Bad News for Central Asia and Its Dams

How will the massive projects generate power when the glaciers disappear? From EurasiaNet.org

By David Trilling
 
8 December 2014
Merkel Condemns Kremlin’s Actions, Rights Groups Decry Jailing of Azerbaijani Journalist

Plus, a cross honoring Serbs in Sarajevo is toppled, and a Czech telecom firm pulls an ad that poked at Poles.

By Timothy Spence
 
2 December 2014
Bulgarian Pols Point Fingers on South Stream, OSCE Brokers New Ukraine Cease-Fire

Plus, Kyrgyzstan weighs ‘foreign agents’ law for NGOs, and Serbia seeks a group behind anti-Roma fliers.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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