Uzbekistan

12 February 2015
Doubts Cloud Ukraine Cease-Fire, Azerbaijani Dissident Holed Up in Swiss Embassy

Plus, another Romanian politician ends up in handcuffs and Uzbekistan gives a popular commenter early prison release.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Casper Frederiksen, and Barbara Frye
 
28 January 2015
U.S. Gives Military Hardware to Uzbekistan, New Outbreak of Violence in Pristina

Plus, the murder trial of a fugitive Kazakhstani tycoon is postponed, and Belarus rediscovers its own language.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
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
 
16 January 2015
Shameful Economic Secrets Exposed!

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

By Barbara Frye
 
9 January 2015
EU Views Diverge on Sanctions, Bosnian Serb Lawmaker Faces Srebrenica Charges

Plus, Tajikistan puts troops on the Afghan border, and Polish coal miners stage an underground protest.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
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
 
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
 
19 December 2014
EU Slaps New Sanctions on Crimea, Might Drop Them for Yanukovych Cabal

Plus, Poland raises veto threat on UK immigration curbs, and the ruble’s tumble falls hard on Russia’s neighbors.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
11 December 2014
U.S. Torture Report Reverberates in Eastern Europe, Australia Might Send Coals to Kyiv

Plus, Macedonia’s EU Accession talks are put off, again, and Uzbekistan welcomes a Russian role in Central Asia.

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

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