Uzbekistan

8 August 2014
Fleeting Confrontations

An Uzbekistani videographer asks us to look at emigrants with a fresh eye. Second in a series.

By Dengiz Uralov
 
7 August 2014
Russia Set to Restrict Food Imports, Maidan Holdouts Fight Clearing of Tent Camp

Plus, Albania takes aim at suspected diploma mills and Uzbekistani bondholders get a nasty surprise. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
7 August 2014
‘There is No One to Visit Anymore’

An Uzbekistani photographer revisits a beloved town, abandoned by a tide of emigration. First in a series.

By Dengiz Uralov
 
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5 August 2014
Rebels Attack ‘Unarmed’ Ukrainian Troops, Death Toll Rises in Karabakh Fighting

Plus, sanctions hit Russian interests in Central Europe and Bulgaria, and Uzbekistan denies base talks with U.S. general.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
30 July 2014
Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo, Russia Sanctions Bite Major Energy Companies

Plus, Hungary’s leader embraces ‘illiberal democracy’ and Central Asian countries are again named religion bullies.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
 
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29 July 2014
Yatsenyuk Calls for ‘War Tax,’ Russia Puts Bite on McDonald’s

Plus, Central Asian neighbors seek to cool Ferghana Valley dispute and an Armenia court delivers a potentially devastating press freedom ruling.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
11 July 2014
Torture, Abductions in Eastern Ukraine, Pilot Caught in Ukraine-Russia Standoff

Plus, no early release for a Serbian war crimes defendant, and a meningitis outbreak in Armenia?

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Madeleine Stern
 
4 July 2014
Southern Kyrgyzstan's Dark Ages Premium

Tens of thousands of households in southern Kyrgyzstan have been making do without natural gas for cooking, and worries have begun about heating homes when the summer sun has gone.

By Bakyt Ibraimov
 
27 June 2014
EU Opens Door to Three Eastern Neighbors, Russia Tightens Migration Rules

Plus, a movie about the Chechen deportations raises questions in Moscow, and former Soviet strongmen reflect on the long career of Uzbekistani leader Karimov.

By Ky Krauthamer, Jeremy Druker, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
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26 June 2014
Central Asians Lured to Fight in Ukraine, Bulgaria Copes with Floods Aftermath

Plus, Croatia is the new Greece and police in Dagestan kill a suspected militant.

By By Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 

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