Central Asia

18 February 2019
Uzbekistan Bond Sale Off to Good Start

Following a trail blazed by Tajikistan, Tashkent has the advantage of a more open economy.

7 February 2019
Cyber Tournament Is Last Straw for Bishkek Opera Head

Traditionalists denounce decision, while others say the publicity can only benefit the venerable institution.

6 February 2019
Global Democracy in Retreat According to Freedom House

Monitoring group downgrades Hungary, Serbia from ‘free’ to ‘partially free,’ while Uzbekistan marks a modest improvement.

5 February 2019
Kazakh Famine Documentary Breaks New Ground

The mass starvation of the Stalinist 1930s doesn’t figure largely in official histories of the period.

5 February 2019
Turkmenistan Airlines Barred From EU Over Safety Concerns

The carrier is the second state-owned Central Asian airline facing a big financial hit this year.



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