Central Asia

15 July 2019
Central Asia’s Remittance Trap

As the Russian economy climbs out of its slump, the poorest CIS countries stand to benefit, at least in the short run.


By Ky Krauthamer
5 June 2019
Beyond Beijing: 1989 in Changsha

China expert Andrea Worden recalls the events of 1989, which she witnessed firsthand. From Sinopsis.

By Filip Jirous
24 May 2019
Internet Freedom in Central Asia Beset by ‘Technical’ Difficulties Premium

Governments in the region routinely censor online speech for short-term political goals. Could Uzbekistan reverse the trend?

By Ky Krauthamer
3 May 2019
Kyrgyzstan Puts Skids on Uranium Mining Premium

Anger over foreign exploitation of natural resources shocks authorities into action.




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