Central Asia

22 March 2019
Fractured Friendship

Thirty years on from the end of the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, war veterans have to deal with contemporary conflicts in their search for friendship and recognition. From openDemocracy.

By Markus Goransson
 
21 March 2019
Taliban Releases Afghan Fighters Captured on Turkmen Border Premium

One hundred Afghan troops reportedly fled into Turkmenistan as militants delivered a major blow.

 
20 March 2019
After Nazarbaev’s Resignation, Kazakhstan Wonders What’s Next Premium

While the region’s last Soviet-era leader may no longer be president, analysts speculate that his presence will still be felt.

 
19 March 2019
Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Clash Resolved Premium

Disputes over water use in area bordering the Ferghana Valley underlie regular incidents around Tajik exclave.

 
13 March 2019
Gulnara Karimova’s Daughter Provides New Details of Her Mother’s Detention

Interview with The Guardian comes days after daughter of late Uzbek president sent off to a prison colony for violating terms of her home imprisonment.

 

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