Central Asia

5 March 2019
A Georgian Safe Haven for Rights Activists Premium

Where do rights defenders from across the former Soviet Union go to recharge their batteries? For many, the answer is Tbilisi.

26 February 2019
Where Is Detained Tajik Opposition Leader? Premium

Rights groups say they have solid evidence Russian agents spirited Sharofiddin Gadoev onto a Dushanbe-bound plane.

22 February 2019
Kazakh Leader Sacks Government Amid Poverty Protests Premium

The long-serving leader blamed officials for not living up to promises to boost the economy and raise living standards.

18 February 2019
Uzbekistan Bond Sale Off to Good Start Premium

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 Premium

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




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