After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.
U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.
Meanwhile, Kazakhstan almost sees a rare opposition protest.
An unusual storm made breathing difficult and raised fears of crop damage as dust and salt from the desiccated Aral Sea spread over hundreds of kilometers.
As Uzbekistan begins phasing out use of forced labor to pick cotton, glare falls on its Central Asian neighbor.
Ashgabat sends rarely seen Bronze Age artifacts abroad in goodwill gesture.
The problematic pipeline is set to celebrate a major milestone. Or is it just a mirage?
It’s hardly a secret that Turkmenistan is one of the most unashamedly authoritarian countries in the world. Why do they even bother holding elections?
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